General Surgery

Introduction to General Surgery

Suryaprabha Nursing Home, located in the vibrant neighborhood of Kothrud, is renowned for its exceptional healthcare services in the field of general surgery. With a team of highly skilled surgeons, advanced facilities, and a patient-centric approach, Suryaprabha Nursing Home is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals requiring general surgical interventions. This article provides an overview of the specialized general surgery services offered at Suryaprabha Nursing Home.


Conditions Treated in General Surgery

Suryaprabha Nursing Home’s general surgery department offers diagnosis, treatment, and management for a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Abdominal Conditions: General surgery encompasses the management of various abdominal conditions such as appendicitis, gallbladder disease, hernias, bowel obstructions, and gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders: This includes conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract, such as gastric ulcers, diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal conditions like hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and fistulas.
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders: General surgeons are skilled in evaluating and treating thyroid nodules, goiters, hyperthyroidism, and parathyroid gland disorders, including hyperparathyroidism.
  • Breast Conditions: General surgeons play a key role in the management of benign breast conditions, breast cancer, and perform breast-conserving surgeries and mastectomies when necessary.

Soft Tissue Tumors: General surgeons are involved in the assessment and excision of soft tissue tumors, including lipomas, cysts, and certain skin cancers.

Symptoms of General Surgical Diseases

Recognizing the symptoms associated with general surgical diseases is essential for timely diagnosis and treatment. While symptoms can vary depending on the specific condition, some common signs may include:

  • Abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Digestive problems such as indigestion, bloating, or changes in bowel habits
  • Swelling or palpable lumps in the breast, abdomen, or other areas
  • Abnormalities detected during routine screenings or diagnostic tests
  • Thyroid-related symptoms such as changes in weight, fatigue, or palpitations
  • Skin abnormalities, such as moles, lesions, or tumors

Different Types of Treatments in General Surgery

Suryaprabha Nursing Home offers various treatments and surgical procedures to address general surgical conditions. The specific treatment plan will depend on the patient’s diagnosis and individual needs. Some common treatments and procedures in general surgery include:

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery: Suryaprabha Nursing Home employs advanced laparoscopic and robotic-assisted techniques for many general surgical procedures. These minimally invasive approaches result in smaller incisions, reduced scarring, less pain, and faster recovery times.
  • Surgical Oncology: The general surgery department works closely with oncologists to provide comprehensive cancer care. This may include tumor resections, lymph node dissections, and coordination of adjuvant therapies.
  • Hernia Repair: Suryaprabha Nursing Home offers both open and laparoscopic techniques for hernia repair, ensuring effective treatment for inguinal, umbilical, hiatal, and incisional hernias.
  • Endocrine Surgery: General surgeons at Suryaprabha Nursing Home perform thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies, and other procedures to address thyroid and parathyroid disorders.
  • Breast Surgery: The hospital provides breast-conserving surgeries, mastectomies, and breast reconstruction procedures, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to ensure comprehensive breast cancer care.
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Tumors: General surgeons are skilled in the excision of soft tissue tumors, such as lipomas, cysts, and certain skin cancers. These procedures aim to remove the abnormal growths and promote healing.
  • Appendectomy: Surgical removal of the appendix in cases of appendicitis, which is inflammation of the appendix.
  • Gallbladder Surgery: General surgeons perform cholecystectomy, the surgical removal of the gallbladder, to treat gallbladder disease or gallstones.
  • Colorectal Surgery: This includes procedures such as colectomy, rectal resection, and hemorrhoidectomy to address conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus, such as colorectal cancer, diverticular disease, and hemorrhoids.
  • Thyroidectomy: Surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland to treat thyroid nodules, goiters, or thyroid cancer.

These are just a few examples of the wide range of general surgical treatments available at Suryaprabha Nursing Home. The specific treatment approach will be tailored to each patient’s unique condition, ensuring the best possible outcome.


Suryaprabha Nursing Home in Kothrud is committed to delivering exceptional general surgical care. With a team of highly skilled surgeons, advanced facilities, and a patient-centric approach, the hospital provides comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and management for a wide range of general surgical conditions. Whether it’s abdominal conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, breast conditions, or soft tissue tumors, patients can trust Suryaprabha Nursing Home for compassionate and personalized care.

Our Expert

Dr. Viraj Shinde

(General Surgeon)

Tuesday and Thursday –
02.00 PM – 03.00 PM

Dr. Hrishikesh Kulkarni

MS. (General & Laparoscopic Surgeon)

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