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Welcome to the Department of General Surgery at Kothari Medical Centre. Our hospital’s Department is committed to providing complete surgical care. Our group of talented surgeons performs a variety of operations using cutting-edge techniques, including appendectomies, hernia repairs, gallbladder surgeries, and more. With cutting-edge facilities and a patient-centered philosophy, we guarantee excellent results and rapid healing. Our department places a high priority on patient comfort, safety, and accuracy from preoperative consultations through postoperative treatment. To create integrated healthcare solutions that uphold our dedication to superior surgical care and advance general well-being, we work closely with other specialties.


Services Offered

Consultations and Preoperative Evaluations

Surgeons in the department provide consultations to evaluate patients' surgical needs. They assess medical histories, perform physical examinations, and order any necessary tests to determine the feasibility of surgery and the appropriate approach.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

General surgeons often perform minimally invasive procedures, such as laparoscopic or robotic surgeries, which involve making small incisions and using specialized tools and cameras for visualization. This approach generally leads to quicker recovery times and reduced scarring.


Surgical removal of the appendix, typically due to inflammation (appendicitis).


Removal of the gallbladder, usually due to gallstones or other gallbladder-related issues.

Hernia Repair

Surgical correction of hernias, which occur when an organ or tissue protrudes through an abnormal opening in the body.

Biopsy and Tumor Removal

General surgeons often perform biopsies to diagnose cancer and other conditions. They may also remove tumors, both benign and malignant, from various parts of the body.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Procedures involving the colon and rectum, including treatment for conditions like diverticulitis, colorectal cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

Surgery to treat conditions affecting the thyroid and parathyroid glands, including removal of tumors or overactive glands.

Breast Surgery

Procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases, including breast cancer surgery, lumpectomy, mastectomy, and breast reconstruction.

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Surgical management of conditions affecting the stomach, intestines, and other digestive organs, such as ulcers, obstructions, and Crohn's disease.

Vascular Surgery

Some general surgeons may be involved in vascular procedures, such as treating varicose veins, performing arterial bypass surgeries, and managing vascular diseases.

Trauma Surgery

General surgeons are often involved in treating traumatic injuries, such as those resulting from accidents or emergencies.

Wound Care

Management and treatment of complex or non-healing wounds, including surgical procedures to facilitate healing.

Emergency Surgery

General surgeons are often on-call to perform emergency surgeries, such as for appendicitis, trauma, bowel obstructions, and other acute conditions.

Postoperative Care

The department provides follow-up care for patients after surgery, including monitoring recovery, managing wound healing, and addressing any complications that may arise.

General Surgery Specialists

Why Choose Us

Why choose us?

  • Most abdominal surgeries are performed by laparoscopic technology (keyhole surgery)
  • Backing this team of highly skilled surgeons are trained nurses and technicians are state-of-the-art operation theatres equipped with the latest medical technologies and equipment.
  • The Operation Theatres are one-of-a-kind in Eastern India.
  • Patients are kept in the recovery room for at least 2 hours before shifting to respective ITU or ward.
  • There are Five Operation Theatres which can be run simultaneously with the help of C-arm, enabling operative X-ray’s whenever necessary.
  • Kothari Medical Centre aims to provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients of digestive, liver and pancreato-biliary diseases as well.
  • The Institute has the most advanced facilities and carries out, not only all major endoscopy and radiology-assisted procedures for GI, Liver and Biliary pancreatic disorders, but also runs a gastrointestinal and liver high dependency unit for critically sick patients.
  • The mission of the Institute is to provide state-of-the-art surgical services clubbed with cutting edge patient care.


Surgery involving the organs and structures of the body is the area of medicine known as the Department of General Surgery. This department’s surgeons are skilled in a variety of operations, including those on the breast, abdomen, digestive system, skin, and more.

The General Surgery Department performs a wide range of operations, including as appendectomies, hernia repairs, gallbladder removal, colon surgeries, thyroid surgeries, breast surgeries, as well as operations on the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, and other organs.

Based on your medical condition, symptoms, and results of any diagnostic tests, your primary care physician or a specialist will decide whether surgery is required. If necessary, they will consult with you about your alternatives and refer you to the general surgery department.

You’ll receive detailed pre-surgery preparation instructions from your surgeon and medical staff. This may entail refraining from taking specific medications, fasting, and adhering to any necessary cleansing procedures. You must pay great attention to these instructions.

The length of recovery varies based on the type of operation and personal characteristics. Your surgeon will provide you detailed post-operative care instructions, including advice on how to care for your wounds, control your pain, limit your activities, and schedule follow-up appointments.

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