general surgery

General Surgery

Looking for General Surgery Hospital in Chennai, Then Shens Hospital is your best destination. As one of the most comprehensive general surgery practices, this department is equipped with all facilities that patients needed.

What is General Surgery?

General surgery is actually a surgical speciality where the surgeons are accountable for patient care before, during, and after surgery. It focuses on performing surgeries in the abdominal contents that include the oesophagus, stomach, bowel, colon, pancreas, gallbladder, liver, bile ducts, and appendix.

Others include treating the skin soft tissue, trauma, breast, peripheral vascular surgery, hernias and thyroid gland to perform endoscopic procedures such as colonoscopy and gastroscopy. Speciality services include Plastic surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Neuro Surgery.

We at Shen Hospitals have a well-established department of surgery that focuses on keyhole surgeries with minimally invasive surgical techniques with a team of surgical experts. Usually, the procedures include minimizing scars, decreasing pain and enabling the patients to recover faster.

We are equipped with round the clock laboratory, ICU, radiology, and emergency services to ensure that the patients receive the highest level of care in a timely and friendly manner by highly skilled surgeons with expert knowledge in providing treatments with state-of-the-art facilities.

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Why Shen Hospitals?

The surgical teams at Shen hospital treat several thousands of patients every year with a multidisciplinary approach. The skill and technology available at Shens give patients the best treatment options to choose from. Our general surgeons are able to perform surgeries on all parts of the body.

The department of general surgery consists of specialists like radiologists, anesthesiologists, cardiologists etc. to provide comprehensive surgical care. Get world-class treatment from the best general surgeons in Chennai.

Shens Hospital has earned its place as a renowned medical institution thanks to its top-quality standard treatment, top technology and a team of medical professionals who are highly trained and support personnel.

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General Surgery Treatments and Procedures

  • Appendectomy (removal of the appendix)
  • Biopsies
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Breast surgery both benign and malignant for any tumours
  • Caesarean section
  • Coronary artery graft bypass surgery
  • Carotid endarterectomy (removing blockages from arteries)
  • Endocrine surgery for thyroid and its glands
  • Excision of lipoma, lymph node biopsy and sebaceous cyst
  • Emergency laparotomy for intestinal obstruction, appendicitis, perforation, and strangulated hernia
  • Gastrointestinal surgery Minimally invasive surgery
  • Hysterectomy (removal of uterus)
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic colectomy and splenectomy Minor vascular procedures 
  • Minor surgical procedures that include carbuncles, abscess drainage, hydrocele, hernia, soft tissue tumours, circumcision, varicocele, vasectomy, etc. 
  • Performing surgical procedures in the  case of emergencies
  • Skin grafting
  • Surgery for varicose veins 
  • Surgery for fistulas, fissures, and haemorrhoids
  • Treatment for trauma 
  • Treatment of accidents including intercostal drainage
  • Tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils)


  • Both in-patient and outpatient services,
  • Emergency services,
  • Minor O.T and Major O.T procedures.
  • Upper GI Endoscopy, Lower GI Endoscopy,
  • Endoscopy Re-view clinics, diabetic foot clinic and proctology clinic 

Service offered

Surgery services

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Surgical ICU 

The Surgical Intensive Care Unit cares for critically ill patients recovering from general surgery. The surgical ICU offers superior post-operative treatment care as well as intermediary treatment to aid you in recovering from severe surgical ailments.

The department also has modern, high-definition laparoscopes that offer an extensive and complex whole-surgery procedure to aid in your rapid recovery. Our Department of surgery is one of the very few centres in the nation to be recognized with the National Board of Examinations for postgraduate education on General Surgery.

Health check-ups/ Health Packages

  • Surgical Health check-ups are done for the outpatients. Health packages are also there for the procedures like Laparoscopic surgeries and Onco surgeries.
  • Periodic Health Camps are conducted within the hospital premises for Health check-ups

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