What is General Surgery?


General surgery, one of the oldest branches of medical science, is also called "External" among the people. General surgery can be summarized as treatment through surgery. With general surgery, health problems such as diseases, injuries, and wound healing that cannot be achieved with medical (drug) or other treatment methods are treated with surgical methods.


Academic Hospital Department of General Surgery:


All open or closed (laparoscopic) surgeries are performed in the department of general surgery at Academic Hospital. Surgical treatment of diseases related to goitre (thyroid gland), breast, esophagus (esophagus), stomach, spleen, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus, hernia, liver, gallbladder, and biliary tract that are within the scope of general surgery is provided. With a multidisciplinary approach and in cooperation with other medical units, the most appropriate and effective treatments for patients are decided together with our specialist physicians, and diagnosis and treatment plans are made.


What are the fields of general surgery?


Cooperating with many medical units that are specialized in different fields, from oncology to endocrinology, traumatology, and gastroenterology.


Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)


Minimally invasive surgical methods made with tiny incisions have gained importance. Especially since the 2000s, developments in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgical methods have contributed to the development of minimally invasive surgery. Laparoscopy means visualization of the inside of the abdomen.


With the introduction of many tools and equipment in the field of laparoscopic surgery, it became easier to restore the patient to health as quickly as possible with the least amount of trauma and wounds and to achieve the best cosmetic results with the least amount of pain and the fewest surgical scars. Minimally invasive methods; shorten the hospital stay, ensure that there is no scarring or pain, and accelerate the recovery so that you can return to your daily life.


Diseases that are treated by General Surgery Department:


  • Goiter (thyroid gland)
  • Breast swelling, pain, etc.
  • Complaints Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Spleen
  • Problems in the small and large intestine
  • Rectum
  • Anus
  • Hernias
  • Liver


Diseases of the gallbladder and biliary tract



Complaints in the abdomen




Some of the surgeries that are performed in general surgery department:


Breast Surgery

Obesity Surgery

Endocrine Surgery

Liver, Pancreas, and Bile Duct Surgery (Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery)

Gastroenterology Surgery

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