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Gastroenterological & abdominal surgery

Gastroenterological and abdominal surgery is the highly-specialised surgical discipline that brings together gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, abdominal wall surgery and surgical procedures on major organs within the human body, such as the adrenal and thyroid glands.

Our services

We perform a wide a range of surgical services across the different fields of expertise within our care.

Abdominal wall surgery

  • surgical treatment of different types of hernias
  • surgical treatment of incisional hernias (at the site of a scar left from a previous surgical operation)

Surgical treatment of cancers of the digestive system

  • stomach cancer
  • liver cancer
  • pancreatic cancer
  • gastrointestinal tract cancer

Endocrine surgery

  • surgical treatment of thyroid disorders
  • surgical treatment of adrenal disorders

Weight loss or bariatric surgery for obesity

  • gastric bypass
  • sleeve gastrectomy

 

When do I make an appointment?

Gastroenterological and abdominal surgery is a highly-specialised surgical field. In most cases, your primary care physician or another specialist doctor, such as an oncologist or gastroenterologist, will advise you to make an appointment with a surgeon specialising in gastroenterological and abdominal surgery. The emergency department can also refer you to our specialist team.

Why choose Hôpital de La Tour?

Multidisciplinary and comprehensive care

Patients benefit from the expertise of our on-site specialists to ensure the best possible care for their medical condition and health.

Obesity

As part of the highly-specialised care delivered by our effective La Tour obesity plan, we work closely with a wide range of specialists to ensure you receive the most appropriate surgical treatment, if necessary, such as a gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy.

Cancer

A significant part of our care is dedicated to cancer surgery. We work closely with oncologists and other specialists to ensure we deliver the best possible treatment options to our patients.

State-of-the art facilities

In order to offer minimally-invasive surgery and the latest treatments, we are fully-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and technology, including the innovative robotic Da Vinci surgical system.

Intensive care unit

Our advanced intensive care unit means that we can perform complex abdominal surgery for critical cases requiring immediate post-operative intensive care.