Gastrointestinal Surgery


Welcome to the Gastrointestinal Surgery Department at Smita Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, Thodupuzha, where our highly skilled team of Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic surgeons is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for patients with benign and malignant gastrointestinal disorders. Our commitment is to offer cutting-edge surgical interventions, ensuring optimal outcomes and improved quality of life for our patients.

  • Basic & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery: Our department specializes in both basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures, providing minimally invasive alternatives for various gastrointestinal conditions. Laparoscopic surgeries offer benefits such as reduced recovery time and minimal scarring.
  • Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery: For individuals dealing with obesity and metabolic disorders, we offer a range of bariatric surgeries. These procedures aim to promote weight loss and address associated health issues, contributing to an improved quality of life.
  • Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Surgery: Our experienced surgical team is proficient in performing surgeries for gastrointestinal cancers. From diagnosis to comprehensive cancer care, we strive to provide effective surgical interventions tailored to each patient’s specific condition.
  • Benign GI & HPB Surgery: The department specializes in surgeries for benign gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary conditions. Our surgical team is well-equipped to address various non-cancerous disorders, ensuring optimal patient outcomes.
  • Complex Liver, Biliary & Pancreatic Cancer Surgery: Complex cases involving liver, biliary, and pancreatic cancers require specialized surgical expertise. Our team collaborates closely with gastroenterologists and radiologists to provide comprehensive care, including advanced surgical interventions.
  • Diagnostic Facilities: The Gastrointestinal Surgery Department is supported by robust diagnostic facilities to ensure accurate and timely assessments. Our diagnostic services include:

– CT Scan: Advanced imaging technology for detailed evaluations.

– MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging for precise diagnostic insights.

– Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: State-of-the-art endoscopic procedures for direct visualization and diagnosis.

– Radiology Services: Comprehensive radiological assessments to aid in treatment planning.

  • Advanced Operation Theatres: Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, our operation theatres are designed to facilitate complex gastrointestinal surgeries. Our commitment to patient safety and surgical precision is reflected in our advanced surgical infrastructure.
  • Tertiary Level ICU Care: Post-surgery, our patients receive the highest level of care in our Tertiary Level Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This ensures a smooth recovery process and reduces the risk of complications.
  • Collaborative Approach: Our Gastrointestinal Surgery Department works collaboratively with gastroenterologists and radiologists to provide holistic care. This multidisciplinary approach ensures that each patient receives a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to their unique needs.

At Smita Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, we are dedicated to delivering compassionate and advanced care in gastrointestinal surgery. Our commitment is to restore health, improve well-being, and provide a path to a healthier future for our patients.

Dr. Mathews James

Gastrointestinal Surgery

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