The Department of General Surgery provides surgical interventions that focus on the endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, liver, colon, and other major parts of the human body. Some of the common procedures include appendix, gallbladder removals, colonoscopies, thyroidectomies, hernia and bariatric surgeries. The Department also offers proper management to the patients suffering from diseases involving skin, soft-tissue, breast, hernia, and trauma. The department of General Surgery at Fortis provides its patients with the services employing cutting-edge surgical care. The department also specializes in Laparoscopic and robotic surgeries (also known as key-hole surgery or minimally invasive surgery), which helps in providing patients with a variety of treatments in the fields of gynecology, gastroenterology and urology. Using such advanced techniques helps in the speedy recovery of the patients with minimal amount of tissue damage, minimal blood loss, reduced risk of developing infection and hence, minimal pain and discomfort. The general surgery team has its expertise in providing complete patient safety and satisfaction by using all the latest diagnosing and surgical techniques.