Southern DHB General Surgery - Southland
Public Service, General Surgery
- conditions of the abdomen
- vascular system
- includes trauma.
General Surgery provides Inpatient and Outpatient services (Outpatient services by appointment only).
An acute 24 hour service for emergencies is provided.
Procedures / Treatments
Skin conditions dealt with by general surgery include lumps, tumours and other lesions of the skin and underlying tissues.… More
Abnormalities of the endocrine system treated by general surgery include disorders of the pancreas and adrenal glands in the abdomen and the thyroid and parathyroid glands in the neck. These are often very complex conditions requiring extensive investigations.… More
General surgery covers breast diseases including breast cancer. These conditions are often initially dealt with in a specialised breast clinic which is able to perform a number of investigations (e.g.… More
Conditions of the gut dealt with by general surgery include disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel and anus.… More
Salivary Gland Disorders
Disorders of the salivary glands may be dealt with by the general surgical department or the ENT (ORL) department depending on the local policy. More
General surgery covers some disorders of the liver and biliary system.… More
A hernia exists where part of the abdominal wall is weakened, and the contents of the abdomen push through to the outside.… More
Vascular (blood vessel) disorders treated by general surgery include varicose veins, blockages and narrowings in the arteries or abnormal swellings of the arteries (aneurysm).… More
Ph (03) 218 1949, 24 hours / 7 days
PO Box 828
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