Gastro-Intestinal Surgery is the treatment of diseases of the Gastro-Intestinal Tract through using surgical methods. Gastrointestinal tract includes all the parts of the body responsible for digestion which includes:
- Small Intestine
- Large Intestine
Zion Hospital's Gastro Intestinal Surgery Department follows a multi-disciplinary approach and seeks the help from other departments including anaesthetists, gastroenterologists, endrocrinologists, oncologists etc.
Which are the Most Common Gastro Intestinal Diseases?
The common diseases that Gastro Intestinal Surgeons treat are:
- Diverticular Disease
- Gallbladder Disease
- Rectal Prolapse
- Barret's Esophagus
- Crohn's Disease