General Surgery Department

The General Surgery Unit at Tasakhtaa Hospital is responsible for taking care of patients with general surgical conditions in both elective and emergency cases. The most common elective cases performed in this unit includes biliary surgeries, general abdominal surgeries for benign and malignant conditions, mastectomies, thyroidectomies, diabetic foot ulcer care and many others. Emergency conditions commonly done include laparotomies for peritonitis, bowel obstruction from various surgical causes and abdominal trauma.

General Surgery Unit

The General Surgery Unit at Tasakhtaa Hospital is responsible for taking care of patients with general surgical conditions in both elective and emergency cases. The most common elective cases performed in this unit includes biliary surgeries, general abdominal surgeries for benign and malignant conditions, mastectomies, thyroidectomies, diabetic foot ulcer care and many others. Emergency conditions commonly done include laparotomies for peritonitis, bowel obstruction from various surgical causes and abdominal trauma.

Endoscopy & laparoscopic surgery

Tasakhtaa Hospital Endoscopy & laparoscopic surgery are both minimal invasive procedures. Endoscopy uses a long, flexible that has a tiny light and video camera on one end. The tube is put into your mouth and throat. Laparoscopy is a type of surgical procedure that allows a surgeon to access the inside of the abdomen (tummy) and pelvis without having to make large incisions in the skin. This procedure is also known as keyhole surgery.

Urology Unit

Tasakhtaa Hospital Urology specialists see patients with diseases of the male and female urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). It also deals with the male organs that are able to make babies (penis, testes, scrotum, prostate, etc.). Urology is known as a surgical specialty. Besides surgery, a urologist is a doctor with wisdom of internal medicine, paediatrics, gynaecology and other parts of health care. This is because a urologist encounters a wide range of clinical problems. The scope of urology is big.

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is a highly specialized unit responsible for dealing with diseases of gastrointestinal tract and associated glands that are the liver, pancreas and biliary system. Not only that but also it is involved in advanced diagnosis of digestive conditions. Diseases involving the alimentary canal both benign and malignant are investigated and treated in this unit. The unit is equipped with personnel super specialized in the field, equipped with diagnostic and therapeutic equipment to efficiently manage the patient. On the other hand, the unit is providing advanced surgical therapies through minimally invasive approaches (laparoscopic) for both elective and emergency abdominal conditions; procedures commonly done includes laparoscopic cholecystectomies, appendectomies, renal cysts excision, diagnostic laparoscopies and hernia repair. Not only that, but also we offer modern digestive endoscopic services that include EGD and colonoscopies.

Other specialists & Preventative Services

To promote preventive services we provide education to the public through media. We also offer, at affordable price, special packages to our clients for health check-ups including:

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