General Surgery is mainly focused on the abdominal organs, breast, thyroid gland and hernias. Operations of the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, gallbladder, bile duct are done with key-hole technology (Laparoscopically). Procedures such as treatment of varicose veins, circumcision, vasectomies and skin cancer removal are also done by General Surgeons. The overall responsibility for trauma care also comes under the realm of general surgery.
Dr. Mathew Sebastian, MBBS, M.S.(Surgery), M.Ch.(Thoracic Surgery), F.R.C.S.(UK), Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery(Strasbourg, France), F.I.A.C.S had worked as a Surgical and M.Ch. trainee for 7 years and as a Consultant Surgeon for 4 years in India. He also worked as a Surgical, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic trainee in Ireland for more than 4 years and worked as a Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon with major National Health Service Hospitals in Ireland for more than 8 years. He completed MBBS from St John’s Medical College Bangalore, M.S.(General Surgery) from Christian Medical College Ludhiana in 1989, M.Ch.(Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery) from Medical College Calicut in 1993 and FRCS from UKin 1998.He completed Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from University of Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg France in 2004 and was awarded FIACS by the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of India. He has extensive experience in General, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery. His name is in the Specialist Register of General Surgeons in Ireland and in Europe which gives him the eligibility to work a Consultant Surgeon anywhere in Europe.He has undertaken many advanced Laparoscopic and Endoscopic courses in various aspects of Minimal Access Surgery in various institutions in Europe.
Studied MBBS at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore and completed her M.S General Surgery at Government College, Kottayam in 2013. She completed her senior residency of 1 year at Government College Kottayam. She joined Rajagiri Hospital, Aluva from Nov 2014 to August 2015
Sunrise Hospital is focused on Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeries, and we are the apex center for 'Minimally Invasive Surgery' in Asia and a center of excellence for 'Hernia Surgeries and Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeries'. Our General Surgery department is equipped with some of the latest equipment like MGB Germany Laparoscopic System, and our Operation Theaters, conforming to International Standards, are equipped with Hepa Filter and Laminar Flow.
With the advent of Minimally Invasive Surgery, also called Band-aid Surgery, General Surgery has become extremely convenient. Benefits of this form of surgery are :