General Surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on the management and surgical treatment of conditions that affect almost any area of the body. The hospitals within SingHealth Group offer a full range of specialty to sub-specialties in General Surgery for adults and children.
Singapore General Hospital and Changi General Hospital offer a full range of acute surgical procedures. With a pool of subspecialty professionally trained surgeons, the highly experienced surgical team offers a variety of medical treatments from minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery, breast & trauma surgery, surgical oncology, thoracic surgery, head & neck surgery, vascular surgery, hernia surgery, abdominal surgery and more.
The KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital provides tertiary care and surgical services for women and children. The hospital also set up one-stop centres ranging from Children’s Cancer Centre, Children’s Surgery Centre, KK Breast Centre, KK Gynaecological Centre, KK Minimally Invasive Centre.
Obesity is a well-known risk factor of hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolaemia and heart disease, all of which lead to lower life expectancy and poorer quality of life.
Lapband Surgery is for the severely obese who have difficulty losing weight through dieting and exercise, or for the obese who have related medical problems.
Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), or 'keyhole' surgery is a technique that allows surgery to be performed through small incisions (cuts). This lead to lesser pain and speedier recovery.
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