The department provides specialized services like diagnosis and therapeutic gastro-intestinal endoscopy; laproscopic surgery; and endourology for treatment of urinary calculus, urinary bladder tumors, and prostratic disease. The department has contributed in WHO project for development of ‘A Teaching Module on Prevention and Control of Injury for Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum’. The department activity participates in National Family Welfare Programme for non-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) operations.
A regular surgical skill training programme -Suture Practicum - is conducted for all the batches of interns posted in the department.
The department has a large number of publications in reputed national and international journals.
Department of Surgery provides management of both emergency and elective cases.
Emergency cases include trauma, burn and surgical emergencies like perforation peritonitis, acute appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, gastrointestinal bleed, soft tissue infection, abscess, acute abdomen (panctreatitis, cholecytitis, etc.).
Elective cases include-
Minimal Access Surgery-Cholelithiasis, inguinal hernia, appendicitis
Gastrointestinal surgery-Esophageal stricture, peptic ulcer disease, cholelithiasis, pseudocyst
of pancreas, splenic abscess, hypersplenism, chronic pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel
diseases, rectal prolapse, anal fissure, perianal fistula.
Urological procedures-Renal stones, ureteric stones, bladder stone, PUJ obstruction,
uretheral stricture, benign hyperplasia of prostate.
Vascular surgery-Varicose vein, peripheral arterial diseases
Oncological surgery-Carcinoma breast including reconstructive procedure, GI malignancy,
urological malignancy, soft tissue sarcoma, oral carcinoma.
Endocrine surgery-Goiter, carcinoma thyroid, parathyroid adenoma, Cushing syndrome,
pheochromocytoma, adrenal adenoma
Pediatric surgery-Congenital hernia, hydrocele, undescended testis, phimosis
Thoracic surgery-Malignant pleural effusion, tuberculosis
Department also provides services of upper GI and lower GI endoscopy, uroflowmetery and urodynamic study.