The department of general surgery at The Apollo Medical College has experienced surgeons and professors who train undergraduate and postgraduate students to provide surgical care for patients. The postgraduate program in general surgery at The Apollo Medical College is one of the highly pursued postgraduate courses.
General surgery also includes making a diagnosis and the surgical treatment of the alimentary tract, the abdomen, and its contents, including the pelvis; breast, skin and soft tissue; and the endocrine system. It includes head and neck surgery, pediatric surgery, surgical critical care, surgical oncology, trauma and burns, transplants, and vascular surgery.
The Department of General Surgery began in 2012, as part of Apollo Institute of medical sciences and research. In 2012, the Department of Surgery moved to the newly built MHM block at Apollo Health City (the present location), Under the guidance of various eminent professors and faculty deparment has paved its path in last 9 years. In 2020, the first post graduate trainees were enrolled.
Over the period of time, it saw expansion of its personnel, work and training of registrars. With the rapid developments of surgery in the early part of the 21st century. At present the Division of General Surgery is made of four working general surgery Units . We strive to render service of the highest standards to our patients. We are also involved in research activities and have made contributions in the academic world through publications and presentations in conferences.