General surgery encompasses a broad spectrum of procedures addressing conditions affecting your abdomen, digestive tract, breast, and other soft tissues. From minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery to complex open procedures, our surgeons possess the expertise and finesse to tackle a diverse range of surgical challenges.

Common Problems We Address

  • Abdominal problems: Hernias, gallbladder disease, appendicitis, bowel obstructions, and inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Digestive issues: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), colorectal cancer, and pancreatic issues.
  • Breast conditions: Benign and malignant breast tumors, breast reduction, and mastectomy.
  • Vascular conditions: Aortic aneurysms, varicose veins, and lymphedema.
  • Trauma and injuries: Open wounds, burns, and internal injuries requiring surgical repair.

Common Symptoms We Treat

  • Abdominal pain, cramping, or bloating
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Changes in bowel habits (constipation or diarrhea)
  • Difficulty swallowing or heartburn
  • Lumps or changes in breast tissue
  • Swelling or discomfort in the legs
  • Unexplained weight loss or fatigue
  • Visible wounds or injuries

Treatment Options

We approach each case with a personalized treatment plan designed to achieve optimal results while minimizing discomfort and downtime. Our diverse range of options includes:
  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery: Utilizing small incisions and advanced instruments for faster recovery and minimal scarring.
  • Open surgery: Traditional surgical techniques employed for complex cases or larger incisions.
  • Robotic surgery: Combining laparoscopic instruments with robotic assistance for enhanced precision and control.
  • Endoscopic procedures: Utilizing thin tubes with cameras for diagnosis and minimally invasive interventions.
  • Wound care and repair: Expert management of wounds and burns to promote healing and minimize scarring.

When to Consult a Doctor ?

Don't hesitate to seek expert advice if you experience persistent or concerning symptoms. Early diagnosis and intervention can significantly improve your outcomes and prevent complications. Consult a general surgeon if you have:
  • Any of the common symptoms listed above that last for more than a few weeks.
  • Difficulty performing daily activities due to pain or discomfort.
  • Unexplained changes in bowel habits or blood in stool.
  • Sudden or severe abdominal pain.
  • Lumps or changes in breast tissue or skin.
  • Visible wounds or injuries requiring medical attention.
  • Any concerns about potential surgical needs or family history of relevant conditions.

Meet The General surgery Specialist

Dr Anand Pandyaraj

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon
Dr. Anand Pandyaraj, a highly skilled General Surgeon with 10 years of experience, completed his MBBS and MS in General Surgery in 2013 and 2017, respectively. He has a rich background, having served as a Senior Resident at Tagore Medical College and Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research, followed by an appointment as an Assistant Professor at Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research.



Dr Mohammed Hanif

General Surgeon, General Practitioner
Dr. Mohamed Hanif is an accomplished General Surgeon and General Practitioner based in Mogappair, Chennai, with a total of 4 years of experience, including 3 years as a specialist. Dr. Hanif is associated with Madras Medical Mission Hospital, offering his services to the community. He earned his MBBS degree from Thanjavur Medical College in 2017, demonstrating a strong foundation in medical education.


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General (FAQ) For General surgery

Symptoms of abdominal problems can vary but may include pain, bloating, discomfort, nausea, vomiting, and changes in bowel habits. If you experience persistent or severe symptoms, it's crucial to consult with a healthcare professional.
To alleviate abdominal pain, consider lifestyle modifications such as maintaining a healthy diet, staying hydrated, avoiding trigger foods, and practicing stress management. If pain persists, consult a healthcare provider for a thorough evaluation.
Abdominal pain is commonly categorized into visceral, somatic, and referred pain. Visceral pain arises from internal organs, somatic pain from the abdominal wall, and referred pain is felt in a different location than the source of the problem.
Digestive problems may manifest as symptoms like bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and changes in bowel habits. Persistent symptoms warrant evaluation by a healthcare professional to identify and address underlying issues.
Managing digestive problems involves dietary changes, lifestyle modifications, and, in some cases, medications prescribed by a healthcare provider. Seeking professional advice is essential for a personalized treatment plan.
Common breast diseases include breast cancer, fibrocystic breast changes, mastitis, and benign breast tumors. Regular breast self-exams, mammograms, and clinical evaluations by healthcare professionals aid in early detection and management.
Breast problems in adults may include breast pain, lumps, nipple discharge, and changes in breast appearance. These symptoms necessitate a prompt evaluation by a healthcare provider to rule out underlying issues.
Feeling a lump in the breast could be due to various reasons, including benign cysts, fibroadenomas, or, in some cases, breast cancer. Any new or persistent lump should be evaluated by a healthcare professional for a definitive diagnosis.
Treatment for vascular diseases varies based on the specific condition. It may involve lifestyle changes, medications, minimally invasive procedures, or, in severe cases, surgical interventions. Consulting with a vascular specialist is crucial for appropriate management.
Atherosclerosis, characterized by the buildup of plaque in arteries, is one of the most common forms of vascular disease. It can lead to conditions like coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and stroke.
Vascular diseases can affect various organs, including the heart, brain, kidneys, and limbs. The specific impact depends on the location and extent of vascular issues.
With appropriate medical care, lifestyle changes, and adherence to prescribed treatments, it is possible to manage and improve vascular conditions. However, complete healing depends on the severity and nature of the vascular damage. Regular medical follow-ups are essential for monitoring progress and adjusting treatment plans.