Gallbladder Surgery

Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy) removes the gallbladder and gallstones through several cuts (incisions) in the abdomen. The surgeon will inflate your abdomen with air or carbon dioxide to see clearly.

Hernias of the abdominal wall

An abdominal wall hernia is a protrusion of abdominal contents through an acquired or congenital area of ​​weakness or wall defect. Many hernias are asymptomatic, but some are incarcerated or strangulated, causing pain and requiring immediate surgery.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

A digestive disease in which stomach acid or bile irritates the lining of the esophagus.

It is a chronic disease that occurs when stomach acid or bile travels up the esophagus, irritating its lining. When acid reflux and heartburn happen more than twice a week, it can be an indication of gastroesophageal reflux.

Symptoms include a burning sensation in the chest, which usually appears after eating and worsens when lying down.

Acute appendicitis

Painful condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and filled with pus.

Appendicitis begins with pain near the navel, which then moves to the right side. It is usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, fever, and chills.

The appendix can rupture and cause other complications of varying severity.

Diverticular disease

Condition characterized by the appearance of small inflamed sacs in the digestive tract.

It is common in people over the age of forty.

Symptoms usually do not appear unless the diverticula becomes inflamed or infected (diverticulitis), which can cause fever and abdominal pain.

Thyroid Gland Surgery

In this surgery, the thyroid gland is removed. This surgery is the most common for thyroid cancer. Similar to a lobectomy, this procedure is usually performed through an incision a few inches in diameter in the front of the neck.

Other surgical pathologies of the digestive system

Intestinal problems, such as polyps and cancer, infections, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, malabsorption, short bowel syndrome, and intestinal ischemia. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease, and hiatal hernia.

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