General Surgery

The department of General Surgery at St. Theresas Hospital is one of the best in Hyderabad. We have State-of-the-art Operations theaters, outpatient facilities, inpatient facilities, emergency facilities, and ICU facilities for post-operative care. We perform all the general surgery procedures and surgeries and gastrointestinal tract surgeries.
Surgical Procedures

We deal with diabetic foot, piles, fistulas, and fissures which is done by the latest technology of lasers and minimally innovative procedures. We also do all kinds of hernias, open surgeries and laparoscopic surgeries, and abdominal wall reconstruction for those who failed many times in hernia surgeries. We also deal with acute abdomen with intestinal obstruction, gallbladder, and appendix perforation with peritonitis, and also we perform many general surgery procedures starting from a small cyst to major surgeries like laparotomies. We also take the help of super specialties regarding surgical gastroenterology urology and plastic surgery.

The overall health and well-being of every patient is our priority in the general surgery department. We provide comprehensive pre-and post-operative care and make each patient feel comfortable and supported. We make sure to determine the root cause of every patient’s condition and collaborate with specialists from related fields before planning a treatment strategy customized to the needs of the patients because we understand that each case is unique.

Our team of medical professionals also ensures that they discuss and communicate the patient’s condition with them or their family and answer all their questions regarding the available options, disease conditions, treatments, surgical process, and what they can expect post-procedure.

Our Experts

Dr Varun

Dr. Varun Raj





Experience – 25 years


Dr. Lalitha

General Surgeon




Experience – 17 years



General Surgeon




Experience – 7 years

Diseases & Conditions


Hernias are painful. 1. Inguinal hernia 2. Incisional hernia 3. Femoral hernia 4. Umbilical hernia 5. Hiatal hernia
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This is a condition that pertains to the inflammation of the appendix, a finger-shaped pouch that projects from the large intestine, on the lower side of the abdomen.
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Gallbladder Disease

Is a disease that includes inflammation, infection, stones and/or blockage of the gallbladder. There are many diseases that fall under the umbrella term of gallbladder disease
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Gallstones refer to a problem wherein pieces of solid material form in the gallbladder. 1. Cholesterol Gallstones 2. Pigment Stones
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

In this digestive disorder, the lower part of the esophageal sphincter is affected causing the food to come back up from the stomach. It is a chronic condition.
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Piles (hemorrhoids)

This disease involves inflammation and lumps around the anal region. Depending upon its location, hemorrhoids can either be classified as internal or external.
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Patients with mild pancreatitis may experience symptoms for a short term, but in severe cases, symptoms can persist and may cause life-threatening complications.
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Pilonidal sinus

A pilonidal sinus is a small hole or tunnel in the skin at the top of the buttocks. It does not always cause symptoms and only needs to be treated if it becomes infected.
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State-of-the-Art Facilities

1Operation Theater

Modular OTs

Hospital houses Modular Operation Theaters which have all the facilities to conduct an error free surgery



With advanced Imaging diagnostics equipment within the hospital, patients need not go anywhere else

Advanced Surgeries & Treatments at St. Theresas Hospital

The general surgery team at St Theresa’s Hospital is one consists of the leading surgeons in Hyderabad who have expertise in the following procedures and areas of treatment:

Expert surgeons at St Theresa’s Hospital specialize in performing surgeries wherein they only make small incisions in order to decrease wound healing time and therefore the risk of infection. Minimally invasive surgeries are also known as laparoscopic surgeries. 

Laser surgery is a type of surgery that uses a laser (in contrast to using a scalpel) to cut tissue.

Laser surgery is commonly used on the eye. Techniques used include LASIK, which is used to correct near and far-sightedness in vision, and photorefractive keratectomy, a procedure which permanently reshapes the cornea using an excimer laser to remove a small amount of the human tissue.

Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, a finger-shaped pouch that projects from your colon on the lower right side of your abdomen. Appendicitis causes pain in your lower right abdomen. Know more

Inflammation of the blood vessels in the walls of the anus and rectum is known as piles or hemorrhoids. These blood vessels act as shock absorbers for defecation throughout the body. This causes hemorrhoids, which are one of the leading causes of rectal bleeding. Know More

We recognize how digestive diseases can take over a patient’s life. While many can be prevented or treated with lifestyle changes, some cannot. Endoscopies to ERCP to help diagnose and cure these diseases. For the treatment of Piles, we pride ourselves in providing female doctors to ladies that may experience discomfort from getting treated by male doctors in such a situation. 

Pancreatic disorders may be linked to other diseases or obstructions in the body such as stones in the gallbladder, etc. Sometimes, it is recommended to perform surgery and/or use techniques to diagnose and treat the disease.

We provide fistulotomy, seton placement and surgery, and laser surgery for fistula. Each involves an expert surgeon performing a surgical procedure. However, the recovery time varies for each. We are committed to providing laser treatment as it ensures that patients don’t experience too much discomfort.

Laparoscopy is a type of surgical procedure that allows a surgeon to access the inside of the abdomen (tummy) and pelvis without having to make large incisions in the skin. This procedure is also known as keyhole surgery or minimally invasive surgery.

Hernia Repair also known as hernioplasty is a surgery where the surgeon removes the hernia via open surgery or laparoscopic surgery to promote the reduction in the size of the hernia and provide a smooth recovery due to the laparoscopic nature of the surgery. Know More

Gallbladder stone via a procedure known as laparoscopic cholecystectomy wherein the surgeons perform minimally invasive surgery to remove the stones in the gallbladder. We are best known for our ability to treat patients in a manner that ensures a speedy recovery. Know More

A pilonidal sinus is a small hole or tunnel in the skin at the top of the buttocks, where they divide (the cleft). It does not always cause symptoms and only needs to be treated if it becomes infected.

Our team of medical experts consists of professionals who are extremely qualified in emergency and trauma surgeries round the clock. Our state-of-the-art equipment and the team, ensure that patients get the best services in a time-sensitive situation.

In cases of chronic anal fissures, lateral internal sphincterotomy (LIS) is performed. During the surgery, a small portion of the sphincter muscle is removed. This helps to reduce pain and pressure and allows healing of the fissure. We also provide laser treatments.