General Surgery

The department of General Surgery at St Theresa Hospital, Hyderabad, is one of the best General Surgery hospitals in India. It consists of a team of highly trained and skilled professionals who operate and perform a variety of procedures related to diseases in the alimentary tract, abdomen and pelvis, soft tissue, trauma, Head and neck, including trauma, vascular, endocrine, congenital and oncologic disorders—particularly tumors of the skin, salivary glands, thyroid, parathyroid, and the oral cavity  Vascular system, excluding the intracranial vessels and heart  and the endocrine system including thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and endocrine pancreas. St Theresa Hospital’ Department of General Surgery houses some of the top surgeons from around the country, making it one of the best center for general surgery in Hyderabad.


The General Surgery Centre uses the top technology available in India to facilitate procedures such as colonoscopy, endoscopy, ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), and PEG (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy) to diagnose and treat ailments that pertain to the digestive tract and other trauma-inflicted diseases as well.

The doctors at St Theresa Hospitals specialize primarily in conducting minimally invasive surgeries to ensure patient satisfaction and a speedy recovery. An experienced team of doctors and medical staff works closely with every patient to use our state-of-the-art facilities to the maximum and provide clinical care for all types of chronic and acute conditions because we value our patients and their health. 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 Experts

Dr. Varun Raj

Dr. Varun Raj





Experience – 25 years

Dr. K. Lalitha

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


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. When appendix inflammation gets out of control, it causes pain in the lower right abdomen and navel area.

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 and it includes gallstones, gangrene or abscesses, and tumors of the gallbladder or bile duct to name a few.


Gallstones refer to a problem wherein pieces of solid material form in the gallbladder. This condition may also be referred to as cholelithiasis. 1. Cholesterol Gallstones 2. Pigment Stones

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.

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. Common symptoms include bleeding with the passage of stool, pain, itching in the anal region, and swelling around the anus


Patients with mild pancreatitis may experience symptoms for a short term, but in severe cases, symptoms can persist and may cause life-threatening complications.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

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

General Surgery Treatment

The general surgery team at St Theresa’s Hospital is one consists of the leading surgeons in Hyderabad and India 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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.