General Surgeon(s) in Thailand

About General Surgeon in Thailand

About Laparoscopic Surgeon

A general laparoscopic surgeon is a doctor specialized in performing laparoscopic surgeries. Laparoscopic surgery, also known as keyhole surgery, is a surgical procedure performed through a small incision, made for the surgery, and passing a small tube with a video camera to the body cavity to look inside the body and pinpoint the area of operation.

General surgeons are trained to operate on the:

  • Alimentary tract i.e. esophagus and related organs
  • Abdomen and parts constituting it
  • Breast, skin and soft tissue
  • Endocrine system

In addition to that, general surgeons are trained and experienced in providing patient care before, during, and after surgery, including:

  • Surgical critical care
  • Surgical oncology
  • Trauma

When should you consider visiting a Laparoscopic Surgeon?

There are various reason that your physician might ask you to visit a laparoscopic surgery, some of them includes:

  • Need to undergo the procedure but want to avoid major risks associated with traditional open surgery.
  • Treatment requiring only simple procedures.
  • Having an existing medical condition that make an open surgery risky
  • Require a diagnostic examination of the internal organs and/or a biopsy

What are some of the problems diagnosed and treated with Laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is used to diagnose and treat many problems including:

  • Female infertility
  • Problems of the female reproductive system
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Adhesions
  • Diseases of the urinary system
  • Cancers of the internal organs
  • Ascites
  • Hernia

Procedures Performed by General Laparoscopic Surgeon in Thailand

  • Removal of diseased organs such as the gallbladder or appendix
  • Removal or repair of diseased parts of the colon or stomach (digestive system)
  • Removal or repair of the bladder, ureters, or kidneys (urinary system)
  • Removal or repair of women's reproductive organs, such as the uterus or fallopian tubes
  • Tubal ligation
  • Removal of a kidney in a living donor
  • Weight-reduction procedures, such as gastric bypass
  • Repair of a hernia
  • View the liver and pancreas for the presence of cancer tumors
  • View the abdomen for signs of disease that has been difficult to diagnose (exploratory surgery)
  • View a tumor in the abdomen
  • Check the source of abdominal pain or removal of scar tissue
  • Look for the source of internal bleeding or fluid build-up if the patient has a normal blood pressure
  • View injury following trauma or an accident
  • Some of the gastrointestinal procedures performed by laparoscopy are Proctosigmoidectomy, Right colectomy, Total abdominal colectomy, Proctocolectomy and Abdominoperineal resection
  • Some of the gynecological procedures performed by laparoscopy are Ovarian cyst removal, Tubal ligation, Hysterectomy, Myomectomy and Laparoscopic removal of endometriosis
  • Some of the urological procedures performed by laparoscopy are Nephrectomy, Renal cyst removal, Renal biopsy, Pyeloplasty, Ureteropyeloscopy and Adrenalectomy
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the most popular procedures performed by a general surgeon in Thailand?

Some popular procedures performed by a general surgeon in Thailand are as follows:

  • Appendectomy- It is a surgery for the removal of an inflamed or infected appendix. It also helps in the removal of tumors of the appendix.

  • Colonoscopy-This is a diagnostic procedure where the doctor inserts a tube with a camera into the rectum which allows the doctor to see the entire colon.

  • Upper GI endoscopy-This is a diagnostic procedure where doctors insert a tube with a camera at one end to see the inside of your upper GI tract.

  • Breast lumpectomy-It involves removing tumor from the breasts. Another form of this surgery is a mastectomy, which involves the removal of breasts for breast cancer.

  • Cholecystectomy- This is the surgical removal of gallstones from gallbladders to prevent pain or infection. 

  • Skin excision- In this surgery, skin cancer is removed along with some healthy skin by applying a local anesthetic to numb the affected area. The incision is sealed with stitches after the surgery.

  • Inguinal or femoral hernia repair- Used to treat hernia, which is bulging of internal organs and tissues.

  • Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis access- Involves the purification of blood by dialysis when the kidney cannot function properly.

  • Therapeutic gastric procedures-This procedure involves the surgery through an endoscopic procedure.

Why should you choose a general surgeon from Thailand?

  • You can undergo regular health check-ups, colonoscopies, or physical therapies while on a vacation at extremely cheaper prices compared to the USA and elsewhere.

  • Very short waiting times, as in you can undergo even complex surgeries on the same day as admission, provided you have sent your medical records to the institution beforehand.

  • Treatment prices are way cheaper than in the USA or Europe. You can access world-class facilities at affordable prices.

  • Highly trained, expert doctors with international experience who are no less skilled than the top doctors around the world

  • Bangkok boasts more than 20 Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospitals, which is usually considered the international benchmark for hospital quality. This accreditation is only possible if a hospital is offering the latest technological surgeries and treatments

What are the average consulting fees of a general surgeon in Thailand?

The average consulting fees of a general surgeon from Thailand are about 500THB to 1000THB, excluding treatment and medication costs.

What is the quality of general surgeon in Thailand?

Trained at top institutions around the world, general surgeons in Thailand have international experience and can speak English fluently. More importantly, they provide excellent treatments at affordable rates compared to elsewhere and that is one of the major reasons why Thailand is emerging as a hotspot for medical tourism in recent years. Bangkok hospitals have shorter waiting times, which makes it convenient for foreign tourists.

What are types of general surgeon which are present in Thailand?

A general surgeon has a lot of subspecialties, which are as follows:

  • Breast- Usually deals with the removal of breast tumors or removal of one or both breasts to prevent the spread of cancer

  • Colorectal surgery-Performs endoscopy of the colon 

  • Endocrinologist- Deals with thyroid and diabetes complications

  • upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI)- Performs endoscopy of the stomach and intestine

  • transplant (of kidney, liver, pancreas) and vascular treatment

  • Laparoscopic surgery– Minimally invasive surgery to treat complications of different parts of the body.

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