General Surgery at Epworth Eastern consists of two 30-bed Units specialising in multiple disciplines as well as catering for patients requiring general surgery.
Management of numerous diseases is offered within this clinical specialty, including diseases of the:
Management of functional disorders and malignancy is also offered within this clinical specialty, along with colonoscopy's and stomal surgery.
Special interests within this clinical specialty include:
- Anal function studies
- Anal reconstruction
- Complex pelvic surgery
- Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
- Sphincter saving surgery
- Surgery for advanced colorectal malignancy
A stomal therapy nurse is employed and the unit has the full support of both the Day Surgery Unit and the Operating Suite. Intensive care is also available when medically required.