The Gastrointestinal Surgery Service is part of the Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (ICMDM). Its main purpose is the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with gastrointestinal diseases, both benign and malignant.

The Service focuses its healthcare activity on the treatment of obesity, proctological diseases and those of the abdominal wall. Their common denominator is the application of minimally invasive surgical techniques; of importance as well is the collaboration between multidisciplinary teams, which provides patients with individualized, comprehensive treatment and high quality care.

What are we dealing with?

These are the main healthcare topics that are treated in the Gastrointestinal Surgery Service.

Know the team

The Gastrointestinal Surgery Service provides healthcare both in the hospital rooms and in the operating theaters.

The team is made up of both staff doctors and internal resident doctors and fellows. Moreover, in each room the Service has healthcare coordinators, a nursing team, nursing assistants and administrative staff. Along with the rest of the Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases, a physiotherapist, a dietitian and a social worker are employed here.

In the operating room, work is coordinated with the anesthesia team and the nursing teams, for both surgery and anesthesia.

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The care activity of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Service is carried out in the following organizations:

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