General Surgery

General Surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland (depending on the availability of head and neck surgery specialists). They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias.

General surgeons perform many types of surgical procedures mostly relating to abdominal surgeries however they can perform a wide variety of procedures as they aretrained in general surgery.

Common procedures include:

  • Cholecystectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Bowel resections
  • Hernia repairs
  • Cancer resections and more


Clinique Médical Diamant general surgeons offer consultancy in general surgery. They also perform in-situ, minor surgery, that is any surgical procedure that does not involve anesthesia or respiratory assistance during the surgical procedure.

Common Minor Surgical Procedures done at Clinique Medicale Diamant:

  • Incision and Drainage
  • Central Venous Pressure Monitoring
  • Tracheostomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Paracentesis abdominis
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Intubation of Gastro-Intestinal Tract
  • Urethral Catheterization
  • Circumcision
  • Debridement
  • Excision of Mass