General Surgery in Tauranga

I offer a range of General Surgery operations in Tauranga, including hernia repair (laparoscopic or open), laparoscopic cholecystectomy, thyroidectomy and skin lesion excision.

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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is recommended for those with symptomatic gallstones. Gallstones may cause pain or inflammation of the gallbladder, jaundice and pancreatitis. Having the gallbladder removed stops the current symptoms and prevents further complications from gallstones developing.

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Wide Local Excision of Skin Cancer

Excision of a known skin cancer with wide margins or excision of a scar where skin cancer has been removed but greater tissue margins are required. This operation is commonly used to adequately excise melanoma and may be required for non-melanoma skin cancers including squamous cell carcinoma or basal cell carcinoma.

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Thyroidectomy

Surgical removal of part or all of the thyroid gland. Used to remove thyroid glands that are causing symptoms due to enlargement or overactivity, or if there is a diagnosis or concern about thyroid cancer.

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Open Hernia Repair

Repair of an abdominal hernia with an incision directly over the hernia. This procedure can be used to repair inguinal, femoral, umbilical, epigastric, spigelian or incisional hernias.

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Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair

Repair of a groin hernia using keyhole surgery. This operation is able to repair inguinal or femoral hernias using keyhole surgery. If you have a hernia on both sides, they can both can be repaired using the same small incisions.

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