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Abdominal surgery

At the Abdominal Surgery Center at GMS Hospital we perform operations on the stomach, spleen, liver, gall bladder, and small and large intestine. Our specialists use modern, low-impact methods such as endoscopy that minimize surgical trauma and significantly reduce recovery time.

Doctors specializing in Abdominal surgery

Abdominal Surgery Center at GMS Hospital

The Abdominal Surgery Center at GMS Hospital has at its disposal an entire arsenal of the most advanced equipment for the treatment of diseases and pathologies of the abdominal cavity. The primary challenge for our specialists is ensuring minimal trauma to organs and tissues during interventions, while preserving their function to the greatest extent possible. The hospital has a modern surgical ward, an intensive care unit, and a sufficient number of comfortable in-patient rooms.

Each patient that comes to us for medical care can expect:

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  • a comprehensive approach to treatment: patients receive treatment not only from a surgeon, but also from doctors specializing in a wide range of medical fields;
  • the latest, minimally-invasive techniques, aimed at the quickest possible rehabilitation;
  • modern, safe anaesthetics;
  • medical care during the postoperative period, assistance for a fast recovery and return to normal life;
  • comfortable in-patient rooms;
  • minimal risk of postoperative complications.

Our surgical units are equipped with the necessary modern medical equipment for performing operations at the highest level. A large portion of our surgical operations are done using laparoscopic methods. An individual treatment plan is created for each patient, based on the specifics of his or her clinical case. Abdominal surgery at GMS means not only a perfectly performed surgical operation, but also effective rehabilitation, with all the required steps to ensure the fastest possible restoration of full health.

What we treat

At GMS Hospital we perform almost all types of abdominal surgery:

  • resection of the transverse colon;
  • appendectomy;
  • resection of the sigmoid colon (sigmoidectomy);
  • cholecystectomy;
  • operations on the colon (hemicolectomy);
  • colostomy;
  • surgical treatment of pathologies of the stomach, intestines, and duodenum;
  • surgical treatment of inflammations, polyps, cysts, tumors, and peptic ulcers;
  • surgery on the liver and pancreas

The use of precision diagnostic equipment makes it possible to detect pathologies at the initial stages of development and to choose optimal surgical tactics for achieving the best possible treatment results.

Contact us if you have these symptoms

You should speak with a surgeon if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • persistent stomach pain of any degree of intensity and location;
  • frequent heartburn, nausea, vomiting;
  • dyspeptic disorders - abnormal stool, flatulence;
  • discomfort or pain in the stomach region or right hypochondrium;
  • extreme weight loss.

Immediately contact a doctor in the event of trauma to the abdominal cavity. The following are indications for surgical intervention:

  • appendicitis;
  • diverticula of the colon;
  • abdominal hernia;
  • cholelithiasis;
  • colon polyps;
  • cholecystitis;
  • esophageal diverticula;
  • cysts, tumors of the pancreas;
  • neuromuscular diseases of the esophagus;
  • complicated gastric ulcers, etc.

Our doctors have many years of experience with abdominal surgery, and can quickly and precisely diagnose your illness and select the optimal treatment plan for you.


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Why is surgery necessary?

Surgical treatment of diseases of the abdominal cavity and retroperitoneal space is performed when conservative methods prove ineffective, as well as by way of an independent treatment for life-threatening diseases that require immediate intervention. We carry out both planned and emergency operations. Surgery plans are developed on an individual basis, always preceded by a comprehensive medical examination.

Methods of abdominal surgery

The primary challenge of modern abdominal surgery is to ensure minimal trauma to tissues and organs during the surgical intervention, with maximum preservation of their functions. A large number of the operations performed at the GMS abdominal surgery center are done using laparoscopic equipment.

During these operations, surgeons work through several small incisions made in the anterior abdominal wall, through which they insert the necessary instruments, which are connected to a video camera. The doctor performs the operation using a monitor, which shows an enlarged image of the surgical area. This allows targeted intervention that does not affect the healthy surrounding tissue.

Preparation, diagnostics

In order to avoid the negative consequences of surgical intervention and the development of serious complications, each of our patients undergoes a comprehensive examination. We use the most advanced diagnostic methods available:

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  • laboratory analysis;
  • ultrasound examination of organs of the abdominal cavity and retroperitoneal space;
  • x-ray;
  • CT and MRI imaging;
  • colonoscopy;
  • sigmoidoscopy;
  • electrocardiography (EKG, echocardiogram);
  • consultation with multiple specialists – therapist, gastroenterologist, proctologist, anesthesiologist, etc.

The diagnostic methods needed for your treatment will be determined by the doctor at the consultation. In order to verify the state of health, other types of medical investigation may be required. You can undergo a comprehensive, preoperative examination with us in just one day.

Follow-up care at our facility

Proper postoperative follow-up care is an essential part of the treatment process. The final result of an operation ultimately depends on how well the follow-up is conducted. GMS Hospital has at its disposal a wide range of technologically-advanced recuperative therapies, helping our patients return to full health in the fastest possible time. Recovery programs are designed on an individual basis, sensibly alternating periods of patient rest with exercise done under scrupulous medical supervision.

Why people choose us

The Abdominal Surgery Center at GMS Hospital offers:

  • highly-trained professional specialists;
  • the latest technological developments and unique treatment methods;
  • expert consultation with top surgeons and doctors specializing in a wide range of medical fields;
  • our own ambulance service;
  • the most advanced equipment for diagnostics and treatment;
  • superlative recovery and follow-up care;
  • modern inpatient facilities with comfortable rooms;
  • 24-hour medical care; and
  • a convenient location.

If you have been advised to undergo surgical treatment, and you want to find a top clinic to perform the operation, sign up for a consultation with a GMS Hospital specialist. We will provide you with the most comprehensive information available on your specific medical issue.


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At GMS Hospital, you and your family can receive treatment for most medical issues that require surgery, on par with the highest standards of European medical care, without leaving Moscow.

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At GMS Hospital we have built a team of highly qualified specialists in various fields of medicine.

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Oleg Abramov Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
Alexey Rykunov Orthopaedic surgeon, Chief of Trauma and Orthopaedic Department
Badma Bashankaev Chief of colorectal surgery. Surgeon, Proctologist / Coloproctologist, Surgical oncologist
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