About the Department

The department of Surgical Gastroenterology deals with the clinical problems of the digestive tract that need surgical intervention. Surgical technology has been refined and treatment of benign and cancerous diseases of the digestive tract has evolved alongside it as a super specialty. Rapid advances in the field of surgery namely “Minimal access surgery” or “Key hole surgery” i.e. Laparoscopic surgery and organ transplantation are very closely associated with abdominal surgery further widening the horizons of surgical Gastroenterology.
The department offers wide variety of surgical procedures for all the diseases related to gastrointestinal, liver and pancreas. The department is equipped with state of the art equipment to compliment the experienced staff to offer high class service to our patients.
The Division of Surgical Gastroenterology at JSS Hospital Mysore has highly skilled and experienced surgeons. The surgeons of Jss hospitals have expertise in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, colorectal surgery, bariatric surgery and GI surgical oncology. They perform hundreds of surgeries with a very high success rate.

They are well recognised for their performance of complex surgeries with good outcomes. The surgeons undertake a multidisciplinary approach for complex surgeries. The surgical team is backed up by efficient support services who strive for achieving the highest patient satisfaction.

The department h as became a referral centre for complicated cases from surrounding districts.

Surgeries performed in the department

  • Surgical management of all Gastrointestinal and Hepatopancreatico biliary malignancies
  • Surgery of the Liver
  • Surgical treatment for liver tumors, cystic lesions of the liver
  • Surgery for portal hypertension
  • Surgery of the Biliary tract
  • Laparoscopic surgery for gallstones, common bile duct stones, choledochal cyst
  • Repair of bile duct injuries (after cholecystectomy) and bile duct strictures
  • Surgical treatment for bile duct cancers
  • Surgery of the Pancreas including -
    • Surgical treatment for cancers of the pancreas
    • Surgery for chronic pancreatitis
    • Surgery for acute pancreatitis
  • Esophageal surgery – for cancer of oesophagus, strictures of the esophagus
  • Laparoscopic and open surgery for
    • Gastric cancers
    • Small Intestine diseases
    • Colon and rectum
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Surgical treatment for Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

Large Intra abdominal Tumour

Tumour Being Resected

Colonic interposition for corrosive stricture Oesophagus

Distal Pancreatectomy and Splenectomy for Chronic pancreatitis with stricture

Large GIST from Stomach

Resection along with total Gastrectomy

Giant Haemangioma of Liver

Left Hepatectomy

Pancreatic Body tumour

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Gangrenous Gall BLadder

Total Proctocolectomy specimen for ulcerative colitis with sigmoid colon carcinoma

Specimen of Ultra Low Anterior resection for carcinoma rectum