We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.


Gastro Intestinal Surgeons par excellence

The Department of Gastro-Intestinal Surgery has experienced and well qualified surgeons who are well known in their field for Complex and difficult surgeries.

Gastrointestinal Surgeons are specially trained and experienced in treating any kind of surgical problems related to abdomen. Gastrointestinal surgery uses highly advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques for a variety of Complex diseases including cancers affecting organs of digestive system.

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Upper GI Surgery (Laparoscopic/Open)
. Fundoplication for GERD & Hiatus Hernia
. Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
. Thoracolaparoscopic Esophagectomy for Cancer of Esophagus
. Surgery for Stomach Cancers or Tumors, perforation
. Surgery for Duodenal Tumors, Perforation or Obstruction

Hepato-Biliary Surgery (Laparoscopic/Open)
. Cholecystectomy
. Bile duct exploration
. Surgery for Gall bladder and Bile duct Cancers
. Liver resections for tumors, Hepatectomy for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
. Surgery for Hydatid Liver

Pancreatic Surgery (Laparoscopic/open)
. Surgery for Acute or Chronic Pancreatitis and Stones
. Whipple resections for Pancreatic Cancer
. Distal pancreatectomy for Tumors and Cysts

Colorectal and Small Bowel Surgery (Laparoscopic/Open)
. Right/Left Hemicolectomy
. Surgery for Colorectal Cancers and Polyps
. Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel diseases, Diverticular diseases of Colon
. Appendectomy
. Laparoscopic surgery for acute abdominal emergencies
. Surgery for Prolapse Rectum

Hernia Surgery (Laparoscopic)
. Inguinal Hernia (direct, indirect, femoral, recurrent)
. Umbilical hernia, Ventral hernia
. Incisional Hernia
. Hiatus hernia

Perianal Surgery
. Piles (Open, Closed, Ligasure, Stapler, Banding)
. Prolapse (Rectopexy)
. Fistula (Seton, Plugging, fistulectomy)
. Fissure (Sphincterotomy)

In addition to surgeries for various Gastrointestinal Disorders they also offer Bariatric Surgery as a mode of weight control for Obese Individuals where all other weight loss measures have failed.

As per WHO obesity or increased BMI is a major risk factor for noncommunicable diseases such as: cardiovascular diseases (mainly heart disease and stroke), which were the leading cause of death in 2012; diabetes; musculoskeletal disorders (especially osteoarthritis - a highly disabling degenerative disease of the joints) some cancers (including endometrial, breast, ovarian, prostate, liver, gallbladder, kidney, and colon).

Childhood obesity is associated with a higher chance of obesity, premature death and disability in adulthood. But in addition to increased future risks, obese children experience breathing difficulties, increased risk of fractures, hypertension, early markers of cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance and psychological effects.

Obesity is worldwide pandemic that is growing due to changes in our lifestyles.

Our GI Surgeons offer customized surgeries for obesity to suit the individual requirement where all other weight loss measures have failed, along with pre and post operation counselling:

Obesity (Bariatric weight reduction Surgery)
. Sleeve Gastrectomy
. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y, Mini gastric)
. Intra-gastric balloon (endoscopically)

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Send us an email at : consult@universalhospitals.com

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From within the UAE : (800) 555 555 From outside the UAE : + 971 2 5 999 555