Ross Hall Hospital221 Crookston Road, Glasgow, G52 3NQ Directions
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Abdominal symptoms and hernias diagnosed and treated rapidly
The experienced Consultant General Surgeons can help diagnose, treat or manage your symptoms to improve your quality of life. We offer fast, direct and convenient appointments where you and your consultant work together to decide the best treatment for you.
The consultants have access to advanced diagnostics and treatments with cutting-edge technology, modern facilities and the highest standard of comfort and cleanliness available. You will also benefit from fully equipped, state of the art operating theatres and a comfortable private room throughout your hospital stay.
The general surgeons work with a multidisciplinary team of consultants from other specialities, including gastroenterology, gynaecology, orthopaedics and colorectal surgeons. They are also supported by the Ross Hall Hospital teams across the hospital.
If you are experiencing any abdominal pain or discomfort, book your initial appointment at Ross Hall Hospital’s comprehensive general surgery facility today.
Abdominal pain of some kind is the most common reason for patients to be referred to a general surgeon. If you are experiencing this or any of these common concerns, consider booking a private appointment with one of our general surgeons at Ross Hall Hospital:
If you encounter these symptoms, your consultant will be able to arrange the appropriate investigations required for a quick and accurate diagnosis. We routinely conduct further tests on patients experiencing the above, utilising thorough physical examination, Ultrasound, MRI and CT Scans, all available at Ross Hall Hospital.
Associated abdominal conditions range from common occurrences to more chronic and serious diseases.
Conditions we commonly treat include:
Whatever the severity of your condition, diagnosis and treatment will be tailored to you and conducted by the professional general surgery consultants along with the experienced multidisciplinary team at Ross Hall Hospital.
On arrival, you will be welcomed by a member of the reception team before your consultant promptly comes to greet you.
Your consultant will take a thorough history of your symptoms, general medical history, and family history during your appointment, including previous symptoms and related conditions. They will also confirm the information we have received from your referrer, if applicable.
The specialist will then learn about and assess your condition by performing a thorough examination of your body to determine the appropriate next steps. This information will allow them to develop an accurate risk profile for your circumstances and request the most appropriate diagnostic tests to identify the source of your pain.
At Ross Hall Hospital, our patients have access to a hugely comprehensive service for private general surgery diagnostics. With a world-class multidisciplinary team, advanced facilities, you’ll always benefit from a quick and accurate diagnosis.
These are some common tests that your consultant may recommend:
For this speciality, patients will likely receive diagnostics at a later date. Almost all scans and tests will be available within two weeks, after which a follow-up appointment will be booked to discuss the results with your consultant and agree on the next stage of your treatment.
If you require a surgical procedure, you and your consultant will agree on a suitable date and the Ross Hall Hospital team will contact you with all the details for your care.
At Ross Hall Hospital, we offer a comprehensive range of treatment options for a variety of general surgery conditions.
General surgery consultants use advanced minimally invasive techniques to treat these conditions, including laparoscopic (keyhole) techniques for gallbladder removal and hernia repair. Our specialists routinely perform the following treatments:
Most patients require just one follow up appointment after a procedure which would be usually arranged for around six weeks after your procedure.
The expert consultants at Ross Hall Hospital will explain in detail the expected outcomes and possible side effects while ensuring you are as comfortable as possible.
Whether you have made a self-referral to our general surgery service, have been referred by your general practitioner or another speciality at Ross Hall Hospital, you will undergo an in-depth initial assessment from an experienced consultant.
Moreover, our excellent hospital team, including specialist theatre practitioners, will ensure you receive tailored treatment and will be there to comfort and reassure you from initial consultation and diagnosis to treatment and throughout your recovery.
At Ross Hall Hospital, we are proud of the prompt, safe and high-quality care we can offer patients:
We understand that certain abdominal conditions can cause severe discomfort and stop you from living your daily life, which is why at Ross Hall Hospital, our professional team is here to help you through every stage of your journey. Give us a call or go online today to book your initial consultation with a leading general surgery consultant.