Department of General Surgery

Mission

  • to teach
  • to explain
  • to demonstrate
  • to inspire.

Vision

To kindle interest in the students to learn the fundamental principles of General Surgery and the importance of referring patients with associated surgical conditions for treatment by specialists, prior to initiating dental treatment, for better results.

Faculty

The department has dedicated faculty members who are pivotal in teaching as well as providing treatment in all aspects of general surgery.

The General Surgery Department is attached to the General Hospital. The III rd Year B.D.S students are given clinical training in basic surgical principles, sterilization, asepsis and bedside examination of patients. They are also trained to record case histories of patients. Exposure to Operation Theatre enables students to learn scrub techniques; it also gives the students a chance to get hands-on technique as they assist in simple surgeries.