Gastrointestinal surgery involves surgery to any part of the gastrointestinal (digestive) tract, which include the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal and is undertaken by a
. The digestive tract is the tube in which the movement of muscles and the release of hormones and enzymes carry out the digestion of food. The gastrointestinal tract starts with the mouth and proceeds to the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum and anus. Surgery is aimed at treating a wide variety of diseases and disorders, some examples are acid reflux, gallbladder issues, hernias and cancers.
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Dr Salena Ward is an Oesophago-Gastric, Bariatric and General Surgeon who consults in Box Hill, Bundoora and Lilydale . . . .
Dr McKay is committed to providing you with the latest safe, minimally-invasive surgical techniques, including endoscopic surgery, and transanal endoscopic . . .