Our unit deals with general surgical problems like –

  • Hernias ( inguinal, epigastric, umbilical, paraumbilical, incisional)
  • Hydrocele
  • Perianal problems (fistula, fissure, hemorrhoids)
  • Skin tumors
  • Diabetic infections
  • Benign breast disease
  • Benign thyroid lumps
  • Cholecystectomies (open & laparoscopic)
  • General intestinal surgeries like bowel resection/anastomosis,hemicolectomies, bypass operations for intestinal operations
  • Tumour  operations
  • Trauma 
  • Acute general surgical emergencies like appendicitis, duodenal ulcer perforations, peritonitis, intestinal obstructions.

We specialize in:

  • Minimally invasive procedures or key hole surgeries for hernias (Inguinal, Incisional) & intestinal surgeries.
  • Complex/ recurrent incisional hernias
  • Retroperitoneal tumours
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Colorectal diseases

With regards to management of cancers, we take combined decision after Tumour board meeting which includes specialists in the fields of radiation oncology, medical oncology, radiodiagnosis& palliative care.

We also give consultations at our peripheral centers like LCECU (Low cost effective care unit) and CMC – Chittoor campus.

We send our faculty on deputation to different peripheral secondary level mission hospitals in need of surgical expertise for short duration & help fulfill our vision statement.



We offer consultations with regards to general & specialized services mentioned above on Monday & Thursday of every week.

Monday:  1.00 pm to 5 pm                                         Thursday:  8 am to 2 pm

Appointments (New & repeat) can be taken either at any of the counters in CMC hospital, Vellore or telephonic booking by contacting 0416-2228800/3078000 by using credit, debit cards/ Demand drafts/ CHRIS card for repeat appointments(CMC smart card for cashless services) which can be procured in person in the hospital.

You can also have a look at our web link: http://clin.cmcvellore.ac.in/index.asp



Different facilities available include general ward, semiprivate type of accommodation (with or without AC) and private – single (with or without AC) & deluxe rooms.



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