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Department of Surgery


Lifecycle:1 Jan 1993 →  30 Sep 2018
Organisation profile:The Gastrointestinal Surgery Department (GIHK) provides the surgical treatment of good and malignant disorders of the gastrointestinal tract consisting of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus. The service has built an international reputation in the field of extensive or complex surgery, working closely with other specialists such as an oncologist, internist and radiotherapist.In addition, the GIHK service is for bariatric and metabolic surgery (treatment of obesity and diabetes mellitus type 2).Within the service, a team of child surgeons is responsible for the child's surgery. These surgeons are fully committed to the surgical treatment of this vulnerable patient group and work closely with the pediatric service.