General surgery

General surgery

Our priority is always patient safety. By incorporating the most modern technology into our practices, we minimize the risk of complications and offer the patient a faster recovery and guaranteed safety. Every member of our team, from nursing to technical staff, is fully trained and knowledgeable in their field.

In the Surgery department, the whole range of general surgery operations is carried out with various specializations, such as:

  • Upper digestive tract surgery
  • Lower digestive tract surgery
  • Liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery
  • Endocrine gland surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Breast surgery

Modern surgical equipment


The equipment of the department is modern and complete, so that any surgical procedures can be performed comfortably, even some extremely unusual ones. Еhe Clinic has Intuitive’s latest Robotic “Da vinci X”, with the help of which a large number of abdominal surgeries are performed.
Human resources


The partners and surgeons of the Clinic are highly experienced, several of whom have a high reputation internationally with long careers in major hospitals abroad. In the Surgical Department of St Luke’s endoscopic (laparoscopic) surgery was applied for the first time in Northern Greece, which today has become generalized and covers a large percentage of abdominal surgeries.

Upper digestive tract surgery


The Surgery department of the Clinic specializes in radical resection of esophageal cancer and stomach cancer with extensive lymph node cleansing and in the Laparoscopic/Robotic treatment of all benign diseases of the Upper Digestive Tract, being an internationally recognized esophageal surgery center.

Diseases of the esophagus, stomach and spleen

Diseases treated

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagus/Stomach GIST Tumors
  • Zenker Esophageal Divert
  • Superficial Esophageal Divert
  • Esophageal achalasia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Intrathoracic hernia
  • Tumors and diseases Spleen

Operations performed

  • 3-stage Total Esophagectomy and extensive 2/3-level Lymphadenectomy
  • Ivor-Lewis 2-stage Esophagectomy and 2-level extensive Lymphadenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Heller Esophagus-myotomy (for esophageal achalasia)
  • Total Gastrectomy and Lower Esophagectomy with thoracoabdominal access and extensive D2 Lymph node dissection
  • Total Gastrectomy and extensive D2 Lymph node dissection
  • Hyphal Gastrectomy and extensive D2 Lymph node dissection
  • 3-stage thoracoscopic esophagectomy (for early cancer/benign conditions)
  • Laparoscopic Total/Subtotal Gastrectomy (for early cancer/benign conditions)
  • Laparoscopic Longitudinal Gastrectomy (for GIST Tumors)
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Tumor (for gastroesophageal reflux)
  • Laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernia and intrathoracic hernia
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery

Diseases treated

  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cysts
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Primary Liver Tumors
  • Metastatic Liver Tumors
  • Liver cysts
  • Gallstones/Cancer of the gallbladder & extrahepatic bile ducts

Operations performed

  • Pancreatoduodenectomy (Whipple’s procedure)
  • Laparoscopic/Open Peripheral Pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic enucleation of pancreatic tumors
  • Right/Left Hepatectomy
  • Extended Right/Left Hepatectomy
  • Laparoscopic/Open Left Lateral Hepatectomy
  • Laparoscopic/Open atypical Hepatectomy
  • Laparoscopic/Open RF Ablation of Liver Tumors
  • Laparoscopic unroofing of liver cysts
  • laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Colon and rectal surgery

Diseases treated

  • Colon cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Tumors of the small intestine
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Injury/Rupture of external anal sphincter
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ring groove
  • Parapedal fistula
  • Coccyx cyst

Operations performed

  • Laparoscopic / Open Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic / Open Anterior Recectomy
  • Laparoscopic / Open Abdominal Perineal Resection of the Rectum
  • Laparoscopic colostomy
  • Pelvic evisceration anterior / posterior
  • Rectal resection of rectal tumors/polyps
  • Laparoscopic / Open resection of the small intestine
  • Total colectomy & ileoanal anastomosis with J-pouch creation
  • Laparoscopic orchiopexy
  • Restoration of external anal sphincter
  • Haemorrhoidectomy (by various techniques)
  • Internal lateral sphincterotomy/ botox injection for ring fissure
  • Placement of Seton/plug & Advancement flaps/lasers to treat fistulas.
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