General Surgery



We here at HMT Sancta Maria Hospital work with talented, experienced medical professionals who specialise in the field of general surgery. We can provide minimally invasive surgery for a variety of conditions, ensuring you have the most comfortable stay possible at our not for profit hospital.

Please take a look at the variety of procedures we can provide here at HMT Sancta Maria. For more information or to book an appointment, call our helpful team on 01792 479 040 or email

General Surgery Procedures

Abscess Incision and Drainage

An abscess is a collection of pus surrounded by a wall of tissue. An abscess happens when your body tries to control infection.


Appendicitis means inflammation of your appendix.

Elective Diagnostic Laparoscopy

A diagnostic laparoscopy is an operation using keyhole surgery to look at your abdominal and pelvic organs.

Punch Biopsy of a Skin Lesion

Recognising a Complication after Open Abdominal Surgery

Removing Benign Skin Lesions

Skin lesions are lumps found on or just below your skin. Examples of skin lesions are epidermoid cysts, lipomata, skin tags and moles.

Surgery for Ingrowing Toenail (adult)

An ingrowing toenail happens when your toenail grows into the skin around it. The skin can get damaged, causing infection and pain.

Surgery for Pilonidal Sinus

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