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Health alert: COVID-19

COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].

General Surgery

at Princess Alexandra Hospital

We offer a range of general surgical services including elective and emergency procedures. Common procedures include:

  • Gall Bladder surgery
  • Hernias of the Abdominal wall
  • Breast Surgery: Benign and malignant
  • Endocrine Surgery: Benign and Malignant thyroid disease
  • Colorectal Disease: Carcinoma of the colon, haemorroids and other anal disease, pilonidal sinus.
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy

As well as a variety of other procedures.

Princes Alexandra Hospital provides general surgical care, trauma care, emergency surgical care, outpatient consultation, as well as surgical training. In addition, our specialist doctors provide services for liver and kidney transplantation, organ donation and endoscopy.

Our surgeons also provide specialist care in the fields of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Breast and Endocrine Surgery and Hepatobiliary Surgery.

Other General Surgery services at Princess Alexandra Hospital

General Surgery at other hospitals and centres

Last updated 18 July 2017
Last reviewed 21 December 2016