Department Info

General surgeons perform consultation and surgery on medical conditions involving the breast, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, colon, liver, pancreas and rectum. Nakasero Hospital general surgeons are among the most experienced groups in the country. 

The department of general surgery provides modern, comprehensive surgical care for both routine and critically ill patients.

Nakasero Hospital’s general surgeons work closely with other specialists involved in each patient’s care to diagnose and provide timely surgical intervention for complex conditions. Our caring staff take the time to explain the details and make sure all questions are answered.

Surgery at Nakasero Hospital offers several advantages, including efficient scheduling for complex care, a broad spectrum of services and use of the latest technology.

With our unmatched resources, the expertise of the staff and  teamwork helps us often find answers to problems that have eluded others.

Emergency Cases


Your treatment plan is designed for steady progress, with every phase promptly implemented.

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Excellence When you Need it
Absolute Patient Care
Big Commitment to Our Community
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Ensuring Safety, Reduced Pain and Quick Recovery

Same Day and Next Day General Surgery Consultations

The thought of surgery can be scary. At Nakasero Hospital, we take steps before, during, and after surgery to ensure your safety, reduce your pain, and speed your recovery. 

We are also pleased to offer same day and next day surgical evaluations for a variety of common problems, including:

Same Day or Next Day Treatments

Lumps and bumps, including lipomas, boils, cysts and skin tags

Some incisional, inguinal and ventral hernias

Gallstones and other gallbladder problems

Nakasero Hospital's Excellence in General Surgery

The most advanced approaches: We are continually improving surgery approaches to ensure success and to make the experience better for you. Our goals are to reduce your post-surgery pain, prevent complications and ensure you have a speedy recovery.

Your safety and comfort: Nakasero Hospital has adopted the enhanced recovery after surgery program, which has been shown to improve patient outcomes and quality of life. We follow a number of best practices before, during and after surgery.

Next-day surgical consults: Nakasero Hospital now offers next-day appointments in several surgical specialties whether for an initial consultation or a second opinion.

Second opinions: If you are looking for a specialist to weigh in on whether you need surgery or what type of surgery would be best for you, we can share our expertise.


Department Head Doctor

General Surgeon
Dr Gabriel Okumu​

Department Reviews

I am so happy that our treatment was well handled
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Department Doctors

General Surgeon & UROLOGIST

General Surgeon & UROLOGIST

General,HPB,GIT&Laparascopic Surgeon