General Instruction

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepato-biliary-pancreatology is specialized in intensive care, gastroenterology, gastrointestinal tract and liver-pancreas. Harmonious integration in the modern system, the department provides expert consultation, diagnosis and treatment; surgery and endoscopic surgery included for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary & Advanced Gastrointestinal Disorders and Diseases.

A team of highly-qualified medical staff and professional doctors with internationally standardized work procedures, we are committed to bringing efficiency and comfort to our patient and clients.

Key Activities

  • Medical advice from in-depth specialists who perform functional diagnostics with a standard procedure to minimize discomfort and risk for the patients.
  • Interventions of treatment with advanced methods, being the first to update and support with most advanced hospital equipment such as: Laparoscopic surgery, Ultracision Harmonic Scalpel, Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator (CUSA), Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP), Laser Hemorrhoid Surgery.
  • Modern Operating Room Systems and advanced surgical skills the sterile filtration system according to international regulatory standards for minimizing postoperative infection.
  • Patient Safety in the Surgical Environment must be strictly adhered to as well as minimizing medication errors with stringent quality management system and continual improvement process.

Functional Parts

  • Consultant Clinic: including 5 clinics and 1 large and confidential Medical Procedure Room for Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreatic Diseases. The clinic is located adjacent to Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Department which is convenient for Gastroscopy/Colonoscopy or Screening for gastrointestinal cancer.
  • Inpatient Department: a place to treat inpatients, delivery definitive care and providing earlier advanced care such as post-traumatic care, Post-operative patient care. With a single or twin room system integrated Oxygen Central Vacuum Systems and Nursing Care Delivery System provided to help room patients and family members within one phone call, which has been defined as "the right patient, in the right bed, with the right services, at the right time"
  • Surgery Department: 10 operating rooms with modern systemic anti-infective international standards can perform all cases of general and major surgical procedures. The latest endoscopic ultrasound systems, Ultrasound scalpel, CUSA, Cold Laser Therapy, and Laser ... ensure effective management of hemostasis in surgery.

Fields of healthcare and treatment

  • Counseling and screening for benign and malignant diseases, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and digestive health related.
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary & Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Digestive Diseases treated in the department

Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum

  • Gastric and duodenal polyps
  • Gastric-duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage, perforation, narrowing etc.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Achalasia, Diaphragmatic Hernia

Diseases of intestines

  • Tumors of the small intestine, Mesenteric Tumors
  • Gastrointestinal perforation
  • Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, Peritonitis...

Colorectal diseases

  • Tumors of the Colon and Rectum
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Diverticulosis, Ulcerative Colitis

Anus Diseases

  • Hemorrhoids, anal fissure, anal leakage
  • Polyp, genital warts, anal warts...

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Diseases

  • Hepato: Liver Tumors, Liver Cysts, Liver Stones, Liver Abscess.
  • Biliary: cholelithiasis, gallstones in bile duct, Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer), etc.
  • Pancreato: pancreatic tumor, pancreatitis, pancreatic cysts, pancreatic stones.
  • Spleen diseases: Splenic Tumors, Splenic Cyst, Hypersplenism (overactive spleen). 

Most of the treatment is gentle surgery, less invasive surgery such as: endoscopic surgery for stomach, colon, liver, gallbladder diseases and disorders. Treatment of hemorrhoids with the Longo technique, etc. To diagnose and treat certain problems of the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems, it is possible to use a technique that combines the use of endoscopy and fluoroscopy called Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). For small goiters, surgery can be performed Laparoscopic Thyroid Surgery (a Thyroid Surgery Performed without Neck Incision, Scar).

Our doctors 

Doctor name Photo Title
Nguyen Bao Xuan Thanh, I, MD Acting Head of General Surgery Department
Nguyen Van Khoa, MD, MBA General surgeon 
Nguyen Thị Thai Ha, I, MD Urologist

For appointment or more information about the services provided by General Surgery Department,  please contact:

General Surgery Department

  • Nurse Station: (8428) 6280 3333, ext. 8247 or 8246
  • Patient service: (8428) 6280 3333, ext. 8242

City International Hospital

  • Operator: (8428) 6280 3333, ext. 0
  • Address: No. 3, 17A Street, Binh Tri Dong B Ward, Binh Tan Dist. (Next to AEON Mall Binh Tan). Ho Chi Minh City.
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