GENERAL SURGERY 2017-04-18T16:06:24+00:00


General surgery is a surgical medical practice that specializes in abdominal contents including, stomach, colon, small bowel, colon, liver, esophagus, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland.

Gynaecology or gynecology is the field of medicine that deals with the health of the female reproductive systems, which includes the uterus, and ovaries, vagina, as well as the breasts.

There are several diseases where the only treatment option is surgery. Advances in medical sciences and in particular Surgery and Anesthesiology, allow a quick and effective solution with minimal risk, so you can achieve a happy recovery and return to your usual activities.

Cuba has highly skilled human resources and advanced technology to help you recover your health and improve your quality of life.

The General Surgery and Gynaecology programs include the following:

  • hospitalization
  • doctor fees
  • pre-operative screening
  • basic tests
  • surgical specimen biopsy when indicated
  • right to the operating room
  • right to anesthesia
  • surgical procedure
  • recovery accommodation

The General Surgery and Gynaecology programs exclude the following:

  • medicines
  • disposables
  • blood derivatives or substitutes
  • artificial supporting materials when indicated


No. entity Surgical Intervention Hospitalization Anaesthesia
1 breast nodule Excision of the nodule and biopsy 3 General
2 Breast nodule(breast cancer) Quadrantectomy with axillary dissection 10 General
3 breast carcinoma Radical mastectomy 14 General
4 breast carcinoma Radical mastectomy
With axillary dissection
10 General
5 Gastric Tumor Sub-total- Gastrectomy
Bilroth II
11 General
6 Right Colon Tumor Right hemicolectomy 12 General
7 Left Colon Tumor Left hemicolectomy 14 General
8 Thyroid Nodule Hemithyroidectomy 7 General
9 Hyperfunctioning
Subtotal thyroidectomy 11 General
10 Epigastric Hernia Epigastric
3 General
11 Umbilical Hernia Umbilical
3 Regional
12 Inguinal Hernia Inguinal herniorrhaphy 3 Regional
13 Inguinal Herniareproduced once Inguinal hernioplasty
with mesh (Not including the cost of the mesh)
4 Regional
14 Inguinal Herniareproduced morethan once Inguinal hernia repair with mesh (Not including the cost of the mesh) 6 Regional

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