General surgery is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of surgical conditions. The department is notable for being one of the few centers in Kerala which routinely performs endoscopic thyroid surgeries in addition to other laparoscopic surgeries including hernia and abdominal surgeries. The department is well equipped to handle emergency and elective surgical care. The development of surgical skills laboratory to enhance the learning experience of students is in progress.
The Department of General Surgery of DM WIMS comprises of an excellent team of surgeons headed by Dr. Seetharamiah C. In addition, there are Two Professors, Two Associate Professors, Seven Assistant Professors, Five Senior Residents and Thirteen Junior Residents.