Click on one of the procedures below to learn about them

On this page you will find all the procedures performed by Dr Simmons. They will show you what you can expect from them, how long they will take and what is the recovery time.

Laparoscopic Appendisectomy

Appendisectomy – Open

Brief description An appendectomy operation is performed to remove the appendix which had become inflamed and swollen. In some cases the appendix has ruptured or

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dr simmons inflated gastric balloon

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery rectifies excess body weight which results in significant loss of the quality of life. Pathological obesity takes threatening forms worldwide because of inevitable co-existing serious diseases

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Gastrectomy

Gastrectomy

BRIEF DESCRIPTION A gastrectomy is an operation that removes either part of the stomach (partial) or the entire stomach (total). The small bowel or intestine

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Haemorrhoid Surgery

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Haemorroids (piles) are abnormal swollen veins that develop in the anal canal. Mostly they are small and have no symptoms, but they can

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Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

What is Appendicitis and how to treat it. Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency, accounting for thousands of hospital admissions across South Africa annually.

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mastectomy

Mastectomy

Mastectomy A mastectomy is surgery to remove the entire breast. Most of the time, some of the skin and the nipple are also removed. The

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Varicose Vein Surgery

Varicose Vein Surgery

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Varicose vein surgery is designed to remove the visible or troublesome varicose veins, and remove the cause of such veins. This entails tying

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