Head prof. Algimantas Tamelis, MD, PhD
Address: Eivenių Str. 2, LT-50161, Kaunas 
Phone: +37037326566

Department of Surgery practices evidence based medicine, analyze causes and course of surgical diseases, and transfers the results of scientific research into the daily practice. We aim at providing qualified service and support for our patients in case of surgical ailments, teaching and training the future generation of doctors as educated, scientific-minded, responsible and upstanding individuals.

The Division of General and Abdominal Surgery offers the highest quality emergency and elective patient care. Our surgeons are recognized experts in general surgery, colorectal surgery, endocrine surgery, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, surgical oncology, transplant and bariatric surgery.
The Division of Breast Surgery is dedicated to all women's breast health needs. The center offers a comprehensive range of care to each woman. Breast multi-disciplinary team involving specialists in diagnostic mammography and breast surgery, as well as strongly supported by specialists in pathology, oncology and physical therapy always ready to provide an efficient, friendly and high quality service.

The Department of Surgery prides itself on its many highly regarded investigators. Some of them are focusing predominantly on basic or translational research (the "bench"), others focus predominantly on clinical research (the "bedside") and still others are involved in both realms. The main focus of the research is on the early detection and enhanced treatment of digestive system’s malignancies, and pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases. The other fields of interest include the evaluation of metabolic changes after bariatric surgery, optimization of surgical techniques, and optimization of patient management protocols.