Visceral surgery (also called abdominal surgery) is a branche in medicine and includes the detection and operative treatment of diseases, injuries, malformations of organs or of hollow organs such as the stomach and intestine. The vesiceral surgeon is specialised in the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus to the anus).

Newew techniques such as minimal invasive surgery bring many advantages to the patient such as smaller scars less pain and shorter stays in hospital.