Minor Surgery

Minor surgery


Providing exceptional medical care for individuals, families and the community

Passion for surgery...

Dr Patel performs steroid joint injections, aspirations and minor surgery for patients of Greenwood Surgery.

The clinics for these procedures are done according to patient demand but are usually performed on a Monday or Tuesday over a whole morning or afternoon.

Dr Patel can help...

Before qualifying as a GP, my background was in orthopaedics and A&E. I completed my surgical qualification (MRCS) in London. I have a specialist interest in all things practical and so I carry out surgical procedures alongside my usual medical clinics. I am qualified to perform steroid joint injections, aspirations and minor surgery of various skin lesions/cysts under local anaesthetic. - Dr Smitesh Patel


“I just wanted to thank you for all your dedicated hard work towards my ill-health, it is greatly appreciated.”

- Mrs M, Patient since 2020

“Thank you for the cure. I am now back to feeling 82 – not 182!”

- Mr G, Patient since 2010

“Dr Mistry is truly lovely and so understanding. Every visit I have had is always so positive”

- Ms J, Patient since 2013


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