In 2016 a total of 8,363 surgeries (3,328 major and 5,035 minor) were conducted. In the figures below the details are presented per each category of surgical discipline. Major operations declined in all disciplines except Orthopedics.
Minor Surgery operations increased to over 5,000 cases, mainly in relation to the increased
number of minor procedures in Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Dental Unit, and Orthopaedics. In
Ophthalmic Surgery, however, there was some relevant reduction of operations (-17.9%).