Dr Andrus Mäesalu

General Surgeon

Languages: Estonian, English and Russian

I have extensive experience in general surgery. I can advise and assist patients with various surgical problems such as abdominal hernia, surgical gastrointestinal diseases, both benign and oncological diseases, and bariatric surgery. I also have great experience in laparoscopic surgery.


1980 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, medical degree

Work Experience

2018– Tallinn Centre of Medical Specialists, general surgeon
2014– North Estonia Medical Centre; general surgeon, curator of quality of care and outpatient work
2011–2014 Medicum, medical manager and surgeon
2002–2010 East-Tallinn Central Hospital, Head of Surgery Clinic
1996–2002 Tallinn Central Hospital, Chief Medical Officer
1994–1996 Tallinn Central Hospital, Head of Surgical Clinic
1991–1994 Keila Hospital, Deputy Chief Medical Officer in Surgery, Head of Surgery Department
1984–1991 Tallinn Central Hospital, surgeon
1980–1984 Pärnu Hospital, surgeon 

Additional Training

I have attended conferences in Finland, Sweden, France, Germany and the United States. 

Memberships and Associations

Tallinn Society of Surgeons
Estonian Medical Association


In my spare time I like to travel and spend time at home.