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Gastroenterology is a medical speciality that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the digestive system, including the oesophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and gall bladder. Gastroenterology treatment encompasses a wide range of interventions aimed at addressing these issues.

Gastroenterology is a rapidly evolving field with ongoing research and development of new treatments and therapies. Surgical gastroenterologists often work closely with other medical professionals, including surgeons and nutritionists, to provide comprehensive care to their patients.


The department render services for all types of Liver diseases including: Transplant Hepatology, GI Motility Disorders and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The department is fully equipped for procedures like

  • Gastrointestinal and liver diseases including GI cancer care, GI motility disorders, pancreatic disease, inflammatory bowel disease, paediatric gi disorder, transplant hepatology, diet and nutrition counselling.
  • Diagnostic upper GI endoscopy (gastroscopy) and colonoscopy
  • variceal band ligation, sclerotherapy, glue injection, hemoclip and adrenaline injection for the treatment of GI bleeding
  • Snare polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Foreign body removal from the GI tract
  • Esophageal, duodenal and colorectal stricture dilation (SG/ CRE)
  • Pneumatic dilation of achalasia cardia
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Naso-Gastric (NG)/ Naso Jajunal (NJ) Feeding tube placement
  • Palliative oesophageal, gastro-duodenal and Colonic Metal Stent Placement (SEMS)
  • Intragastric balloon placement for obesity
  • Transluminal drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts
  • Colonic decompression tube placement
  • Fibroscan and liver biopsy
  • ERCPs including: Biliary stone extraction and stenting
  • Post-cholecystectomy bile leak


  • State-of-the-art modern endoscopic suit with latest high-definition endoscopes, processor and video monitor along with dedicated CDS (Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilisation) programme.
  • High-definition upper GI endoscope with NBI Facility
  • High-definition lower GI endoscope with NBI Facility
  • Standard definition duodenoscope (ERCP Scope)

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When should I see a gastroenterologist?

You should consider seeing a gastroenterologist if you experience persistent abdominal pain, digestive issues (such as acid reflux, bloating, or diarrhea), difficulty swallowing, unexplained weight loss, or if you require a screening for colon cancer.

How can I prepare for my first gastroenterology appointment?

Before your first gastroenterology appointment, gather your medical history, including previous test results, procedures, and medications. It is helpful to make a list of your symptoms and any questions you have. Follow any specific dietary or fasting instructions provided by the doctor’s office.

Will I need any tests or procedures during my gastroenterology visit?

Depending on your symptoms and medical history, the gastroenterologist may recommend tests or procedures such as an endoscopy, colonoscopy, abdominal ultrasound, or blood tests to aid in diagnosis or further evaluate your condition.

Are there any lifestyle changes I can make to improve my digestive health?

Making lifestyle changes such as eating a balanced diet, staying hydrated, avoiding trigger foods for acid reflux or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), practicing regular exercise, managing stress, and quitting smoking can contribute to better digestive health.

How long will my gastroenterology appointment typically last?

The duration of a gastroenterology appointment can vary depending on the complexity of your case and the reason for your visit. On average, initial consultations can last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, allowing the specialist to evaluate your symptoms and discuss treatment options.

What can I expect during my gastroenterology appointment?

During your gastroenterology appointment, the specialist will review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, and may perform a physical examination. They may order tests or procedures as necessary, provide a diagnosis, discuss treatment options, and address any questions or concerns you may have.

What can I do to prepare for a colonoscopy?

To prepare for a colonoscopy, you will likely need to follow a specific diet and take prescribed bowel preparation medication. It is important to follow the instructions provided by your gastroenterologist for the best results and to ensure a successful procedure.

What should I bring with me to my doctor's appointment?It is recommended to bring your identification, insurance information, a list of current medications, any relevant medical records or test results, and a list of questions or concerns you want to discuss with the doctor.

It is recommended to bring your identification, insurance information, a list of current medications, any relevant medical records or test results, and a list of questions or concerns you want to discuss with the doctor.

How early should I arrive for my appointment?

It is generally advised to arrive 10-15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to allow for check-in procedures, filling out any necessary forms, and providing any requested information.

What should I do if I need to cancel or reschedule my appointment?

If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, it’s important to notify the doctor’s office as soon as possible. They will assist you in finding a new appointment time that works for you and may provide any necessary instructions for rescheduling.

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