Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology aims to provide state-of-the-art Diagnostic and Therapeutic services for patients of Digestive, Liver and Pancreato-Biliary Diseases.

The Department offers specialized care for patients with Liver Diseases, namely Cirrhosis, Chronic Liver Disease, Acute Liver Failure, Fatty liver, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C infection etc. The department also offers comprehensive care for patients with Alcohol related Liver problems in collaboration with Department of Psychiatry to help the patients for de-addiction.

Facilities for endoscopy are available in the hospital.

Patients diagnosed with Gastrointestinal cancers are managed through Stenting and thus providing relief to obstruction and reducing jaundice.

Gastroenterology - Services

The department offers the following specialised surgical services:

  • Diagnostic Upper GI Endoscopy, Colonoscopy and ERCPs.
  • Therapeutic procedures like:
  • Band ligation for varices.
  • Management of Acute Upper GI bleed
  • Glue injection for bleeding gastric varices.
  • Polypectomy
  • Argon plasma coagulation of mucosal lesions
  • PEG tube placement for feeding in patients with neurological disorders and those with chronic debilitated states.
  • Endoscopic placement of feeding tubes.
  • Esophageal, Colonic and Biliary stenting for patients with cancers of the GI tract.
  • Esophageal dilatation for patients with corrosive strictures.
  • Pneumatic dilatation for Achlasia cardia.
  • Foreign body removal
  • ERCP and CBD stone removal
  • Sclerotherapy for ulcer
  • Diagnosis of H Pylori infection.
  • Ultrasound guided liver biopsies for diagnosis of liver diseases.
  • Screening for hepatitis B and C

The department also has capsule endoscopy for diagnosis of diseases of the small intestine.

Gastroenterology Faculty

doctor

Dr Neeraj C Jain

9.00am to 12.00pm (Mon - Sat) & 4.00pm to 6.00pm (Mon, Wed & Fri)

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