The Division of Gastroenterology is devoted to the clinical care of patients with
gastrointestinal and liver disorders. These include peptic ulcer disease, gastro-esophageal
reflux disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, functional gastrointestinal disorders,
inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatico-biliary diseases, acute and chronic liver
disease as well as gastrointestinal and liver malignancies. The Division of Gastroenterology
provides consultation as well as performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its
disorders are studied.
These disorders may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
(colon), rectum, liver, gallbladder, or pancreas.
Alcohol induced Liver Disease
Colon Cancer Screening
Heartburn, Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer
Intra-gaastric balloon in obesity
Minor rectal bleeding
A dedicated team of gastroenterologists is available round the clock to treat patients
with upper or lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
Action Hospitals have a state-of-the-art Endoscopy Centre fully equipped to offer
comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy service.
Diagnostic endoscopic procedures:
Alcohol induced Liver disease
Colon cancer screening
Interventional endoscopic procedures
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP)
UGI endoscopy with biopsy
Variceal banding oesophageal (EVL)