Gastroenterology - Surgical

The department of Surgical Gastroenterology at Narayana Health provides state-of-the-art care for patients with gastrointestinal problems that require a surgical approach. We provide advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques to patients with various gastrointestinal conditions including gastrointestinal cancers. The department is also among the few which offer minimally invasive surgeries thereby ensuring a faster recovery and quick return to normal life. It is one of the few departments in the country that offer a multimodality approach to liver cancer. Complex liver surgeries are been conducted with intraoperative ultrasound guidance, thus making these procedures safer with better outcomes. Patients with liver cancer and chronic liver disease are also given the option of liver transplantation.The department has dedicated clinics to offer focused care for patients with specific surgical gastrointestinal conditions.

Liver Clinic: This clinic provides patients with chronic liver disease and liver cancers, a one-stop solution. These patients are treated based on standard protocols for accurate diagnosis and management of their condition. They are also given long-term care for chronic liver disease. We also work up adult and paediatric patients for liver transplantation.

Obesity Clinic: When medical management is not feasible based on the patient’s condition, surgical management is suggested. Based on the health and body type, patients are offered Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Bilio-pancreative diversion and their long-term care is looked after. The clinic is supported by nutritionists, physiotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, endocrinologists and medical gastroenterologists.

Colorectal clinic: A large number of patients suffer from various colorectal problems. Colorectal malignancy is rising in our country. Our clinic helps in screening high-risk individuals. The early detection and management of these cancers by a dedicated team of surgeons, medical gastroenterologists, Medical oncologists and Stoma nurses make sure that these patients get the most advanced treatment. Most patients are offered Laparoscopic colorectal surgery which gives them complete oncological clearance with the ability to recover fast.

Hernia Clinic: Abdominal Hernias are one of the most common conditions. Our team of surgeons offer advanced laparoscopic and open hernia repair surgeries to patients with this problem.

Major Gastroenterology Conditions Treated at Narayana Health: - Inflammatory and irritable bowel diseases - Malabsorption syndrome - Gastrointestinal bleed - Chronic diarrhoea - Constipation - Peptic ulcer - Acute liver failure - Chronic liver diseases through viral, alcoholic and other sources - Portal hypertension, - Bilio-pancreatic disorders and malignancies