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Gastroenterology

One of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the region, the Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology & Integrated Liver Care at Aster Medcity offers highly specialised Medical Gastroenterology, Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Care services for comprehensive management of diseases and disorders of the digestive system in adults and children.

Designed to function like an independent hospital, the centre has an outpatient division, an inpatient division, a day care unit, a state-of-the-art diagnostic / interventional radiology unit, dedicated surgical and transplant suites, ICUs and a 24-hour emergency wing to handle all medical and surgical emergencies.

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One of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the region, the Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology & Integrated Liver Care at Aster Medcity offers highly specialised Medical Gastroenterology, Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Care services for comprehensive management of diseases and disorders of the digestive system in adults and children.

Designed to function like an independent hospital, the centre has an outpatient division, an inpatient division, a day care unit, a state-of-the-art diagnostic / interventional radiology unit, dedicated surgical and transplant suites, ICUs and a 24-hour emergency wing to handle all medical and surgical emergencies.

The world-class medical team comprising highly-acclaimed Medical Gastroenterologists, Surgical Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Hepato Pancreato Biliary & Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplant Surgeons, Gastrointestinal Oncologists, Interventional Radiologists, Nuclear Physicists and Pathologists provides evidence-based, multidisciplinary treatment to patients, with the support of speciality-trained Nurses, Rehabilitation Therapists and Technicians.

Aster Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology & Integrated Liver Care offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical technology to ensure high-precision diagnosis, accurate treatment and the best possible outcomes.

Aster Medcity is the first hospital in the world to perform a simultaneous live-donor liver and kidney transplant on a 20-month old toddler weighing just 7 kilograms and simultaneous liver transplants in one-year old identical twins who suffered liver failure due to accidental poisoning - a first-of-its-kind case in the world.

MEDICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY

Medical Gastroenterology unit at the Aster Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology & Integrated Liver Care offers expert treatment for management of diseases and disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and rectum.

Outpatient Services

Speciality Clinics

  • IBD Clinic
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology Clinics
  • Pancreas Clinic
  • Bariatric Clinic

Services

  • Diagnostic And Therapeutic G1 Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic And Therapeutic Colonoscopy Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Therapeutic ERCP
  • Cholangioscopy Including Spyglass DS
  • Advanced Endoscopic Imaging
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Esophageal And Anorectal Manometry
  • Advanced GI Imaging Including CT/MRI/PET Scanning
  • ESD
  • Gastric Balloon Placement
  • Spyglass
  • EUS Rendezvous
  • Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Enteroscopy
  • Double Balloon Endoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cystogastrectomy
  • Celiac Neurolysis
  • Gastric Balloon Placement
  • Oesophageal Manometry
  • Biofeedback Manometry
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • ph Metery Impedance

SURGICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY

The Surgical Gastroenterology unit at the Aster Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology & Integrated Liver Care offers highly advanced services for surgical management of diseases and disorders of the digestive system, including laparoscopic/minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery.

Specialised Procedures

  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeries
  • Laparoscopic Robotic Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Restorative Proctocolectomy With IPAA
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy For Obesity(Bariatrics)
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy/Minigastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Spleen Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hellers Cardiomyotomy
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Open Hepatectomy/Major Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic/Open Whipples Resection
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Excision Of GIST
  • Thoracolaparoscopic/Oboric Esophagectomy
  • Trans Anal Polypectomy/Full Thickness Excision For Rectal Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Adhesionlysis
  • Laparoscopic eTEP Repair For Entral/Erigastric Hernia
  • Laparoscopic/Open TAR Repair For Complex Ventral Hernias

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Aster Gastroenterology offers specialised treatment for medical and surgical management of Gastrointestinal cancers. The team of doctors comprising Oncologists, Gastroenterologists and GI Surgeons provides holistic, protocol-based cancer treatment to patients, with strong focus on improving their quality of life.

Advanced surgery for:

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer

Paediatric Gastroenterology

One of the only centres of its kind for comprehensive management of diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal system in children and neonates, the Paediatric Gastroenterology unit offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services incluing

  • Diagnostic Endoscopy (Including Neonatal)
  • Therapeutic Endoscopic Procedures
  • Endoscopic Variceal Ligation
  • Stricture Dilatation
  • PEG Placement
  • Enteral Feeding Techniques
  • Colonoscopic Polypectomy
  • ERCP - Biliary Stenting
  • Stone Extraction
  • Pancreatic Stenting
  • Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy

Nuclear Medicine: Diagnostic & Therapeutic

  • GI Bleed Scintigraphy
  • GI Motility Studies
  • HIDA Scan
  • Liver-Spleen Scintigraphy
  • Technetium RB Labelled Blood Pool Scintigraphy
  • GE Reflux Scintigraphy for children
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GASTROENTEROLOGY TEAM SPEAKS

Doctors

Dr. G.N Ramesh

Senior Asso. Consultant
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Dr. Ismail Siyad K H

Senior Consultant
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Dr. Prakash K

Senior Consultant
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Dr. Geetha Mammayil

Senior Consultant
Geetha large medium

Dr. N P Kamalesh

Senior Consultant
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Dr. Jeffey George

Consultant
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Dr. Vipin IS

Consultant
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Dr. Prashant M

Consultant
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Dr. Sidarth Chacko

Senior Specialist
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Dr. Nilesh Namdeo Toke

Senior Specialist
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Dr. Anil Chacko

Senior Specialist
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Dr. Nandu Nair

Senior Specialist
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Facilities

Inpatient Facilities

Aster Medcity offers world-class inpatient care to its patients, with the support of an award-winning team of Nurses, Therapists and Technicians.

  • Wards, double rooms, standard rooms, executive rooms, deluxe rooms presidential suites
  • Dedicated ICUs
  • Independent ICUs with a view that minimise chances of infection and ICU psychosis
  • Dedicated cardiac surgery suites
  • Advanced infection control facilities
  • State-of-the-art cardiac imaging

Advanced Technology & Clinical Support

Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology offers a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic medical therapy to ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment.

  • South Asia’s first OR 1 Karl Storz fusion integrated Operation Theatres with live-sharing facility and autopilot Anaesthesia
  • South India’s first ICCA (IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anaesthesia) ICUs
  • Dedicated Level 3 Paediatric
  • da Vinci Robot for minimally invasive robotic surgery
  • Karl Storz Endoscopy Suite
  • Fourth generation Time of Flight 16 Slide PET CT
  • GE SPECT-CT OPTIMA NM 640 Gamma Camera
  • True Beam Linear Accelerator with FFF Technology for high-precision radiotherapy
  • 256 slice Philips iCT scanner
  • 3.0 Tesla Wide Bore Digital MRI
  • EPIQ & Ultrasound
  • Image fusion for guided biopsies
  • State-of-the-art Lab

Patient Stories & Case Studies

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