Department Overview

Gastroenterology and Hepatology is the sub-specialty of medicine, for the evaluation of disorders relating to the digestive tract, liver, biliary tract and pancreas. Digestive tract disorders include those are affecting the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine. Biliary tract includes the gall bladder and the bile duct. The department caters to a wide range of disorders including heartburn, difficulty in swallowing or pain during swallowing, dyspepsia or indigestion, peptic ulcer disease, evaluation of abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, jaundice, loose stools, blood or mucus in stools, evaluation of anemia, over bleeding, fatty liver, chronic liver disease, portal hypertension and its complications and cancer related to the GI tract or hepatobiliary system. The department is equipped with latest state of the art endoscopy suite with high end endoscopy machines for upper and lower GI endoscopy, ERCP and EUS, capable of basic and advanced therapeutic endoscopy.


  • Esophago Gastro Duodenoscopy (EGD)




    Endoscopic variceal ligation

    Argon plasma coagulation

    Injection sclerotherapy

    Balloon dilation for stricture, achalasia

    Helicobacter pylori detection (Rapid urease test, HPE)

    Esophageal, Pyloric and colonic stent placement

    Endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography [ERCP]

    Endoscopic ultrasound