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Medical Gastroenterology

The Medical Gastroenterology Department of The Centre of Excellence of Gastrosciences at Meitra Hospital focuses on the disorders that are related to the digestive system, liver, and pancreato-biliary tract. The department is well supported by technologically advanced tools to offer the best possible treatment to all our patients.

We provide round-the-clock emergency consultation and endoscopy services apart from the regular outpatient services. With four advanced endoscopy suites with mechanized and automated cleaning & recycling machinery, safety and disinfection are ensured.

Specialized Clinics

Gastrointestinal Clinic: This is a specialized clinic that focuses on the medical management of GI disorders and laparoscopic surgeries for cancers.


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Conditions and Treatments

Uncompromised healthcare services. Always.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can stress cause gastrointestinal problems?

Stress can cause a range of gastrointestinal problems including cramping, bloating, inflammation, and a loss of appetite.

What are the most common signs and symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders?

Common symptoms include

  • Abdominal discomfort (bloating, pain, or cramps)
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Acid reflux (heartburn)
  • Diarrhea, constipation (or sometimes both)
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
What conditions would be treated by a gastroenterologist?
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Gastro-Esosphageal Acid reflux (GERD)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Jaundice
  • Polyps in the large intestine
  • Gastrointestinal cancer