Department of Surgical Gastroenterology
The department of Surgical Gastroenterology provides comprehensive and affordable treatment to the patients who come with GasteroInstestinal problems. Our Gastroenterologists expertise from the simplest to complex surgeries. PRK Hospitals offers day care surgeries and procedures in this specialty with sophisticated operation theatres, experienced surgeons and trained support staff to perform day care surgeries related to gall bladder, haemorrhoids, problems related to GI.
We offer the best facilities and supported team use the latest diagnostic and therapeutic equipment for Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatiography (ERCP), Endosonography and Manometry.
What is Surgical Gastroenterology?
Surgical Gastroenterology is specialized area of surgery that deals with surgical problems of digestive system. This department deals with the digestive system problems that include Esophagus, stomach, Rectum, Anal canal, Pancreas, Liver, Gall bladder, Bile duct etc. Specialists who diagnose and treat GI issues are called as Gastroenterologist. They perform endoscopic procedures to diagnose the disease.
What does Gastroenterologists do on first visit?
Gastroenterologists evaluate the symptoms of patients and ask for test reports like blood test, imaging studies, endoscopic examinations etc. Gastroenterologists suggest for 24 hour pH monitoring, esophageal, gastroduodenal and colonic motility, etc., during the diagnosis process.
When you should visit a gastroenterologist?
If you find the following digestive tract related problems you should visit a Gastroenterologist soon. Symptoms are:
- Belly pain or abdomen pain
- Weight gain or loss
Dr. Patwadi Ajay Kumar
MBBS. MS(Minimal Access), FALS, FACRSI Senior Consultant, HOD-Minimal Access Surgery, Bariatric and Surgical Gastroenterology