Gastroenterology

The Department of Gastroenterology provides diagnosis and treatment for patients with gastrointestinal, hepatic, biliary, pancreatic and nutritional problems. Using the latest equipments and techniques, we ensure the highest quality care in this department. Apart from ongoing research in hepatology and various drug trials, the department also runs periodic specialty clinics. The facilities provided by the department include:

Diagnostic Endoscopy

  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Side Viewing Endoscopy
  • Enteroscopy-Intra operative, Lapro endoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy
  • ERCP

Therapeutic Endoscopy

Therapeutic Upper GI Procedures

  • Variceal Bleeding - Sclerotheraphy, Variceal banding, Hemoclips
  • Gastric Varices - Cyanoacrylate glue injection
  • Ulcer Bleed - Injection Haemostasis, Gold probe, Haemoclips
  • Mallory Weiss Ters - Injection haemostasis
  • Foreign Body - Extraction
  • Corrosive/Peptic Stricture - Savary Gillard Dilatation, TTS Balloon dilatation
  • Achalasis Cardia - Rigiflex Balloon dilatation
  • Carcinoma Esophagus/ GE junction - Ethanol tumour necrolysis, self expandable metal stent placement
  • Tracheo-Esophageal Fistulas - Covered SEMS placement
  • Pyloric stenosis - TTS Balloon Dilatation, SEMS placement
  • Dieulafoy's Ulcer - Injection haemostsis, Haemoclips
  • Gastric Polyps - Endoscopic polypectomy
  • Early Gastric/Esophageal Cancer - Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Feeding Technique - PEG,PEGJ,Nasojejunal Feeding tube placement

Therapeutic Lower GI Endoscopic Procedures

  • Colonic Polyps - Polypectomy + tattoing
  • Diverticular Bleed - Injection haemostasis
  • Carcinoma Colon - Metallic stent placement

Therapeutic ERCP Procedures

  • Bile Duct Stones - Basket/Balloon Extraction;Lithotripsy
  • Papillary stenosis - Sphincterotomy
  • Bile Duct Strictures - Stenting
  • Bile Duct Cancer - Metallic stent placement
  • Chronic Pancreatitis - Pancreat stenting C
  • Pancreas Divisum - MinorPappilla stenting
  • Papillary Carcinoma - Ampullectomy
  • Pancreatic Paseudocyst - Cystogastrostomy, Cystoduodenostomy

Therapeutic & Diagnostic Radiology Procedures

  • FNAC,Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Cholangiogram / Pancreatogram
  • Biliary Obstruction - Percutaneous Transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD)
  • Rendevouz Biliary stenting
  • Liver Tumours - Percutaneous Ethanol injection (PEI)

Special Clinics

  • Portal Hypertension Clinic - Every Monday
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic - Every Tuesday
  • Hepatitis B Clinic - Every Thursday
  • Pancreas Clinic - Every Saturday


Team of Doctors

  • Sunil Mathew , MD DNB(Gastro)
    Consultant