Medical Gastroenterology

The spectrum of diseases coming under the purview of a gastroenterologist ranges from the most common condition of “gas” and dyspepsia to the life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeds and GI cancers. Gastroenterology at SUT Pattom offers 24X 7 care for all gastrointestinal problems ranging from disorders of esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, liver, pancreas and intestines.

Areas of special interest include therapeutic endoscopies including ERCP and endoscopic therapy for GI bleeds. We also provide comprehensive liver care for the management of fatty liver and similar lifestyle related disorders as well as for cirrhosis liver of various etiologies.

We provide a wide range of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic services adjoined to digestive disorders and gastrointestinal diseases. We also offer round-the-clock emergency endoscopy services and ICU care for GI bleeds as well as multidisciplinary care for pancreatobiliary disorders along with the departments of surgical gastroenterology and interventional GI radiology.

Patients will have access to digestive health experts, advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities, and innovative clinical research that seeks to segregate the best ways to resolve digestive disorders, including:

  • Diarrheal diseases, including Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
  • Esophageal diseases and disorders
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Liver diseases including liver biopsy, paracentesis
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Hepatitis C, B & C
  • G1, Liver & Pancreatic malignancies

Some of the most common treatments we offer at SUT include:

Endoscopy services:

  • OGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic stricture dilation
  • FB removal
  • Endoscopic stent placement
  • Capsule endoscopy