The Gastrointestinal tract is a tubular structure that involves the organs from mouth to anus, along with the alimentary canal. The gastroenterology speciality deals with disorders of the digestive tract, pancreas, liver, and gallbladder. Liver and Digestive Diseases account for the fifth most common cause of death in India. Some common disorders include gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, functional gastrointestinal disorders, gastrointestinal bleeding, pancreaticobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, acute and chronic liver, and liver and gastrointestinal malignancies. The Department of General Surgery has a team of GI surgeons and gastroenterologists specialized in digestive and liver disorders.
Established in 2018, the Division of Surgical Gastroenterology at Manipal hospital Delhi has highly skilled and experienced surgeons. The team has performed more than 35,000 laparoscopic procedures with high success rates. Manipal is recognized as one of the Best Gastroenterology Hospitals in Delhi for offering best-in-class medical facilities.
The Head Of Department Dr Randeep Wadhawan is one of the most experienced Laparoscopic GI and Bariatric surgeons in the country.
Some of his achievements include:
He has numerous publications in National and International Journals.
He has contributed chapters in books.
He has delivered more than 300 lectures as invited faculty and prestigious orations in National and International conferences.
He has been an operative faculty in more than 50 National conferences.
He has trained more than 500 surgeons in the field of Bariatric & metabolic surgeries and advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgeries.
He is a trained Robotic surgeon performing Robotic GI and Bariatric surgeries regularly.
Hydrogen Breath Test is usually performed to detect small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and also glucose/lactose malabsorptionRead More
OGD or Oesophago-gastro Duodenoscopy is a visual examination of the lining of your oesophagus, stomach and duodenum.Read More
Colonoscopy is a procedure used to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine/colon and rectum.Read More
Acute pancreatitis occurs due to a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. It may be mild or life threatening but usually subsides. Gallstones and excessive alcohol consumption are the main causes for acute pancreatitis and one experiences severe abdominal pain. Surgery may be needed if complications such as infection, cysts or bleeding occur. If gallstones…Read More
It is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed to detect gastrointestinal diseases. The procedure is performed using a specialized endoscope that projects sound waves of high frequency to produce detailed images of the digestive tract, lymph nodes, chest, liver, and pancreas. The procedure is largely diagnostic in nature and helps to detect…Read More
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography or ERCP is a technique that combines the use of endoscopy and fluoroscopy to diagnose and treat certain problems of the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems.Read More
Manometry is a test used to identify problems with movement and pressure in the oesophagus. Manometry measures the strength and muscle coordination of the oesophagus while swallowing.Read More
This diagnostic procedure is performed to take a closer look at the liver and spleen to identify any abnormalities. The procedure involves a radioactive dye or contrast material that is absorbed by the liver, spleen and bone marrow. A scan is then done to identify where the radioactive elements have collected, producing an image of dense radioactivity…Read More
The surgeons of Manipal hospital expertise in many laparoscopic and bariatric surgeries and are recognized for performing complex surgeries with excellent outcomes. They take a multidisciplinary approach and work closely with other specialists in complex surgeries for better care of patients.
The Department has a dedicated team of surgeons and nutritionists and is well supported by the critical care team, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, and endocrinologists.
Besides, The Hospital has State of the art infrastructure with the latest technology, including the Da Vinci Robot. Visit Manipal hospital to seek medical help from the Best Doctor for Gastroenterology in Delhi.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Gastrointestinal Surgeries
Both are minimally invasive surgeries, but robotic has additional benefits that make it a better choice in certain cases. In robotic surgery, the surgeon operates through a console and controls the tools used during the surgery. As the tools have a wider range of motions, the surgery is more precise
While laparoscopic surgery also involves the use of tools and assisted camera, the surgeon operates by his own hands, and the range of movements are limited.
Some surgeries that are commonly carried out are:
All types of hernias
Surgery for rectal prolapse
Gastrointestinal cancer including,
Oesophageal cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer
Trauma and emergency surgery
Laparoscopic and Robotic Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeries
Here surgeries are done to treat obesity. Various surgeries involve different procedures that help you in managing your weight. Some common surgeries that are done:
Roux-en Y gastric bypass
One anastomosis gastric bypass
Endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (ESG)
Gastroenterologists are doctors who specialize in the treatment of various digestive tract and liver diseases. Diarrhoea, heartburn, bloating in the body, constipation and ulcer in the stomach etc, are some of the common gastro-related symptoms. If you experience any of these, seek medical help from the Best Gastroenterologist in Delhi at Manipal hospitals.
Your first visit will allow your gastroenterologist to evaluate your symptoms. As part of that consultation, your gastroenterologist may request additional tests or procedures, such as blood tests, imaging studies, or endoscopic examinations for diagnosis or treatment.
Gastroenterology is a medical speciality that deals with the diagnosis and management of different gastrointestinal disorders. Hepatobiliary science is a sub-speciality of gastroenterology, which is related to disease of liver and bile duct.
Colonoscopy is a procedure done to look for any abnormality in the colon. Before a colonoscopy, you may be advised to take laxatives to empty your colon completely. You will be put on a liquid-only diet a day before the colonoscopy.
The most common cause of blood in the stools include colitis, Crohn's disease, rectal ulcer, colon or anal cancer, hemorrhoids and fissures. You are recommended to visit a doctor, who will help to establish the correct diagnosis based on history, physical examination and medical tests.
Heartburn may be caused due to various conditions and should not be taken lightly. The reason for heartburn may include eating spicy food, drinking alcohol and coffee, stress and anxiety, smoking, and certain medications. Heartburn may also be a sign of something serious such as stomach tumours. Long-standing acid reflux can also cause chronic cough, hoarseness, erosion of the teeth and also worsen asthma. A person suffering from heart disease may also confuse a heart attack with that of heartburn and thus needs immediate medical attention.
Digestive conditions can be frustrating and worrying, and it reduces the quality of life. Manipal Hospitals stand for quick recovery through the least invasive, most appropriate, and advanced treatment available. Contact us to know more about digestive and liver problems and book an appointment with one of our gastrointestinal specialists today.