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Gastroenterology (Surgical)

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract, liver and pancreatico-biliary system in children and adults are the core objectives of this specialty. We offer state of art endoscopic procedures for gastrointestinal bleed, gastrointestinal cancers, foreign body removal etc. The gastrointestinal surgeons manage major gastrointestinal surgical problems of the intestines, pancreas and hepatobiliary tract including cancers, many of them through minimal access surgery.

We offer:

Major surgeries for benign and malignant conditions of oesophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas are carried out routinely.
Minimally invasive Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Splenectomy and Intestinal Resections are also routinely performed.
Surgery for Hiatus Hernia and complex Biliary reconstruction surgery for bile duct strictures.
Minimally Invasive Surgeries like basic laparoscopic procedures and advanced laparoscopic procedures like laparoscopic esophageal surgery, gastric resections, colorectal surgery, pancreatic surgery and small bowel surgery.

With the use of advanced technology and surgical methods, patients now have more options than ever for the treatment of Hepatobiliary disease. Apollo Hospitals offers Hepatobiliary surgery and comprehensive specialty care for diseases of the liver, pancreas and bile duct.
Our team of surgeons, interventional endoscopists, radiologists and hepatologists work together to provide surgical treatment for the following disorders :

Biliary disorders

  • Carcinoma of the gallbladder
  • Malignant tumors of the bile duct
  • Bile duct injuries and strictures
  • Choledochal cysts
  • Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis

Disorders of the Pancreas

  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst
  • Malignant neoplasms of the pancreas
  • Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas
  • Pancreatic islet cell tumors

Liver Disorders

  • Hepatic trauma
  • Metastatic neoplasms of the liver (Cancer originated elsewhere & spread to liver)
  • Benign (Non cancerous) tumors and cysts of the liver
  • Portal hypertension (portasystemic shunts)

Consultants:

Dr. Chirag Desai
Dr. Lakshman Khiria