Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases of the digestive system. The digestive system includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus, as well as the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Our gastroenterologists focus on specific areas of the GI system. Our Promed multispecialty hospital is your one-stop shop for diseases of the intestines, liver, pancreas, and gastrointestinal tract.

Chennai's best gastroenterologist hospital, Promed, offers the best treatment and care for all types of gastroenterological diseases in a very cost-effective way. At Promed Hospitals, we have a team of gastroenterologists who are highly experienced in managing critically ill patients who have gastroenterology and liver diseases too.

Conditions and symptoms that indicate a gastroenterological problem

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Acid reflux
  • Reflux esophagitis
  • Bloody stools, cramping, and bloating
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Stomach ulcers.

Diseases managed by gastroenterology

  • Haemorrhoids
  • Gallbladder Stones
  • Pancreatitis, hepatitis, and appendicitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Jaundice, Gerd
  • Polyps in the large intestine
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Hernias, piles, and fissures

Above are some of the diseases and conditions treated under our gastroenterology department at Promed Hospital, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. Our gastroenterologists also diagnose and treat all types of cancer that fall under gastroenterology, such as stomach and colon cancer, oesophageal, liver, and pancreatic cancer, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

The diagnoses available in gastroenterology at Promed include

  • Colonoscopies
  • Gastroscopies
  • Liver biopsies
  • Endoscopic ultrasounds
  • Sigmoidoscopies
  • Capsule endoscopies

Benefits of gastroenterology treatments

  • Can help diagnose diseases at earlier stages.
  • Can help us have good gut health.
  • Better digestion
  • Help in losing weight

Treatments in gastroenterology

  • Esophageal and bariatric surgery
  • Single-incision laparoscopic surgery
  • Single-port surgery and hernia fixing
  • Cholecystectomy and appendectomy
  • Colectomy and hysterectomy

Preventive measures to avoid gastroenterology problems

  1. Eat small, frequent meals.
  2. Prevent indigestion.
  3. Drink plenty of water.
  4. Limit or avoid alcohol.
  5. Exercise every day.
  6. Maintain an ideal body weight.
  7. Eat a balanced diet.
  8. Manage your stress level.

Our Promed Hospital, which has the best gastroenterologists in Chennai, provides a comprehensive range of consultative and diagnostic procedures in gastroenterology. Promed Hospitals has the best gastroenterology specialists at the top gastroenterology hospital in Chennai who are pioneers in advanced minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures.