Departments & Faculty
Gastro Enterology
The department of Gastroenterology started functioning in September 1991. A complete out-patient and in-patient facility with endoscopy services commenced in March 1992.

The department is headed by

Lt.Col.Retd.Dr.Praveen Kumar MBBS, MD(Med), DNB(Med), DM(Gastro),DNB(Gast).
Dr.Manjunath S.M. MBBS MD(Med) , DNB,DM(Gast.)
Dr.Abid Sattar MBBS ,MD (Med) DM(Gastro)
Dr.Lorance Peter, MBBS, MD (Medicine) DM (Gastroenterology), DNBE(Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologists, and a full time resident, an endoscopy technician and 2 endoscopy nurses.

The department is equipped with the full range of State-of-the-art OLYMPUS VIDEO-ENDOSCOPY SYSTEM with entire range of accessories for diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. Supportive services are available from radiology (C-Arm), Pathology and bio-chemistry. The department also has been making accessories indigenously to make procedures cost-effective.

The department offers an open access system of referrals for various procedures thus encouraging physicians and surgeons from other hospitals and individual practice to emergency services.

The range of procedures done is complete with:

1. Diagnostic Gastroscopy

2.Therapeutic FB removal & Dilatation
Control of ulcer bleeds
Biliary stenting.
The department has successfully conducted a therapeutic endoscopy workshop in November 1993 for the International College of Surgeons. It has also conducted teaching programmes for postgraduate students in the Hospital.
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