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Medical Gastroenterology

Medical gastroenterology which includes endoscopy services occupies the pride of place at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology. Staffed by eight senior consultants and eight registrars and headed by Dr DN Reddy , it offers excellent round the clock services for patients . The Department of Medical Gastroenterology can be grouped under the following heads.

1. Out Patient Services
2. Endoscopy Services
3. Day Care Services
4. In Patient Services Including Intensive Care Unit
5. Specialized Procedures

Faculty Members

Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy MD.,DM.,D.SC.,FAMS.,FRCP.,FASGE.,FACG.,MWGO
Chairman & Chief of Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy

Dr. Manu Tandan MD, DM
Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr. Sundeep Lakhtakia MD, DNB, DM
Consultant Gastroenterologist & Endosonologist

Dr. Rupa Banerjee MD, DTM
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Director, IBD Clinic

Dr. Mohan J Ramchandani MD, DM
Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr. P.N. Rao MD, DM
Chief of Hepatology & Nutrition

Dr. Rajesh Gupta MD, DM
Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

Dr. N V S Ramakrishna MD, DM

Dr. Rakesh MD, DNB
Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr. P.Manohar Reddy MD, DNB
Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr. Rupjyoti Talukdar MD
Clinical Pancreatologist

Dr. Chaudhari Hrushikesh Prahlad MD
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Zaheer MD., DNB
Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr. Chavan Radhika Jagannath MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Shrimal MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Jagtap Nithin Gopinath DNB (Gen Medicine)
Consultant Physician

Dr. Kulkarani Sujay Ashok MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Sharma Deepesh Rajendra Kumar MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. B V N Kumar Sureddi MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Rahul Talele Pundlik MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Patil Aashih Shivaji MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Harshal Shah MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Bhakhar Pintukumra Devshibhai MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Partha Pal MD.,
Consultant Physician

Dr. Harith Reddy MD.,
Consultant Physician

Out Patient Services :

These include department of Medical Gastroenterology and Hepatology and on an average of 600 patients attend these services every week . All relevant blood tests endoscopy and radiology procedures can be carried out on O.P basis in ambulatory patients and those not requiring admission .The services run from 8AM to 11PM.

Endoscopy Services :

Asian Institute of Gastroenterology is world reknowed for its endoscopy services , both in terms of quality and turn over . The World Organization of Digestive Endoscopy (OMED) has designated Asian Institute of Gastroenterology as a centre of excellence for GI endoscopy- a honor shared with only few centers in the world . Amongs the various procedures done are

Diagnostic and Therapeutic UGI endoscopy
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Diagnostic and Therapeutic ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio pancreaticography )
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Enteroscopy
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endosonography
Diagnostic Capsule Colonoscopy
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
Magnification endoscopy and Narrow band imaging
Oesophageal and rectal manometry

About 95,000 endoscopic procedures have been performed yearly for the last 8 years since institute shifted to its new premises . These include about 5,000 ERCPs yearly making AIG the centre with the highest turnover in the world . Being a tertiary referal centers patient come from all over the country and abroad.

Besides providing services to these all patients the endoscopy unit is also a well know training centre for both basic procedures and advanced therapeutic endoscopy techniques.

These include about 5,000 ERCPs yearly , making AIG the centre with the highest turnover in the world . Being a tertiary referal center patients come from all over the country and abroad such as USA, UK, AUSTRALIA, SINGAPORE, SAUDI ARABIA, AFGHANISTAN AND UAE.

A number of International Masters in the field of Gastroenterology and endoscopy have visited AIG for interaction with our consultants.

Day Care Services :

These include 25 bedded day care centre where patients were admitted for evaluation , minor procedures and discharged on the same day.

In-Patient Services :

AIG has provision for 280 in-patients which include

Medical Intensive Care unit (MICU) Medical Gastroenterology emergencies such as GI bleed, hepatic coma, severe pancreatitis, acute abdomen etc.., are admitted in the MICU with round the clock monitoring and availability of qualified doctors and personal at the bed side .Facilities for ventilatory support, renal and liver dialysis are available in the MICU.

A 30 bedded ward where room charges and Doctors fees are exempted is available for the lesser privileged and deserving patients.