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
Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy MD.,DM.,D.SC.,FAMS.,FRCP.,FASGE.,FACG.,MWGO
Chairman & Chief of Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy
Dr. Manu Tandan MD, DM
Dr. Sundeep Lakhtakia MD, DNB, DM
Consultant Gastroenterologist & Endosonologist
Dr. Rupa Banerjee MD, DTM
Director, IBD Clinic
Dr. Mohan J Ramchandani MD, DM
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
Dr. P.Manohar Reddy MD, DNB
Dr. Rupjyoti Talukdar MD
Dr. Chaudhari Hrushikesh Prahlad MD
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Dr. Zaheer MD., DNB
Dr. Chavan Radhika Jagannath MD.,
Dr. Pankaj Kumar Shrimal MD.,
Dr. Jagtap Nithin Gopinath DNB (Gen Medicine)
Dr. Kulkarani Sujay Ashok MD.,
Dr. Sharma Deepesh Rajendra Kumar MD.,
Dr. B V N Kumar Sureddi MD.,
Dr. Rahul Talele Pundlik MD.,
Dr. Patil Aashih Shivaji MD.,
Dr. Harshal Shah MD.,
Dr. Bhakhar Pintukumra Devshibhai MD.,
Dr. Partha Pal MD.,
Dr. Harith Reddy MD.,
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.