Dr. Mahesh Goenka is one of the best Gastroenterologist in West Bengal. Dr. Mahesh has a vast experience of 33 years in this field and has worked at: Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals since 2003; AMRI hospital till 2003 Eko Endoscopy Centre, Kolkata 1996
Apollo Gleneagles Hospital Kolkata
Dr. Mahesh Goenka has a vast experience of 33 years in the field of Gastroenterology.
Life member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology(ISG) Life member of Indian Association for the Stufdy of the Liver (INASL) Life member of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India(SGEI)
SISCO PENTAX ORATION for 2002 awarded by Society of G.I. Endoscopy for contribution in the field of G.I. Endoscopy. Research fellowship awarded by Indian Assocaition for Study of the Liver (1993) for research contribution in the field of hepatology. Silver Medal (1st Order) for securing 1st position in M.D. (Medicine) at PGIMER, Chandigarh. First in the first MBBS examination of Calcutta University (awarded Maharaja Gwalior Prize) Silver Medal for the best student in 1st year class in M.B.B.S. Gold Medal for the best student in Anatomy in 2nd year M.B.B.S. Silver Medal for the bset student in Anatomy in 1st Year M.B.B.S. Anandlal Sanyal Prize in Mid – Wifery (1978 – 1979). 9. Senior Prosector’s Prize in Anatomy (1975 – 1976).
MBBS (1981), MD (1987), DM(Gastro, 1987), MNAMS (1995), FACG, FASGE(USA)
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Gastroenterologists are the physicians who have extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the large intestine, small intestine, stomach, esophagus, and biliary system which is made up of liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts.
Gastroenterologist primarily assesses the structure of the digestive tract and are experts in diseases of the digestive tract.
They specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of the following symptoms and conditions: Abdominal pain, bleeding in the digestive tract, colorectal cancer, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, constipation and diarrhea, difficulty swallowing, polyps, diverticular disease, Crohn's disease, gallbladder disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), colitis, heartburn, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), hemorrhoids, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, and ulcers.
You should see a gastroenterologist if you're experiencing any of the following symptoms:
A gastroenterologist treats any condition affecting the gut, such as:
Endoscopic ultrasounds to examine the upper and lower tract and other internal organs. Colonoscopies to detect colon cancer. Cholangiopancreatography to identify tumors, gallstones, or scar tissue in the bile duct area. Sigmoidoscopies to evaluate blood loss in the bowel. Liver biopsies to assess fibrosis and inflammation. Capsule endoscopies to examine the small intestine. Double balloon enteroscopy to examine the small intestine.
Your gastroenterologist will begin by asking you about the symptoms you have been getting, the duration of the symptoms, any previous tests, and treatments, risk factors, other medical problems, medications, allergies, and social history and will conduct an examination and provide a list of tests.