Dr. Praful Kamani is one of the best Gastroenterologist in Gujarat. Dr. Praful Kamani did his MBBS & MD (Medicine) from Pramukh Swami Medical Collage, Karamsad (Gujarat). Dr. Praful passed out his DNB in Gastroentrology from Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Mumbai. Dr. Praful Kamani has a vast experience in upper & lower Gastro-Intestinal endoscopy as well as therapeutic endoscopy like ERCP, Band ligation, Polypectomy and metal stenting of esophagus & biliary tree as well as diffcult foreign body removal. Dr. Praful also has a special interest in hepatology and he has attended various liver Conferences at America (AASLD). Dr. Praful Kamani has worked as a senior clinical assistant in Mumbai and also has worked as a associate observer at SGPGI, Lucknow for Paediatric Gastroentrology. Dr. Kamani has worked as an Intensive Care Unit for liver failure and post liver transplant management at King's College, London (U.K.).
Wockhardt Hospital Rajkot
2002, M.D. (Medicine) Pramukh Swami Medi. College Karamsad, Gujarat 2007, DNB (Gastro) Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Mumbai
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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.