Bombay Hospital And Research Centre, Wockhardt Hospital
Doctor has performed more than 2500 ERCPs independently. He has independently performed nasobiliary drainage, stents, sphincterotomies, oesophageal dilatations, oesophageal stents, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomies. He has extracted foreign bodies of all types and sizes from esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. He has independently done diagnostic laparoscopies. He has performed more than 500 balloon dilatations for the esophageal, gastric and duodenal strictures. He has done injection sclerotherapy for variceal and non variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding in more than 4000 patients. He has done Esophageal banding for more than 1000 patients. Doctor has specially trained for both upper as well as lower gastro intestinal endoscopies in children because of extensive experience. He has independently done polypectomies in large number of patients and has performed more than 4000 diagnostic oesophagogastroduodenoscopy and 500 colonoscopies. He has also performed some special procedures like placement of billbao dotter tube in jejunum, enteroscopies with pediatric colonoscopy and PEJ.
Indian Society of Gastroenterology. Indian Association for study of liver diseases. Society of gastrointestinal endoscopy of India. Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
Only candidate to have passed in first attempt for D.M (gastroenterology) examination of Mumbai University in April 1994. Best paper award for oral presentation of “Alteration in blood gases during peritioneoscopy & flexible sigmoidoscopy without sedation at annual gastroenterology conference at Goa 1993. Best paper award in poster session on Budd Chiari syndrome due to inferior vena cava obstruction at annual gastroenterology conference at New Delhi in 1992. His name is included in “Who’s who in medicine & healthcare” published in June 1998 from U.S.A. He has also been honored as Tata scholar of the year 1998 for higher studies abroad along with financial assistance.
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.