Dr. Prasanna Kumar Reddy is one of the best Gastroenterologist in Tamil Nadu. Dr. Prasanna has an experience of 46 years which include: Compulsory Rotatory Internship : 1969-70 – Government General Hospital, Kakinada, Andhra University, India 1972-1983 - Senior House Officer - Bolton Royal Infirmary, Bolton Lancashire. Senior House Officer- District General Hospital, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Registrar and locum Consultant – Halifax Royal Infirmary and General Hospital alifax, West Yorkshire. Working in Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment
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Dr. Prasanna Kumar Reddy has a 46 years experience in the field of Gastroenterology.
Established GI unit in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India Established an Advanced Laparoscopic Unit at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai,India Award Received for completion of 25 years service at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai,India rained 130 Surgeons in GI and Laparoscopic Surgery. Overseas Tutor for Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh - 1995 Executive Committee Member ,Indian Association of Gastro Endo Surgeons 1998- 2002 Dr.R. Nanjunda Rao- Endowment Oration at Madras Medical College,Chennai 1995 (Gold Medal) 8.Dr. Rangarajan Endowment lecture at Raja Muthuiah Medical College, Chidambaram, Annamalai University 1998 . Dr. B. Shanmugeswarao Memorial Oration,AndhraPradesh Chapter of ASI,Hyderabad 2006 (Gold Medal) Dr. Karimulla Endowment Oration,Indian Medical Association ,Nellore,AP 2008 (Gold medal) Course Director – Ethicon Institute of Endo Surgery Chennai,India Faculty - Indian Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery – Coimbatore, India. Examiner - Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, National Boards, Ministry of Health, Government of India - 2005 and 2006. Examiner - Fellowship – Indian Association of Gastro Endo Surgeons - 2005 Examiner – Fellowship – Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India – 2005
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Surgical gastroenterologists or GI surgeons are the physicians who have extensive training in surgically treating of conditions that affect the large intestine, small intestine, stomach, esophagus, and biliary system which is made up of liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts.
Gastrointestinal surgery is divided into two parts: Upper gastrointestinal surgeries and lower gastrointestinal surgeries. The GI surgeon surgically treats the diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, pancreas, liver, gall bladder, colon and surgery of the small intestine.
A surgical gastroenterologist treats many conditions affecting the gut, such as achalasia, Barrett's esophagus, benign and malignant diseases of the biliary tract, benign and malignant diseases of the pancreas, gastrointestinal tumors, hiatal hernia, infectious diseases of the colon and rectum, inflammatory bowel disease and continent reconstruction, peptic ulcer disease, primary and metastatic liver tumors, primary neoplasms of the stomach, small bowel, colon, and rectum, radiation bowel injury and reflux esophagitis (or GERD) and its complications.
A general surgeon practices broad surgical specialty comprising parotid gland, thyroid, breast, hernia, urinary tract, digestive tract, and trauma surgeries. He or she carries out a range of secondary level surgeries in these fields and knows and practices surgeries from several fields. A gastrointestinal surgeon is also called a GI surgeon or surgical gastroenterologist. His or her specialization focuses on everything that is involved with the digestive tract. Some of the complex gastrointestinal surgeries associated with spleen, liver, pancreas, and intestines including rectum are done by these experts.