Dr Rajeev M Joshi is one of the best Gastroenterologist and Hepatobiliary surgeon in Mumbai, India.
Wockhardt South Mumbai - New Age
Sushrut Award 2005-2006 for contribution to Surgery Hargobind Foundation Medical Fellowship JASCAP Foundation Medical Fellowship in 2002 Postgraduate Merit Scholarship of the University of Bombay in 1986, 1987, 1988
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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.