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Gastroenterology, Liver and digestive diseases

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer is the term used for the group of cancers that affect gastrointestinal tract & other organs which are within your digestive system including esophagus, stomach, pancreas, colon, anus, rectum, liver, small intestine, and biliary system. Depending on each stage of the esophageal cancer, patient may undergo with surgery, radiation or chemotherapy. There are various measures that may improve symptoms such as dilation, radiation or laser treatment to reduce size of the cancer, and tube prosthesis (stent).

The Gastrointestinal Surgery, Oncology, and Bariatric Surgery division at Positron Hospital is equipped with the most modern facilities, and carries out all major Gatrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, & Pancreatic procedures, along with having an active Bariatric Surgery programme. We encompasses all advanced technologies and advanced facilities with a prime focus on the safe & proven treatment of disorders aiming at improving the quality of life of the patient. We provide diagnostics treatment (medical, endoscopic, interventional radiological, surgical), consultations and second opinions for all conditions affecting the digestive system including gastrointestinal cancer surgery and GI interventional radiology. We have specialists to treat esophageal cancer, hepato-biliary cancer including liver cancer, bile duct and gall bladder cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, small bowel and colo-rectal cancer.

Our Expert Doctors

Dr Amit Dangi
MS, MCh Surgical Gastroenterology
Dr Mukesh Kumar
MBBS. MS General Surgery, FELS

Our Services

Hepatology

Providing advanced and evidence based patient care to those with liver diseases, including liver cancer and viral hepatitis, as well as genetic, cholestatic, drug-induced, autoimmune and alcoholic liver diseases.

Endoscopy and Advanced Interventional Gastroenterology

Advanced endoscopic techniques including UGIE, colonoscopy, ERCP to treat and diagnose a variety of GI disorders, including achalasia, fistula, GI tract tumors, strictures, and bile duct and pancreatic ductal stones.

Gastrointestinal Cancer and Oncosurgery

Providing advanced, evidence based, comprehensive and tailored multimodality treatment approach and surgery for various cancers affecting GI system including cancer of esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, gall bladder and bile duct cancer, liver cancer

Metabolic and Weight loss surgery (Bariatric surgery)

We offer a multi-disciplinary approach that incorporates medical, behavioural, nutritional and surgical issues for obese adults. We provide the individualized care that is crucial to effective and long-lasting treatment success.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

We offer dedicated patient centred gastroenterology and gastrointestinal (GI) surgery services for the management of IBD including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. We manage acute severe colitis.

Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases

We provide timely and patient centred care for variety of acute or chronicinflammatory conditions of pancreas, gall bladder and bile duct. We treat complex cases of acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, gall bladder related diseases, CBD stones, cholangitis, obstructive jaundice, pancreatic pseudocysts, gall bladder and pancreatic cancer. We offer laparoscopic cholecystectomy, drug therapy, Endoscopic pancreatic therapy, ERCP, interventional endoscopy, interventional radiology, intestinal and biliary stenting, step up therapy for acute pancreatitis. Laparoscopic pancreaticobiliary surgery, chronic pancreatic pain management, pancreatic and biliary surgery, and 24 hr services for bile duct injuries.

General Gastroenterology and Endoscopic services

Endoscopies, Colonoscopies, routine gastrointestinal screening, capsule endoscopy. We diagnose and treat bacterial gastroenteritis, celiac disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), H.pylori related gastritis, peptic ulcer disease.

Esophageal Disorders

We provide integrated, multimodal diagnostics and therapeutic services for variety of esophageal disorders. We offer curative surgery for esophageal cancer including thoracoscopic resection and video assisted surgery (VATS) and provide palliative esophageal stenting. We do fundoplications, manage Barrett’s Esophagus, manage corrosive esophageal and gastric injuries, treat hiatal hernias, esophagitis, diffuse esophageal spasm, achalasia and GERD, esophageal diverticula, esophageal perforation, esophageal strictures, variceal bleeding.

Minimal Invasive Surgery

We provide all basic and advanced minimal invasive surgery to treat variety of benign and malignant conditions including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, lap appendectomy, lap gastrectomy, lap colorectal resections, lap pancreatic resections, lap bariatric surgery including sleeve gastrectomy, Roux en Y gastric bypass, single anastomosis gastric bypass, lap biliary surgery including CBD explorations, choledochal cyst excision, lap RYHJ, and laparoscopic pancreato-duodenectomy.

Colorectal Surgery

We provide consultations, diagnostics and therapeutic services including medical, endoscopic, surgery and interventional radiology for all benign and malignant colorectal diseases. We provide advanced services for colorectal malignancy including radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery. We provide multiple options for treatment for benign anal conditions like haemorrhoids and fistula including open hemorrhoidectomy, stapled hemorrhoidopexy, laserhemorrhoidoplasty and laser fistula treatment.

Fatty liver

We provide advanced diagnostic and treatment options for those with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

GI motility disorders and small bowel diseases & Nutrition

We diagnose and treat various GI motility problems and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

Our centre also provides a comprehensive, personalized diagnostic and management approaches for various malnutrition disorders and a wide range of diseases of the small intestine. Diagnosis and treatment methods include: Enteroscopy, Capsule endoscopy, nutrition program, total parenteral nutrition, tube feeding.

Day care surgery Centre

we offer all kinds of GI day care procedures including cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia repair, endoscopic stent placements.

GI Bleeding Centre

We provide 24 hours services for management of acute GI bleeding of any cause and offer all diagnostics and therapeutic options including medical, endoscopic therapy & surgery.

Conditions We Treat

Esophageal Disorders

  • Achalasia
  • GERD
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticula
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal web
  • Esophagitis
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Infectious Esophageal Disorders
  • Nutcracker Esophagus
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn

Pancreatic And Biliary Diseases

  • Abdominal Pain- Unexplained
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallstone Pancreatitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastric Polyps
  • Gastrinoma
  • Glucagonoma
  • Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Insulinoma
  • Intra-Abdominal Abscess
  • Necrotizing Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • VIPoma
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Liver Diseases

  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepatitis
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia In Children
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Tract Diseases
  • Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis
  • Drug-induced Hepatitis
  • Drug-induced Hepatotoxicity
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis In Children
  • Variceal Hemorrhage
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Cancer
  • Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
  • Short Bowel Syndrome In Adults
  • VIPoma
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Wilson Disease
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Hepatology

  • Acute Fatty Liver Of Pregnancy
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Alcohol-induced Liver Disease
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepatitis
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Tract Diseases
  • Budd-chiari Syndrome
  • Cholestasis Of Pregnancy
  • Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis
  • Drug-induced Hepatitis
  • Drug-induced Hepatotoxicity
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Hellp Syndrome
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis In Children
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hyperbilirubinemia In The Newborn
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Cancer
  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (Nafld)
  • Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (Nash)
  • Peritonitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (Psc)
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Wilson Disease

GI Motility Disorders

  • Abdominal Pain- Unexplained
  • Asthma Associated With Gerd
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal (Idiopathic) Incontinence
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Functional (Idiopathic) Constipation
  • Gas In The Digestive Tract
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease(Gerd)/Heartburn
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hirschsprung Disease In Children
  • Indigestion
  • Infectious Esophageal Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Ibs)
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Neurogenic Bowel
  • Nutcracker Esophagus
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum

General Gastroenterology And Surgery

  • Abdominal Pain- Unexplained
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Appendicitis
  • Asthma Associated With GERD
  • Bacterial Gastroenteritis
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Blind Loop Syndrome
  • Blocked Intestine
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Web
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas In The Digestive Tract
  • Gastric Polyps
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease(GERD)/Heartburn
  • Gastroparesis
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Infectious Esophageal Disorders
  • Infectious Esophageal Disorders
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intra-abdominal Abscess
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Lymphocytic Colitis
  • Mallory-weiss Syndrome
  • Mallory-weiss Tear
  • Meckel Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Necrotizing Pancreatitis
  • Neurogenic Bowel
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcers
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rumination Syndrome
  • Short Bowel Syndrome In Adults
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Gastroenteritis
  • Fecal (Idiopathic) Incontinence
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Functional (Idiopathic) Constipation

Gastrointestinal Oncology And Cancer Surgery

  • Adrenal Pheochromocytoma
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Carcinoid
  • Carcinoid And Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cystic Neoplasms Pancreas
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gist
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastrinoma
  • GI Lymphoma
  • GI Carcinoids
  • Glucagonoma
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Insulinoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Periampullary Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Vipoma
  • Small Bowel Carcinoma
  • Zollinger-ellison Syndrome