Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences


About the Speciality

The Gastroenterology Division at Medanta’s Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences aims to provide the best possible treatment to patients who come with advanced stage of diseases involving their digestive, liver and pancreato-biliary tracts. We have advanced facilities and carry out majority of the major endoscopy and radiology assisted procedures for gastrointestinal, liver and bilio-pancreatic disorders. The unit also comprises of a Liver Clinic for early diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases along with gastrointestinal diseases.

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What we treat?

At the Gastroenterology Division, we invest our efforts, time, and skill into helping people overcome various digestive and hepatobiliary diseases.

Our approach to treat you

At the Gastroenterology Division of the Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences, we aim to make our patients’ recovery gently yet as fast as possible with the help of latest technology used by our team of doctors. We provide a platform...

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Visit our specialized clinics

Liver Clinic

A unique clinic that is focused on ensuring early diagnosis of liver disease, followed by treatment and follow up, to prevent development of chronic symptoms.

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Clinic

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic, recurrent and debilitating disease. IBD involves intestinal tract which is on a rapid rise in Indian sub-continent. The disease needs an early diagnosis, specialized treatment and dedicated follow-up to achieve remission and maintain a good quality of life. The IBD Clinic at Medanta with dedicated doctors, counsellors & educators specializing in the management of IBD provide long term continuity of treatment and care for the patients of this disease.

Utilize latest technology

  • Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

    The Da Vinci surgical system is a kind of robotic surgical system which is designed to facilitate complex surgeries, wherein a surgeon controls it using a console. It’s called the “Da Vinci” surgery because Leonardo Da Vinci’s human anatomy study led to the designing of the first robot in the history of mankind.

  • Cyberknife

    An alternative which treats cancerous as well as non-cancerous tumours non-invasively. Cyberknife creates radiation beams in high doses with exceptional accuracy. It is indeed a ray of hope for all the patients who are suffering from deadly tumours, worldwide. Medanta is the first institute in India to introduce the concept and practice of Cyberknife, and is therefore, a pioneer in the utilization of this technology.

  • Echoendoscope

    Echoendoscope is a device which has an ultrasound probe attached to it. It is used to perform Endosonography, a technique in which endoscopy is performed from within the oesophagus, stomach or intestines, to identify any abnormalities that might be present in the wall of the intubated organ or somewhere near it. The equipment enhances the view in comparison with the conventional ultrasonography & also helps in taking safe biopsies from lesions located close to the G.I tract. located close to the G.I tract.

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

    It is a surgical diagnostic procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It is a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure as only small incisions are made. It uses an instrument called a laparoscope, which is a long, thin tube with a high-intensity light and a high-resolution camera at the front, to look at the abdominal organs. The instrument is inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall. As it moves along, the camera sends images to a video monitor. Laparoscopy is often used to identify and diagnose the source of abdominal or pelvic pain. It is usually performed when other, noninvasive methods are unable to help with diagnosis.

Avail advanced treatment and procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy

    Capsule Endoscopy is a great way to take images of a person’s digestive tract. The patient takes the capsule inside his stomach through the mouth. The capsule has a little camera attached so that when a patient swallows it, the camera takes pictures of the inside of the gastrointestinal tract.

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound

    Endoscopic Ultrasound is a minimally invasive procedure performed to assess gastrointestinal and lung diseases. High frequency sound waves are used during the ultrasound to get detailed images of the walls and the lining of a person’s digestive tract, chest, and other organs nearby such as liver, pancreas, and lymph nodes.

  • UGI Endoscopy

    An UGI (Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) is a procedure performed by the doctor in order to look at the inside lining of the oesophagus (food pipe), the stomach, and the first part of a person’s small intestine. The endoscope is inserted through the patient’s mouth and is then gently moved down the throat into the oesophagus, and then into the stomach and the upper gastrointestinal tract.

  • Liver Biopsy

    In a liver biopsy, a little needle is inserted into the liver to take a tissue sample. The tissue is further analyzed for any diseases the liver might be housing. Liver biopsies are usually performed to help figure out the cause of abnormal liver blood tests, jaundice, or the inexplicable inflammation of the liver.

  • Lap Cholecystectomy

    A Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is a procedure wherein the gallbladder is removed from one’s body using laparoscopic techniques. The surgery is minimally invasive, and is performed with the major assistance of several thin instruments, and a video camera.

  • Necrosectomy

     Necrosectomy is used as a primary therapy for infected pancreatic necrosis. Pancreatic necrosis is a condition where a part of the person’s pancreas loses its blood supply. Necrosectomy refers to the removal of dead tissues. Dead tissues lead to severe infections, and to prevent that, necrosectomy is performed.

  • Segmental Colectomy

    Colectomy is a widely performed surgery aimed at treating colon diseases, which include cancer, inflammatory diseases, and diverticulitis. The surgery aims at removing a slight portion of the colon, which is a part of a person’s large intestine.

  • Single Intestinal Resection

    Single Intestinal resection is a minimally invasive surgery which enables the doctors to perform intestinal procedures using very small incisions. After an intestinal resection, the chances of the patient’s return to normal lifestyle increases by a healthy amount.

  • ERCP (Therapeutic and diagnostic)

    Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography or ERCP is a procedure used to examine the pancreatic and bile ducts. A bendable, lighted tube (endoscope) is placed through the mouth and into stomach and first part of the small intestine (duodenum).

Why choose Medanta?

Medanta’s Gastroenterology Division is a patients with gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic, and biliary diseases. There are multiple treatment options for a disease and to provide the best available treatment to patients, as our aim is to offer the best care possible.

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