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  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed Rela

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Director, 31 years of experience , , , Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai  Highlights
    • Renowned surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation and hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery and performed more than 3000 liver transplant surgeries so far
    • In Dec 1997, a team led by him has done a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which made him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000
    • Carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK
    • Successfully done a liver transplant for a four-and-a-half-year-old girl suffering from a terminal stage liver disease
    • Participated as part of a team from King's College Hospital, London which did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by performing a bone marrow transplant
    • A team led by him has successfully done Swap liver transplantation on Adults (first of its kind in India), at Global Hospitals & Health city, Chennai
    • Research interest is in the field of liver regeneration and harnessing its potential in making liver surgery safer for liver donors, liver recipients and for patients with advanced liver tumors

     

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  • Dr. Apurba K Pal

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kolkata, India

    Consultant, 44 years of experience , , , Ruby General Hospital, Kolkata  Highlights
    • Dr. Apurba K Pal is a highly experienced and skilled Gastroenterologist with a vast experience of +44 years.
    • He is a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences.
    • In 1977, he completed his MBBS from Kolkata University, followed by MD in 1981 and then DM in 2001.
    • Dr. Pal offers treatments pertaining to, piles, liver and chronic liver disease, chest/abdomen and upper extremity, abdominal pain, constipation, steatosis, gastritis, GI endoscopic mucosal resection, GI/HPB treatment, colorectal/HPB/chronic pancreatitis/cirrhossis and portal hypertension. He also conducts gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
    • His area of expertise is, manometry and ERCP.
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  • Dr. Gaurav Mehta

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Mumbai, India

    Consultant, 10 years of experience , Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai  Highlights
    • Dr. Gaurav Mehta is a well-known Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.
    • He has 10 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology. 
    • He has achieved training and worked as an Associate Professor in the United States. 
    • He has also worked at some prestigious institutions such as Albert Einstein Medical Center, Drexel University School of medicine & Harvard Medical School.
    • His medical interests are Management of end-stage liver disease/cirrhosis, Liver transplant, Fatty liver disease/NASH, Management of Gastrointestinal bleeding, Luminal therapeutic endoscopy.
    • He has been honored with several awards and recognitions. 
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  • Dr. Satya Gopal Maity

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Kolkata, India

    Consultant, 41 years of experience , , , Ruby General Hospital, Kolkata  Highlights
    • Dr. Satya Gopal Maity is a senior, skilled and leading Gastroenterologist with +41 years of experience in the field of treating gastroenterology.
    • His professional affiliations with medical societies include the memberships of the Association of Physicians of India, the West Bengal Medical Council and the  Indian Medical Association.
    • Dr. Maity completed his MBBS, then a fellowship from the Indian College of Physicians, earned a PDTG qualification and an MD degree.
    • He is an expert gastroenterolgist with a vast scope of work that includes treating, gastric disorders, peptic (gastric) ulcers, liver disease, pancreatic disease, colonic polyps & cancer, gastro esophageal reflux (GERD), acidity, constipation (irritable bowel), jaundice, ulcerative colitis, bile stone removal, gastritis, damage to the pancreas or biliary tract caused by infection, cancer, alcohol, bleeding or obstruction. He also treats,  drug metabolism, pancreatitis, usually when caused by alcohol consumption or gallstones, genetic and metabolic liver disease, liver cancer, liver transplantation, some tropical infections such as hydatid cyst, kala-azar or schistosomiasis, diseases of the liver related to excess alcohol consumption, including fatty liver disease, liver cirrhosis and liver cancer,  viral hepatitis infections (Hepatitis A, B, C and D), abdominal pain, persistent nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea and also consults for weight loss.
    • Dr. Maity has been a thesis guide at Kolkata University, a convenor and examiner of DM gastroenterology and has contributed to updating book by the Association of Physician of India between 1998-05.

     

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  • Dr Rakesh Tondon

    Medical Gastroenterologist, New Delhi, India

    HOD, 51 years of experience , , , Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Dr Rakesh Tondon is one of the most renowned and respected gastroenterologist.
    • With an experience of over 51 +years, he has been declared by the WGO as the Master of World Gastroenterology.
    • Dr Tondon has done his MBBS & MD from the prestigious KG Medical College, Lucknow.
    •  He has also received an Honorary Fellow of American Gastroenterological Association and of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburg.
    • Dr Rakesh Tondon has received Dr. B.C. Roy award for being an eminent teacher and researcher.
    • He is an active member of American Gastroenterological Association, Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, and International Association of Pancreatology, India Pancreas Club association of physician of India and Indian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
    • Dr Rakesh Tondon area of interest lies in Therapeutic Endoscopy, Chronic liver disease, Acute and chronic pancreatitis.
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  • Dr. (Col.) V K Gupta

    Medical Gastroenterologist, New Delhi, India

    Senior Consultant, 33 years of experience , , , Max Super Speciality hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Gastroenterology at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh
    • only Physician from Armed Forces having record in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the Consultant Physician on a Hospital on Wheels for the longest duration (15 Aug 1997 – 15 Jan 1998)
    • Performed maximum number of Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary endoscopic interventions in Armed Forces till date
    • Managed maximum number of Pancreatic fistulae by endoscopic intervention
    • Performs Transnasal endoscopy and Transnasal PEG routinely
    • Large number of cases with Pancreatic duct Calculi have been managed endoscopically
    • Evolved the technique of Esophageal stenting and Achalasia dilatation with precision without using the Fluoroscopy.
    • Trained many Gastroenterologists in Armed Forces to undertake endoscopic procedures
    • Formulating long-term/short term strategic plans & SOPs to provide standardized health care in Gastroenterology  Services
    • Implementing strict measures in operating procedures to optimize resources/capacity utilization
    • Managing the operations including budgeting, personnel planning
    • Adviser to Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services from 2004 - 2009 for all the procurements related to Gastroenterology, for the hospitals all over the country
    • Interests are Hepatatis Treatment,  Liver Transplant, Gastric ulcer Treatment, Pancreastic Disease, GI Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP Treatment, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Acidity and Constipation
    • Member of various associations such as Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Indian National Association of Study of Liver (INASL), Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI), Association of Physicians of India (API) and Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine (IACM)
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  • Dr. Pawan Rawal

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Gurgaon, India

    Head of Department, 14 years of experience , , Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Senior Consultant with the department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
    • Well versed with the management of all kind of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic, biliary and systemic diseases
    • Extensively trained in both non-invasive and invasive Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    • Experienced in performing all kind of therapeutic procedures
    • Holds keen interest in research and has attended various national and international conferences, international therapeutic endoscopy workshops and CMEs regularly
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  • Dr V. Baskaran

    Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 43 years of experience , MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. V Baskaran is a highly-experienced Surgical Gastroenterologist at MIOT International Hospital, Chennai.
    • He has more than 43 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology. 
    • He is an active member of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) and the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 
    • He has won Gold Medal in MS from Bangalore University in 1988.
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  • Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, Gurgaon, India

    Chairman, 30 years of experience , , , Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Currently associated as the Chairman of the Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine department of Medanta, The Medicity,Gurgaon.
    • Established liver transplantation in India and has experience of 21 years as a Liver Transplant Surgeon and Hepatobiliary surgeon.
    • Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin has performed over 2500 liver transplants in India and over 12000 other complex liver, gall bladder and bile duct surgeries with 95% success rate.
    • Expertise are Liver Cancer, Cirrhosis, Bile Duct cancer, Gall Bladder Cancer, Biliary stricture, Liver Cyst, Liver Metastases and Biliary Atresia, to name a few.
    • He has acquired Fellowship in General Surgery from Royal College of Edinburgh, UK.
    • Previously worked as Senior Consultant of Transplant / Hepato- biliary Surgery at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, in various hospitals in UK and as a Senior Consultant of Transplant at AIIMS, New Delhi.
    • He also took over the first of its kind dedicated Institute for Liver Transplantation in Asia and one of the very few in the world.
    • Awarded The Padma Shri by the President of India for developing a comprehensive Liver transplant programme in country in 2010.
    • Member of prestigious organisations like association of Surgeons of India, British Transplantation Society, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh,Indian Society of Organ transplant and many more.
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  • Dr Randhir Sud

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Gurgaon, India

    Chairman, 31 years of experience , , , Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon  Highlights
    • Dr Sud is a one of the most eminent gastroenterologist in India, who is currently appointed as Chairman at Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Medanta Hospital.
    • With a mounting practise of over 31 years, he has established therapeutic Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy & GI Oncology in India.
    • Some of the key areas his interst include internal medicine, disorders of digestive system, gastrointestinal tract, abdominal pain, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, abnormalities of bile duct, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography etc.
    • Dr. Randhir received bharat ratna priyadarshini award in 2003.
    • He was also awarded by the Government of India the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2008
    • He has obtained his MBBS degree from Government Medical College, Amritsar in 1977 .Followed by MD (Medicine) & DM Gastroenterology from the famous AIIMS, New Delhi.
    • He also stood First in Final Professional M.B.B.S Examination.
    • He received Indian Society of Gastroenterology “Master in Endoscopy” gold medal 2004.
    • He also did a specialized traning from Brigham and Women Hospital, Harvard, Medical School, Boston, USA.
    • Dr Sud was formerly a teaching faculty for undergraduates & postgraduates students at AIIMS & examiner for Diplomate National Board Examination in Gastroenterology.
    • He was also visiting professor at Harvard Medical School, Boston USA, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Galvaston Texas U.S.A & University of Alabama Birmingham Alabama U.S.A.
    • He has published various national & international paper publications
    • His expertise lies in GI Endoscopy, GI Cancers, and Hepatic diseases.
    • He has many noteworthy articles in news media like Outlook India, Kathmandu post , Hindustan Times
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who is a gastroenterologist?

A. A Gastroenterologist is a doctor specializing in the conditions related to the gastrointestinal tract comprising of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. This also includes some other digestive system organs such as liver, pancreas, bile ducts and gallbladder. The gastroenterologists provide consultation in the office and also perform endoscopic procedures such as endoscopy or colonoscopy.

Read more about gastroenterology.

Q. What is Whipple surgery and what is its survival rate?

A. The Whipple procedure is the one done for the removal of the head of the pancreas and duodenum (the first part of the small intestine), the gallbladder and the bile duct. The removal of these parts is followed by reattaching the remaining organs for proper digestion of the food after the surgery. It is most commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer confined to the head.

The surgery provides 5 years of survival rate of 20% in people with pancreatic cancer. Patients in which the lymph nodes have not been affected, the 5-year survival rate is around 40 %. It is mostly used to cure patients with low-grade tumors.

Q. What causes oesophagal cancer?

A. Oesophagal cancer can be caused by several factors, alcohol and tobacco consumption is the primary causes. Sometimes the dietary factors may also play an important role in the development of esophageal cancer. For example, Vitamin A, iron and riboflavin deficiency is shown to cause esophageal cancer. Certain medical conditions that may increase the risk of esophageal cancer include tylosis, long-standing untreated achalasia, prior mediastinal irradiation, Barrett’s esophagus, and chronic reflux esophagitis. You may also like to read more about Stomach cancer and stomach cancer treatment cost in India

Q. How is GERD treated?

A. GERD means Gastro -Esophageal Reflux Disorder. It can be treated in several ways. The first line of treatment is dietary and lifestyle changes. This includes the reduction of food that increases the gastric acidity or reduces the pressure of muscle at the lower end of the esophagus. Large means increase the gastric pressure and thus increase the reflux. Beverages like coffee, alcohol, acidic liquids also affect the esophageal peristalsis.

In addition, always elevate the head of the bed at night to prevent the reflux. Smoking should be prevented. Sometimes, medications are also given such as anti-suppressing agents. The last option of treatment is surgical treatment, known as Nissen fundoplication.

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