Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Surgery and Hepatology - Overview

Institutes of Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Surgery and Hepatology at Indraprastha Apollo hospital provides excellent facilities for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. Patients having gastric, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreatic & biliary tract diseases undergo evaluation and management by skilled and experienced gastroenterologists here. The department has most modern state of art equipment backed by modern intensive care units to carry out evaluation of patients including various endoscopies, endosonography and capsule endoscopy also. We aim to provide world class health care not only to the patients from India but several other countries from abroad.

Gastrointestinal Surgery

The Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery is a super speciality unit dealing with the management of diseases related to the human gastrointestinal tract involving the related organs namely oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder and biliary tract, small and large intestine, rectum and anus. Our trusted and caring team of Surgical Gastroenterologists provides service and helps you achieve optimum health through a multitude of services. Whether it's simple, but sometimes life-changing advice or advanced surgical care, they have the answers for you. The Department has a team of highly qualified and experienced Surgical Gastroenterologists performing a range of surgical procedures including Oesophago-gastric, Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic, Intestinal, Colorectal, GI Cancer, Bariatric procedures. Combined Approach: Management of these patients with complex gastrointestinal diseases is done in close co-ordination with a team of highly qualified and competent Medical Gastroenterologists. Experience has shown that such an integrated approach to patient management strongly impacts and improves patient care especially in problems such as upper and lower GI bleeding, biliary leaks, acute and chronic pancreatitis and ulcerative colitis .Invasive Surgery Minimally: Application of Laparoscopic as well as Robotic surgical techniques to various gastrointestinal surgical procedures is routinely being done by the department thus allowing for rapid postoperative recovery with reduced patient discomfort. These techniques have been especially useful in operative procedures such as low and ultralow rectal cancers and procedures directed at the gastro esophageal junction.Gastrointestinal Cancer: The department has a special focus on the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer and is committed to provide the highest level of care and expertise to our patients. In an effort to achieve this we follow a Multidisciplinary approach by collaborating with other specialist from the fields of Medical Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiology and Radiotherapy. Decisions regarding complex cases are made in a Multidisciplinary Team setting and the surgery is usually performed with two trained surgeons in attendance.