Digestive Diseases

Digestive Diseases

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Diseases Treated
Why Choose Us?
What We Offer
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Overview

Centre for Digestive Diseases at Amrita Hospital, Kochi is a premier medical facility dedicated to providing advanced care for complex gastrointestinal, liver, gallbladder, and pancreatic diseases. With our state-of-the-art facilities and a multidisciplinary team of experts, we offer comprehensive diagnostic, treatment, and surgical services to patients and referring physicians.

Specialties

At the Centre for Digestive Diseases, we specialize in the following areas:

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Our highly experienced specialists in these fields work together to design personalized diagnostic and therapeutic plans for each patient, ensuring the highest quality of care.

Specialities

Biochemistry

Gastrointestinal Surgery

The Gastrointestinal Surgery department offers a wide range of surgical procedures for conditions related to the gastrointestinal tract. We specialize in gastric and esophageal surgeries, treating conditions such as gastric cancer, achalasia cardia, esophageal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, ulcer disease, and more

Biochemistry

Gastroenterology And Hepatology

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Amrita Hospital, Kochi offers a wide range of specialized services and facilities. We have dedicated centers for liver diseases, pancreatic diseases, pediatric gastroenterology, swallowing and esophageal disorders, gastrointestinal haemostasis, and cancer detection and palliation.

Diseases Treated

We offer specialized treatment for a wide range of digestive disorders, including but not limited to:

  • Liver diseases
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Bile duct and gallbladder disorders
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Swallowing and esophageal disorders
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Functional bowel diseases

Our team of experts is equipped with the knowledge and expertise to effectively diagnose and treat these conditions.

Why Choose Us?

There are several reasons to choose the Centre for Digestive Diseases at Amrita Hospital for your gastrointestinal health needs:

  • Comprehensive care: Our multidisciplinary approach ensures that you receive holistic care tailored to your specific condition, resulting in better treatment outcomes.
  • Experienced specialists: Our team of highly skilled gastroenterologists, surgeons, and other specialists have extensive experience in managing complex digestive diseases.
  • Advanced technology: We invest in the latest medical technology and equipment to provide accurate diagnoses and effective treatments.
  • Collaborative approach: Our experts work together, sharing knowledge and insights, to develop personalized treatment plans for each patient.
  • Patient-centered care: We prioritize patient well-being, comfort, and satisfaction, and strive to provide a compassionate and supportive environment throughout your healthcare journey.

What We Offer

At the Centre for Digestive Diseases, we offer a wide range of services to address the specific needs of our patients:

  • Diagnostic services, including endoscopy, imaging, and laboratory tests
  • Medical and surgical treatments for gastrointestinal disorders
  • Advanced procedures, such as ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound, Third space endoscopy such as Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and minimally invasive surgeries
  • Liver transplantation for end-stage liver disease
  • Palliative care for patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancers
  • Specialized clinics for liver diseases, pancreas disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, Motility disorders, Mind and Gut clinic and more

Our Philosophy

At the Centre for Digestive Diseases, we believe in a patient-centric approach that combines medical expertise with compassion. Our philosophy is rooted in the following principles:

  • Individualized care: We recognize that each patient is unique, and we tailor our treatment plans to address their specific needs and goals.
  • Evidence-based medicine: We stay abreast of the latest research and medical advancements to provide the most effective and innovative treatments.
  • Collaboration: We foster a collaborative environment where specialists from different disciplines work together, combining their expertise for the benefit of our patients.
  • Continuous learning: We are committed to ongoing education and professional development, ensuring that our team remains at the forefront of medical knowledge and practice.

Doctors

Dr.Prem Nair
Medical Director
DM, F. A. C. P. (Hepatology)
Dr.Shine Sadasivan
HOD, Professor
MD, DNB (Gastroenterology)
Dr.Rajesh Gopalakrishna
Clinical Professor
MD (Medicine), DNB (Gastroenterology), MNAMS, FICP, FRCP, FISG
Dr.Vinodkumar Ankarath
Consultant
MD, DM (Gastroenterology)
Dr.Anoop K. Koshy
Clinical Professor
MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology), Fellowship in advanced GI endoscopy
Dr.Priya Nair
Clinical Associate Professor
MD, DM (Gastro)
Dr.Sharon Paul Methala
Clinical Assistant Professor
MD, DM (Gastro)
Dr.Arun Valsan
Associate Professor
MD (Med), DM (Hepatology & Transplantation), DNB (Med), MNAMS
Dr.R. Bhanu Vikraman Pillai
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
MD (Paediatrics), FAAP (Paediatric Gastroenterology)

Overview

Centre for Digestive Diseases at Amrita Hospital, Kochi is a premier medical facility dedicated to providing advanced care for complex gastrointestinal, liver, gallbladder, and pancreatic diseases. With our state-of-the-art facilities and a multidisciplinary team of experts, we offer comprehensive diagnostic, treatment, and surgical services to patients and referring physicians.

Specialties

At the Centre for Digestive Diseases, we specialize in the following areas:

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Our highly experienced specialists in these fields work together to design personalized diagnostic and therapeutic plans for each patient, ensuring the highest quality of care.

Specialities

Biochemistry

Gastrointestinal Surgery

The Gastrointestinal Surgery department offers a wide range of surgical procedures for conditions related to the gastrointestinal tract. We specialize in gastric and esophageal surgeries, treating conditions such as gastric cancer, achalasia cardia, esophageal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, ulcer disease, and more

Biochemistry

Gastroenterology And Hepatology

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Amrita Hospital, Kochi offers a wide range of specialized services and facilities. We have dedicated centers for liver diseases, pancreatic diseases, pediatric gastroenterology, swallowing and esophageal disorders, gastrointestinal haemostasis, and cancer detection and palliation.

Diseases Treated

We offer specialized treatment for a wide range of digestive disorders, including but not limited to:

  • Liver diseases
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Bile duct and gallbladder disorders
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Swallowing and esophageal disorders
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Functional bowel diseases

Our team of experts is equipped with the knowledge and expertise to effectively diagnose and treat these conditions.

Why Choose Us?

There are several reasons to choose the Centre for Digestive Diseases at Amrita Hospital for your gastrointestinal health needs:

  • Comprehensive care: Our multidisciplinary approach ensures that you receive holistic care tailored to your specific condition, resulting in better treatment outcomes.
  • Experienced specialists: Our team of highly skilled gastroenterologists, surgeons, and other specialists have extensive experience in managing complex digestive diseases.
  • Advanced technology: We invest in the latest medical technology and equipment to provide accurate diagnoses and effective treatments.
  • Collaborative approach: Our experts work together, sharing knowledge and insights, to develop personalized treatment plans for each patient.
  • Patient-centered care: We prioritize patient well-being, comfort, and satisfaction, and strive to provide a compassionate and supportive environment throughout your healthcare journey.

What We Offer

At the Centre for Digestive Diseases, we offer a wide range of services to address the specific needs of our patients:

  • Diagnostic services, including endoscopy, imaging, and laboratory tests
  • Medical and surgical treatments for gastrointestinal disorders
  • Advanced procedures, such as ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound, Third space endoscopy such as Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and minimally invasive surgeries
  • Liver transplantation for end-stage liver disease
  • Palliative care for patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancers
  • Specialized clinics for liver diseases, pancreas disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, Motility disorders, Mind and Gut clinic and more

Our Philosophy

At the Centre for Digestive Diseases, we believe in a patient-centric approach that combines medical expertise with compassion. Our philosophy is rooted in the following principles:

  • Individualized care: We recognize that each patient is unique, and we tailor our treatment plans to address their specific needs and goals.
  • Evidence-based medicine: We stay abreast of the latest research and medical advancements to provide the most effective and innovative treatments.
  • Collaboration: We foster a collaborative environment where specialists from different disciplines work together, combining their expertise for the benefit of our patients.
  • Continuous learning: We are committed to ongoing education and professional development, ensuring that our team remains at the forefront of medical knowledge and practice.

Doctors

Dr.Prem Nair
Medical Director
DM, F. A. C. P. (Hepatology)
Dr.Shine Sadasivan
HOD, Professor
MD, DNB (Gastroenterology)
Dr.Rajesh Gopalakrishna
Clinical Professor
MD (Medicine), DNB (Gastroenterology), MNAMS, FICP, FRCP, FISG
Dr.Vinodkumar Ankarath
Consultant
MD, DM (Gastroenterology)
Dr.Anoop K. Koshy
Clinical Professor
MD (Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology), Fellowship in advanced GI endoscopy
Dr.Priya Nair
Clinical Associate Professor
MD, DM (Gastro)
Dr.Sharon Paul Methala
Clinical Assistant Professor
MD, DM (Gastro)
Dr.Arun Valsan
Associate Professor
MD (Med), DM (Hepatology & Transplantation), DNB (Med), MNAMS
Dr.R. Bhanu Vikraman Pillai
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
MD (Paediatrics), FAAP (Paediatric Gastroenterology)