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Best Gastroenterology Hospital in Kerala

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Guiding Your Digestive Wellness Journey with
Precision and Compassion.

 

The Gastroenterology Department at Caritas Hospital offers a comprehensive range of services and advanced facilities to address various gastrointestinal conditions.

Our modern endoscopic theatre is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, including endoscopy, colonoscopy, enteroscopy, and ERCP, allowing us to perform therapeutic endoscopic procedures such as EVL, polypectomy, APC, PEG/RIG-feeding, and submucosal resection.

Our outpatient facilities include a general OPD as well as specialized liver and pancreatic clinics, providing patients with dedicated care and expertise.

 

Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant

Caritas Hospital is proud to house the only liver transplantation center in Central Travancore. Our Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant Department boasts a highly skilled team of professionals, including Hepato-pancreato-biliary & liver-organ transplant surgeons, hepatologists, pancreato-biliary endoscopy experts, Hepato-biliary radiologists/interventional radiologists, and liver transplant anesthesiologists.

We specialize in the latest diagnostic and surgical treatments for luminal gastroenterology, hepato-pancreato-biliary diseases, and esophageal dysfunctions. Our department is well-equipped with advanced facilities in GI Pathology and GI Oncology, ensuring that our patients receive the highest standard of care and comprehensive solutions for their gastrointestinal health needs.

Treatment and Procedures

We are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of care and employing advanced techniques to ensure the well-being of our patients. At Caritas Hospital, you can benefit from a wide range of Therapeutic Upper Gastrointestinal and Diagnostic Radiology Procedures.

  • FNAC, Liver biopsy
  • Biliary obstruction – Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage (PTBD)
  • Bile duct strictures – Stenting
  • Bile duct cancer – Metallic stent placement
  • Chronic pancreatitis – Pancreatic stenting
  • Pancreas Divisum – Minor pappilla stenting
  • Papillary carcinoma – ampullectomy
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst – Cystogastrostomy, Cystoduodenostomy
  • Rendezvous biliary stenting
  • Liver tumours – Percutaneous Ethanol injection (PEI)
  • Variceal bleeding – Sclerotherapy, variceal banding, hemoclips
  • Gastric varices – Cyanoacrylate glue injection
  • Ulcer bleed – Injection Haemostasis, Gold probe, Haemoclips
  • Mallory Weiss Tears – Injection haemostasis
  • Foreign body – extraction
  • Corrosive/Peptic stricture – Savary Gilliard Dilatation, TTS Balloon dilatation
  • Achalasia Cardia – Rigiflex Balloon dilatation
  • Carcinoma Esophagus/ GE junction – Ethanol tumour necrolysis, self-expandable metal stent placement
  • Tracheo-esophageal fistulas – Covered SEMS placement
  • Pyloric stenosis – TTS balloon dilatation, SEMS placement
  • Gastric Polyps – Endoscopic polypectomy
  • Early-stage gastric/esophageal cancer – Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Feeding technique – PEG, PEGJ, Nasojejunal feeding tube placement
  • Therapeutic lower GI endoscopic procedures
  • Colonic polyps – Polypectomy + tattooing
  • Diverticular Bleed – Injection haemostasis
  • Carcinoma colon – Metallic stent placement
  • Therapeutic ERCP procedures
  • Bile duct stones – Basket/balloon extraction; lithotripsy

Dedicated Team of Doctors

At Caritas, our dedicated team of experienced doctors is committed to your well-being. With a wealth of medical expertise and a passion for compassionate care, our physicians are here to provide you with top-notch healthcare services.

 

 

Gastroenterology
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Dr. Tom Kurian

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

 

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Dr. Jino Thomas

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

 

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Dr. Deepak Thomas

Consultant - Gastroenterology

 

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Dr. Aswin Geo Jacob E

Consultant - Gastroenterology

 

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Surgical Gastroenterology
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Dr. Deepak George T

Consultant - Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplant Surgery

 

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Dr. George Mathew Sebastian

Consultant - Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant Surgery

 

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Dr. Sijin Prem S

Senior Resident