The centre for Gastroenterology offers advanced treatments for various gastro-intestinal disorders. It is equipped with the best facilities and supported by a team of expert doctors. Gastrocnterologists use the latest diagnostic and therapeutic equipment for gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP Rapid advances in endoscopic equipment and techniques, radiology and development of minimal access surgery have made it possible to treat a majority of gastro-intestinal disorders with minimal disruption of normal anatomy and phvsiology. Malabar Hospital has one of the most comprehensive and fully integrated facilities for the treatment of disorders of the digestive system. Major operations for benign and malignant conditions of esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas and minimal access (keyhole) surgeries like cholecystcctomy, appendicectomy, splenectomy, intestinal resections, and surgery for hiatus hernia are routinely done.
The center is equipped with facilities to perform advanced and complicated procedures such as Biliary stenting. Oesophageal and anastomoses and Capsule endoscopy (Pill-Cam) on a regular basis. Laparoscopic surgeries, Liver and Pancreatic surgeries, radical gastectomy for cancers, Esophagectomy for Esophageal cancers. Colorectal and intestinal surgeries are performed regularly.
- Dr.P.K.Prabhakaran MD,DM Consultant Gastroenterologist