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At BIG Hospitals, we commit to providing patient care for a wide range of medical gastroenterology (GI) conditions with endoscopic intervention for diagnostics and interventional procedures. We have a strong team of Gastroenterology specialist doctors with decades of valuable experience in the Medical Gastroenterology in Bangalore.

Our team of highly experienced (GI) Gastroenterology specialists at BIG Hospitals hail from one of the best institutions in India and abroad, and are supported by well-trained professional technicians and nursing staff who work together to provide protocol-driven medical gastro treatments and well-coordinated care. The core multidisciplinary team relies on clinical judgment to make a collective decision and strive to achieve optimal outcomes for the patients.

Our Areas of Clinical Expertise Include :

Procedures (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)

  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Manometry and Ph study
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Choledochoscopy
  • Enteroscopy
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Clinical Conditions :

  • Oesophageal webs, strictures and rings
  • PEG Tube insertion
  • Motility disorders like Achalasia Cardia
  • Barrett’s Oesophagus
  • GERD
  • Malignancies

  • Dyspepsia
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Menetrier’s Disease
  • Dumping Syndrome
  • Gastric Malignancies

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Malabsorptive diseases
  • Infectious diseases like TB
  • Chronic diarrhea

  • Constipation
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Proctalgia Fugax
  • Pruritus Ani

  • Jaundice
  • Liver disease like hepatitis, alcoholic/Non-alcoholic cirrhosis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Biliary diseases like stone disease, malignancies, etc.


Medical Gastroenterology is the science that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of any disorders that occur in the digestive tract or the digestive system. Specialists in this field, known as medical gastroenterologists, use various diagnostic tools and treatments to address conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.

The disorders can affect the esophagus, stomach, small or large intestine, liver, rectum, bile duct, gallbladder, and pancreas.

It is also popularly termed as GI which means Gastrointestinal. Medical procedures like endoscopies and colonoscopies are also used to treat the Medical Gastroenterology.

The person who deals with treating the conditions of the digestive system is known as a gastroenterologist.

Medical gastroenterologists treat a wide range of conditions affecting the digestive system, including:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Celiac disease
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Food allergies and intolerances.
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Diverticulitis
  • Appendicitis

These are just a few examples of the conditions treated by medical gastroenterologists. They diagnose and manage a wide range of digestive disorders to improve patients' gastrointestinal health and overall well-being.

Common Signs and Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Disorders include

  • Abdominal pain or cramping.
  • Bloating
  • Change in bowel habits.
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Incomplete bowel movements
  • Narrow stools
  • Rectal bleeding or bloody stools

It's important to note that these symptoms can vary depending on the specific gastrointestinal disorder and individual factors. If you experience any persistent or concerning symptoms, it's essential to consult a medical professional for evaluation and proper diagnosis.

The diagnosis and treatment of GIDs are usually very challenging and require the engagement of a multidisciplinary team including gastroenterologists, radiologists, oncologists, and surgeons. The laboratory, imaging, endoscopic, non-invasive, and invasive investigations are used in the diagnosis of GIDs. Gastrointestinal disorders are diagnosed through procedures like endoscopy, colonoscopy, imaging tests, blood tests, stool tests, biopsies, breath tests, manometry, and pH monitoring. These tests help gastroenterologists accurately identify conditions and develop treatment plans.

Some tips to prevent digestive issues:

  • 1. Eat small, frequent meals.
  • 2. Stay hydrated and limit alcohol.
  • 3. Exercise regularly.
  • 4. Maintain a healthy weight.
  • 5. Choose a balanced diet, avoiding fried foods.
  • 6. Manage stress with relaxation techniques.

Seek medical attention for severe symptoms or if digestive issues persist.

Consulting a medical gastroenterologist is easy. You can search online for Big Hospital 24/7. Many healthcare providers offer online appointment scheduling. This makes it easy to schedule an appointment that fits your schedule.

To schedule a consultation with a surgical gastroenterologist at Big Hospital, simply call to book your appointment. Prepare any necessary medical records and questions for the visit.

Tel: 080-67779777 And Tel: +91 9108031252