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Digestive disorders are among the common medical conditions seen in India during the past two decades with a potential impact on well-being and quality of life. There is a need for endoscopic and minimally invasive procedures in addition to surgical gastro expertise for treating simple to complex (GI) Gastrointestinal surgeries/operations.

BIG Hospital's team of Surgical Gastroenterologists provides comprehensive surgical gastroenterology treatments with compassionate care and a personal touch with our gastrologist doctors.

BIG Hospitals has created a wonderful balance between sophisticated technology and (GI) Gastroenterology specialists to provide cutting-edge surgical gastro treatments and well-coordinated patient care.

The team of specialised GI surgeons(Gastroenterology Doctors) with more than a decade of valuable experience, diagnose, takes a broader understanding of the symptoms, and provides the best in class surgical gastro treatments. The core multidisciplinary team relies on clinical judgment by the team to make a collective decision by applying their knowledge, experience, and skills.

With a strong academic background, the team of BIG Hospitals GI specialists is experienced in dealing with a much larger spectrum of gastroenterology(GI) diseases and successfully treating high-risk and challenging patients.

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Our Areas of Clinical Expertise Include :

  • Heller’s Myotomy for Achalasia/treatment for other motility disorder
  • Anti-reflux surgery like lap fundoplication for GERD
  • Laparoscopic / Thoracoscopic oesophagectomy
  • Laparoscopic Resection for oesophageal diverticula
  • Laparoscopic surgery for Hiatus Hernia
  • Management of corrosive injuries of Esophagus
  • Oesophageal cancer

  • Ulcers/GIST/NET
  • Surgery for Cancer of stomach
  • Corrosive injuries of stomach
  • Gastrectomy (Laparoscopic/open) – distal/total/radical
  • Truncal/ Selective/ Highly Selective Vagotomy for peptic (duodenal and gastric) ulcer disease
  • Laparoscopic surgery for Gastric Malignancies (including Radical resections)
  • Laparoscopic surgery for Perforated Duodenal ulcer

  • Polyps/GIST
  • Open or Laparoscopic Small Bowel Resection and Anastomosis
  • Open or Laparoscopic surgery for Full Thickness Small Bowel Biopsy
  • Open or Laparoscopic surgery for Small Bowel Perforation Closure
  • Open or Laparoscopic surgery for Adhesiolysis
  • Open or Laparoscopic surgery for Feeding Jejunostomy

  • Laparoscopic surgery for Appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery for Left/Right Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectopexy for prolapsed rectum
  • Open or Laparoscopic surgery for Total Colectomy and Ileostomy
  • Open or Laparoscopic surgery for Restorative Proctocolectomy, IPAA
  • Colorectal cancer

  • Laparoscopic surgery for Inguinal Hernia
  • Laparoscopic surgery for Incisional Hernia

  • Liver Resections for benign and malignant diseases
  • Simple to Complex Biliary Procedures
  • Pancreatic Resections (Whipple’s pancreatico-duodenectomy, Head resections, Tail resections, Enucleation, etc.)
  • Shunt surgeries for Portal Hypertension

  • Malignancies
  • Hemorrhioides/piles
  • Fissures and Fistulae

  • VVF & UVF repair


Surgical Gastroenterology is a sub-specialty dealing with the management of diseases related to the human gastrointestinal tract involving the organs namely the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder and biliary tract, small and large intestine, rectum, and anus. It is a well-recognized specialty today. Surgeons perform various procedures to diagnose and manage these conditions, aiming to improve patients' health and quality of life.

GI surgeons perform surgeries on the abdomen (belly) area, including on organs of the digestive tract. They perform surgeries such as gastrectomy, colectomy, cholecystectomy, and pancreatectomy. Additionally, they may conduct endoscopic procedures and collaborate with other specialists to provide comprehensive care for patients with gastrointestinal conditions. Our GI surgeons are leaders in minimally invasive GI surgery techniques.

Several types of gastrointestinal (GI) surgeries are performed to address various conditions affecting the digestive system. Our upper GI surgeons specialize in minimally invasive techniques for the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine, promoting quick recovery. Some common types include:

  • Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Medical Gastroenterology
  • HPB (Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery
  • Women’s Health and Fertility
  • Urology and Andrology
  • GI Oncology
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Others

Surgical gastroenterologists treat various digestive conditions, including gastrointestinal cancers, Appendicitis, inflammatory Bowel (intestine) obstructions and other bowel conditions, Gallbladder disease, hernias, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), pancreatitis, liver disease, motility disorders, obesity through procedures like tumor removal, bowel resection, gallbladder removal, hernia repair, fundoplication, liver resection, and bariatric surgery.

some examples Surgical gastroenterologists perform a gastrointestinal surgeries that treat GI disorders and diseases:

  • 1. Colon cancer surgery.
  • 2. Gallbladder cancer surgery.
  • 3. Esophageal cancer surgery.
  • 4. Liver disease surgery.
  • 5. Pancreatic cancer surgery and more!

For major GI surgeries, such as esophagus, liver, or pancreas resection surgery, you can expect to recover in the hospital for a few days up to one week after surgery. It may take two to three months after a major GI surgery for you to feel like yourself again. In gastrointestinal surgery, patients typically spend several days in the hospital for monitoring and initial recovery. Pain medications are provided to manage discomfort, and patients are instructed on incision care to prevent infection. Initially, a clear liquid diet is followed, gradually progressing to solid foods. Patients are encouraged to gradually increase activity levels and attend follow-up appointments for monitoring. Rehabilitation may be recommended for some patients to regain strength and mobility.

Consulting a surgical 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