Center for Gastroenterology - Thumbay University Hospital

Center for Gastroenterology

The Center for Gastroenterology caters all the diseases related to digestive system. Our highly specialized team of gastroenterologist perform a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with the help of advanced technology. Our Center is equipped with Gastroscopes, Duodenoscope, Coloscope, Proctoscope, Anoscope Rectoscope, Sigmoidoscope, Ultrasound gastroscope.

We also offer Hepatology Services which encompasses the study of the liver, pancreas, and bilary system and proctology which deals with Rectal and Anal diseases.

Our Team Treats Conditions Such as

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseases ( GERD)
  • Gallstones
  • Celiac Diseases
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gilbert Syndrome
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Wilson Disease
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis( PBC)
  • Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency
  • Hepatic Encephlopathy
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Cholangitis

 

Additional measures to prevent the spread of the virus in the hospital include a unique fever clinic to treat patients with fever and screening them for COVID-19 symptoms, regular and detailed sanitisation protocols, chronic medication refill for patients via a simple phone call, 24-hour drive-through pharmacy service at the hospital premises, temperature monitoring of all patients, visitors and staff, emphasising hand hygiene and wearing masks, hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the hospital, and constant monitoring of staff health.

Steps are also in place to avoid overcrowding at the hospital by encouraging patients to plan their hospital visit with prior appointment only. Once they are at the hospital, patients are attended to quickly. Besides, the hospital operates dedicated lifts for access to and from the maternity ward, as well as dedicated operation theatres for patients requiring C-section.