Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders at Citizens Hospitals, offers a comprehensive one stop solution for all the digestive diseases. The Gastroenterologists at Citizens manage patients medically with appropriate investigations, give expert advice on diet and lifestyle, and prescribe special medications. The Centre offers Outpatients Clinical Services, Day Care Procedures, and Advanced interventional Endoscopic Procedures, such as ERCP, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Narrow Band Imaging (NBI).
The Centre is well equipped to diagnose and treat disorders of the digestive system including those involving the pancreas, bile duct, gall bladder, oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, colon and rectum. The Center also focuses on investigations and management of cancers which are very common in the digestive tract.
How are we different?
The centre is one of the few in the country with full time well qualified consultants, supported by high quality Radiology, Surgical and Histopathology services. The department has registrars who provide round the clock emergency services and well backed up by senior consultants. It believes in multi disciplinary approach and prides in providing dedicated and reliable service.
Outpatient Care / Day Care
Service Trained Medical Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists provide this care every day. All necessary routine investigations like UGI Scopy, Colonoscopy, USG are done without admitting the patient. The center provides care for patients suffering from abdominal pain, bloating, chest burn, flatulence, belching, loss of appetite,vomiting, diarrhoea, jaundice etc. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinicians at the center are proficient in the management of simple and complex inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), particularly Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis (UC). We have significantly impacted on the quality of life in these patients in line with international standards.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a common disorder that affects the large intestine (colon). IBS commonly causes cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. IBS is a chronic condition that you will need to manage long term. With a multidisciplinary approach by taking support from Psychiatrist and Dieticians, Gastroenterologists at citizens Hospitals, have successfully managed patients with IBS.