The Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is devoted to care of patients with disorders of Liver and Digestive system.
The Gastroenterology & Hepatology department at Maharaja Agrasen hospital is home to excellent patient care with most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services ensuring the best outcome for each patient. Working closely a team of doctors , nurses, technicians and support staff ensures excellent care with kind of quality and compassion you can expect from a leader in health care.
History of department
Gastroenterology Department had a very humble beginning with very basic diagnostic services performed with a fibroptic scope in the Minor OT. The department started with one specialist and common technical staff over the ensures years the numbers of procedures increased gradually.The department took a formal shape in 200 with joining of more specialist and commionising of state of the art video endoscopic equiment . The department got a dedicated endoscopic suite and technical staff. In last 10 years the department has seen a spectular growth with number of diagnotic & theraputic procedures reaching around 300 patients per month currently. The department is now a major regional hub for advanced diagotic theraputic procedures.
Upper (UGI Endoscopy)
APC( Argon Plasma Coag.)
Banding of Varices
Endoscopic mucosal resection
Foreign Body removal
Gastric Varix obliteration
SEM – antrum - esophagus
TTS ballon dilatation
UGI Endoscopy with sclerotherapy of ulcer
UGI Endoscopy with Biopsy ii) Lower (LGI Endoscopy)
Colonoscopy with Biopsy
Colonoscopy with sclerotheraphy
SEM – Colon
Ileoscopy iii) ERCP
EPT + CBD (stone removal)
EPT + stenting biliary
EPT + biliary brushings
EPT + SEMS biliary
Biliary stent removal
CBD stone Lithotripsy
Biliary stricture dialation
High Resolution Impedance Manometry
The Department has four senior Gastroenterologist 5 who have more than 15 years experience in performing high end procedures at par with international experts .The department has dedicated staff nurses,1 technicians and 3 support staff.
Research & teaching
The Department is actively involved in teaching activities .Many national and international doctors have visited the department as clinical observers.Regular teaching classes for DNB students are conducted by the department
The departmental specialists have taken many lectures at National & International forums. Regular teaching programmes with local IMA bodies are undertaken to time.The department has organised 3 major academic conferences
The department has undertaken various clinical research projects .Few reports from the department have been published in indexed journals.
The GE department at MAH was among first to acquire - Argon plasma coagulation facility in Delhi.
Recently the department has a acquired state of the art high resolution impedance manometery system for esophageal, anorectal and biliary motility system which is available at very few Centre’s in India.
The department has facilities for capsule endoscopy. Socialwork The department has organised free of cost Medical Camps in Delhi & neighbouring states like Haryana & U.P for the poor patients in there areas. Several screenings camps for hepatitis B & C were conducted in neighbourhood local areas.