Indraprastha Apollo HospitalsGastroenterology & Hepatology

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The primary aim of our Institutes of Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology is to diagnose, prevent and treat disorders of the digestive tract, liver and pancreatico-biliary system in both children and adults. The department offers superior care and with modern state-of-art facilities. The Centres offer the latest Endoscopic procedures for Gastrointestinal bleed, Gastrointestinal cancers, foreign body removal etc.

Our Gastrointestinal Surgeons provides minimal access surgery to treat major gastrointestinal surgical problems of the intestines, pancreas and hepatobiliary tract , including cancers, and has gained substantial recogniton both in India and abroad. Apart from this, our internationally renowned transplant care programme performs adult and pediatric Liver Transplants as well as cutting edge Hepatobiliary procedures.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Indraprastha Apollo hospital provides excellent facilities for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. Patients having gastric, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreatic & biliary tract diseases undergo evaluation and management by skilled and experienced gastroenterologists here. The department has most modern state of art equipment backed by modern intensive care units to carry out evaluation of patients including various endoscopies, endosonography and capsule endoscopy also. We aim to provide world class health care not only to the patients from India but several other countries from abroad.

Gastrointestinal Surgery

The department of Gastrointestinal surgery is a super speciality unit dealing with the management of diseases related to the human gastrointestinal tract involving the related organs namely oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder and biliary tract, small and large intestine, rectum and anus. Our trusted and caring team of Surgical Gastroenterologists provides service and helps you achieve optimum health through a multitude of services. Whether it’s simple, but sometimes life-changing advice or advanced surgical care, they have the answers for you.

The Department has a team of highly qualified and experienced Surgical Gastroenterologists performing a range of surgical procedures including Oesophago-gastric, Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic, Intestinal, Colorectal, GI Cancer, Bariatric procedures. Combined Approach: Management of these patients with complex gastrointestinal diseases is done in close co-ordination with a team of highly qualified and competent Medical Gastroenterologists. Experience has shown that such an integrated approach to patient management strongly impacts and improves patient care especially in problems such as upper and lower GI bleeding, biliary leaks, acute and chronic pancreatitis and ulcerative colitis.

Invasive Surgery Minimally: Application of Laparoscopic as well as Robotic surgical techniques to various gastrointestinal surgical procedures is routinely being done by the department thus allowing for rapid postoperative recovery with reduced patient discomfort. These techniques have been especially useful in operative procedures such as low and ultralow rectal cancers and procedures directed at the gastro esophageal junction.

Gastrointestinal Cancer: The department has a special focus on the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer and is committed to provide the highest level of care and expertise to our patients. In an effort to achieve this we follow a Multidisciplinary approach by collaborating with other specialist from the fields of Medical Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiology and Radiotherapy. Decisions regarding complex cases are made in a Multidisciplinary Team setting and the surgery is usually performed with two trained surgeons in attendance.

Gastroenterology Procedures

Upper GI Endoscopy

In this, a flexible endoscope is used to visualize the upper GI tract. The oesophagus, stomach, and duodenum – the first part of the small intestine make up the upper GI tract.

Capsule Endoscopy

This test helps in visualizing and evaluating the lining of the middle part of the gastrointestinal tract, consisting of the three portions of the small intestine (duodenum, jejunum and ileum).


In Enteroscopy, which is a test used to examine the small intestine (small bowel), a thin, flexible tube (endoscope) is passed through the mouth or nose and into the upper gastrointestinal tract.


Colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure performed to look inside the colon and rectum. Colonoscopy is used to find inflamed tissue, ulcers, and abnormal growths. It is also used to look for early signs of colorectal cancer.


ERCP is a procedure that allows the doctors to diagnose diseases in the gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas.


  • Oesophageal Manometry

    This test is used to check if the oesophagus is contracting and relaxing properly.

  • Anorectal manometry

    Patients with constipation or fecal incontinence are evaluated with this test, which measures the pressures of the anal sphincter muscles, the sensation in the rectum, and also checks for the neural reflexes that are required for normal bowel movements.

  • Anal manometry

    This test evaluates the strength of the sphincter muscles and whether they relax as they are supposed to, while passing a stool. It is extremely helpful in the treatment of fecal incontinence and severe constipation.

  • Endoscopic Ultrasonography

    Endoscopic Ultrasonography [EUS] is a combination of endoscopy with ultrasonography. This test is conducted using an endoscope with a small ultrasound machine attached to the tip of the endoscope.

  • Poem
  • Ebl
  • Dilitatiotion
  • Polypectamy
  • APC
  • Capse Endoscopy
  • Fibro Scan
  • Chol Angioscopy
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