The Department of Gastroenterology and hepatology at Patel Hospital provide comprehensive clinical services related to the digestive tract, liver and pancreas.
Our gastroenterology and hepatology specialists diagnose and manage complex and chronic gastrointestinal and liver disorders, including:
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Acute and chronic liver disease
- Reflux esophagitis
- Acute and chronic diarrhea
Major research interests include small intestinal function, colon cancer molecular biology and genetics, healing of peptic ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome and problems of disturbed gastrointestinal motility.
Elective and emergency oesophagastro-duodenoscopies (EGD) and colonoscopies have been performed 7 days a week and have gained a tremendous reputation among various hospitals and physicians from where we receive regular referrals.
Highly advanced therapeutic procedures including luminal dilations, placement of stents and various methods of controlling active GI bleeding are routinely performed. In addition, endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography (ERCP) procedure, which is a highly advanced technique for visualization of thebiliary and pancreatic tract, is performed regularly. The department is also involved in academics, research and public awareness events. In 2013, it has achieved accreditation with College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan for the residency training.
FacultyDr. Saad Khalid Niaz - MRCP (UK) FRCP (LON)
Dr. Arif R. Siddiqui - MRCP (UK) FRCP
Dr. Syed Afzal ul Haq Haqqi - MRCP, FCPS
Dr. Syed Zea ul Islam Farrukh - FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (G.I)