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Medical Gastroenterology

About the Department / Program
The Department of Gastroenterology at Sri Ramachandra medical centre was established in the year 1994. Professor Dr. Narayanan V A was instrumental in creating the department of Gastroenterology at SRMC. He was the first head of this department and continued to lead it until August 2004. During his tenure he established a fully functional G.I. endoscopy Unit. After Dr.V.A.Narayanan’s retirement, in the interim period Professor Dr.Advaitham was the head of department for a period of 3 months. Thereafter,Professor Dr. Rajinikanth.S was the chief of Gastroenterology from 2004 to 2011. Professor Shanthi Vijayaraghavan was the chief of Gastroenterology from 2011 to 2016.

At present, Professor Dr Ganesh. P is the chief of Gastroenterology.
The Department of Medical Gastroenterology at Sri Ramachandra Medical centre (SRMC) provides leading edge care to people with disorders of the digestive system, liver, pancreas and the biliary tree.

We combine an advanced subspecialty expertise with technology and an emphasis on access and quality. We perform diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures in state-of-the-art facilities.

Excellent clinical expertise is integrated with the latest forms of established and experimental diagnostic and therapeutic methods. Outpatients and patients in the hospital are cared for by a team of highly experienced Gastroenterologists with broad expertise in all forms of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases with excellent support from the blood bank, intensive care, surgical gastroenterology and interventional radiology. The department has a training program for three D.M. fellows each year.