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Surgical Gastroenterology

About the Department / Program
Surgical Gastroenterology (SGE) also called as Gastrointestinal surgery (GI Surgery) is highly evolved and specialized area of surgery that deals with surgical problems of the digestive system which includes organs like Esophagus, Stomach, Small intestine, Large intestine, Rectum, Anal canal, Liver, Pancreas, Gall bladder and Bile duct. The evolution of this department from the erstwhile General Surgery was an end result of an explosion of knowledge in the field of gastroenterology and enormous technical and technological advancements. The arrival of this Specialty has resulted in better outcome for patients with complex GI surgical problems. The three domains of SGE are Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB), Foregut or Upper GI Surgery and Colorectal surgery. Endoscopy and Laparoscopic expertise are incorporated into these domains, providing complete solution for GI surgical problems. The department takes pride in possessing an experienced faculties with a total strength of 1 professor, 2 associate professors and 1 assistant professor. The faculty members update their knowledge and skill on recent advances in clinical practice by attending conferences and workshops