Sarjapur Road - Medical Gastroenterology

The Department of Medical gastroenterology Columbia Asia Hospital – Sarjapur Road, Bangalore has a highly skilled team of Gastroenterologists who have been trained in some of the best institutes in India and abroad. The specialty offers a wide range of treatment options to both pediatric and adult patients having liver, esophagus, stomach and intestinal, pancreatic diseases and nutritional problems.

A multi-disciplinary team involving medical, surgical and radiological expertise perform procedures like transjugular intra hepatic porto systemic shunts (TIPS), transjugular liver biopsy and trans-arterial chemotherapy. The department has advanced equipment like high definition endoscopy, and endoscopic ultrasound.

The department of medical gastroenterology at Columbia Asia Hospital – Sarjapur Road, is well supported by round the clock laboratory, ICU, radiology and emergency services to ensure patients receive highest level of care in a timely manner.

Treatments and Procedures

  • Diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Balloon enteroscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography)
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy – routine, transjugular biopsies and hepatic portal vein gradient measurements (HVPG).
  • Placement of feeding tubes –gastrostomy (PEG) and jejunostomy tubes.
  • Transjugular intra hepatic porto systemic Shunts (TIPS)
  • Trans-arterial chemotherapy.


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