Pune - Gastroenterology

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Columbia Asia Hospital – Pune has a highly skilled team of Gastroenterologists. The specialty offers a wide range of treatment options to both pediatric and adult patients having liver, gall bladder, 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 of gastroenterology 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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