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Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology

The Department of Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology offers comprehensive treatment for all disorders of the digestive system and liver



Advanced care to ensure perfect cure.

The Department of Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology at Meenakshi Hospital, Tanjore offers comprehensive treatment for all disorders of the digestive system and liver that include, bloating, constipation, blood in vomit / stool, abdominal pain, jaundice, liver failure, cirrhosis, ascites, bile duct stones as well as cancers of the gallbladder, pancreas, food pipe, stomach and intestine. We also provide specialized interventional endoscopic and advanced laparoscopic services.

Our experienced specialists are backed by state-of-the-art diagnostic tools for performing various medical and surgical procedures. We offer expertise in areas of general surgery, laparoscopic surgery and major gastro surgeries. Minimally invasive procedures are an important part of our treatment. Today, Meenakshi Hospital, Tanjore is recognized throughout India as a centre par excellence in advanced laparoscopy.

Treatments & Procedures

  • Management of all GI emergencies
  • GI cancer screening and surgical management
  • Surgical and medical management of pancreatic and liver diseases
  • Recurrent perianal fistulas and stapler haemorrhoidectomy for piles
  • Management of all general surgical problems including peripheral vascular diseases and vascular trauma
  • Diagnostic upper GI endoscopy
  • Diagnostic colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic variceal ligation
  • Endoscopic variceal glue injection
  • Endoscopic sclerotherapy
  • Endoscopic MPEC / APC
  • Endoscopic foreign body removal
  • Endoscopic polypectomy
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic SEMS placement
  • Endoscopic stricture dilation
  • Endoscopy achalasia dilation
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic CBD exploration
  • Laparoscopic GI cancer surgeries
  • Thoracoscopic esophageal surgeries
  • Laparoscopic DU perforation closure
  • Laparoscopic Heller’s myotomy for achalasia
  • Laparoscopic hernia surgeries - incisional hernia TEP, TAPP
  • Laparoscopic liver cyst management including hydatid cyst
  • Laparoscopic bariatric procedures (weight reduction surgery)
  • Laparoscopic pancreatic necrosectomy and pseudocyst drainage in pancreatitis
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgeries
  • Over 5,500 endoscopic procedures performed
  • Over 1,200 laparoscopic procedures performed