Kothari Medical Centre

Departments

GASTRO MEDICINE

The Department of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy at Kothari Medical Centre delivers best-in-class health care services to patients with diseases of the digestive system. The hospital’s on-board team of gastroenterology & endoscopy specialists diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the stomach, duodenum and small and large bowel (colon). The Department strives to accelerate the adoption of best practice in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology. It is multidisciplinary and focuses on the needs of patients and the professionals caring for them.

  1. The Kothari Centre of Excellence for Gastro Science offer services in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Gastro Intestinal and Bariatric Surgery
  2. The Department enjoys complete infrastructural support (including critical care and high dependency units, and advanced diagnostic and Interventional Radiology units)
  3. It is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies which specialize in the detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and liver
  4. Backed by very eminent and successful gastroenterologists, this Department is regarded as a proud B-gastro-medicine-heritage of our Institution
  5. This centre is a pioneer in different Endoscopic techniques-exemplary in Eastern India with its reputation crossing the neighboring borders
  6. Newer Endoscopic procedures have achieved milestones in treating various G.I. Ailments-where no alternative mode of management is available at times
  7. Newer vistas of management profile of numerous Gastro­intestinal/Pancreatic/Hepatobiliary disorders have been opening up and made use of in this Institution, Diagnostic Endoscopy was first initiated from this Centre
  8. Almost all aspects of Therapeutic Endoscopy are being done in this centre, which includes: Bile-Duct Stone Extraction, Bile-Duct Stenting, Naso­biliary Drainage, Endoscopic-variceal sclerotherapy. Endoscopic Variceal band ligation Endoscopic Polypectomy, Endoscopic management of bleeding ulcers, Endoscopic foreign body removal etc.The Centre has organized Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Workshop in the past very successfully

Surgical Gastroenterology

  1. The Department has been performing advanced surgeries in the field of Gastro­enterology, apart from routine surgical procedures and other operations of the Hepato-Biliary system, along with other diseased states of the Gastro­-intestinal system
  2. We are pioneers in Laparoscopic and, Laparoscopic procedures, such as Cholecystectomy, Hernia operations, Uretero lithotomy, Appendicectomy, Operations for Varicocele etc. are being done routinely
  3. Kothari has been a pioneer in such management of surgical problems and is probably one of the few centers in Eastern India where these facilities are readily available

Double Balloon Enteroscopy

  1. We are the first in Eastern Zone to install, Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  2. Advantage of this machine is that it has opened up a new vista in the management of various complicated Gastro Intestinal diseases
  3. Particularly diseases of small Intestine like Crohn’s disease, Tuberculosis, assessment of Small Intestinal absorption defects, Polyposis, Stricture dilatation
  4. Management of obscure GI Bleeding etc. including therapeutic manoeuvres are also done here routinely

Spiral Enteroscopy

Only centre in India to have maximum experience in Spiral Enteroscopy for diagnosis and therapeutic measures of small intestinal diseases

Liver Disease

Kothari has facilities for comprehensive management of liver diseases with PCR Backup to diagnose and treat viral hepatitis and other laboratory investigations including Wilson Screen and other metabolic and autoimmune diseases of the liver

Laboratory

Kothari has well-equipped laboratory facilities including immunology and immuno histo chemistry, ELISA test, marker test of IBD, coeliac disease and tropical diseases

Gastro Oncology

We have advanced Gastro Oncology Unit including both Medical and Surgical facilities

Gastro-Surgery

  1. Surgical Procedures
  2. Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery
  3. All major gastric and oesophageal surgeries are undertaken
  4. Minimally invasive gastric and oesophageal surgeries are also offered to patients where ever it is appropriate

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