Surgical Gastroenterology

The department has the following objectives:

  • Patient care - High quality, state-of-the-art, evidence based
  • Affordable - Treat all patients however sick or poor
  • Quality training of GI Residents
  • Research - Finding Indian solutions for Indian problems
  • Accurate and comprehensive data collection

Over the past few years, we have performed a complete range of GI procedures including:

  • Upper GI Transhiatal Oesophagectomy, Gastrectomy
  • Colorectal Mesorectal excisions, Pouch procedures for Ulcerative Colitis, Sphincter saving operations for rectal cancer, Obscure GI bleeding
  • Liver Transplantation, Resection, Radiofrequency ablation, Transarterial chemoembolisation, Portosystemic shunt
  • GB/ bile duct Radical cholecystectomy, Hepatectomy
  • Pancreas PDR, Necrosectomy
  • More than 140 liver resections performed
  • Mortality 1/101(0.9%) in low risk patients
  • Mortality 9/39 (23%) in high risk groups e.g. cirrhosis, high jaundice
  • Cost of liver resection at SGRH - Rs. 150,000/- approx.

Gall bladder cancer: More than 125 resections have been performed

Bile duct: Over 200 patients with cancer of bile ducts or bile duct injury following surgery for gall bladder stones have been successfully managed

Pancreatic surgery: We are a high volume center for pancreatic surgery. We perform a complete range of procedures for the pancreas including resection, triple bypass and surgery for acute and chronic pancreatitis.

Pancreaticoduodenectomy: We have performed more than 150 pancreaticoduodenectomies and our results compare well with the best of international institutions.

Our Consultants

Phone No
MS, MCh(G I Surgery), FRCS, FRCP
Dr. Amitabh Yadav
MBBS, MS (General Surgery)
Fellow GI Surgery(SGRH)