The Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary Science & Transplantation

The Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary Science & Transplantation

The Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary Science and Transplantation at SIMS Hospital offers comprehensive multi-disciplinary care of gastrointestinal, liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases.

MEDICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY

Best Gastro hospital in chennai at SIMS brings together a multidisciplinary team of medical, surgical gastroenterologists and transplant surgeons involved in evaluating and treating various digestive disorders and integrate treatment of all the problems faced by an individual by liaising with other specialties, all under one roof. Our gastroenterologists are internationally trained and they will guide you through every step from initial assessment to diagnosis and treatment. We personalize packages and customize a treatment plan to suit every patient’s need. Expert guidance on diet and lifestyle changes is also provided. Investigations and treatment facilities available include state-of-the-art flexible endoscopes for diagnostics and interventional procedures such as Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP and Narrow Band Imaging.

The Institute offers many interventional endoscopy in chennai, procedures as Outpatient Day Care procedures

GASTROSCOPY
  • Diagnostic
  • Dilatation of strictures
  • Oesophageal stenting
  • Foreign body retrieval
  • Polypectomy
  • PEG tube placement
  • Endoscopic control of bleeding
  • Duodenal stenting
  • Balloon dilation for achalasia
  • Endoscopic management of varices ERCP
  • Bile duct stone extraction
  • Biliary stenting
  • Bile leak management
  • Pancreatic duct stenting
  • Pancreatic stone extraction
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
  • Pancreatic leak, fistula management
  • Stenting of the pancreatic duct for stricture
COLONOSCOPY
  • Diagnostic & Surveillance Colonoscopy
  • Colonic Stenting
  • Colonic Polypectomy
  • Control of lower GI Bleeding
NARROW BAND IMAGING FOR EARLY CANCER DETECTION

Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) is a powerful optical image enhancement technology that makes it an excellent tool for diagnosing cancer during the early stages.

SURGICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Minimal Access believe in preaching and practicing scientific, ethical and evidence-based treatment for diseases afflicting the digestive system that require surgical treatment.

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH

Much of our success can be attributed to the multi-disciplinary approach by the involvement of our gastroenterologists, diagnostic & interventional radiologists, pathologists and oncologists.

We are staffed by senior surgeons with extensive experience, who provide expertise in all surgical aspects of gastro-intestinal disease management including:

  • Gastro-Esophageal Surgery
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
  • Colo-Rectal Surgery
  • Day Care Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Ano-Rectal Surgery
  • Emergency Operations
DEPARTMENT OF LIVER DISEASE & TRANSPLANT SURGERY

The Department of Liver diseases and Transplant Surgery, is a facility which boasts of the best and the most well equipped Liver Transplant ICU. The Multi-Disciplinary team is committed to facilitating ease of care for our patients.

OUR MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM

The transplant team is the one of the most experienced in the region and has received extensive training in the best centers across the world and has a vast experience in performing and managing liver transplants. It is one of the few centers in the country where deceased donor, as well as living donor liver transplantation along with comprehensive treatment for Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic diseases, is being offered to patients under one roof.

The Department has taken the mantle of extending a helping hand to their patients by establishing a “LIVER HELPLINE – 08754492005”, which helps in comprehensive counselling and management of this devastating adverse event.

OUR SERVICES
TRANSPLANT SURGERY
  • Deceased (Cadaveric) Donor Transplantation (DDLT)
    • Liver (Adult & Pediatric)
    • Pancreas
    • Small bowel
  • Living Donor Transplantation (LDLT)
    • Liver (Adult & Pediatric)
  • Combined transplantation
    • Liver & Kidney
    • Kidney & Pancreas
    • Multi -Visceral transplantation
  • Special types of liver transplantation
    • Auxiliary liver transplantation
    • Split type of liver transplant
    • Dual graft liver transplantation
    • DOMINO TRANSPLANATION
HPB SURGERY
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Caudate lobe resections
  • Radical cholecystectomy and extended liver resections for gall bladder & bile duct cancer
  • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for liver tumors ‘Portal vein embolization, Trans arterial Chemo Embolization (TACE & DC Beads)
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPSS)
  • Whipple's & Pylorus Preserving Pancreatico - duodenectomy for Periampullary cancer including Venous Resections
  • Complex liver resections for Hepatocellular Carcinoma & Liver Metastases
WHY SIMS?
  • Evidence-based medical practice
  • The highly experienced & dedicated team of doctors and paramedics
  • Cutting edge technology and top of the line equipment to support the program
  • Isolated Ultra-Clean Ventilated dedicated Liver ICU
  • Excellent Pre and Post-transplant care of recipients and living donors
  • Dedicated comprehensive international patients services and round-the-clock interpreter

Our Gastroenterology Team

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