Gastroenterology In Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre
Gastroenterology is an area of medicine that focuses on the health of the digestive system, or the gastrointestinal tract, and the liver. Gastroenterologists can treat everything from irritable bowel syndrome to hepatitis C. The digestive system comprises a range of vital digestive organs, including:
- The mouth
- Esophagus(the “feeding pipe”)
- Small and large bowels
- Rectum and anus
The Institute of Gastroenterology at Dr. Rela Institute is a state-of-the-art, technologically advanced department that specializes in stomach and gut health. We believe in treating people, not just their diseases. We are committed to providing the best possible care to every patient. Our knowledgeable team is ready to invest in your health from diagnosis to treatment.
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Each patient receives compassionate and individualized care. Your doctor will listen to your apprehensions, answer all your questions, consider your complete medical picture, and work with you to find the treatment plan that is right for your unique medical needs. In short, your gastric problems, their treatment, procedures involved, cost, recovery, and side effects will be taken care of by our gastrointestinal expert, who works within the gastroenterology treatment guidelines or gastrointestinal treatment guidelines.
Our best gastroenterology doctors in Chennai work in close partnership with a range of other specialists, including experts in radiology, pathology, and oncology. We offer the latest in imaging procedures, radiological interventions, and minimally invasive surgical techniques, including laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery procedures.In addition to addressing specific medical needs, we promote health through preventive care, cancer screening, and by providing education, allowing the patient to better understand their disease process.
Symptoms and Signs of Gastrointestinal Diseases
The symptoms of a Gastroenterology disease vary but they include:
- Abdominal pain and discomfort
- Bleeding in the digestive tract
- Constipation & Diarrhoea
- Difficulty Swallowing
- Severe and persistent Heartburn/indigestion
- Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting
- Unexplained weight loss
The Common Gastrointestinal disorders/conditions
The 13 most common gastrointestinal conditions:
- Celiac Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Lactose Intolerance
- Chronic Diarrhea
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Peptic Ulcer Disease
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
- Liver Disease
Treatment for Gastrointestinal conditions
There are a multitude of diagnoses that fall under Gastrointestinal illnesses, at first, the medical team may ask a person about his/her symptoms and recent activities, among other things, to help them make their diagnosis. There are several different types of GI illnesses and conditions such as viral gastroenteritis, food poisoning, and constipation.
Patients may be referred to a gastroenterologist for chronic disorders. Specialists at Dr. Rela Institutes may be able to help the patient determine how to adjust their lifestyle, diet, medications, or manage their ongoing symptoms.
Our Gastroenterology Specialists are heavily involved in research efforts. Research initiatives provide patients with the opportunity to benefit from innovative techniques and technology. A combination of cutting-edge technology in the hands of renowned doctors will set new standards in healthcare. The medical practices and procedures are research-based and gauged against the best from the world of healthcare. Stellar services within a warm and flexible environment are paired with affordability.
We are persistent in delivering the most advanced and responsive care, pushing the boundaries of medicine while fostering the next generation of health care providers and researchers, redesigning the health of the communities we serve- both locally and globally. This makes us one of the top 10 gastroenterology departments in Chennai.
Speciality: Paediatric Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
Experience: 17+years of experience
Hospital: Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai
- Dr. Naresh Shanmugam is a renowned Paediatric Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist, based in Chennai having an experience of 17+ years.
- His expertise lies in Pre & Post-transplant intensive care management, Acute Liver Failure, Liver based metabolic disorders, intestinal Rehabilitation, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Paediatric Hepatology, etc and is a member of the Tamil Nadu Medical Council, India.
- Dr. Naresh completed his MBBS from the reputed Stanley Medical College, followed by DCH (Diploma in Child Health) and DNB (Diplomate In National Board, Paediatrics) from the well known Madras Medical College & Research Institute.
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