Gastrointestinal Surgeon(s) in India

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Who are the 5 best gastro surgeons in India?
  • Dr Aashish Shah: Lead consultant- Bariatric Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Laparoscopy at Fortis Hospital, Bangalore. He has more than 24 years of extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic surgeries with over 15,000 surgeries. He was trained at the prestigious European Institute of Tele-Surgery(EITS), Strasbourg, France in laparoscopic surgery. 
  • Dr Prasanna Kumar Reddy: Senior Consultant and HOD-Surgical Gastroenterology at Apollo Chennai with over 50 years of experience. He established the GI units in Apollo Hospital. He is a member of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Association of Gastro Endosurgeons (IAGES). 
  • Dr Neelam Mohan: Director - Paediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Medanta Hospital, Delhi. She has over 23 years of experience and is a pioneer in the field of paediatric liver transplantation. She was the first in India to start therapeutic endoscopy in newborn and young children. She has been awarded the BC Roy Award by the President of India
  • Dr Rajesh Puri: Director-Gastroenterology, Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences at Medanta, Delhi. He has experience of over 22 years. He is a Member of Asian EUS Group and Governing Council of SGEI.  He was awarded  the Gold Medal - DNB Gastroenterology by Honorable President of India 
  • Dr H V Shivaram: Chief Surgeon and Sr. Consultant - GI & Bariatric Surgery at Aster CMI Hospital. He has over 28 years of experience and is a pioneer in the field of pancreatic surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric/ metabolic surgery. He is a member of Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI), Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI). 
Which are the best clinics for gastroenterology related procedures in India?
  • Fortis Hospital, Mumbai: Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. Its excellent marketing, branding and image building has earned it the FICCI HEAL award in 2014. For quality standard maintenance, it has received NABH accreditation. Equipped with state of the art technologies, their systems for patients and also their family care is also very well managed and attended getting them a great reputation.
  • Apollo Hospital, Chennai: This flagship hospital of the Apollo Group was established in 1983. The hospital has over 60 departments, led by internationally trained and skilful experts who are supported by dedicated patient care personnel. They have state-of-the-art facilities for various health ailments and disorders. Modern technology and skilled experts make it one of the leading medical tourist destinations in India
  • Medanta Hospital, New Delhi:  Medanta is an institution which not only treats, but trains and innovates too while providing international standards of technology, infrastructure, clinical care, and a fusion of traditional Indian and modern medicine all at one-tenth the cost. They have an exclusive buddy system, the patient support team for international patients. The Hospital has been accredited by both NABH and JCI. The Hospital also has branches in Gurugram and Lucknow.
  • Aster CMI healthcare, Bangalore: Aster CMI hospital, is one of the top hospitals in Bangalore, with serene ambience, spacious interiors, advanced medical facilities, and best doctors has always strived to achieve the best clinical outcomes. In our constant endeavour to create a world-class patient-centric hospital, we have secured our position as one of the best multispecialty hospitals in Bangalore as per the Times of India (TOI) All India Multispecialty Ranking Survey.
Why should I opt for the gastroenterology treatment in India?

India is one of the most popular destinations for medical tourism. Its state of the art technology, highly skilled Medical doctors, affordability and Hospitality has enabled it to be a popular destination. The affordability does not compromise the quality of healthcare provided. Even if the patient spends on travel, accommodation and food in addition to the surgery and hospital bills, on average the person can save 40%-50% compared to the US. Having highly trained and skilled doctors who also visit other countries to share their expertise and perform critical surgeries is another reason for India’s popularity as a medical tourism destination.

Are the gastrointestinal surgeons in India familiar with the latest available procedures?

The doctors in India are frequently trained in the cutting edge technology available. They are trained extensively in the field of Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), Thoracoscopic Surgeries, Endoscopic Intra-Gastric Balloon deployment for Obesity, Da Vinci Xi system.

What are the qualifications and expertise of gastro surgeons in India?

A Gastro surgeon  in India has the following qualifications

  • Masters degree in General Surgery with specialization in Gastro surgery.
  • Fellowships, such as  DNB (Gastroenterology)/ FRCS/FACG  from reputed and internationally renowned institutions and medical facilities.
  • Rich clinical experience of performing maximum gastroenterology procedures. 
  • Training and proficiency in advanced techniques like laparoscopy and robotics.
  • Multiple publications and paper presentations in indexed national and international medical journals.

The best gastro surgeons in India undergo rigorous training under skilled specialists having years of extensive experience of clinical experience in performing a breadth of surgeries.

Their areas of expertise include Liver Disease Treatment, Gastritis Treatment, Constipation Treatment, Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( IBS ) Treatment and Inflammatory bowel disease: Ulcerative colitis / Crohn's disease, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C deficiency Treatment. 

Which cities in India have the best gastro surgeons?

Hospitals in New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore are equipped with the best gastroenterologists and the latest facilities. The connectivity to the cities and the high tech facilities present in the hospitals make them a favourable destination for medical tourism.

How do I schedule for online consultation with the best gastrointestinal surgeons in India?

Online consultation with the top gastrointestinal surgeons in India can be done via MediGence-Enabling better healthcare decisions. MediGence is a global platform to find and leverage the best-in-class overseas medical treatment options with over 4500 International Doctors across 16+ countries.

To confirm the appointment the payment has to be done online via PayPal. After the payment confirmation, experts at MediGence will schedule the consultation with the expert according to the individual’s choice. The Online Teleconsultation will connect the expert and the patient through a live F2F session.

How do I schedule an Online Consultation with the best Gastrointestinal Surgeon in India?
MediGence brings some of the most experienced and awarded Gastrointestinal Surgeon from all over India. To avail the online consultation with the doctor:
  • Simply search the doctor by name or the speciality by clicking here
  • Select the doctor of your choice.
  • Chose the day for the consultation.
  • Quick registration in one single step.
  • Pay online using PayPal to book an appointment for the video consultation with the top Gastrointestinal Surgeon.
Which are the countries from where I can avail Gastrointestinal Surgeon for telemedicine?
You can avail the doctors from over 10+ countries. Gastrointestinal Surgeon are available from India, Thailand, Turkey, Spain, Dubai and many more destinations. You can pick and choose the specialist from the country of your choice based on your preferences and requirements.
How much does it cost for the online consultation with the Gastrointestinal Surgeon?
You have the option to choose the doctor from the pool of our handpicked top Gastrointestinal Surgeon from worldwide. The video consultation charges differ from country to the country starting from 25 USD and it goes up to 750 USD. You may find all the information about the top Gastrointestinal Surgeon, consultation charges on our website. Please follow the link to start your journey with us.
How does MediGence ensure that online consultation is safe on their platform?
We strictly follow HIPAA and GDPR compliance level data safety and security standards. We do not store any data with respect to your online consultation with the doctor and moreover your medical records are stored in the HIPAA compliant cloud in the encrypted format. Once you finish your video consultation with the doctor, you receive a link on your email and the dashboard to download the recording that is valid only for 72 hours. On expiry, the video is permanently deleted.
What is the health care infrastructure of India / Why should opt for India as a destination for your medical treatment?
India is recognized for its strict rules and regulations which has kept the country in strict discipline. As an upside, the country has well-maintained regulations for every process and impressive medical healthcare facilities which has garnered thousands of visitors from across the world. The reasons for opting hospitals in India is the astounding treatment options available at a very cost effective price range, which is undoubtedly affordable than most of the developed countries across the world. Besides the well-planned infrastructure, the treatment options and alternatives offered are tempting enough. Apart from that, the country also flaunts high success rates and has thus been able to cure some of the most complex diseases in the world.
What are the conditions of the hospitals in India? Are they JCI certified. What is the quality of the support staff in the hospitals?
Contrary to a few decades back, the hospitals in India have upgraded manifolds. The conditions of the multispecialty clinics have been modified to include the modern amenities and devices at large. This makes it ideally competent to the healthcare infrastructure in other developed countries making it capable of providing uncompromised treatment options to the medical tourists. A few of the hospitals and multispecialty clinics have earned due JCI certification and are thus, counted among the most trusted hospitals in the country. One of the most important aspects of availing healthcare benefits from any hospital is the quality of the support staff. Besides owning proficient doctors and surgeons, the efficiency of the support staff plays a major role on the health of the candidate. Keeping in mind the necessity, the staffs are well-trained to deal with every kind of situation thereby ensuring complete safety to the patients.
Are the doctors/surgeons in India of the best quality?
One of the many reasons for the success of medical and health department of India, is the supreme quality of the medical professionals. The doctors and surgeons providing treatments in India are globally recognized for their service towards the medical field. Furnished with degrees from reputed universities and decades of training and experience, the doctors have earned high success rates throughout their professional career.
What is the process for obtaining medical visa in India?
The Korean embassy follows a strict protocol for obtaining visa for travelling to the country. The necessary documents (photocopies and original) have been listed on their official website and should be strictly adhered to. However, one must definitely keep the documents at hand while applying for the same:
  • Two recent passport size photographs of the candidate not older than six months
  • Visa application fee which needs to be paid
  • Photocopy of the visa application fee paid
  • Confirmation of the duly filled visa application form
  • Civil status of the candidate
  • Copy of the entire travel itinerary
  • Proof of round ticket of flight as well as the accommodation reserved for staying
  • Other documents like birth certificate, residential proof, etc., which may also be required.
What support services does MediGence provide in India?
Keeping in mind every travelling protocol listed by the government, MediGence ensures a hassle-free medical travelling experience in India. Right from the beginning of the journey to the end, MediGence assists the candidates and the family with utmost care thereby making the stay as comfortable as it can be. Hence, here is a list of services provided for candidate satisfaction:
  • Medical travel and insurance query related support
  • Medical travel guidance
  • Visa Assistance
  • Free airport to hospital transfer
  • On-Ground Support
  • Teleconsultations
  • Visa Assistance
  • Accommodations Assistance
  • Free Airport to Hospital Transfer
  • Rehabilitation and recovery services
Which are the best cities in India for medical treatment?
There are several cities which provide impressive medical benefits and are open for both national and international tourists. However, the best cities in India for medical treatment are:
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai