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Introduction

Gastroenterology was established as a department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, in February 2018. The department has achieved significant strides in terms of facilities, clinical services, and personnel strength since its inception. The department now comprises two full tenured faculty members, nine resident doctors, and a number of support staff members. At the moment, the gastroenterology department offers a comprehensive variety of clinical services for the management of gastrointestinal, liver, biliary, and pancreatic illnesses. FibroScan, diagnostic and therapeutic G.I. endoscopies, ERCP, and EUS are among our specialty services. It’s services have expanded to encompass specialised therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma, Budd-Chiari Syndrome, and Angioembolization techniques for gastrointestinal bleeding in collaboration with affiliated departments. The department's faculty members have been involved in research, publication, and teaching. Since January 2021, the department of gastroenterology has been offering a DM programme in gastroenterology.

  • IPD beds: Functional 30

The department specialises in the treatment of gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatico-biliary illnesses. The department has its own seminar room for regular instructional programmes. The department's faculty member has been involved in research, publication, and teaching of MBBS, PG, and DM students. Additionally, we hold combined rounds with the faculty and resident doctors of the department of surgical gastroenterology, as well as gastroenterology-radiology meetings to discuss pertinent cases.

The Gastroenterology Department presently offers the following services:

  1. UGI Endoscopy
  2. Sigmoidoscopy
  3. Side Viewing Endoscopy
  4. Colonoscopy
  5. Endoscopic Variceal Ligation
  6. Endoscopic Sclerotherapy
  7. Endoscopic Foreign Body Removal
  8. Endoscopic Dilatation
  9. Endoscopic Polypectomy
  10. Endoscopic Glue Therapy
  11. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
  12. Diagnostic ERCP
  13. Therapeutic ERCP
  14. Endoscopic Metal Stenting
  15. APC Treatment
  16. Endoscopic Ultrasound
  17. EUS-FNA
  18. USG-Guided Liver Abscess Drainage
  19. FibroScan with TE and CAP
  20. Liver Biopsy
  21. Nasojejunal Feeding Tube Insertion
  22. Endoscopic hemo clip Application
Specialized services/procedures:
-Fibroscan
-Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies (GI endoscopy, ERCP and EUS)

SL No.Name of FacultyDesignation
1.Dr. Ramesh KumarAssociate Professor & Head

Monday to Friday
Liver Clinic: Saturday

  • Fibroscan
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies (GI endoscopy, ERCP and EUS)
  • Upper GI Endoscopy (diagnostic +therapeutic)
  • Colonoscopy (diagnostic +therapeutic)
  • Sigmoidoscopy (diagnostic +therapeutic)
  • Side view Endoscopy
  • EUS
  • ERCP

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