Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Integrated Care for Digestive Diseases

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, along with liver, gall bladder and pancreas are the focus of this specialty. Gut or GastroIntestinal Tract (GIT) is a single tubular structure that includes the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal.

At CNS, we are offering completely integrated care in Digestive Diseases under one roof:

Medical Gastroenterology & Hepatology, including Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP and other Therapeutic Procedures


Gastrointestinal surgery

  • Advanced Laparoscopy
  • GI Oncosurgery
  • Other complex procedures


Interventional GI Radiology

  • Angioembolisation, TIPSS
  • Chemoembilization


Come and see us if you have any of these symptoms of digestive diseases:


  • Heartburn (Ambal) Flatulence (Gas) & Indigestion
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Inability to put on weight in spite of good diet
  • Vomiting of blood (haematemesis) or
  • black stool (Malaena)
  • Anaemia
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Jaundice (yellow discoloration & yellow urine)
  • Bleeding from rectum
  • Loose stool & Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Any lump in belly


Facilities available

Surgical Services : GI Surgery offers Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric and Onco surgery

Surgical Services

Onco Surgery


  • Comprehensive treatment for all GI cancers
  • Specialised surgeries being offered
  • Liver Resection
  • Whipple’s Surgery
  • Radical Colectomy
  • Radical Gastrectomy
  • Radical Esophagectomy


Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Gall Bladder CBD Stone
  • All types of Hernia
  • Colon Resection


Complex surgery

Biliary Stricture, Chronic Pancreatitis,
GI Bleed, Ulcerative Colitis, High Anal Fistula (Anal plug VAAFT),
Stapled surgery for piles

Medical Services


One-stop outpatient services

Assessment investigation and treatment in one visit

  • Indigestion & Heartburn Clinic, Jaundice Clinic, Swallowing Difficulty Clinic
  • Hepatitis Clinic
  • Colitis & Diarrhoea Clinic
  • Nutrition & Dietetics Clinic


Endoscopy Services

  • Gastroscopy, colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP Extraction of bile duct stones
  • Stents for advanced cancers — oesophageal, colonic and bile duct
  • Endoscopic treatment for bleeding ulcers
  • Endoscopic treatment for polyps
  • Endoscopic treatment for oesophageal varices
  • Polypectomy
  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Nutritional access: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Video Capsular Endoscopy (VCE)


GI Surgery Programme

Comprehensive treatment for:

  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Colon Cancer


Multidisciplinary Team

  • GI Oncosurgeon
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Stoma Therapist


Obesity Surgery Programme


Who benefits from this type of surgery?

1. Morbidly obese (BMI > 37.5) patients
2. Obese (BMI 27.5-37.5) patients with co-morbidities like:

  • Hypertension
  • Type II DM
  • CAD
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Urinary stress incontinence
  • Steatohepatitis


How does the surgery cure obesity?

By decreasing the capacity of stomach and decreasing appetite stimulating hormones from stomach

In gastric bypass, time to absorb food from the intestine is decreased by shortening the absorptive limb of intestine

The Team

  • Bariatric surgeon
  • Endocrinologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Pulmonologist
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Dietician


Awareness camps on Bariatric Surgery are periodically organized at the hospital.