Gastro Enterology


The Department of Gastroenterology provides diagnosis and treatment for patients with gastrointestinal, hepatic, biliary, pancreatic and nutritional problems. Using the latest equipments and techniques, we ensure the highest quality care in this department. Apart from ongoing research in hepatology and various drug trials, the department also runs periodic specialty clinics. The facilities provided by the department include:
Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Side Viewing Endoscopy
  • Enteroscopy-Intra operative, Lapro endoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy

Therapeutic Upper GI Procedures

Variceal Bleeding – Sclerotheraphy, Variceal banding, Hemoclips

Gastric Varices – Cyanoacrylate glue injection

Ulcer Bleed – Injection Haemostasis, Gold probe, Haemoclips

Mallory Weiss Ters – Injection haemostasis

Foreign Body – Extraction

Corrosive/Peptic Stricture – Savary Gillard Dilatation, TTS Balloon dilatation

Achalasis Cardia – Rigiflex Balloon dilatation

Carcinoma Esophagus/ GE junction – Ethanol tumour necrolysis, self expandable metal stent placement

Tracheo-Esophageal Fistulas – Covered SEMS placement

Pyloric stenosis – TTS Balloon Dilatation, SEMS placement

Dieulafoy's Ulcer – Injection haemostsis, Haemoclips

Gastric Polyps – Endoscopic polypectomy

Early Gastric/Esophageal Cancer – Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)

Feeding Technique – PEG,PEGJ,Nasojejunal Feeding tube placement

Therapeutic Lower GI Endoscopic Procedures

Colonic Polyps – Polypectomy + tattoing

Diverticular Bleed – Injection haemostasis

Carcinoma Colon – Metallic stent placement

Therapeutic ERCP Procedures

Bile Duct Stones – Basket/Balloon Extraction;Lithotripsy

Papillary stenosis – Sphincterotomy

Bile Duct Strictures – Stenting

Bile Duct Cancer – Metallic stent placement

Chronic Pancreatitis – Pancreat stenting C

Pancreas Divisum – MinorPappilla stenting

Papillary Carcinoma – Ampullectomy

Pancreatic Paseudocyst – Cystogastrostomy, Cystoduodenostomy

Therapeutic & Diagnostic Radiology Procedures

FNAC,Liver Biopsy

Percutaneous Cholangiogram / Pancreatogram

Biliary Obstruction – Percutaneous Transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD)

Rendevouz Biliary stenting

Liver Tumours – Percutaneous Ethanol injection (PEI)


MBBS from Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram in 1989
MD from Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram in 1996
DM from Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram in 1999
Rank Holder in DM Examination
Work Experience
Worked as Asst. Professor in Gastroenterology at Medical College, Kottayam from 2000 to 2002
Working as Consultant Gastroenterologist in Caritas Hospital since 2003
Field of Interest
Therapeutic Endoscopy, Endosonography 

Consulting Time
Day Morning Evening
Monday 12.00 NOON to 12.30 PM ———-
Tuesday 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM ———-
Wednesday 12.00 NOON to 12.30 PM ———-
Thursday 12.00 NOON to 12.30 PM ———-
Friday 12.00 NOON to 12.30 PM ———-
Saturday 12.00 NOON to 12.30 PM ———-

Available round the clock for all Emergency Consultations


Consulting Time
Day Morning Evening
Monday 10.30 AM to 1.00 PM ———-
Tuesday 12.00 NOON  to 2.00 PM ———-
Wednesday 10.30 AM to 1.00 PM ———-
Thursday 12.00 NOON  to 2.00 PM ———-
Friday 10.30 AM to 1.00 PM ———-
Saturday 12.00 NOON  to 2.00 PM ———-