Gastroenterology Department provides active service with experienced staff and modern endoscopy systems since the hospital was first founded. Gastroenterology is a medical branch which is specialized on the management of digestive system diseases related with the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder and the pancreas. Our specialists see many patients with diverse gastrointestinal and liver problems and give the latest treatments on a sound base of current medical knowledge.


The patients presenting to outpatient clinics or admitted to the hospital are cared for by specialized doctors and nursing staff with broad expertise. The procedures performed in gastroenterology department are summarized below:

-Diagnostic and therapeutic upper (esopghagogastroduodenoscopy) and lower (colonoscopy) endoscopic procedures including ERCP for biliary and pancreatic disorders.

-Ultrasound-assisted liver biopsy and other therapeutic interventions.

-Capsule endoscopy to visualize the small and large bowels.

-pH meter to diagnose esophageal reflux disease.

-Placement of different types of feeding tubes under endoscopic guidance.

Hours of Service:

Monday – Friday : 08.30 am – 06.00 pm

Saturday : 08.30 am – 01.00 pm

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Capsule endoscopy is a method, which ensures visualization of entire small intestine and colon, if required. The capsule is swallowed, which is similar to a vitamin tablet in size. This capsule takes photos, minimum two per second, and those images are transferred to a recording device, which is attached to a waist strap similar to devices used for ECG traces.

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