Upper Gastrointestinal

From food pipe to the first section of small intestine is referred to as Upper Gastrointestinal system (Upper GI). This mainly includes the food pipe, stomach and duodenum, the first section of the small intestine. Some of the diseases that affect the upper GI include Gatroesophageal reflux(GERD), Achalasia Cardia and Esophageal cancer and Stomach Cancer.

Upper GI Procedures

Lap Fundopliclation

This procedure is considered the gold standard procedure for Gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is the tightening of the weak lower esophageal sphincter, by wraping it with the upper most portion of stomach(fundus). Read More

Lap Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the part of the stomach affected by cancer and rejoin the remaining portions in a way so as to facilitate normal digestion. The procedure is done via 2-3 keyhole incisions in the abdomen. Read More


Thoraco Lap Esophagectomy

This is a minimally invasive and the most advanced technique to treat Cancer of the Esophagus. If identified and treated at an early stage, spread to nearby organs can be avoided. Read More

Lap Heller's Cardiomyotomy

Lap Heller’s Cardiomyotomy is used to treat Achalasia Cardia. Achalasia is a condition in which the muscles of the lower part of the esophagus fail to relax. So the food cannot enter the stomach. This results in difficulty swallowing food, sometimes even water, and heartburn. Read More

Achievements

More than 2000 Fundoplication for Acid Reflux

World’s 1st: Thoraco-lap Esophagectomy in HIV positive

Pioneers in Lap Gastrectomy. Large series.

Upper GI Surgeons

Dr. JS Rajkumar

Chief Surgeon

M.B.B.S., M.S., Dip N. B. (Surgery), FRCS (Ireland), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (England), FRCS (Edinburgh)


Dr. S. Akbar

CONSULTANT GENERAL AND LAPAROSCOPIC SURGEON

 

Dr. Anirudh Rajkumar

GENERAL AND LAPAROSCOPIC SURGEON