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General & GI Surgery

Advanced Centre for General & GI Surgery

Gastroenterology department at Aster RV Hospital JP Nagar, Bangalore is offering a world-class, dedicated facility for comprehensive management of diseases and disorders of the digestive system. The Gastroenterology team includes renowned and experienced surgical gastroenterologists, general, robotic and laparoscopic surgeons, medical gastroenterologists, bariatric surgeons, interventional endoscopists and stomach-care therapists with highly qualified support teams trained in basic and advanced endoscopy, nutrition and GI oncology. We also have a dedicated specialist in GI oncology, dealing with cancer of the GI tract.

Surgical Gastroenterology:

One of the most advanced facilities in the region for surgical management of gastrointestinal disorders/diseases, the Aster RV's Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology has an exceptional team of highly experienced surgical gastroenterologists with international expertise. The centre offers state-of-the-art facilities and clinical support including South Asia’s first OR1 Karlstroz fusion integrated surgical suites, a highly advanced endoscopy suite, ERCPs, GI motility studies and endosonography, high-definition laparoscopy, harmonic scalpel, ligature, CUSA excel, image intensifiers and intraoperative ultrasound for high-precision procedures.

Bariatric surgery:

The experts at Aster RV Hospital perform various successful weight loss surgeries like a keyhole or laparoscopic bariatric surgeries. Our surgeons have expertise in performing various bariatric surgical procedures such as Gastric banding, SILS sleeve gastrectomy, and Gastric bypass (RYGB and MGB), Endoscopic intragastric balloon placement, and Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch depending on the patient’s need and assessment. Long-term follow-up with continued access to the bariatric team for advice and support is extended to all patients.

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence-based treatment to ensure the best care for you.


Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

How to consult surgical team doctors?

You can take appointment through hospital website or by calling landline numbers. In Aster RV hospital there is a designated co Ordinator for surgical team, whom you can discuss the doctors available time and rescheduling the appointment or booking a video consult.

How to plan and schedule surgery?

Post consultation you can meet anaesthetist(PAC- Pre Anaesthetic Check-up )and undergo basic blood investigations, and submit insurance documents / finance counselling to avoid hassle free admission and surgical procedure.

What happens in outpatient department?

Generally, most of you will approach surgeon with primary diagnosis, however symptoms such as abdominal pain, swellings, weight loss, bleeding, etc will be further investigated and diagnosed. Plan of care will be discussed to patient and family members.

How many days do I have to get admitted?

Day care /one day/short stay admission: surgeries such as lap cholecystectomy / lap appendicectomy / lap hernia surgery

Early morning admission > 6 to 8 hours of fasting > pre op medications > surgery > post op monitoring in recovery room > overnight ward stay > discharge next day

Long stay admission: abdominal surgery, cancer surgery, intestinal surgery


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