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Dr. Dinesh Kini

Dr. Dinesh Kini

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MD - General Medicine, MBBS, DM - Gastroenterology



29 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Gold Medal for best Outgoing MD (Gen MED) Post GraduateHas published articles in various National & International journals.First, one to start the concept of Multi-Specialty approach in Gastroenterology with Surgical Gastroenterology/Interventional Radiology and starting the concept of “MILDD”One of the first in the state to initiateRFA (Radio Frequency Abrasion) for liver cancer.Therasphere (Y 99) for patients with liver cancer.Transjugular liver biopsy.TIPSS for patients with end-stage liver disease.Retrievable metal stenting for benign bile duct problems.Fibroscan for patients with liver disease.Triple side to side biliary metal stenting for bile duct and pancreatic cancer.Spyglass and Holmium Laser Lithotripsy for large bile duct stone.Invited Faculty for Annual Conference of ISG/INASL/APICONMajor role in initiating a liver transplant program in Manipal Hospital BangaloreStarted the concept of “Liver Clinic” as a National CME in Hematology, held once in 2 years in Bangalore.

Indiranagar, Bangalore

Speciality Clinic (Kinis Gastro Clinic)


#1074/H, 11th Main Road, 5th Cross, 2nd Stage Indiranagar, Landmark: Behind Corporation Bank, Bangalore

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Mon - Wed, Fri

06:00 - 09:00


05:00 - 08:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a gastroenterologist?

A: A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in analysis as well as treatment of disorders of gastrointestinal tract and liver. Gastroenterology is basically a branch of medicine which deals with diseases which affect the gastrointestinal tract, which encompasses organs from your mouth till the anus.

Q: Disorders of which body parts are treated by a Gastroenterologist?

A: Disorders of your stomach, liver, entire digestive tract, oesophagus, small intestine, rectum, colon, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts are treated by a gastroenterologist

Q: Can a Gastroenterologist perform colonoscopy?

A: Yes, a gastroenterologist can perform colonoscopy. As a gastroenterologist receives special training in treating gastrointestinal diseases, he or she can easily perform colonoscopy.

Q: Is endoscopy safe?

A: Yes, endoscopy is a totally safe procedure. In only very rare cases, complications crop up and these include bleeding. The risk of bleeding complications after an endoscopy is increased if the process involves the removal of a piece of tissue for the purpose of testing (this is known as biopsy) or treatment of any kind of digestive system disease.

Q: When should one consult a Gastroenterologist immediately?

A: You should consult a gastroenterologist immediately if you experience diarrhoea or are suffering from constant heartburn, you suspect gall stones, your diet is leading to bloating in the body, ulcer in stomach, constipation or you have to get a colonoscopy done. Cancer screening is also done by gastroenterologists.


Liver & Biliary Disease


Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal for Best Outgoing MD (Gen Med) Post Graduate


MD - General Medicine - Kasturba Medical College, 1995
MBBS - Kasturba Medical College, 1991


Indian Society of Gastroenterology


1994 - 1995 Asst.Professor at KMC
1995 - 1996 Senior Resident- Gastroenterology at SGPGI
1996 - 1997 Asst. Professor- Gastroenterology at KMC, Manipal
2001 - 2009 Senior Consultant-Gastroenterologist at Manipal Hospital
2010 - 2012 Head- Dept. of Gastroenterology at MILDD


31276 Karnataka Medical Council, 1991
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