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Dr. Naresh Bhat

Dr. Naresh Bhat

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterologist

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27 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Naresh Bhat is the chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. His core strengths are clinical gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy. Dr. Bhat is the chairman of the Indian NBI group and a core member of the Asia NBI group (ANBIG) and trains endoscopists in India and Asia in advanced endoscopic imaging.He has been in practice for over 30 years as a pioneering gastroenterologist in the country. He leads a team of gastroenterologists with experience and skills in different areas like IBD, pancreatic disease, Metabolic liver disease and Motility disorders to form the Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease. He was President Society of GI Endoscopy India and presently President Elect of AIGE, Governing Council member Indian Society Gastroenterology and President ISG Karnataka. His areas of interest include GI cancer, IBD therapeutic and pediatric endoscopy. He has trained in Hamburg, Germany in Therapeutic endoscopy and He also trained in Japan in advanced endoscopic imaging.

Hebbal, Bangalore

Aster CMI Hospital

4.5

No. 43/2, New Airport Road, NH.7, Hebbal, Sahakara Nagar, Landmark: Opposite Godrej Apartments, Bangalore

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+ 4

Mon - Sat

08:30 - 01:00

850

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.

Services

GASTROENTEROLOGY
Hepatology
Endoscopy
Advanced Endoscopy
IBD
Pancreatic disease
Metabolic Liver Disease
Motility disorders
GI Cancer
IBD Therapeutic Endoscopy
Peaediatric Endoscopy

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

Pope Paul Gold Medal for Best Outgoing Student in MBBS - 1980
Govt. of Karnataka Award for Best MBBS student in the State - 1980
Seven University Gold Medals in MBBS & MD
Delivered the KN Guruswamy Oration on Helicobacter pylori. - 1991
Delivered the Dr. KS Shadaksharappa Oration on "Crohns – Three Decades." - 2011

Education

MBBS - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 1979
MD - Medicine - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 1984
DM - Gastroenterology - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 1985

Memberships

Society of Endoscopic and Laproscopic Endoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI)
Indian Society of Gastroenterology

Registrations

19159 Karnataka Medical Council, 1980

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in therapeutic GI Endoscopy - University of Hamburg, 1992
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