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Dr. Ravishankar Bhat

Dr. Ravishankar Bhat

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery

Gastroenterologist

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Bariatric Surgeon

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General Surgeon

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Laparoscopic Surgeon

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GastroIntestinal Surgeon

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18 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Renowned Surgical Gastroenterologist, with immense experience and expertise in performing Laparoscopic and Open Surgeries. One of the few surgeons in India to perform Metabolic Surgery, a cure for the Diabetes.

3 clinics for General Consultation

General Consultation
Pilonidal Sinus Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
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Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore

Radhakrishna Multispeciality Hospital

3.5

3-4, Sunrise Towers, 30th Cross, JP Road, Girinagar, Landmark: Opposite Canara Bank, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

07:00 - 08:30

550

Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

Apollo Hospital

4.0

154/11, Bannerghatta Road, Amalodbhavi Nagar, Panduranga Nagar, Landmark: Opposite IIM, Bangalore

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Mon - Thu, Sat

11:00 - 02:00

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10:00 - 02:00

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Mahadevan's Award - 2005

Education

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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1991
MS - General Surgery - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 1996
DNB - General Surgery - DNB board, New Delhi, 1996

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2000 - 2002 Surgeon at St. Philomena's Hospital
2002 - 2003 Surgeon at St. Martha's Hospital
2003 - 2006 Surgical Gastroentrologist at Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute
2006 - Present Surgical Gastroentrologist at Apollo Hospitals

Registrations

31591 Karnataka Medical Council, 1991
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