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Dr. Pratibha S

Dr. Pratibha S

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MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist

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18 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. Pratibha S is a Gastroenterologist in Bilekahalli, Bangalore and has an experience of 18 years in this field. Dr. Pratibha S practices at Swasthi Chikitsalaya in Bilekahalli, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Devaraj URS Medical College - Kolar in 1999,DNB - General Medicine from Jubliee Mission Medical College, Kerela in 2004 and DM - Gastroenterology from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad in 2015. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Gastroenteritis Treatment,Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( IBS ) Treatment,Gastroscopy,Colitis Treatment and Abdominal Pain Treatment etc.

Bilekahalli, Bangalore

Swasthi Chikitsalaya

5.0

1051, Vijaya Bank Layout, Bilekahalli, Landmark: Above ICICI Bank, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed, Fri

05:00 - 07:00

Tue, Thu

05:00 - 07:30

Sat

06:00 - 08:00

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Devaraj URS Medical College - Kolar, 1999
DNB - General Medicine - Jubliee Mission Medical College, Kerela, 2004
DM - Gastroenterology - Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, 2015

Experience

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2005 - 2007 Registrar in Gastroenterology at Tata Memorial Hospital
2007 - 2008 Registrar in Gastroenterology at St. Johns Medical College
2009 - 2010 Junior Consultant at Global Hospitals
2015 - 2017 Consultant Gastroenterology at OMNI Hospital
2017 - 2018 Consultant and HOD in Gastroenterology at Kamineni Hospital

Registrations

74154 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2012
53359 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999
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