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Dr. Basumani

Dr. Basumani

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, MRCP (UK), CCST - Gastroenterology



Internal Medicine


General Physician

33 Years Experience Overall  (30 years as specialist)

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94% (16 votes)

Gastroenterologist - Stomach and liver

Chromepet, Chennai

Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Centre



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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

Advanced training in Medicine – Dudley Group of Hospitals - 1994
Training under Prof Jonathan Green for Advanced ERCP Surgery


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MBBS - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 1986
MD - General Medicine - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1990
MRCP (UK) - Royal College Of Physician, London, 1993


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Member Of Royal College Of Physician
Indian Society of Gastroenterology
British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
• Indian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


1991 - 2018 Gastroenterologist at Gastro Clinic at Dr Rela Institute & Medical Centre


41875 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1986
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