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Dr. Sibithooran K

Dr. Sibithooran K

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist

9 Years Experience Overall  (2 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sibithooran K is a Gastroenterologist in Pallikaranai, Chennai and has an experience of 9 years in this field. Dr. Sibithooran K practices at Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital in Pallikaranai, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India in 2011,MD - General Medicine from Kasturba Medical College in 2015 and DM - Gastroenterology from Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute in 2018.

Pallikaranai, Chennai

Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital

4.5

1, Radial Road, Landmark: Opposite Cognizant Company, Chennai

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+ 34

Mon - Sat

08:00 - 03:00

600

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 - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2011
MD - General Medicine - Kasturba Medical College, 2015
DM - Gastroenterology - Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, 2018

Registrations

92427 Tamil Nadu Board Of Indian Medicine, 2011
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