MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
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Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi is a specialist in liver diseases and critically ill liver patient management. She has completed DM in Medical Gastroenterology and the transplant Hepatology fellowship from the Thomas Starzl Transplant Institute in Pittsburgh, USA. She has also completed the IDCCM Diploma in Critical care medicine that allows me to care for critically ill liver diseases and effectively manage liver transplant patientsI treat fatty liver disease, Hepatitis, cirrhosis, hepatitis b,Hepatitis C, Gastro intestinal bleeding,Ascites, Liver cancer and tumours
Highly recommend Dr. Hema Mala for all Liver related Issues and consultations With ASO and CRP being high in my blood reports for the past 4 years which bothered me and swelling of legs, ankles and severe itching happened suddenly during Apr 2023. Consulted a gastro enterologist and updated him all the symptoms. he gave me allergic tablets for itching and the problems resurfaced again after a brief period.After Taking CT, frequent blood and urine tests couldn't figure out why CRP levels are high and doctors suggested about body reacting to some inflammation. Finally, A fibroscan revealed severe fibrosis of liver which made me panic and raised my anxiety and hypertension levels.Diagnosing the issue is with Liver and wrong suggestions by different specialists to go on a Low sodium 2 Litre diet , which is a check point for me and it damaged my kidneys 3 days after.With no sleep, high anxiety and low BP, Consulted Dr. Hema Mala by 28-Aug-2023 and she listened to me patiently and heard me completely. She mentioned this liver is not going to kill me and not to have water restrictions of 2L.Dr. Hema Mala asked me to consider weight reduction seriously with a trainer and consider it as an investment to better life changes and healthier life and not to panic about the liver issues.She mentioned weight reduction should be considered in a war footing basis with diet and exercise.She has gone through my walking history and suggested, walking alone will not help and suggested strength training and follow dietician option as well.I have followed her suggestions and my anxiety levels have come down in a week, joined a gym and workout with a trainer and started endurance training, strength training along with cardio exercises which is helping me immensely with weight loss. Highly recommend Dr. Hema Mala for all Liver related Issues and consultations. Received best suggestions from her during my tough time.
My daughter had visited the hospital and it was for gastric problem. Consultation went well. I would like to recommend the doctor to many people. There was no waiting time when we went. Tests was recommended. Doctor told to stop tablets later. She is ok now.
Q: Where does Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi practice?
A: Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi practices at MIOT International Hospital - Manapakkam.
Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi?
A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi for Transplant Hepatology, Cirrhosis, liver failure. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.
Q: What do patients say about Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi?
A: Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi has been recommended by 3 patients and has recieved stories from 2 patients. You can read detailed patient stories of the doctor on Practo.
Q: What is Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi's education qualification?
A: Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi has the following qualifications - MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology.
Q: What does Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi specialises in ?
A: Dr. Hemamala Venugopal Saithanyamurthi specialises as Liver Transplant, Hepatologist, Gastroenterologist.