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Dr. S Ganesh

Dr. S Ganesh

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine

Internal Medicine


General Physician

35 Years Experience Overall  (32 years as specialist)

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Gastroenterology Specialist Dr S Ganesh From Chennai Is an MBBS and MD (Medicine) From Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) College in Pondicherry. He Briefly Worked at CMC Vellore in the Gastroenterology Department in 1988, and Then Proceeded to the United Kingdom for Higher Gastroenterology Training in England, From 1989 to 1995.Dr. S Ganesh Has His Private Clinic (GE Clinic and Endoscopy Centre) at Thiruvanmiyur in Chennai. He Is a Visiting Consultant to Apollo Speciality Hospital (Nandanam) and Fortis Malar Hospital (Adayar), and Also Visits Kauvery Hospital (Mylapore)

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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

Satyanarayamma Gold Medal in MD (Medicine) for Best Outgoing Student in MD - 1988


MBBS - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1984
MD - General Medicine - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1988


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Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
Member, Association of Physicians of India (API)
Member, British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
Tamilnadu Medical Council


1994 - 2016 Owner at GE Clinic


38662 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1984

Trainings and Certifications

FASGE - American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2017
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