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Dr. Satish Devakumar

Dr. Satish Devakumar

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery

Gastroenterologist

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GastroIntestinal Surgeon

18 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr. Satish Devakumar is a Gastroenterologist and GastroIntestinal Surgeon in Velachery, Chennai and has an experience of 17 years in these fields. Dr. Satish Devakumar practices at Goals Clinic in Velachery, Chennai and Xcellent Care Hospital in Velachery, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Chengalpattu Medical College in 2002,MS - General Surgery from Coimbatore Medical College in 2005 and MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 2013.He is a member of Associations of surgeons of India,Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI) and Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Intestine Surgery,Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery,Gastritis Treatment,Colorectal Surgery and Abdominal Pain Treatment etc.

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Velachery, Chennai

Goals Clinic

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Doctor's Plaza, E-1-B, Paramount Park, Vijaya Nagar, Landmark: Opposite Saravana Stores, Chennai

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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.

Education

MBBS - Chengalpattu Medical College, 2002
MS - General Surgery - Coimbatore Medical College, 2005
MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 2013

Memberships

Associations of surgeons of India
Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons

Experience

2013 - 2015 Assistant Professor at Kilpauk Medical College
2010 - 2013 Post Graduate in SGE at Stanley Medical College
2005 - 2010 Assistant Professor at Stanley Medical College
2002 - 2005 Post Graduate in Surgery at Coimbatore Medical College
2000 - 2002 Registrar at Chengalpattu Medical College

Registrations

70245 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2002
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