MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery
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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.
2 clinics for General Consultation
He is very good doctor i have never seen such a person in my life , he will listen all our problems and will spend enough time with patient to make him cool. he is having good Patience to listen our problem. if you have any kind of Gastroenterology issues visit this doctor .
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I will recommend this Dr. He will listen to your problems carefully and make the patient cool and he won't ask to come again from his mouth. A very good attitude. and if he suggests to take scan or some test and he will leave it to you to take it as your wish center or lab.
Very friendly, polite, listening problem patiently. Not create panic. No unnecessary tests. Excellent doctor.
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.