MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
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91% (32 votes)
Dr. Vadivel Kumaran S is a consultant Physician completed his under-graduate training from Madurai Medical College, Post-graduation from Coimbatore Medical College and Medical gastroenterology-Super-speciality training from Madras Medical College. He is currently practising at Kauvery Hospital-Alwarpet in morning and at Sugam Clinic and Gastro Care Centre with facilities for endoscopy and colonoscopy
I consulted him for my husband now he is feeling all good , he had a stomach problem so visited him, he was very polite, and explained and he was so patience hearing our complaints and even we get to know his questions like this things has caused the problems, he was asking so many questions like what you did, how it happened, how often it was happening in all, and we have a very good feeling about him. We took the medicines he gave now it''s all good.
He is good in explaining the problems and the treatment required. I would like to thank him for that.
\"My wife had a stomach problem, Doctor is very good, they are always very polite *** ********* **** ***** I would rate the doctor 9 out of 10.\
Fixed appointment in morning for 18.00 Hrs , no sign of the doctor till 18.30 , upon asking the reception they say he is busy with other patients will take another 30 min , seems lack professionalism and no respect for people’s and ailing patient grieve
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.