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Dr. B. N. Tondon

Dr. B. N. Tondon

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist

63 Years Experience Overall  (60 years as specialist)

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Padma Bhushan- Coveted Civilian Award by President of IndiaDMA Excellence Millennium Award (2003)

Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute

14, Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar 4, Landmark: Near Amarcloni Market, Near Bostan Hospital And Near Metro Station, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

10:30 - 11:30

1200

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1956
MD - Medicine - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1959
Fellowship in Gastroenterology - National Academy of Medical Sciences (India), 1960

Experience

1962 - 1991 Head of the Dept of Gastroenterology at AIIMS

Registrations

10337 Delhi Medical Council, 2001
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