32 Years Experience Overall (22 years as specialist)
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Dr. Dinesh Kumar Singal is a Gastroenterologist in Krishna Nagar, Delhi and has an experience of 32 years in this field. Dr. Dinesh Kumar Singal practices at Singal Clinic in Krishna Nagar, Delhi,Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute (PSRI Hospital) in Sheikh Sarai, Delhi and St Stephens Hospital in Tis Hazari, Delhi. He completed MBBS from Rehman Medical College in 1985,MD - Medicine from Rehman Medical College in 1990 and DM - Gastroenterology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1998. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Indian Society of Gastroenterology. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Chronic Liver Disease,Gastritis Treatment,Liver Disease Treatment and Gastroscopy etc.
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.