MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology
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Dr. Kailash N Singla is a renowned Gastro-enterologist of North Delhi, practicing since 1994, doing more than 400 GI procedures/month which include diagnostic and therapeutic UGI-Endoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP, Stentings, Capsule Endoscopy & APC etc. Well known as humble, hilarious and hard working human being amongst his patients and colleagues alike.Patients care with personal and positive attitude remains my priority.
Dr Kailash has been really quick in understanding the root cause. His medication and advice has been really helpful and aprt from medication his focus on treatment is for your own well being so that we take care of our food and lifestyle to avoid any disease at first place. Ensuring that I understood the role of food and not experiment with body
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.