MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Surgical Gastroenterology
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Dr. Saleem Naik is an MBBS post graduate from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal. In 2002, he did MS from Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur and went ahead with DNB in Surgical Gastroenterology from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in 2008. He has also been conferred MNAMS in Surgical Gastroenterology by the National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He was conferred as a Fellow American College of Surgeons by ACS, Washington in 2016. His main expertise lies in Laparoscopic GI Oncology, Surgery for Morbid Obesity, Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery, Management of Post Cholecystectomy Bile Duct Injuries.He has experience of 16 years in these fields and has served in some top names like GB Pant Hospital, BLK Super Speciality Hospital etc. He is a Leading name in Bariatric Surgery and GI Surgery in North India.
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My mother got operated for bariatric surgery under Dr Saleem naik at IBS hospital , she was 115kgs before operation and within 2-3 days she lost 5-6 kgs she is getting better day by day ...thanks to the whole team ,including nursing care...
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.
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