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Dr. Lata Prasad

Dr. Lata Prasad

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist

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20 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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Dr. Lata Prasad is a Gastroenterologist in Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad and has an experience of 19 years in this field. Dr. Lata Prasad practices at Olive Hospital in Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad and Gleneagles Global Hospital in Lakdikapul, Hyderabad. She completed MBBS from University Of Magadh in 1991,MD - General Medicine from University Of Magadh in 2001 and DNB - Gastroenterology from Global Medical College in 2005.She is a member of Medical Council of India (MCI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Colitis Treatment,Liver Surgery,Liver Disease Treatment,Steatosis and Liver resection etc.

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Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad

Olive Hospital

4.0

12-2-718/3, 4, 5, Nanalnagar X Road, Landmark: Opposite To Corporation Bank, Hyderabad

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 02:00

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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 - University Of Magadh, 1991
MD - General Medicine - University Of Magadh, 2001
DNB - Gastroenterology - Global Medical College, 2005

Memberships

Medical Council of India (MCI)

Experience

2016 - Present Gastronealogist at Olive Hospital

Registrations

27202 Bihar Medical Council, 1993
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