MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
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Dr. Ramesh Kumar is a Gastroenterologist in Barkatpura, Hyderabad and has an experience of 27 years in this field. Dr. Ramesh Kumar practices at Woodlands Hospital in Barkatpura, Hyderabad,Sri Matre Gastro & Liver Clinic in Barkatpura, Hyderabad and Sai Krishna Neuro Hospital in Kachiguda, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal in 1987,MD - Medicine from Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal in 1990 and DM - Gastroenterology from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 1993. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Indian Society of Gastroenterology. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Gastritis Treatment,Gastroscopy and Liver Disease Treatment etc.
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.