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Dr. Ravula Phani Krishna

Dr. Ravula Phani Krishna

Dr. Ravula Phani Krishna

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MS - General Surgery, MRCS (UK), MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery, MBBS, DNB - Gastroenterology



Intestine Surgeon


Surgical Oncologist


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Bariatric Surgeon


Laparoscopic Surgeon




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20 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ravula Phani Krishna has over 16 years experience in surgical gastroenterology & worked 6 years as surgical gastroenterology and liver transplant surgeon at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology. Fellowships in the UK (2years), Japan(Kurume University) and South Korea (Asan Hospital) in the field of hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders and liver transplantation. Also was the lead transplant surgeon establishing and running an active live donor and cadaveric transplant program? Presently working as consultant surgical gastroenterologist with special interests in HPB, minimally invasive surgery and liver transplant..

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Hitech City, Hyderabad

Pace Hospital


23, Kedar Cyber Towers, Huda Techno Enclave, Patrika Nagar, Landmark: Beside AVASA Hotel, Hyderabad

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 01:00
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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Distinction In Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pathology PSM - 1999
Japan Surgical Society Travel Grant For Best Paper - 2008
Vidya Ratna In The Field Of Gastroenterology - 2015
International Surgical Society Travel Grand - 2010
Best Paper In ASI, Chennai Meeting - 2009


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MS - General Surgery - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 2002
MRCS (UK) - Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, Uk, 2005


Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
Fellow Of Association Of Surgeons Of India


2008 - 2014 Consultant Surgical Gastroenetrologist And Liver Transplant Surgeon at Asian Institute Of Gastroenetrology
2010 - 2012 Senior Clinical Fellow In HPB And Transplant at St James University Hospital
2008 - 2008 HPB Fellow at Kurume University Japan
2003 - 2007 MCh Fellow at SGPGIMS
2014 - Present Consultant Surgical Gastroenetrologist And Liver Transplant Surgeon at Pace Hospitals, Hyderabad


78382 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2009

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in HPB & Liver transplant - Asan Medical Centre , Seoul, South Korea, 2007
Fellowship in Hepatic Oncology - Kurume University, Japan, 2008
Fellowship in HPB & Liver transplant - St. James Hospital,U.K., 2009
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