MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
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Dr. Kiran D Shinde(Patil) is a Medical gastroenterologist & Therapeutic GI endoscopist practicing in Pune and has an experience of over 4 years in this field. Dr.Kiran D Shinde( Patil) currently attached to many hospitals in Pune including Ruby hospital Main & Ruby Hall Wanowrie,Noble & Columbia Asia multispeciality Hospital and Vishwaraj Superspeciality Hospital at Loni Kalbhor, Pune. He completed MBBS from MGM hospital,Aurangabad postgraduation in MD (General Medicine) done from Padmashri Dr.D.Y.patil medical college & research centre,Pimpri,Pune and superspecialization in DM .( Medical Gastroenterology) from Vydehi institute of medical science,Bangalore)He is a member of 1) Maharastra Medical Council. 2) Indian Medical association,Pune3) Indian National Association of study of Liver disease ( INASL),Delhi These are the services provided by him:
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.