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Dr. Lalit Shimpi

Dr. Lalit Shimpi

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DM - Gastroenterology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS

Gastroenterologist

27 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Dr. Lalit Shimpi is a Endoscopist (Gastro),Digestive Endoscopist and Gastroenterologist in Bhandarkar Road, Pune and has an experience of 18 years in these fields. Dr. Lalit Shimpi practices at The Cedar Clinics in Bhandarkar Road, Pune and Apollo Jehangir Hospital in Bund Garden, Pune. He completed DM - Gastroenterology from Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College) in 2002,MD - General Medicine from shivaji university , kolhapur in 1997 and MBBS from University of Pune in 1993.He is a member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology,Indian Association for Study of Liver,Association of Physicians of India,Society of GI Endoscopy of India and National Academy of Medical Sciences. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Piles Treatment (Non Surgical),Chronic Liver Disease,Colonoscopy,Liver Disease Treatment and Loose Motion etc

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Bhandarkar Road, Pune

The Cedar Clinics

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851/1, Vrundali Apartments, Shivajinagar, Landmark: Opposite Kamala Nehru Park & Next to Yes Bank, Pune

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Tue, Fri

09:00 - 01:00
04:00 - 05:00

Wed

11:00 - 01:00

Sat

09:00 - 11:00
01:00 - 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.

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Awards and Recognitions

Best Outgoing Student - 3rd MBBS - 1993
First Rank in Shivaji University, MD Medicine - 1997

Education

DM - Gastroenterology - Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College), 2002
MD - General Medicine - shivaji university , kolhapur, 1997
MBBS - University of Pune, 1993

Memberships

Indian Society of Gastroenterology
Indian Association for Study of Liver
Association of Physicians of India
Society of GI Endoscopy of India
National Academy of Medical Sciences

Experience

2002 - 2016 Consultant Gastroenterologist and GI Endoscopist at The Cedar Clinics
2013 - 2016 Co - Owner at The Cedar Clinics

Registrations

75990 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1995

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Therapeutic Pancreatobiliary Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasonography - Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, 2005
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