B.P. Poddar Hospital takes pride in its commitment to providing comprehensive healthcare services, and the Gastroenterology Clinic stands as a testament to the institution's dedication to digestive health. This specialized clinic is designed to address a wide range of gastrointestinal issues, offering a holistic approach to diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing care.

Services Offered:


  1. Gastrointestinal Consultations: The Gastroenterology Clinic at B.P. Poddar Hospital provides expert consultations with experienced gastroenterologists. Patients receive thorough evaluations, including a detailed medical history review and physical examination, to accurately diagnose and understand their gastrointestinal concerns.
  2. Diagnostic Endoscopy: State-of-the-art endoscopic procedures are performed within the clinic, allowing for the direct visualization of the digestive tract. This includes upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy or EGD) and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy (colonoscopy). These procedures aid in the diagnosis of conditions such as gastritis, ulcers, polyps, and colorectal cancer.
  3. Advanced Imaging: The clinic is equipped with advanced imaging technologies, including ultrasound and CT scans, to provide detailed images of the gastrointestinal organs. These diagnostic tools assist in identifying conditions such as liver disease, gallstones, and pancreatic disorders.
  4. Gastrointestinal Motility Studies: For patients experiencing issues with the movement of food through the digestive system, the clinic conducts motility studies. These tests help diagnose conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and other functional gastrointestinal disorders.
  5. Liver Disease Management: The Gastroenterology Clinic has a dedicated focus on managing liver diseases, including hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis. A multidisciplinary team collaborates to provide comprehensive care, including lifestyle modifications, medication management, and, when necessary, liver transplantation.
  6. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Care: The clinic offers specialized care for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Treatment plans may involve medications, nutritional support, and close monitoring to manage and improve the quality of life for individuals with these chronic conditions.
  7. Nutritional Counseling: Nutrition plays a crucial role in digestive health. The clinic provides nutritional counseling services to address dietary concerns related to gastrointestinal conditions, promoting optimal nutrition for overall well-being.
  8. Endoscopic Interventions: The Gastroenterology Clinic offers therapeutic endoscopic procedures for conditions such as polyp removal, dilation of strictures, and control of gastrointestinal bleeding. These interventions are performed by skilled gastroenterologists using advanced endoscopic equipment.