Manipal Institute of Liver and Digestive Disorders

Manipal Institute of Liver and Digestive Disease is a concept that helps to address diseases affecting the gastrointestinal, pancreatic, biliary tract, liver and gallbladder problems under one roof. The patient is evaluated by a gastroenterologist and surgeon together and the best treatment plan is suggested as some patient may require only endoscopic therapy or not require any surgical intervention at all. The department comprises of Medical Gastroenterology and Surgical Gastroenterology

Minimally Invasive Interventional Gastroenterology

This speciality offers the advantages of quick recovery, minimum hospital stay, and reduced cost. This treatment is mainly done for patients with Gastrointestinal bleeding, bile duct stones, patients with pancreatitis and various cancers affecting the gastrointestinal tract, bile duct, pancreas and gallbladder. More than 50 per cent of these cancers are unresectable for a cure and high-end endoscopic procedures offer the best and least invasive treatment.

Surgical Gastroenterology

The department of surgical gastroenterology is a referral centre for a variety of complex hepatobiliary tumours and benign diseases, pancreatic diseases and gastrointestinal surgical problems. The consultants and doctors are experienced in the management of the following diseases:

  • Oncological surgery of the Liver, biliary tract, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract
  • Pancreaticobiliary surgery
  • Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery
  • Liver Transplant (Cadavaric and living donor)
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • Specialized colorectal surgery including sphincter saving
  • Stapled and pouch procedures for inflammatory bowel disease
  • Laparoscopic surgery for mobid obesity