Gastrointestinal Surgeon – Health Care Professionals Treating Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery: An Introduction
Gastrointestinal Surgery is a field of surgery that deals with body parts included in the process of digestion. This includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and rectum. The process of digestion also includes the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Gastrointestinal surgery is used to remove both cancerous and non-cancerous growth or diseased part of the gastrointestinal tract such as the intestine. It may also be used to repair a condition or disease like a hernia. Some digestive system surgery procedures may also be used in diagnosing and treating the problems of the digestive system.
Reasons to Visit a Gastrointestinal Surgeon
What are the other diseases treated by Gastrointestinal Surgeon?
Risks of Undergoing a Digestive System Surgery
Common Procedures done by Gastrointestinal Surgeon
Education and Training
Doctors have to spend five & a half years in graduation as M.B.B.S. from a medical college followed by another three years in post-graduation in general surgery to qualify for surgery and training. Furthermore, they also have to complete a super specialization course in Gastrointestinal surgery which is again of three years. It is only after completing this entire process, they are allowed to diagnose and treat patients suffering from gastrointestinal conditions.
Dr. Rishab Sharma
Dr. Rishab Sharma MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine) He is associated with Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur. Dr. Rishab has wide experience in managing a variety of diseases, as well as managing critical care units in large government and corporate hospitals.