Prince Aly Khan Hospital

Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gall–bladder, bile ducts and liver.

Below are some of the diseases related to gastroenterology:

  • Diseases of the Oesophagus
      • Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disorder
      • Ulcer / Variceal Bleeding
      • Benign & Malignant Strictures
      • Impaction  Foreign Body
      • Achalasia Cardia
  • Disease of the Stomach and Duodenum
      • Ulcers / Gastritis Disorder
      • Fundal Varices
      • Cancer
  • Disease of the Colon
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Diverticulosis Cancer
      • Tuberculosis
      • Polyps
      • Cancer
  • Disease of the Small Intestine
      • Mal-absorption Syndrome
      • Tuberculosis
      • Diverticulosis
      • Obscure GI Bleeding
  • Disease of the liver
      • Acute Hepatitis
      • Chronic Hepatitis
      • Cancer of the Liver
      • Amoebic Liver Abscess
  • Disease of Pancreas
      • Acute Pancreatitis
      • Chronic Pancreatitis
      • Cancer of the Pancreas
      • Pseudo pancreatic cyst
  • Disease of gall – bladder
      • Cholecystitis
      • Stone Disease
      • Cancer of the Gall Bladder

Services Offered:


The endoscopy procedures carried out at the Prince Aly Khan Hospital covers the following:

  • Oesophago Gastro Duodenoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy / Colonoscopy
  • EUS (endosonography- Endosonogram to clarify the benign or malignant nature of a lesion so far inaccessible except by laparoscopy) / EUS FNA
  • Variceal Bleeding control (sclerotherapy, glue injection, banding)
  • Sticture dilation (CRE balloon/ bougie dilation)
  • Therapeutic ERCP
    • Sphincterotomy and stone extraction
    • Mechanical lithotripsy for large stone
    • Metallic stenting for cancer of bile duct/ cancer of head of pancreas
    • Pancreatic sphincterotomy and stone extraction
  • Enteral stenting / Gastric outlet obstruction
  • EUS guided therapeutic intervention
    • Pseudo cyst drainage
    • Celia plexus block

Minimally invasive surgeries like Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Splenectomy, Intestinal Resections, and Surgery for Hiatus Hernia are frequently done.

Laparoscopic and open surgery is carried out by surgeons who have immense experience in this field. Harmonic scalpel surgery is also carried out at Prince Aly Khan Hospital.

We have state of the art facilities in the following areas which lend an invaluable support to our other teams

    • Radiology
    • Barium meal follows through
    • Small bowel enema
    • Sonography

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