Gastroenterology is a specialty of medicine that focuses on the diseases of the digestive system and the gastrointestinal tract, including organs such as esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the liver. The Department of Gastro Care at Fortis International is a reliable digestive care center thanks to our highly qualified and experienced team of digestive disease specialists capable of providing high-end care for the complete spectrum of gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver disorders with the help of our state-of-the-art facilities. This potent combination of technology and skilled human resources make us one of the best hospitals for gastroenterology in India.
Fortis Hospitals is a renowned centre for gastro care and all the aspects concerned with the digestive system. Our team has performed 20,000 successful surgeries and we are especially gifted in the realm of ultra-precision laparoscopic surgeries involving the smallest of incisions and faster recovery time.
Our expert laparoscopic surgeons are proficient in performing advanced laparoscopic surgeries for the following complications:
Fortis Hospital is a much sought-after gastro care hospital which is staffed with skilled and experienced gastroenterologists who are experts in all the aspects of digestive care and adept at treating complications such as Hernia, Acid Peptic Disease and other conditions affecting the abdomen.
Fortis Hospitals is one of the best bariatric surgery centers and a highly preferred hospital for weight loss surgery in Bangalore. We are equipped with advanced facilities and our specialists perform the best-in-class overweight surgeries to alleviate the complications arising out of obesity. Bariatric surgery is a surgical procedure performed to bring back a patient from the unhealthy weight range to the healthy range by natural means. The underlying principle is to restrict the food intake and reduce the absorption of food in the stomach and the intestines. There are two types of bariatric surgery: Restrictive and Malabsorptive. Restrictive procedures decrease the size of the stomach, thus lowering its capacity to hold food and leading to a lesser intake of food. Malabsorptive procedures decrease the absorption of calories in the small intestine. The benefits of a bariatric surgery include:
Laparoscopic Surgery, also known as Key-hole surgery or minimally invasive surgery is a surgical procedure to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It involves the use of an instrument called a Laparoscope, which is inserted through tiny incisions in the abdominal wall. Some commonly performed operations include: