Department Of Gastroscience

Gastro Sciences involves any kind of ailment related to the liver, stomach, intestine and pancreas. It focuses on the digestive system and its disorders. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this specialty. The Department of Gastro Sciences at VMMLis the destination in case a patient is suffering from any such disease. A team of leading specialists, trained technicians and empathetic nurses.

The department provides children and care givers with easy access to the best of paediatric facilities and services. It blends clinical care with knowledge gained through intensive research to ensure that the stars of tomorrow continue to burn bright as ever.

Supported with the latest equipments, 24×7 radiology & pathology services, state-of-the-art surgical set-up and dedicated Endoscopy suite with facilities of Colonoscopy, Endoscopy and dedicated post-op ICU for complicated G.I. cases ensure that the Department spearheads treatment of every gastroenterological disorder

VMML is one of the hospitals in Eastern India recognised for DNB (G.I. Surgical) speciality training.

Gastro Medicine Services & Treatment

  • • Diagnostic & Therapeutic
  • o UGI Tract
  •  Enteral Stent
  •  Band Ligation
  •  Dilatation
  •  A.P.C
  •  Foreign Body Extraction
  • o Lower GI Tract
  •  Polypectomy
  •  Colonic Dilatation
  •  Stenting
  • o Hepatobiliary
  • o Pancreas
  • o ERCP
  •  Stone Extraction
  •  Biliary Stenting
  • • Endoscopic Ultrasound
    • Endoscopic Obesity Management

• Endoscopic Ultrasound


• Endoscopic Obesity Management


Gastro-Intestinal Surgery Services & Treatment:


  • • Subtotal and Total D2 Gastrectomy for Carcinoma Stomach and creation of a Neo-stomach
  • • Laparoscopic and Open management of Peptic Perforation
  • • Laparoscopic and Open management of GIST of stomach
  • • Laparoscopic and open bypass for Benign Gastric outlet obstruction
  • Liver

  • • Primary Cancers of the liver (HCC)
  • • Biliary tree Cancer
  • • Colorectal metastasis
  • • Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis (RPC)
  • Portal hypertension/cirrhosis
  • • Lienorenal Shunt, Mesocaval shunt, Devascularization


  • • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (TAPP & TEP)
  • • Laparoscopic incisional or ventral hernia repair


  • • Laparoscopic and Open operations for Colorectal Carcinoma
  • • Total Colectomy and ileo-rectal or ileo-anal pouch anastomosis
  • • Colectomy for Diverticular Fistulae and Diverticular perforation
  • • Colectomy, Segmental or Total for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis / Crohn’s Disease.
  • • Laparoscopic appendicectomy
  • • Management for piles, fissure and fistule

Small Intenstine

  • • Management of mesenteric vascular infarction and short bowel syndrome
  • • Operations for perforations and obstruction
  • • Operations for tumours of the small intestine


  • • Extended cholecystectomy for gall bladder cancer
  • • Resections for Bile duct cancer
  • • Repair of post cholecystectomy bile duct injury
  • • Choledochal cyst.
  • • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for gallstone
  • • SILS for gallstone


  • • Resections (Whipple’s procedure, distal pancreatectomy, median pancreatectomy) for pancreas cancers and other tumors
  • • Frey’s procedure for Chronic Pancreatitis
  • • Necrosectomy for acute pancreatitis (Laparoscopic or open)
  • • Pseudocyst drainage (Laparoscopic or open)


  • • Laparoscopic fundoplication for GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • • Comprehensive treatment for Corrosive and Malignant Strictures. Colonic and Stomach replacement.
  • • Laparoscopic management for Achalasia Cardia and Hiatus Hernia
  • • VATS for Oesophageal tumors (Benign and Cancerous)

Gastro Medicine Services & Treatment


Gastro-Intestinal Surgery Services & Treatment