Medical Gastroenterology

 The Gastroenterology Department at SMIH, DEHRADUN aims at providing the best treatment to patients with diseases involving Gastrointestinal, liver and pancreato-biliary tracts. The Department has the advanced facilities and carries out almost all major endoscopy and radiology assisted procedures. At the Gastroenterology Department, we aim to make our patients’ recovery quick and early, with the personalized care and a team of well trained medical staff. 

For complicated cases, we along with surgeons and intervention radiologist work together for maximal benefit of patients and good recovery. 

The most advanced level of medical and surgical care is available for treatment, primarily focused on the safe and proven treatment of disorders related to the gastrointestinal tract. We perform more than 200 diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy, fluoroscopy and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) in a single month. Management of acute/life threatening conditions such as acute liver failure, GI bleed, acute pancreatitis, acute colitis, biliary sepsis etc is done as per interventional guideline.

The Hospital has dedicated Medical ICU and emergency unit equipped with ventilators and intensive monitoring gadgets. Surgeons and intensivists are available round the clock

The Department of Gastroenterology aims at offering comprehensive multi-disciplinary care of gastrointestinal liver, biliary and pancreatic disorders. The divisions combines together a multidisciplinary team of medical Gastroenterologists’, surgeons and interventional radiologist in examining and treating various digestive disorders and integrate treatment of all the issues countered by an individual by linking with other specialties, all under one roof.

We specialize in treating patients with following GI diseases/disorders


  • Chronic liver disease/Liver cirrhosis
  • Chronic liver disease/Liver cirrhosis
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Pancreatitis-Acute and chronic
  • Liver Chronic
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • IBD (Inflammatory bowel disease) – Ulcerative colitis/crohn’s disease
  • Fatty liver
  • Ascitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdomen Pain
  • Cancer of GI tract
  • Recurrent Vomiting


  • Endoscopies - Gastroscopy, Duodenoscopy & Enteroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
  • High  resolution manometry of esophagus
  • Anal manometry
  • Hydrogen breath test


  • Journal club, topic discussion, case presentation and seminars time to time by DM resident.
  • Selected Guest lecturers for MBBS and PG students on Gastroenterology.