The Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Apollo Hospitals, Mysore provides excellent facilities for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. Patients having gastric, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreatic & biliary tract diseases undergo evaluation and management by skilled and experienced gastroenterologists here.
The department has most modern state of art equipment backed by modern intensive care units to carry out evaluation of patients including various endoscopies, endosonography and capsule endoscopy also.
The Apollo Hospitals, Center for Gastroenterology & Hepatology performs Bariatric surgery as a specialized treatment for obesity. Bariatric surgery is performed if other forms of fat reduction methods like exercise or diet control do not produce the desired results. Bariatric surgery involves reducing the size of the stomach, leading to lesser food intake and gradual weight loss.