Meenakshi Institute of Gastroenterology is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. This clinic provides specialist care in the field of gastroenterology which involves the treatment and assessment of all disorders of the digestive system including the esophagus, the stomach, the small and big intestine (colon), liver, pancreas, gall bladder and biliary system. Aim of this clinic is to give genuine final answers and second opinion for all gastroenterology, liver, intestinal and Pancreas problems. DR Ravindra BS is regarded as one of the best Gastroenterologists in Bangalore and one of the few in the country with an expertise in Endoscopic ultrasound trained at Denmark. We are well versed in the latest techniques, including diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Esophageal disorders including heartburn, and difficulty swallowing
  • Gastric ulcer disease
  • Gastric Problems
  • Cancer detection of food pipe(Esophagus), stomach ,Colon, Pancreas
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Liver disease (including cirrhosis of the liver and liver transplant evaluation)
  • Jaundice Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • Pancreatic disorders including evaluation for pancreatic cysts and tumors
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease)
  • Colorectal cancer prevention
  • Surveillance and treatment of pre-malignant conditions of the GI tract including Barrett’s esophagus
  • Biliary tract disorders
  • Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Enteroscopy and Capsule endoscopy
"These are micro-organisms that colonize your intestine and remove harmful bacteria. The best natural probiotics are in yogurt and soy yogurt, which can be eaten on a regular basis even without a prescription. But people consume them less these days. So it is available in tablet and liquid forms. Research is being conducted to see its impact on colon cancer and urinary tract infections,"explains Dr B S Ravindra, consultant gastroenterologist, BGS Global Hospital.

Times Of India

"It is not only Bangalore, liver disorders have become rampant in Karnataka as well. Every four persons out of 100 suffers from Hepatitis B in the state," says Dr Ravindra BS, senior consultant, gastroenterology, hepatology and therapeutic endoscopy, BGS Global Hospitals.

DNA

"There is a serious lack of awareness among the public that both Hepatitis B and C are curable with access to affordable drugs besides availability of vaccines for Hepatitis B control," pointed out Dr Ravindra B S.

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