IBD Clinic

IBD Clinic

IBD(Inflammatory bowel disease) is a group of disorders in which the intestines are injured for long time. It mainly include Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis.  India has the second largest number of patients suffering from the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), with an estimate of 15 lakhs patients.

Inflamatory Bowel Disease is often unrecognized and poorly treated. This lead to various complications like intestinal obstruction ( A condition where intestine is blocked) or fistula ( abdonormal communication between intestine to intestine or skin) which can lead to need of surgical interventions as treatment options. Here in our GEM IB clinic wer have treated many IBD patients of all ages with various complications. Thus we have success stories and smiling faces of many patients with IBD patients who are on regular follow up.

Our Goal

The main goal of the clinic is to help patient rightly diagnose their disease and manage the disease effectively and live a healthy life.
Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease: affects any part of Gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus, but most commonly affects the small intestines and the upper part of large intestine, thus causing pain, diarrhea and malnutrition. .

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis: affects the large intestines, especially the colon and rectum causes ulcers, resulting in diarrhea with our without blood.

  • Specialized expertise for IBD and its complication
  • All inclusive advanced treatment options from medical, surgical, endoscopic, nutritional, psychological, to name a few
  • Multi-disciplinary team based approach to case, that helps in customization of treatment plan as per patient’s condition
  • Ease of access for treatment and emergency
  • We provide the latest modalities of treatment like biologicals therapies too
  • We have an armamentarium  of experience in treating IBD with newer drugs like Infliximab, Vedolizumab, and other biologicals. 
EXPERTISE

Our Facilities to diagnose IBD are

  • Upper GI Endoscopy – it helps to visualize the esophagus, stomach and duodenum.
  • Double balloon enteroscopy to visualize the small bowel in details.
  • Colonoscopy  to visualsie the large intestine in detail
  • CT Enterography- it s a specialized CT scan to see the small intestine
  • Capsule endoscopy – it is a simple capsule with camera used in selected cases to visualize small bowel
  • Pathology – Our expert pathologist helps in providing focused diagnosis for your disease
  • Biochemical, Molecular and microbiological tests

GEM Chennai IBD Clinic Medical Gastroenterology Team

Dr. R. VINOTH KUMAR

D.M MEDICAL GASTRO ENTEROLOGY
Chief of Intervention Gastroenterology, Therapeutic Endoscopy & Hepatology

Dr. B. HARRI PRASAD

D.M MEDICAL GASTRO ENTEROLOGY
Senior Consultant – Medical Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Dr. SWETHA

M.D, D.M MEDICAL GASTRO ENTEROLOGY
Consultant – Medical Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Dr. U. S. UMASHANKAR

M.D, D.M MEDICAL GASTRO ENTEROLOGY
Consultant – Medical Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Dr. RAJENDRA PRASAD

DNB., DrNB(GASTRO)
Consultant – Medical Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Dr. YALAMANCHI SRI RAM SRUJAN

M.B.B.S., M.D.,
Resident – Medical Gastroenterology
 

GEM Chennai IBD Clinic Surgical Gastroenterology Team

Dr. S. ASOKAN

MBBS, M.S.,(Gen Sur)
CEO & Director General & Gastro Intestinal Surgeon

Dr. PINAK DASGUPTA

MS, FNB, FACRSI, FMAS, EFIAGES
Head & Chief Consultant – Colorectal and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery

Dr. R. NIRANJAN

MS, MCh, DMAS, FMAS
Consultant Colorectal and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery

Dr. G. AJAY PAI

MS, MRCS, MCh (SGE), FMAS. FACRSI, FALS (COLORECTAL SURGERY)
Consultant Colorectal and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery
 

GEM Chennai IBD Clinic Diagnostic Team

Dr. V. ARAVINDA NARASIMHAN

MBBS, DNB(RD)
Senior Intervention and Diagnostic Radiologist

Dr. PREM ANAND

MBBS, M.D.,(RD), DNB
Consultant Radiologist

Dr. NAIR PARVATI RAMACHANDRAN

MBBS, M.D.,(Path), PDF
Consultant Onchopathologist and Pathologist
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