THE COCHIN GASTROENTEROLOGY GROUP
Established in the campus of Ernakulam Medical Centre, NH 47 Bypass, Palarivattom, Kochi, this centre imparts state-of-the-art patient care is gastroenterology and hepatology under a comprehensive unit. It includes clinical gastroenterology, an advanced GE Endoscopy unit, clinical and research services in hepatology under the dedicated “Liver Unit”, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology with advanced MRI and CT Scanners and catheterization laboratory for hepatic and GI interventions and advanced critical care.
An advanced GI and Hepato panreatobiliary unit undertakes all major GI and liver surgeries, most of them by minimally invasive techniques.
An advanced biochemistry, immunochemistry and pathology lab with Immunohistochemistry (IHC) service is also functioning under this unit. The pharmacotherapy unit is fully equipped with advanced therapies including biological therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) for which this unit has the best experience in the country.
The PAA unit at Sree Sudheendra Medical Mission also offers advanced Gastrointestinal endoscopy services and GE and Pancreatobiliary surgeries and laparoscopic procedures.
The PAA unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Manjummel is mostly run as a charitable service with basic clinical and endoscopic services and caters mostly to the employees and family members of Cochin industrial belt.
The Bahrain Centre at Middle East Hospital has already started functioning and offers advanced GI endoscopic facilities like double balloon enteroscopy for the first time in the region. We also provide ERCP and Endosonographic procedure routinely.