Integrated Care for Digestive Diseases

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, along with liver, gall bladder and pancreas are the focus of this specialty. Gut or GastroIntestinal Tract (GIT) is a single tubular structure that includes the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal.

At Medica, we are offering completely integrated care in Digestive Diseases under one roof:


  • Medical Gastroenterology & Hepatology, including Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP and other Therapeutic Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Advanced Laparoscopy
    • GI Oncosurgery
    • Other complex procedures
  • Interventional GI Radiology
    • Angioembolisation, TIPSS
    • Chemoembilization

Come and see us if you have any of these symptoms of digestive diseases:


  • Heartburn (Ambal) Flatulence (Gas) & Indigestion
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Inability to put on weight in spite of good diet
  • Vomiting of blood (haematemesis) or
  • black stool (Malaena)
  • Anaemia
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Jaundice (yellow discoloration & yellow urine)
  • Bleeding from rectum
  • Loose stool & Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Any lump in belly

Facilities available

Surgical Services : GI Surgery offers Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric and Onco surgery

Surgical Services

Onco Surgery


  • Comprehensive treatment for all GI cancers
  • Specialised surgeries being offered
    • Liver Resection
    • Whipple’s Surgery
    • Radical Colectomy
    • Radical Gastrectomy
    • Radical Esophagectomy

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Gall Bladder CBD Stone
  • All types of Hernia
  • Colon Resection

Complex surgery

Biliary Stricture, Chronic Pancreatitis,
GI Bleed, Ulcerative Colitis, High Anal Fistula (Anal plug VAAFT),
Stapled surgery for piles

Medical Services


One-stop outpatient services

Assessment investigation and treatment in one visit

  • Indigestion & Heartburn Clinic, Jaundice Clinic, Swallowing Difficulty Clinic
  • Hepatitis Clinic
  • Colitis & Diarrhoea Clinic
  • Nutrition & Dietetics Clinic

Endoscopy Services

  • Gastroscopy, colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP Extraction of bile duct stones
  • Stents for advanced cancers — oesophageal, colonic and bile duct
  • Endoscopic treatment for bleeding ulcers
  • Endoscopic treatment for polyps
  • Endoscopic treatment for oesophageal varices
  • Polypectomy
  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Nutritional access: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Video Capsular Endoscopy (VCE)

Soon to come

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Physiology studies for reflux
    • Oesophageal Manometry & pH testing
  • Physiology tests for incontinence fissure and urgency of bowel motion
    • Anorectal manometry
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy

GI Surgery Programme

Comprehensive treatment for:

  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Colon Cancer

Multidisciplinary Team

  • GI Oncosurgeon
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Stoma Therapist



Dr. Pradeepta Kumar Sethy
Designation: Director, Gastroenterology
Qualification: MBBS, MD (Med.), DM (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Jayanta Samanta
Designation: Associate Consultant – Gastroenterology
Qualification:  MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Apurva Siva
Designation: Consultant, Gastro Medicine
Qualification:  MD,  DM (Gastroenterology)

Dr. Prateik Poddar
Designation: Associate Consultant
Qualification:  MBBS, MD – Medicine (Gold Medalist) from IPGMER & SSKM, DM – Gastroenterology (Gold Medalist) from LTMMC & Sion Hospital


Dr. Barun Nath
Designation: Sr.Consultant
Qualification: MBBS, MS (General Surgery) (Assam University)            GI Surgery- Senior residency Fellowship in  Liver Transplantation (Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi) Fellowship in Laparoscopic HPB Surgery (Seoul National University, Bundang)

Dr. Purnendu Bhowmik
Designation: Consultant
Qualification: MBBS, MS (General Surgery), FACS (USA),FAIS, FMAS, FALS(colorectal) FIAGES

Dr. Nikhil S
Designation: Consultant
Qualification: MBBS, MS(General Surgery), DNB(Surgical Gastroenterology) and Fellowship in HPB & Liver Transplant


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