Dr.(Major) R.S RENGAN M.S., D.N.B., Dip Laproscopic Surgery (University of Strasbourg)
Senior Consultant, General & Laparoscopic surgery For Appointment: 94440 42294
Apollo First Med Hospital,Chennai.
Specialized centre for Gastrointestinal Surgery, Breast, Thyroid Endocrine, Vascular, Cancer & Cosmetic surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgeon in Chennai
Gastrointestinal surgery often referred to as GI surgery, refers to a practise of surgery that focuses on the gastrointestinal tract. There are many operations relevant to the gastrointestinal tract that are best done only by those who have been trained specifically. Dr (Major) R S Rengan is a trained laparoscopic surgeon who has a special interest in gastro-intestinal surgery. GI surgery is a complex area and involves thorough understanding of the anatomy and constant practice.
It involves various surgeries such as Bariatric surgery ( Obesity surgery) and surgeries of stomach and oesophagus. Cancer surgeries which include stomach cancer and other cancers of intestine are also part of GI surgery. There are also various surgeries involving the liver , gall bladder , pancreas and spleen. Many of these surgeries can be performed laparoscopically.
It is important for patients to recognise symptoms such as severe abdominal pain, blood in stools, constipation as they may be indicators of some gastro-intestinal problems. Various procedures such as endoscopy and CT scan are used to diagnose gastrointestinal diseases. Endoscopy is a simple procedure which involves putting a tube through your mouth to visualise contents of the gut. It is a simple and safe procedure.
It is advised that you choose an experienced Gastrointestinal Surgeon in Chennai before planning surgery.