Dr ( Major ) R S Rengan MS,DNB, DLS ( France )

General , Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal
Surgeon in Chennai, India


Gastrointestinal operation (often called Gastrointestinal Surgery) refers to a surgery activity 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 highly skilled laparoscopic surgeon who has a special interest in gastrointestinal surgery. GI surgery is a complex field, requiring a detailed understanding of anatomy and continuous practice.

It involves various surgeries such as Bariatric surgery ( Obesity surgery) and surgeries of stomach and esophagus. Cancer surgeries which include stomach cancer and other cancers of the intestine are also part of Gastrointestinal 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 recognize symptoms such as severe abdominal pain, blood in stools, constipation as they may be indicators of some gastrointestinal problems. Various procedures such as endoscopy and CT scans are used to diagnose gastrointestinal diseases. Endoscopy is a simple procedure that involves putting a tube through your mouth to visualize the contents of the gut. It is a simple and safe procedure.

It is advised that you choose an experienced Gastro Surgeon in Chennai before planning surgery.