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Department of Surgical Gastroenterology


Department started in January 2001 (Ref.No: G.O.Ms 318, Health and Family Welfare dated 28.06.1999.


The Professor and Head of the department is supported by two Assistant Professors.


Bed strength:                    30 beds    


Equipments:                    1. Video Endoscope System.

                                                  Video Gastroscope.

                                                  Video Colonoscope.

                                           2. Advanced Video Laparascope system

                                           3. Harmonic Scalpel


OP Days:                    Two days in aweek – Wednesday & Friday

                                     Time 10AM to 12 Noon.


Annual Average OP:              Around 3500 cases/year


Annual Average IP:                Around 450 cases/ year



Operation Theatre functions three days in a week:    

Monday & Saturday for Open Surgeries.

Thursday – Laparascopic surgeries.


Endoscopies                :    Three days in a week    

                        Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

                        Performing about 150 scopes per month.


Types of Surgeries            :    Esophageal Surgeries


Transhiatal Esophagectomy

Gastric Pullup – For Corrosive Stricture

Coloplasty – For Corrosive stricture

Heller’s Cardiomyotomy.


                                                  Gastric Surgeries


Total gastrectomy

Subtotal Gastrectomy


                                                   Hepatobiliary Surgeries    


Hepatic Resection – right & left

Surgery for Hydatid cyst

Surgery for Biliary Stricture – Hepaticojejunostomy

Segment III bypass for hilar cholangiocarcinoma

Resection and Hepatico jejunostomy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma

Cholecystectomy  and GBD Exploration for Bile Duct Stones.


Resection for Choledochal cyst and Hepatico jejunostomy


Pancreatic Surgeries


Whipple’s surgery

Modified Puestow (Lateral Pancreatico jejunostomy) for chronic calcifying pancreatitis

Frei’s procedure – (Head coring) for chronic pancreatitis 

Surgery for Pseudocyst-Cystogastrostomy, Cystojejunostomy.

Surgery for acute pancreatitis – Necrosectomy


Surgery for Portal Hypertension


Splenorenal shunt – for portal vein thrombosis

Splenectomy and Devascularisation



Small Bowel Surgeries    


Resection and Anastomosis for small Bowel Tumors


Colorectal Surgeries


Right Hemicolectomy

Total Proctocolectomy

Abdomino Perineal Resection

Anterior Resection

Low Anterior Resection with Stapler Anastomosis

Colostomy/Ileostomy Stoma Creation

Colostomy/Ileostomy – Closure

Surgery for High Anal Fistulas

Surgery for Anal Incontinence – Gracilis Sling Operation

Prolapse Rectum – Modified Ripstein’s Operation

Surgery for Entero – Cutaneous Fistulas/Colocutaneous Fistulas/Rectovaginal Fistulas


Laparascopic Surgeries


Laparascopic Cholecystectomy

Laparascopic Appendicectomy

Diagnostic Laparascopy for Staging of Gi Cancer



Prizes and Awards constituted by the department


Prof.T.Subramanian Oration under Madurai Branch of ASI    

Prof.N.Rangabashyam Oration in Tamilnadu/Pondicherry State Chapter of ASI



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