Medical Gastroenterology

About the Department of Medical Gastroenterology

The Department of Medical Gastroenterology deals with disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, biliary system and pancreas. Facilities are available to treat both paediatric and adults for a wide range of disorders.


  • Bariatric and Obesity Clinic: Sleeve and Bypass with more than 100 surgeries till now
  • Liver Clinic: Performed over 120 hepatic resection annually
  • Over 90 small bowel endoscopyprocedures


Name :-Dr. Gayathri Gopalakrishnan

Qualification :-MBBS, MD, DNB, DNB

About Dr. Gayathri Gopalakrishnan

Dr. Gayathri has received basic medical training from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum. MD (medicine) from Coimbatore MedicalCollege, Coimbatore and Gastroenterology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. She is responsible for setting up and developing the Department of Medical Gastroenterology at Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore. She is working in NH since 2003

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Adult Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • GI Cancers
  • Symptom Control
  • Therapeutic Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy
  • Paediatric Liver Disease and Endoscopy


Name :-Dr. Sandeep MS

Qualification :-MBBS, MD, DM

About Dr. Sandeep MS

Dr. Sandeep is a Consultant in the Department of Medical Gastroenterology at Narayana Health City, Bangalore. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate training at BMC, Bangalore and earned a DM in Gastroenterology from KEM Hospital, Mumbai. Prior to joining NH, Dr.Sandeep held the post of Associate Professor in Gastroenterology.

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound and Interventions
  • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Adult Gastroenterology

Services and Facilities

  • Endoscopy
    1. Paediatric endoscopy
    2. Small bowel capsule endoscopy
    3. Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Enteral Feeding Access
    1. Endoscopic feeding tubes
    2. Percutaneous gastrostomy/jejunostomy
    3. Self-expanding metal stents
  • Endoscopic Haemostasis
    1. Glue injection
    2. Endoclip, Endoloop
    3. Argon plasma coagulation
    4. Endoscopic biliopancreatic therapy
    5. Stones/stents/pseudocyst drainage
  • Hepatology
    1. Portal Haemodynamics
    2. Transjugular Liver Biopsy
  • Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplant
  • Colorectal and liver cancer related surgeries
  • Gall bladder Surgery
  • Bariatric and Obesity Clinic
  • Hernia Surgery (Laparoscopic/Open)
  • Appendix Surgery
  • Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries