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T. Harish Rao Garu Inaugurates Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders

T. Harish Rao Garu Inaugurates Citizens Centre

·         Centre to provide round the clock advanced Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology and Bariatric Services.

·         Centre has three endoscopy suites including an ERCP suite.

·         The Centre houses cutting-edge technologies like endo ultrasound and APC enabling our specialists to provide high end tertiary care.

·         State of the art facility Covers comprehensive treatment for all types of digestive disorders including advance bariatric surgery for morbid obesity.

·         Experienced team comprises nationally and internationally-trained medical and surgical experts

Citizens Specialty Hospital today announced the inauguration of a comprehensive Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders) at its Nallagandla campus, near University of Hyderabad. Over the last 5 years, Citizens Specialty Hospital has been at the forefront of clinical excellence, offering care based on the world’s latest medical research and evidence. The Honourable Minister for Irrigation, Marketing & Legislative Affairs of the State of Telangana, Shri T. Harish Rao Garu, in the presence of the Guest of Honour, the Member of Parliament, Shri Konda Vishweshwar Reddy Garu MLA Serilingampally Shri Arekapudi Gandhi Garu, and guest of honor Shri M Lakshmaiha  Special Officer Buddhavanam project, formally inaugurated the Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders.

T. Harish Rao Garu Inaugurates Citizens Centre

Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Common digestive problems include heartburn/GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

The most common symptoms related to digestive system in Indians are bloating of the stomach soon after meal and flatulence. Globus (a feeling of something stuck in the throat), chest pain, heartburn and diarrhoea are common among people of Hyderabad. Incidences of digestive disorders is on the rise in the city mainly due to changing lifestyles, obesity and population.

Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders

The Centre provides high-end care for all disorders related to the digestive system. Here the focus is not only on prompt diagnosis and treatment but on educating patients and providing support programs that guide lifestyle changes to prevent recurrence of any problems. The department is supported by state-of-the-art technology and uses a variety of medical, surgical and minimally-invasive techniques to treat patients. The eminent team of experts at CCDD take a multidisciplinary approach to ensure patients receive optimal care. We also work towards raising awareness of the early signs of any digestive disorders and the best preventive steps patients can take to avoid digestive problems in general.

Managed by a team of nationally and internationally-trained medical and surgical experts, the centre delivers comprehensive treatment and care based on the world’s latest clinical date and international protocols. The team comprises Dr. Suresh Chandra Hari and Dr. Deepak Sharma for Surgical Gastroenterology and Dr. Kiran Kumar Peddi and Dr. Sarada Pasangulapati for Medical Gastroenterology.

Addressing the press conference, Mr. Nilesh Gupta Facility Director, Citizens Specialty Hospital, said, “The Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders is a powerful confluence of an eminent team of Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists and Gastro Surgeons who, supported by the most advanced technology and dedicated facilities, will offer the most advanced treatments for simple to most complex Gastro problems throughout the region.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Suresh Chandra Hari, Chief General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon at Citizens Specialty Hospital said, “At the Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders, we will offer treatments that are not readily available elsewhere in the region. We have dedicated infrastructure; systems and technology that will help us deliver Gastro care of global standards. The team at the Centre has vast experience in the area of Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology and is also specialized to handle all types of Gastro emergencies. We have performed numerous complex procedures and surgeries.

He added that the commitment of the team at the Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders to provide services will not just be limited to the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, but outreach clinics and camps would be conducted in other districts of the Telangana where Gastroenterology services are not available.

Dr. Kiran Kumar Peddi, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist at Citizens Specialty Hospital said, “Over the past decade, the Gastroenterology specialty has evolved into various subspecialties such as hepatology, pancreatology, advanced endoscopy, and IBD. We at the centre have highly qualified doctors with expertise in all subspecialties. The centre benefits from support from the relevant specialties such as oncology, radiology and laboratory services.”

Dr. Sarada Pasangulapati, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Citizens Specialty Hospital said, “The Incidence of liver diseases is increasing, both Viral Hepatitis and Non alcoholic-Fatty Liver disease. Early recognition and prompt treatment can prevent devastating complications like cirrhosis and liver cancer. ”

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