Medical Gastroenterology - Medway Hospitals

Medical Gastroenterology

The department of medical gastroenterology focusses on the disorders and diseases of the digestive system from the mouth to the anus including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis.

Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal disorders usually include investigations like endoscopy and colonoscopy. At Medway , this department is equipped  with advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy instruments for accurate diagnosis and the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments.

Specialists

Dr. L. Manikandan
Dr. L. Manikandan
MS General Surgery

Dr. L. Manikandan, is a Consultant Surgical Oncologist, with primary interest in Head and Neck Oncology, Gynaecologic Oncology and Gastrointestinal Oncology. He has been awarded a Gold Medal for Best Outgoing Resident at King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Manikandan did his undergraduate training from Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala followed by his MS General Surgery from the same institution. After completing his Post Graduation, Dr. Manikandan, worked for a year as Senior Resident in the Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) handling Surgical Emergency In-Charge duties.

He cleared an All Indian Entrance Exam and gained a seat in the Department of Surgical Oncology at the prestigious King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, one of the oldest medical colleges in India and the flagship Medical University for the Government of Uttar Pradesh. Dr. L. Manikandan received additional training in Liver and Pancreatic Cancer Surgery from one of the foremost Cancer Institutes in the world, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC), New York, USA. He is also trained in Gastric Cancer management at the Cancer Institute of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan. Besides this, he has been awarded Young Investigator Award by the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology in the year 2018. He has presented Oral Papers and Posters at multiple National and International conferences and also has numerous publications to his name in reputed journals.

Consultant Surgical Oncologist

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