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Gastroenterology Care at Fortis Hospital Bangalore


Digestive Care at Fortis Hospital Bangalore

The digestive care department at Fortis Hospital Bangalore offers services in the field of medical and surgical gastroenterology. The department also provides a full range of GI procedures. Our digestive care department performs surgeries using minimal access techniques to facilitate faster recovery, avoid complications and ensure easier post-surgical follow-ups. Today, we are the leaders in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeries. Equipped with computer assisted video navigational tools, state of the art facilities in endoscope technology and high precision hand instruments, we perform a broad spectrum of minimal access surgeries and open surgical procedures across many verticals.

Procedures Performed

SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery in Bangalore)


SILS is also known as Single Port Access (SPA) surgery, or Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery (LESS); Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery refers to the laparoscopic surgery. SILS has been used to perform a wide range of procedures ranging from Cholecystectomies, Appendicectomies, Hernia operations and Hernia Repair, to solid organ surgeries such as Nephrectomy Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Adrenalectomy, Gastric Bypass, Splenectomy, Colon Resection Liver Resection and more. This evolution of SILS has a promising future and is expected to further minimise trauma, provide superior cosmetic results and allow quicker recovery without compromising on surgical.

Bariatric Surgery in Fortis Hospital Bangalore

SILS has also been utilised to perform Bariatric procedures like Gastric Banding and Sleeve Gastrectomy. Since the entire surgery is performed through the navel, it does not leave any visible scars compared to a traditional multiport laparoscopic approach.

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Other Services Offered

  • Stapled haemorrhoidectomy
  • Lap Hiatus Hernia Repair
  • Open Surgeries for Piles/Fissure/Fistula/Rectal and Anal Tumours/Tuberculosis of Digestive Tract
  • Thyroid
  • Breast Surgery