Gastroenterology & Hepatology

DEPARTMENT OF Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Transforming diagnostic endoscopy into non-scalpel therapeutic endoscopic surgery
Ananthapuri Advanced Centre for Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases is a referral centre for patients across the state ,certain regions of the country, gulf countries and Maldives. The centre has state of -the- art facilities for the early detection, diagnosis and treatment of complex gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic diseases. Our endoscopy suite has state of the art facilities to perform complex endoscopic therapeutic procedures. The centre practices one of the best disinfection and scope reprocessing techniques in the country.



Dedicated GI Bleed ICU
24 hours GI emergency services
State of the art fluoroscopy room for ERCP and other radiology assisted procedures
Pre-procedure assessment area and post procedure recovery room with monitoring facilities in the endoscopy suite.
Pain free endoscopy- Conscious sedation and anaesthetic facilities for all endoscopic procedures
Fully loaded endoscopy suites with high definition monitors and pendants
Olympus 190 series high definition endoscopy system with image enhancing techniques
CO2 insufflators with water jets for better patient comfort
360 degree electronic radial and linear contrast enhanced echo endoscopy system
ERBE 300D work station
Argon Plasma Coagulator


Diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy
Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy
Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP
Endosonography-diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including Celiac Plexus block, EUS guided drainage of intraabdominal collections and bile duct Endoscopic palliation of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers Liver biopsy
Liver clinics for diagnosis and treatment of all liver disease including cirrhosis liver, hepatitis B and C
Specialty care for patients with pancreatic diseases and inflammatory bowel disease

Ananthapuri Hospitals And Research Institute


MD(Gen Med), DM(Gastro)

OP days :
Mon and Thu(9.00 am to 1.00 pm)

Dr Jeladharan, Senior  Consultant, Gastroenterology , an expert in managing gastro intestinal disorders and endoscopy , also with more than 25 years of experience to his credit.  His fields of special interest are Hepatology and Endoscopy.

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Ananthapuri Hospitals And Research Institute

Dr.Abhishek Sasidharan

MD(Gen Med), MRCP(UK), DM(Gastro)

OP days :
9.00 am - 3.00 pm (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)(4.00 pm - 6.30 pm (Monday, Wednesday))

Dr.Abhishek Sasidharan is a full time consultant in Gastrointestinal & Liver care including Endoscopic and ERCP services.His special interest includes Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Oesophageal Motility and Hepatology. He is well published and also… | View Profile

Ananthapuri Hospitals And Research Institute

Dr. Lakshmi C.P

MD (Gen Med), DM (Gastro)

OP days :
9.00 am - 2.00 pm(Mon, Wed, Fri)
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Ananthapuri Hospitals And Research Institute

Prof. Dr. K R Thankappan

MD (G.Med) DM (Gastroenterology)

OP days :
9 AM to 1 PM(Mon to Sat)
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