MBBS, MD. Medicine, DM. Gastroenterology
The Gastroenterology unit of CIHSR provides services to patients and training for physicians and surgeons desiring to learn endoscopy procedures.
The unit is headed by Dr. Sedevi Angami, a senior Gastroenterologist (DM Gastro – CMC Vellore).
The Liver clinic caters to patients with various kinds of liver diseases and is conducted once a week on Wednesdays.
The Liver clinic caters to patients with various kinds of liver diseases and is conducted once a week on Wednesdays. Nurse educators help patients understand their disease better and ensure that compliance with therapy is ensured.
Several physicians and surgeons from other institutes and mission hospitals have been trained in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy in the last 10 years of the unit’s existence at CIHSR.
The unit is operational every day and also provides emergency services, especially for bleeders and foreign bodies.
The unit also does bronchoscopy for patients to aid in the diagnosis of lung cancers and various infections.