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Hepatology

Department of Hepatology at Sparsh hospital is a well equipped department having high magnification endoscopes, spyglass choledochoscope and fibroscan. It is manned by a team of qualified hepatologist well versed in the management of a variety of liver diseases ( Fatty liver, alcoholic liver disease, autoimmune liver diseases, hepatitis – Drug/ viral A,B,C.E and endstage liver disease – Cirrhosis), complications of liver disease like ascites, blood vomiting, coma – Encephalopathy, workup for liver transplantation and management of transplated persons.

Hepatitis B and C are the leading cause of endstage liver disease and indications for transplant. At Sparsh we strive to eliminate Hepatitis B and C with preventive stratergies, vaccination, early recognition and appropriate treatment.

Alcoholism is a social bane and robs the person of his prime life. It affects all organs of the body and is the foremost cause of pancreatitis and chronic liver disease in males. We run a comprehensive alcohol deaddiction clinic along with our psychiatry colleagues.

NASH / fatty liver is a lifestyle disease and is associated with various other lifestyle diseases collectively called “Metabolic syndrome”. In Sparsh NASH affected people undergo a comprehensive evaluation for all these and are provided a holistic treatment to address all the issues. We are also equipped with Fibroscan to monitor the progression of fatty liver

Liver transplant is a live saving procedure offered to people with endstage liver disease who without a transplant will have a poor outcome. Depatment of Hepatology is involved in management of patients of Cirrhosis, workup for transplant and manage post transplant patients

The Department of Gastroenterology at SPARSH strives to grow as a center for comprehensive, compassionate and innovative care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We seek new treatments through research and work towards excellence to treat our patients.

Dr. Poorna Chandra KS

Dr. Poorna Chandra KS
Chief Consultant Gastroenterology, Endoscopy & Hepatology

Dr. Sandeep R Sharma

Dr. Sandeep R Sharma
Consultant Gastroenterology, Endoscopy & Hepatology

Dr. Sharath Kote. G.S

Dr. Sharath Kote. G.S
Consultant Gastroenterology, Endoscopy & Hepatology