SK Hospital provides medical and surgical care for all kinds of gastroenterological ailments that involve diseases of organs related to digestive and physiological processes such as stomach, intestine and liver. The gastroenterology unit at SK Hospital aims to set new standards in providing comprehensive quality healthcare for gastrointestinal diseases in the state. All the concerned departments - surgical and medical gastroenterology, anaesthesia, intensive care units - medical & surgical, and gastro radiology services work as a single unit to provide the best service. The gastro-surgery unit is already considered one of the best centres in south Kerala. The department is equipped with an ultra-modern new theatre complex for both open and laparoscopic procedures.


Medical Gastroenterology

  • Advanced GI diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic ERCP
  • 24X7 GI Bleed units with novel endoscopic treatment
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cancer Screening

Surgical Gastroenterology

  • All Laparoscopic and open Procedures
  • Gall bladder stones
  • Appendectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Liver, Pancreatic and Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary (HPB) Surgeries

Lap and open Procedures for Cancers

  • Esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
  • Gastrectomy for stomach cancer
  • Whipples resections & distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic tumors
  • Liver resections for tumors of liver
  • Colectomy for colonic cancer
  • Anterior resection for rectal cancer
  • APR for Anal Canal Cancer

Specialized Liver Clinic

  • Fatty liver clinic
  • Hepatitis B and C Clinic
  • Cirrhosis Clinic with regenerative therapy alcoholic liver disease clinic
  • Liver coma unit & new interventional rescue therapy for brain failure in cirrhosis. Advanced treatment for liver and bile duct cancers
  • specialized unit for all types of liver surgeries.


Medical Gastroenterology


Dr. G Jaladharan

MBBS, MD (general medicine), DM (gastroenterology)


Dr. Harish Kareem

MBBS – Trivandrum- MCH


Dr. Abhilash H


Surgical Gastroenterology


Dr. Baiju Senadhipan

MBBS, MS, DNB, Mch (surgical Gastro), MNAMS, FMAS


Dr. Subhash R

MBBS, MS (General surgery), DNB (General surgery) , Mch (surgical Gastroenterology), FMAS (Fellowship in minimal access surgery/ Lap surgery)

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