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GI Diagnostics Treatment in Chennai

The Gastroenterology Division at VS Hospitals provides services with specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to diagnose and treat patients suffering from a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders. 

We are equipped with cutting-edge gastroenterology equipment to support patient care, and clinical research to perform select procedures.

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More than 40% of adults worldwide have GI issues affecting their quality of life and health care.

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The rate of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) in women is between 1.5 and 3 times higher compared to men.


25% of surgical operations occur due to GI issues.

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Signs and symptoms

  • Blood in the stool/urine
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Gastroesophageal reflex disease
  • Difficulty in chewing and swallowing
  • Acid reflux
  • Lack of appetite
  • Burping
  • Pain or cramps in your abdomen
  • Bloating
  • Distention
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal pain
  • Unintentional weight loss

Risk Factors

  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Older adults.
  • Weakened immune system.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Family history 
  • Infection with Helicobacter pylori
  • Long-term stomach inflammation 
  • Stomach polyps
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Drinking alcohol or beverages 
  • Eating heavy meals 
  • Narcotic pain medications 
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Focused On You

As our valued patient, you are at the center of everything we do – and that will never change.

24/7 Care

Open every day from 8 – 8, with no appointments necessary. Just walk in at a time that works best for you.

Timely Care

We know how busy life can be. That’s why most patients are in and out in less than an hour.

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Diet and Nutrition

  • Avoid high-fiber foods like sprouts, broccoli, beans, cabbage,  prune, whole wheat, etc as they can cause gastric problems.
  • Avoid eating fried or fatty foods
  • Avoid intake of carbonated beverages.
  • Ginger, Raw Honey, Peppermint, Cinnamon, Pineapple, Fennel, Flaxseed, helps an upset stomach and calms your digestive system
  • Try dairy products like milk products supplemented with lactase to help with digestion.
  • Eliminate sugar substitutes or try a different substitute.
  • Drink water with your meals, throughout the day and with fiber supplements to prevent constipation.


  • Maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle. 
  • Quit smoking or tobacco usage.
  • Reduce the intake of salty and smoked foods.
  • Drink more water about 1 to 2 liters of water per day for a better digestion.
  • Chew food thoroughly.
  • Go for a walk or do simple exercise after eating.
  • Avoid cruciferous vegetables, processed carbs, dairy products, fried, or fatty foods.
  • Avoid drinking fizzy or carbonated drinks and alcohol.
  • Avoid sleeping or lying down soon after a meal
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Focused On Providing The Best Possible Treatment To Our Patients

We Have Created Our Care Practice Specially To Fit Your Needs

From trouble sleeping to work stress to anxiety to depression, we all have difficulty managing our emotions at times. It’s part of being human. And addressing these issues is a vital part of what we do as a primary care practice, because your emotional well-being is essential to your overall health and wellness.

We’ve redesigned the doctor’s office experience to fit your life, put you at ease, and treat you as a whole person. We create safe and inviting spaces,

ask meaningful questions, give you time to talk, and listen without judgment. Then we work with you on a plan to help you feel your best — whether you want to sleep better, feel calmer, worry less, or get a better handle on your mood.

To continue shedding a light on mental health issues, we teamed up with the award-winning musicians from Bear and a Banjo to create a song showing people they’re not alone. See how the project came to life in the video above — and if you’re struggling, we can help.

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  • Fecal occult blood test
  • Stool culture
  • Barium meal test
  • Colorectal transit study
  • CT or CT scan
  • Defecography
  • Lower GI series 
  • Upper GI series
  • MRI scan
  • MRCP (Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endo Flip 
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)

Key Services for GI Diagnostics

  • Detecting and treating motility disorders of oesophagus, intestine and colo-rectum
  • GERD detection for on and off-PPI patients
  • Detecting malignancies at an early stage 
  • Detecting and performing non-surgical treatment of structural abnormalities in the intestine
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries with Single Incision Lap Surgery (SILS)
  • Onco Surgery – Laparoscopic and Open
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Key Facilities

  • Manometric System – High Resolution
  • State-of-the-art high-end Video endoscopy HD
  • Endosonography
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy for GI Diagnostics
  • Double Balloon Enterostomy 
  • High-end dedicated Laparoscopic Surgical Suite
  • 4K Resolution HD 
  • Bariatric Surgery for Obesity 
  • Hepato-Biliary Surgeries
  • Upper GI endoscopy – Colonoscopy Diagnostics
  • Upper GI endoscopy – Therapeutic Variceal Banding, Sclerotherapy
  • Polypectomy Metal Stenting
  • ERCP and Metal Stenting
  • Enteral and Colonic Stenting
  • ERBE Cautery
  • Cut (No Bleed)
  • Coagulation 
  • ERCP and Polypet Procedure (Laser Method)