Department of


Dr. Daksh Khurana

Consultant, Gastroenterology

Dr. Manoj Kumar

Consultant, Gastroenterology

A centre of excellence for comprehensive, state of the art care for Gastro-intestinal disorders, GI, Colo-rectal and Hepato-Biliary cancers & management of Morbid Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome by a dedicated team of GI & Laparoscopic Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Endocrinologist and Dieticians.

Medical Gastroenterology

Medical Gastroenterolgy includes endoscopy services at Alchemist Hospital, Panchkula; staffed by two senior consultants, headed by Dr. Daksh Khurana, it offers excellent round the clock services for patients. Services offered can be grouped under the following heads:


  • Out patient services
  • Endoscopy services


Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy

  • Bleeding Varix: Endoscopic Variceal Ligatiol {EVL} / Endoscopic Sclerotherapy {EST} / Glue Injection
  • Bleeding Peptic Ulcer: Injection therapy/Hemoclip
  • Dilatation of Esophageal or Pyloric Stricture.
  • Achalasia Cardia Pneumatic Dilatation
  • Foreign body removal
  • SEMS for inoperable Esophageal Cancer
  • PEG tube placement
  • NJ tube placement


Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy

  • Polypectomy
  • Balloon dilatation for colonic/anastomotic stricture
  • SEMS placement for inoperable colorectal cancer


  • Day Care services
  • In patient services including Intensive Care Unit
  • Specialized Procedures:



  • CBD stone removal
  • CBD stricture dilatation
  • Biliary Stenting (plastic/metal)
  • Nasobiliary drainage for cholangitis
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy
  • Injection therapy for Hepatitis B&C


  • Endoscopic Adjustable Intragastric Balloon Placement for Obesity

Surgical Gastroenterology

Conventional and Laparoscopic Gastro-intestinal surgery are both major thrust areas of The Institute of Gastointestinal Sciences at Alchemist Hospital, committed to providing ethical evidence based compassionate treatment for all their patients. The centre is increasingly known for its clinical skills and consistent excellent results.


The team possesses extremely competent skill sets across all forms of surgical treatment for all patients with benign and malignant diseases of Oesophagus, Stomach, Colon, Rectum, Liver, Pancreas, Gall Bladder and Spleen and get the benefit of the most suitable and safe treatment option.


The team has a special interest in the management of patients requiring:


Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Surgery

  • Hepatectomy
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Hydatid Cyst Surgery
  • Biliary Stricture Repair
  • Gall Bladder Cancer Surgery
  • Complications of Gallbladder stones


Gastrointestinal & Colorectal disorders

  • Oesophageal Cancer, GERD / Barret’s oesophagus & Achlasia Cardia
  • Surgery for cancer of stomach / GIST / Gastric outlet obstruction
  • Restorative colo-rectal surgery for prolapse and cancer
  • Stapled haemorrhoidectomy for piles
  • Surgery for complex peri -anal fistulae


Many of these procedures are done by minimal access eg: thoracoscopic surgery for cancer esophagus, laparoscopic antireflux surgery, myotomy for cardia achlasia, gastrectomy, gastro-jejunostomy, anterior resection of rectum, abdominoperineal resection of rectum (APR), rectopexy for rectal prolapse etc


Laparoscopic repair of ventral / incisional hernia


Inflammatory Bowel Disease such as Tuberculosis / Ulcerative colitis


Re-explorations for complicated abdominal surgery & complex entero-cutaneous fistula


Surgery for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis


Management of Portal Hypertension & G I Bleeding


Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery:

It offers surgery for obesity and metabolic diseases such as diabetes and high BP, to prevent their complications and get rid of the need for medicines.

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