The Gastroenterology and Hepatology (liver focused) department at Sengkang General Hospital specialises in the prevention, diagnoses and treatment of diseases involving the liver, pancreas, digestive and biliary systems.
SKH’s Gastroenterology and Hepatology service consists of a dedicated care team of specialists that works to advance the field and improve the quality of care for patients dealing with mild to complex gastrointestinal (GI) and liver conditions. The team offers a full range of medical treatments for digestive diseases, including conditions of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines (colon), liver, biliary system and pancreas.
You may be advised by your doctor to visit a Gastroenterology and Hepatology specialists if you find yourself experiencing symptoms such as unexplained weight loss or anaemia (short of red blood cells), abnormal/change in bowel movements, rectal bleeding (blood in your stool), frequent heartburn, indigestion, abdominal pain, bloating, trouble swallowing, recurrent vomiting or are of an age that requires regular screening for cancer e.g. colorectal cancer. Patients are also referred for management of fatty liver, abnormal liver blood tests, raised blood cancer markers, various hepatitis diseases, pancreas and biliary system problems (e.g. stone in the bile duct, pancreas cyst). The SKH Gastroenterology and Hepatology department provides holistic, patient-centred comprehensive management plans for investigations and treatment of the various conditions.
Our team of Gastroenterologists perform advanced endoscopic (scope) diagnostic and screenings tests as well as therapeutic procedures. The dedicated care teams are able to quickly and accurately detect and treat common GI conditions such as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and Helicobacter pylori infection, providing optimal patient care every step of the way.
If you’re looking for a Gastroenterology specialist, you’d be pleased to note that Sengkang General Hospital’s team of Gastroenterologist offers comprehensive, and coordinated care for patients with all types of digestive diseases. Our collaborative practice of gastroenterologists and endoscopists are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of these digestive diseases.
There are a variety of conditions that can arise in the digestive tract. Many of these conditions and diseases can progress to serious complications if left untreated. Conditions our team of gastroenterology & hepatology doctors and specialists at SKH treat include:
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