What is Gastroenterology and Hepatology?
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders.Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which include the organs from mouth into anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this speciality. Physicians practicing in this field are called Gastroenterologists. Gastroenterologists perform a number of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including Gastroscopy ,Colonscopy ,Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Fibroscan ,Video capsule endoscopy. Hepatology, or hepatobiliary medicine, encompasses the study of the liver, pancreas, and biliary tree, Physicians practicing in this field are called Hepatologist
Who and when should seek help?

If you have Abdominal Pain and Bloating, frequent Heartburn,abnormal Bowel Movements constipation ,diarrhea,esophageal pain or difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia),Liver function deranged ,hepatitis ,jaundice,Try to get appointment with Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

The common diseases of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as below :

  • Gastritis
  • GERD
  • Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Inflamatory Bowel Disease
  • Hepatitis B,C
  • Fatty liver
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Functional & Motility Disorder of GI Tract
  • Oesophageal Disorder
  • Stomach & Duodenum Disorder
  • Small & Large Intestine Disorder
  • Liver and Biliary tract Disorder
  • Pancreatic Disorder
  • Cancers of GI Tract
What are the treatments offered?
The Treatment depends on the signs ,symptoms and diagnosis of patient .The Gastroenterology and Hepatology unit offers a wide range of preventive care ,screening investigation, invasive and non invasive treatment.
Dr. Tan Yu Peng

Dr. Tan Yu Peng

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Dr. Tee Teong Jin

Dr. Tee Teong Jin

Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Internal Medicine