Malabar Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Ulliyeri, Kozhikode


Our Team

Prof. Varghese Thomas

MBBS, MD, DM(Gastro), MBA

Dr. Bhavith R

MBBS,MD(Gen Medicine), DM(...

Dr. Santhosh R

M.S(GeneralSurgery), DNB(Su...

About our Department

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. These disorders may affect the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine or colon, rectum, liver, gallbladder, or pancreas. Gastroenterology is a subspeciality of internal medicine. It encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of diseases involving the digestive tract and liver. This includes a wide range of problems such as swallowing disorders, heartburn, ulcers, abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhea, colitis, constipation, jaundice, bleeding, colon polyps, and cancer of the digestive tract.

Our Gastroenterology & Intestinal Sciences is headed by Dr. Varghese Thomas, who is acclaimed as the Dyon in Medical Gastroenterology. Advanced procedures like E.R.C.P, Capsule Endoscopy, Double Balloon Enteroscopy, Percutaneous Gastrostomy are handled with extreme precision and care. Surgical Gastroenterology team handles all kinds of Gastro Intestinal Surgeries.

The Department can also boast about the two specialist consultants and a Consultant of Surgical Gastroenterologist.

Clinical Focus

The department of Gastroenterology, Malabar Medical College provides quality services at affordable coast, the department is fully equipped with advanced diagnostic equipments and team of experienced doctors.

The department has facilities for diagnosis and treatment of common disease like peptic Ulcer, Acidity, Inflammatory bowel diseases, all Liver diseases including acute and chronic conditions, Pancreatic diseases, Alcohol liver diseases, Gastric bleed and Gall bladder diseases


  • Upper G1 Endoscopy

  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • * Endoscopic Variceal Ligation
    * Glue Injection
    * Sclero Therapy
    * Hemolips Placement
    * Foreign body removal
    * Esophageal, Pyloric, Duodenal (Dilatations & Stenting)
    * Polypectomy
    * Achalasia Dilatation
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

  • Colonoscopy :
  • * Diagnostic
    * Therapeutic:
    ★ Polypectomy

    ★ Stenting
    ★ Clipping
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

  • * Diagnostic
    * Therapeutic:
    ★ Sphincterotomy
    ★ Biliary/ Pancreatic stone extraction
    ★ Biliary / Pancreatic stenting

Outpatient Services

Sl.No Doctor Name Qualification Days Time
1 Prof. Varghese Thomas MBBS, MD, DM(Gastro), MBA Mon, Wed, Fri 9AM To 1.30PM
2 Dr. Bhavith R MBBS,MD(Gen Medicine), DM(Gastro), DNB(Gastro),MRCP(Med),SCE(Gastro) Mon To Thur 8AM To 2PM
3 Dr. Santhosh R M.S(GeneralSurgery), DNB(SurgicalGastroenterology), F.MAS,FIAGES, F.Endoscopy(WALS) Mon To Sat 9AM to 4PM

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Malabar Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Ulliyeri, Kozhikode