Mumbai, India: The prestigious Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital proudly announces the launch of the Nanavati Max Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Therapeutic Endoscopy on Friday, September 8, 2023. This cutting-edge institute is designed to augment gastroenterological care, for both adult and paediatric care in Mumbai and beyond, representing a new milestone in India’s healthcare journey.
Luminaries in the field of Gastroenterology from across India graced the event; Dr Mathew Philip, founder of Lisie Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Therapeutic endoscopy, Kochi, and Secretary General, Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Dr Surender K Yachha, father of Pediatric Gastroenterology in India and Director – Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, SAKRA World Hospital, Bangalore, Dr. Ramesh Satarkar, President, Indian Society of Gastroenterology (Maharashtra chapter), Aurangabad, Dr. Chetan Bhatt, Head of Department, Department of Gastroenterology, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Dr Jayant Barve, Senior Consultant, Gastroenterology, Nanavati Max Hospital and Mr. Komal Nahta, Indian film trade analyst and a television show host.
The newly inaugurated institute brings together an unparalleled team of eminent gastroenterologists, helmed by Dr. Chetan Kalal, Program Director – Hepatology & Transplant Medicine and first DM Hepatologist of Maharashtra, Dr. Vibhor Borkar, India’s first DM in Paediatric Gastroenterology and Director, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Dr. Harshad Joshi, Principal Consultant, Gastroenterology and an expert in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), Dr. Shankar Zanwar, Consultant Gastroenterology and Specialist in Therapeutic Endoscopies and Dr Kavya Kurkal, Consultant, Paediatric Gastroenterology. This expert conclave distinguishes the institute as the sole centre in Mumbai which focuses on both adult and paediatric gastroenterology and Hepatology care.
Harnessing the power of advanced technology, the institute is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments, including the Olympus 1500 series endoscopes & colonoscopes, FibroScan Expert 630, Olympus ME 2 endosonography, and SpyGlass Cholangioscopy. These instruments, integrated with the team’s hands-on clinical proficiency, enable the facility to offer complex and advanced procedures, previously available at only a handful of hospitals in India, addressing a wide spectrum of conditions ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to intricate liver transplants.
At the heart of the institute lies an unwavering commitment to patient well-being, offering precise and evidence-based treatments to ensure optimum outcomes. With a fervent drive for innovation, backed by therapeutic endo-sonography, third space endoscopy, and avant-garde cholangioscopy with LASER lithotripsy, the institute stands as a beacon of excellence in the healthcare domain.