The Department of Hepatology at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai will treat you with compassion. You can expect to get honest advice and the whole team will help you make the most appropriate decision for your future care. You will get to meet the leading experts in the field of hepatology. The department provides a comprehensive solution to all sorts of complex problems pertaining to liver diseases in a very professional and ethical way, thereby ensuring complete satisfaction of the patients. The department has a dedicated liver intensive care unit and a liver transplant intensive care unit which is unique to this department. The department has done pioneering work in western India in the field of Acute liver failure (ALF) , acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF), Buddchiari Syndrome, hepatocellular carcinoma, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and Viral hepatitis. Hepatology encompasses the study of disorders related to the gallbladder and bile ducts, such as gallstones and biliary tract diseases. Additionally, hepatologists may be involved in the management of pancreatic diseases that impact the digestive system.
The liver is one of the most resilient organs of the body and has the capacity to regenerate and has a fantastic reserve. It is this unique ability of the liver that is both a boon as well as a bane for people with liver diseases. The liver does not give rise to any symptoms unless there is very little liver functioning and often it is too late to reverse the damage that has already happened. The advantage of this regenerative capacity of the liver is that even when a person donates up to 70% of the liver it will still grow back almost completely within the next 3 to 4 weeks. The Department of Hepatology at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai comprises world-class experts, state-of-the-art equipment, high-quality intensive care the most complicated of radiological interventions, and comprehensive pediatric And adult liver transplant programs.
Our DoctorsView all
Dr Samir Shah
MD, DM Gastroenterology
Dr Ameet Mandot
Head Of Department
MBBS, MD Internal Medicine, DNB Gastroenterology, Fellowship in Hepatology & Liver Transplantation
Dr Uday Sanglodkar
MBBS, DNB Internal Medicine, DNB Gastroenterology
Dr Alisha Chaubal
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM Gastroenterology
Dr Lalit Verma
MD Paediatrics (New York Medical College), Diplomat of American Board of Paediatrics, Fellowship In Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (University Of Alberta-Canada)
Diagnosis of Liver Disorders
Patients with liver-related disorders can be completely asymptomatic or exhibit a wide range of symptoms. Some of the common ones include unintentional weight loss, joint pains, loss of appetite, yellowing of skin and eyes, excessive fatigue, and others. A physical examination and understanding of the patient’s medical history offer the doctors the first insight into the patient’s liver-related ailments.
Liver Specialists & Hepatologists in Mumbai
A multidisciplinary team of liver specialists and surgeons consisting of highly trained and experienced personnel deliver the finest liver care in India. Our doctor’s have been trained in some of the most acclaimed institutions and come with an accomplished pedigree of clinical excellence. Having pioneered several treatment and surgical procedures, our doctor’s have insight into some of the most complex liver and liver related ailments.
- What is Hepatology
Hepatology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the study, diagnosis, and management of diseases and conditions related to the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas. A medical professional who specializes in hepatology is called a hepatologist.
- What conditions does the Department of Hepatology treat?
The department specializes in managing a wide range of liver-related conditions, including hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, and liver cancer.
- What diagnostic tests are commonly performed in the Department of Hepatology?
Diagnostic tests may include blood tests, imaging studies (such as ultrasound or MRI), and liver biopsy, among others, to assess the liver's health.
- How can I manage liver health on a day-to-day basis?
The department may provide guidance on lifestyle changes, dietary recommendations, and medication management to support overall liver health.
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