Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action (physiology) of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine (motility), the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a digestive organ. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis. In essence, all normal activity and disease of the digestive organs is part of the study of Gastroenterology.

In NCH, GI team focuses on patient centered care in listening, diagnosing and providing care to the disease of Gi tract. Team uses different laboratory test and Specialize in endoscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP as a diagnostic procedure as well for removal of polyps etc. these are done under anaesthesia for full patient comfort and ease.Services


Endoscopy, Colonoscopy,  therapeutic procedures


Dr Barun Shrestha, MD, DM

Dr. Barun Shrestha
Dr. Barun Shrestha

Consultant Physician

MBBS,MD, DM Gastroenterology

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