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DEPARTMENT OF GASTROENTEROLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES & PATIENT CARE SERVICES

The Department of Gastroenterology has been providing tertiary care as superspeciality to the patients for the last two decades.  The department is holding 10 OPDs and a pediatric clinic on weekly basis.  The department gives round the clock coverage to the emergency area of the Institute.    As a routine, the department is performing highly specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP) etc. In view of the sufficient and competent man power, modernized therapeutic facilities and excellent performance, the department stands amongst the renowned Gastroenterology departments in the country.

Recently the department has been equipped with Capsule Endoscopy System, Hydrogen Breath Test Analyzer and 24 hour Ambulatory pH Metery and Manometery System.  With the availability of these facilities, patients are not now referred outside the state for these investigations.

In addition to routine activity the specialty has organized awareness/ screening camps with various Government AND Non-Government Organizations in particular with Cancer Society of Kashmir, HPVT (Help Poor Voluntary Trust) and Directorate of Health Services. Recently the department organized awareness cum screening camp for Hepatitis B and C viruses in Ladakh region and among the hospital staff members.  In the era of Information Technology the department as a superspeciality in the state has discussed patients of interest/ diagnostic dilemma on-line with specialists in other parts of the country and provided guidance regarding patient care to health care authorities in far flung areas of the state.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

The department being a Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Department runs MD/DM courses in the department and is having a well set teaching schedule. Treatment planning sessions, journal clubs, seminars bedside teaching session and joint clinics with other departments like Pathology, Oncology and Radiology are being regularly conducted by the department. The Postgraduate and Postdoctoral students are being provided training and education in various aspects of the specialty with full emphasis on recent developments and modern techniques in the field. Since the year 2001 the department of Gastroenterology has enrolled 17 DM candidates for undergoing training in Gastroenterology out of which 11 candidates have already completed the course.  Two more candidates are at the verge of completion.  The department is also involved in MD Medicine and there are presently 8 qualified guides.  The students are working on different projects including comparative evaluation and analysis of various gastrointestinal diseases.  On an average 2 DM and 6 MD students are successfully completing their training annually and awarded degrees.

 


FACULTY



 

PROF. GUL JAVID
Head of the Department


EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
MBBS, University of Kashmir (1981)
MD, Internal Medicine, SKIMS University  (1986)

DM, Gastroenterology  SKIMS University  (2004) 

MEMBERSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • Member - indian Society of Gastroenterlogy
  • Member - Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy India

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Coeliac diseases in Iron deficiency anemia
  • Merkers for acute Pancreatitis.
  • Treatment of Hepatitus-B & C  Virus in Kashmir Valley.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Liver Diseases.
  • G.I Bleed.
  • Epidemology.

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DR. GHULAM NABI YATTOO
Professor & Head of Unit-II


EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

MBBS, Govt. Medical College Srinagar (1984)
MD, SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (1991)
DM,  SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (1997)

DNB, National Board New Delhi (1997)


MEMBERSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • Fellow American College of Gastroenterology.
  • Fellow American College of Angiology.
  • Member Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Member Indian Association for Study of Liver.
  • Member International Pancreatic Club.

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Prophylactic Pancreatic Stenting to prevent post ERCP Pancreatitis.
  • Pantoxiphyline in severe acute Pancreatitis.
  • Predictors of response to Ch HCV / Ch HBV infection.
  • Statin in Portal Hypertension.
  • Spectrum of Cholestatic Liver Diseases in Kashmir.
  • Albumin as adjuvant therapy in non-SBP sepsis in ALF; ACLF; CLF.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Viral Hepatitis.
  • Cholestatic Liver Diseases.
  • Portal Hypertension.
  • Liver Transplantation.
  • Interventional Biliary /Pancreatic Endoscopist.
OTHER INFORMATION

Recipient of:-
  • Young Scientist Award, Govt. of J&K.
  • Young Investigators Award : Asian Pacific Congress of Gastroenterology, Japan.
  • Young Investigators Award : Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Senior Fellowship Award : Indian Association for Study of Liver.
  • Elected Governing Council Member of Indian National Association of the Study of Liver (INASL)

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DR. ALTAF HUSSAIN SHAH
Professor


EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

MBBS, GMC Srinagar (1987)
MD, SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (1992)
DM,  SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (2007)

MEMBERSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • Life Member Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Life Member of Society of Endoscopy of India.

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Predictors of response to treatment in CHronic Hepatitis C.
  • Role of PPI in Preventing GI Bleed in Patients

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Gastrointestinal Cancer

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DR. G. M. GULZAR
Professor


EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

MBBS, GMC Srinagar (1986)
MD, SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (1993)
DM,  SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (2008)

MEMBERSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • (ISG) Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
  • (SGEI) Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy of India


ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • ORAL vs IV Esomeprazole in Bleedeing Pepetic Ulcer Diseases.

AREAS OF INTEREST


  • Spectrum of Foreign Body Ingestion in Kashmir.

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DR. JASWINDER SINGH
Professor


EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

MBBS, GMC Srinagar / Kashmir University(1988)
MD, SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (1994)
DM,  SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (2006)

MEMBERSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology  (ISG).
  • Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy of India

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Screening Prevention and Management of Hepatitis B in Cancer Patients.
  • Esophageal monometry and AH - study in patients of Systemic Sclerosis.
  • Capsule Endoscopy in evaluation of obscure GI Bleed.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Occult Hepatitis B Virus reactivation in Cancer Patients.
  • GERD and Life Style modifications.

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DR. MUSHTAQ AHMAD KHAN

Professor

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

MBBS, GMC Srinagar / Kashmir University (1990)
MD, SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (1996)
DM,  SKIMS Srinagar, Kashmir (2008)

MEMBERSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy of India

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Prevalence & Genomic Characterization of HBV and HCV in Ladakh Region.
  • Detection of HCV in Domestic Animals in Kashmir.
  • Role of Capsule Endoscopy in obscure GI Bleed.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Ascariasis.

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MORTALITY MEETING

DATE : 25 AUGUST 2017
TIME : 03:30 PM

Department : Department of Nephrology

Presenter : Dr. Arif [Postgraduate 3rd Year Deptt. Of Gen. Medicine]

Cl. In-Charge : Prof. Mohammmad Saleem Najar [H.O.D. Deptt. Of Nephrology]

Moderator : Prof. B.A. Laway [H.O.D. Deptt. Of Endocrinology]

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Department : Endocrinology

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Consultant In-Charge : Prof. M. Ashraf Ganaie [Department of Endocrinology]

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