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Proctology Specialists in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia who have Proctologyspecialists.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

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Proctology is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Rambam Medical Center

The General Surgery Section admits 6,000 new patients every year. Almost 3,000 surgical procedures are performed by the section annually.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Rambam Medical Center

3 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. Yoram Kluger, MD

Director, Department of General Surgery

Dr. Ahmed Assalia, MD

Deputy Director, The Department of General Surgery

Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Apollo Hospital Chennai is part of the Apollo Hospitals group. The hospital is JCI accredited and considered as one of the best hospitals in India.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Apollo Hospital Chennai

13 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Patta Radhakrishna

General Surgery

Dr. Mahesh Gopasetty

Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

10 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Paiboon Benjarattanaporn

Laparoscopic Surgery

Chiangmai Ram Hospital

Being established in 1993, this tertiary private medical institution offers a wide range of medical care services. It has 350 in-patient bed capacity and is accredited by the Hospital Accreditation of Thailand.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Chiangmai Ram Hospital

9 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Trichak Sandhu

Head Department of Surgery

Dr. Seree Senaratana

General Surgeon

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Moolchand Medcity

14 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Muktesh Sharma

General Surgery (including Laparoscopic Surgery)

Dr. Anil Malik

General surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric surgery

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Sheba Medical Center

10 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Avigad Itamar

General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Ayalon Amram

General Surgery

Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City

A conglomeration of hospitals in one campus, including: the Sparsh Hospital for Orthopedics & Trauma, the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, the Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Hospital, the Narayana Nethralaya Eye Hospital, as well as a full fledged multi specialty hospital.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City

Listed general surgeon:

Dr. Kuntal Pandit

Junior Consultant- Dept of General Surgery

Fortis La Femme

A "boutique" style 50 bed facility in the heart of New Delhi, which focuses on women’s health, maternity care and cosmetic surgery.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Fortis La Femme

Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

A modern 100 bed hospital opened in 2008, located in Gurgaon, outside of New Delhi.The hospital is a part of the Columbia Asia Group, which has an international patients office able to assist foreign patients with all aspects of medical travel.

Availability:

Proctology is available at Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

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About Proctology

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What is Proctology?

This is a branch of medicine that deals with diagnosing, treating and managing disorders and diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. Proctology is also known as colorectal surgery. Medical doctors who practice proctology are known as proctologists. A proctoscope is an instrument that is a hollow metal tube that is short, straight and rigid.


Common disorders diagnosed by proctologists include:
  • Hemorrhoids: These are inflamed or enlarged veins near the anal and rectal area of the body, which may cause bleeding and pain when having bowel movements.
  • Anal Fissures: These are tears, cracks or rips in anal tissue due to overuse of the colorectal area, hardened stool or external causes. 
  • Fistulas: These are abnormal tissue passageways or connections between rectal tissue and anal tissue.
  • Fecal Incontinence: This is the inability to control bowel movements
  • Rectal Prolapse: This is a malfunction of rectal tissue which causes protrusion of the rectum through the anus.
  • Imperforate Anus: A birth defect characterized by a malformed anus in babies
  • Chronic disorders: Inflammatory bowel diseases such as Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
  • Rectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Colon Cancer.
  • Anal Injury.
  • Foreign Objects in the colon, anus or rectum.
  • Severe constipation

Signs and symptoms that you need to see a proctologist
  • Feeling or seeing an external anal lump
  • Discharge from the anus
  • A red swelling on the buttocks that is painful
  • Change in size of your bowel movement or bowel habits
  • A diagnosis that the source of your anemia may be in your anus, rectum or colon
  • You require a screening colonoscopy
  • You have a history of polyps or colorectal cancer and need a screening colonoscopy
  • You want to manage irritable bowel syndrome
  • You need an operation for a colon inflammation, inflammatory bowel disease or colorectal cancer

What Procedures are performed in Proctology?
    Diagnostic procedures
  • Colonoscopy: The doctor uses this procedure to examine the whole large bowel
  • Proctoscopy: A proctoscope is inserted into the rectum allowing for an unobstructed view of the interior of the rectal cavity. This procedure is normally done to inspect for rectal polyps or hemorrhoids. The procedure might be mildly uncomfortable as the proctoscope is put into the rectum.
  • Sigmoidoscopy: This minimally invasive medical examination of the large intestine, from the rectum upto the last part of the colon.
  • Defecating proctography: This is a type of medical imaging in a patient's defecation are observed at various stages using a fluoroscope.

Surgical treatment
  • Colectomy: This surgery removes all or part of your colon.
  • Polypectomy: This is surgery that removes polyps that may turn cancerous.
  • Strictureplasty: The surgery restores free to flow through the bowel without removing the narrowed segments.
  • Hemorrhoidectomy: This is surgery to remove severe or extensive hemorrhoids that are internal or external.
  • Anoplasty: This is surgery that repairs defect so that stool can be able to move through the rectum.
  • Colostomy: This procedure provides an alternate opening for stool to pass and is also called hemorrhoid banding.

Risks : • Infection of the surgical site • Anastomotic leakage • Tearing of the intestinal wall by the instrument used • Localized bleeding

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