CHIEF Dr C Palanivelu, had first brought the First Flexible Colonoscopic and endoscopic unit to the City in 1994.The department was established in 2002 at GEM Hospital, Coimbatore.
From those initial days, the Department has grown from to the current strength both as a clinical and an academic center of Excellence under the able mentorship of the Chief. The department boasts one of the highest Quantity and Quality of diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures in TamilNadu at affordable costs to the masses.
The 24 *7 Emergency Endoscopy services and ICU Facilities have enabled the management of Acute Emergencies like GI bleeding with the best Outcomes.
The Liver transplant program has added Hope and Care to the ever-increasing burden of Liver Diseases and being part of the HPB /HLT units has brought the highest level of a scientific multidisciplinary approach to Patient care.
The department holds pride in performing the country’s First
- POEM Procedure for Achalasia Cardia
- NOTES procedure
- Hybrid Lap assisted Endoscopic procedures.