Specialized care for the GI tract

The rising stress levels in our current fast-paced lifestyle can often lead to conditions that affect the healthy functioning of our GI tract: stomach, liver, pancreas and intestines.

At Kuwait Hospital, we have a dedicated department of board-certified doctors and specialists to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of conditions related to metabolism, digestion, elimination and overall gastro health, across all age groups.

Our experts work closely with multi-disciplinary team across other hospital departments including nutritionists and surgery, to develop the most effective personalized medical plan for you with positive outcomes.  


The Kuwait Hospital Difference

We pride is housing some of the most advanced technology for diagnosing GI tract conditions including an endoscopic ultrasound machine.  

Our preventative healthcare approach for patients across all ages also extends to children and young adults, and we conduct lactose intolerance tests to identify and manage their lactose conditions, working closely with our dieticians and nutritionist.  

We are highly experienced in successfully diagnosing and managing chronic IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) through medical and non-surgical interventions.  

What is Hepatogastroenterology?

Hepatogastroenterology, also called gastroenterology, is a specialized branch of medicine that focuses on the health, conditions, diseases and treatment of the stomach, liver, esophagus, pancreas, colon, small and big intestine. 

Our Services and Treatments

Esophageal problem 

  • Difficult swallowing (dysphagia) 
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) 
  • Non-cardiac chest pain  
  • Esophageal varices  
  • Esophagitis (viral, fungal) 
  • Endoscopy  

 Stomach problems  

  • Helicobacter pylori  
  • Diagnosis and treatment of different kinds of gastric ulcers  
  • Maldigestion and gastroparesis  
  • Gastric polyps, diagnosis/biopsies using endoscopic ultrasounds  

 Small intestine problems  

  • Celiac disease  
  • Malabsorption diseases  
  • Acute and chronic diarrhea  
  • Crohn’s disease  
  • Diagnosis of small bowel bleeding/lesions using capsule endoscopy  

 Colon problems  

  • Diagnosis and treatment of constipation  
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) 
  • Inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBD) 
  • Colon polyps and polypectomy  

 Pancreatic problems  

  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cysts using endoscopic ultrasounds  
  • Diagnosis and biopsies of pancreatic masses using endoscopic ultrasounds  
  • Diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic duct structures and placement of stents  

 Liver problems 

  • Viral hepatitis  
  • Fatty liver  
  • Autoimmune liver diseases 
  • Liver cirrhosis  
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ascites 

 General problems  

  • Anemia  
  • Unintentional weight loss 
  • Unintentional anorexia  
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic bile ducts  
  • Gastric reflux and acidity  
  • Indigestion and chromic constipation 

Know your Doctor

You are unique and so should your healthcare plan be personalized to your wellbeing. Our board-certified doctors are highly experienced and qualified to guide you on your healthcare journey, from consultation and diagnosis to treatment and recovery.  

Get to know your Kuwait Hospital doctor and his/her specialization, credentials, and successful track-record for positive health outcomes.

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