Gastroenterology focuses on diseases concerning the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, gallbladder, bile ducts, liver, colon, pancreas and rectum. Fundamentally, this speciality deals with the functioning of our digestive system as a whole. It starts with the ingestion of food, its passage, digestion, absorption and finally elimination. Thus, making it a vital and important area of specialization.

Al Hayat International Hospital’s Department of Gastroenterology offers extensive care for all gastroenterology related problems with specialized treatment for GI Tract diseases and Liver diseases. The Department consists of well- experienced consultants in Gastroenterology.

Further, they also possess expertise in performing GI procedures such as polyp removal, colonoscopy and gastroscopy, oesophageal dilation etc. We also offer facilities for all regular Endoscopic procedures both Therapeutic in addition to Diagnostic procedures.

Patients visit the Gastroenterology department for varied GI problems, which include

  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Gastro Oesophageal Reflux disease (Heartburn)
  • Ulcers, Abdominal pain and Abnormal Liver tests
  • Constipation, Dyspepsia and Diarrhoea
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel disease
  • Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B and C), Dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing)
  • Gall bladder and pancreatic disease.

Our Advanced Diagnostics & Treatment include but is not limited to the following:

  • Nutrition evaluation and its treatment
  • Identification and treatment of disorders related to the digestive system
  • Endoscopy of lower and upper GI
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome – diagnosis and management
  • Diagnosis and management of GI motility disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment for GI bleeding, reflux disease, gastritis, ulcers and portal hypertension
  • Weight loss procedures like endoscopic balloon insertion

For booking appointments with our Gastroenterologist, call us at +968 22004000. For emergencies, contact +968 22004001.

Dr. Said Ahmed Salim Al Busafi

Senior Consultant - Gastroenterology

Dr. Salim Al Harthy

Senior Consultant interventional endoscopy & Gateroenterologist