Digestive Diseases

Healthpoint’s Department of Digestive Diseases in Abu Dhabi offers adults and children state-of-the-art, advanced care in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal system.

Our Gastroenterologists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. Healthpoint’s Gastroenterologists specifically diagnose and treat disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. Our integrated healthcare approach allows our physicians to work with other specialists in their field to ensure you receive well-rounded diagnoses and healthcare advice, as well as optimal care. Working closely with surgeons, dietician and radiologist, our specialists ensure your treatment is specialized to your individualized needs.

Healthpoint is a super specialty, world class hospital housing the latest state of the art technology. If s urgery should be required, this is predominantly minimally invasive ensuring a quicker recovery time and minimum stress to the body. We have modern, fully equipped operating theatres onsite and offer luxurious private rooms for you to recover in and heal quickly.

We offer treatment and diagnoses for the following conditions:

  • General conditions including:
    • Abdominal pain
    • Bloating and gas
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhea
    • Heartb urn
    • Indigestion (dyspepsia)

  • Abdominal disorders

  • Ano-rectal disorders:
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Rectal cancer
    • Tears of anal skin (anal fissures)

  • Colonic disorders including:
    • Colon cancer
    • Colon polyps
    • Colorectal cancer screening
    • Diverticulitis
    • Diverticulosis
    • Inflammatory bowel disease: Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Disorders of liver, gallbladder and bile ducts (hepato-biliary disorders) including:
    • Acute and chronic liver diseases
    • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
    • Bile duct obstruction
    • Elevated liver enzymes
    • Focal liver lesions
    • Gallstones

  • Disorder of the pancreas including:
    • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
    • Benign and malignant pancreatic neoplasm

  • Esophageal disorders including:
    • Difficulty swallowing
    • Enlarged veins of the esophagus (esophageal varices)
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    • Hernias of the upper stomach (hiatal hernias)
    • Pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions
    • Swallowing disorders including achalasia

  • Functional abdominal disorders including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), functional heartburn, and gastrointestinal dysmotility

  • Stomach disorders including:
    • Bacterial infections (such as helicobacter pylori infection)
    • Bleeding
    • Inflammation of stomach lining (gastritis)
    • Peptic Ulcers
    • Pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions

  • Small bowel disorder including:
    • Infection of small bowel
    • Malabsorption disorder including celiac disease and food intolerance
    • Occult small bowel b leeding
    • Pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions
    • Small bowel malabsorption

  • Minimally invasive bariatric procedures including:
    • ESG (Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty)
    • Intragastric balloon
    • POSE (Primary Obesity Surgery, Endoluminal)

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