The Department of Gastroenterology has expert team of Doctors supported by well trained nurses and technicians.

GI Endoscopy: Poona Hospital offers various diagnostic procedures like:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Duodenoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Oesophagoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Several therapeutic procedures like:

  • Variceal Banding
  • Stricture Dilation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Polypectomy
  • Duodenal biopsy

The Hospital has the latest state of the art Endoscopic Ultrasound System (EUS) with superior image quality and high end endoscope for accurate diagnosis which further helps in facilitating advanced procedures like:


  • EMR
  • ESD
  • POEM
  • Pseudocyst drainage
  • Mediastinal
  • Hepatobiliary- Pancreatic
  • Submucosal tumours


  • POEM for achalasia cardia
  • Treatment of obstructive jaundice
  • EMR for polyps.
  • FNAs
  • Draining of pancreatic pseudocysts
  • Advanced procedures for biliary drainage

Gastroenterology Surgery- In surgical gastroenterology various surgeries are performed from a routine appendectomy to complex abdominal surgeries.

Gastroenterology (Medicine) Specialites

Dr. Vinay Thorat

MD (Med), MNAMS, MISG, DM (Gastro)

OPD Timing: Mon & Wed - 11.30am to 01.30pm

Dr. Nachiket Dubale

DNB (Gen Med), DNB (Gastro)

OPD Timing: Tues & Sat - 11.30am to 01.30pm

Dr. Vinit Shah

DNB (Gen Med), DNB (Gastro)

OPD Timing: Fri - 11.30am to 01.30pm

Dr. Rupesh Lunkad

DNB (Gen Med), DNB (Gastro)

OPD Timing: Sat - 02.00pm to 04.30pm

Gastroenterology (Surgical) Specialites

Dr. Rajesh Tandulwadkar

MS. Gen Surgery

OPD Timing: Tue & Thurs - 11.30am to 01.30pm

Dr. Mahesh Thombare

M.Ch (Gastro)

OPD Timing: Fri - 11.30am to 01.30pm