Our department of Gastroenterology at Hassabo International Hospital. Our dedicated staff of gastroenterologists strive to provide high quality and compassionate patient care through providing evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for all the disorders of the gastrointestinal tract including the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small bowel and colon.
From diagnosis to treatment, prevention and rehabilitation, our staff members are committed to preserving, improving and promoting your health. We’re here to help you regain optimal gastrointestinal health.
Specialists in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Hassabo International Hospital have internationally accredited expertise and experience in management of digestive conditions. Our gastroenterologists work with a team of doctors specialized in many areas to determine the most appropriate management for each patient based on his/ her personal needs.
You should choose HIH Department of gastroenterology, simply because we can help you, HIH’s highly trained and experienced gastroenterologists specialize in diagnosing and treating all forms of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders, from heartburn to peptic ulcers to colon cancer.
What is gastroenterology?
Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine concerned with the disorders of the stomach intestine, liver, biliary system, spleen and pancreas
Who is a gastroenterologist?
A gastroenterologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of patients with gastrointestinal disorders.
When to see a doctor?
Your physician will refer you to gastroenterologist if you are experiencing any of the warning symptoms of GI disorders.
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About The Clinic
When you schedule your appointment, we will ask you to provide important information that will help us evaluate your current condition:
- Be prepared with the questions you want to ask
- Bring a notebook and pen, we encourage you to take notes
- If this is a follow up visit, you have to remember to write down the changes you have experienced since your last visit.
- All records that refer in any way to your condition
- A complete list of your medications
- All prior medical records, including x-ray films, biopsy reports, lab and/or pathology records
- Any necessary referrals or prior authorization required by your insurance company
It is not wise to wait until you are severely ill and need to be hospitalized to get medical care. So, the gastroenterology team of doctors, nurses, technicians, and other members are available at the clinics to meet your needs and ensure you receive the best possible care. Additional referrals and appointments can also be made at the clinics.
During the first visit, your doctor will listen to your concerns, may ask a series of questions including your current medications, family history, other medical conditions including allergies, eating habits to help reach the proper diagnosis and treatment, and then examine you thoroughly through checking your heart rate and blood pressure, and inspecting the condition of your skin, hair, teeth, and mouth.in addition to that, blood and urine samples may be taken. At the end of the visit, your doctor may ask for some tests to help reach the diagnosis.
Patients are generally seen by appointment, however if your situation is urgent, please inform our staff when you call or visit our 24/7 Emergency Department. Every effort will be made to see you as soon as possible and the physician will be immediately notified to assess your needs.
Questions & Comments
If, after reading this, you still have questions, please do not hesitate to ask the Specialists or nurses in our unit. They will be happy to give you more information or arrange a meeting with the Consultant / Medical Director.
We would appreciate it if you could let us know whether you are satisfied with our care. For this purpose, a visitor’s book & patient satisfaction form is available in each of our departments. We would like you to write down your comments, experiences and/or suggestions for improvement, so that we can share this with our staff members. This input may help us to improve the service at the hospital.
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Physicians and staff members in the gastroenterology Department are dedicated to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive care available. In addition, our goal is to continue educating patients and their family members to help them gain a solid understanding of all care provided and procedures performed. Visit our Department of gastroenterology with any questions you may have.