Our Approach To

Gastrointestinal Sciences


Aimed as a panacea for all kinds of digestive diseases, Manipal Hospitals has established the expansive Manipal Institute of Liver and Digestive Diseases (MILDD). It is a popular referral centre and conducts treatments and surgeries for all kinds of disorders related to the biliary tract, pancreas, liver and the gastrointestinal tract. Surgeries and endoscopes for a wide range of problems such as stone removal, elimination of foreign bodies, abdominal TB among others are successfully conducted here.


The Gastrointestinal Sciences unit has all the latest equipments to conduct various complex surgeries for cancers, bypass and re-sections. MILDD specializes in Bariatric surgery to cure morbid obesity and is also much sought after in the very niche area of liver transplants. The team at MILDD is an extraordinary mix of leading gastroentrologists, endoscopists, radiologists and surgeons of the country, who do their utmost to ensure that your digestive disorders are soon a thing of the past.


Other Treatments provided include

Laproscopic Procedures

  • Cholecystectomy

  • Fundoplication (Nissen’s)

  • Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
  • Vagotomy and Gastro Jejunostomy (Ulcer Disease)
  • Small Bowel Resections
  • Colorectal Resections (Benign and Malignant)
  • Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy (Esophageal Cancer)
  • Splenectomy
  • Gastric Bypass / Lap Band (Morbid Obesity Surgery)
  • Abdominal Procedures

Surgery for Corrosive Stricture

  • Surgery for Bile Duct Strictures and Choledochal Cyst
  • Whipple’s Pancreatico Duodenectomy
  • Pancreatic Necrosectomy
  • Major Liver Resections (Benign and Malinant)
  • Surgery for Portal Hypertension
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy for Ulcerative Colitis and FAP
  • Sphincter Preserving Procedures for Rectal Cancer
  • Re-operative Abdominal Surgery
  • Management of Enterocutaneous Fistulae
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Liver Transplant