Hepatology

Hepatology is the field of medicine that focuses on the study, prevention, diagnosis and management of diseases that affect the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas.

Types of Diseases

Viral hepatitis and diseases related to alcohol like cirrhosis are the common diseases seen by a hepatologist. Besides, you might also be referred to a hepatologist if you are having following problems:

- Drug overdose

- Gastrointestinal bleeding from portal hypertension, jaundice, enzyme defects or ascites

- Liver disease

- Biliary tree disease

- Fever indicating tropical diseases such as Hydatid cyst, Kala-azar (Visceral leishmaniasis) or Schistosomiasis


Hepatologists in Gleneagles

In Gleneagles, our hepatologists are experienced and skilled in specific therapeutic procedures, including:

- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

- Transhepatic pancreato-cholangiography (TPC)

You may rest assured that your care is in good hands as our hepatologists are at the forefront of training, bringing together advanced care practices and outstanding outcomess to you.


Our Specialists

Dr. John Cheng Lung Seng
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine
Hepatology
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu
Dr. Nagaraj Sriram
Specialty
Hepatology
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Kota Kinabalu

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