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Surgical Gastroenterology at Saraf Hospital

Surgical Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Saraf Hospital


SIGMA Gastrocare is an initiative of Saraf Hospital to provide comprehensive medical and Surgical Gastroenterology care to our patients. Dr. Vivek Saraf has trained extensively in some of the finest centers in India, UK and Japan and is an expert in the management of even the most complex gastroenterology and surgical cases.Complex cases entailing the following diseases are handled in the Unit



Upper Gastrointestinal Tract:

  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal tumors – GIST
  • Gastric and duodenal cancer
  • Surgery for ulcer disease of the stomach


Gall Bladder and Liver Surgery

  • Gall stone Surgery – Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Choledochal Cyst Surgery
  • Surgery for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer)


Surgery of Pancreas

  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Neuroendocrine tumour of Pancreas
  • Cystic tumours of pancreas
  • Surgery for chronic pancreatitis
  • Decompressive surgery
  • Surgical resection
  • Surgery for IPMN – Intraductal Papillary Mucinous neoplasms


Obesity surgery

  • Vertical Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass procedure


Surgery of Large and Small intestine

  • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer surgery
  • Surgery for Rectal Prolapse


Retroperitoneal Tumour Surgery
Laparoscopic and Open Hernia Surgery

  • Laparoscopic inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Surgery
  • Complex hernia repair
  • Emergency Hernia surgery in patients with intestinal obstruction/ perforation.


Abdominal trauma Management
Surgery for Piles and Fistula-in-Ano

The Operation theatres at SIGMA Gastrocare are equipped with state of the art Laparoscopic Surgical Equipment including the Karl Storz HD camera system and energy devices including the Harmonic Scalpel and LIGASURE.

The critical care unit is manned by experienced critical care physicians and qualified critical care nurses.

Our Medical Expert


Dr Vivek Saraf Gastroenterologist Cochin saraf hospital
Dr. Vivek A. Saraf

MS(General Surgery), MRCS (Edinburgh), MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology)


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