Surgical Gastroenterology/General Surgery

About Surgical Gastroenterology/General Surgery

The Department of Surgical Gastroenterology/General Surgery at Dr. TMA Pai Hospital is specialized in laparoscopic techniques – a minimally invasive approach that uses smaller incisions than traditional surgery and is associated with shorter hospital stays, less pain, and quicker recovery.

Contact Details

Court Road, Udupi, Karnataka – 576101


  • Routine General Surgery OPD and Emergency Consultations
  • Surgical Gastroenterology Specialist Consultation For problems of the abdomen
  • Management of Acute abdominal Conditions
  • Management of Intestine Obstruction /Perforation peritonitis
  • Management of Pancreatitis Including Sequelae needing Surgical interventions
  • Management of Abdominal Trauma-Blunt and Penetrating injury
  • Surgical management of All gastro intestinal Cancers –Esophagus/Stomach/Liver/Small intestine /Colon/Rectum
  • Surgical management of Retroperitoneal Tumors
  • Benign Ano rectal Problems- Haemorrhoids-Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy /Complex Fistula in Ano/Fissure in Ano
  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia Management
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Lower GI-Colonoscopy

Laparoscopy surgery for

  • Hernia Repair-Umbilical /Inguinal/Femoral/Incisional Hernia
  • Cholecystectomy-Emergency and Elective
  • Bile Duct Explorations
  • Appendicectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Perforation Peritonitis-Duodenal Perforation/ Small Intestine Perforation
  • Adhesive Obstruction of Intestines-Adhesiolysis
  • Cancers of Stomach /GIST-stomach/Small intestine/Colon/Rectum
  • Pancreas – Cysto gastrostomy, Necrosectomy –VARD, Distal Resections
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Reflux Disorders-GERD-Fundoplication
  • Achalasia Cardia-Hellers Cardiomyotomy

The Team

Dr. Reethesh Shetty

Surgical Gastroenterologist & Surgeon