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Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan

Gastroenterologist

MBBS , , MD (Gastroenterology)

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Rai Medical Complex Hospital, Satellite Town, Sargodha

03:00 PM - 08:00 PM
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Rs. 1,000

Bhatti Hospital, Jauharabad, Khushab

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Dr. Zulfeqar Ali Bhatti

| MBBS | FCPS |

Gastroenterologist

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Bhatti Hospital

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Who Is A Gastroenterologist?

Gastroenterologists or gastric specialists are medical doctors specialized in diagnosing, treating, managing, and preventing conditions pertaining to the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Digestion Specialist offers their services for maintaining the health of the digestive system and the liver.

Gastroenterologists receive dedicated care to treat and prevent diseases involving the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, gall bladder, pancreas, and liver. 

Gastroenterology is a medical specialty that emphasizes the study of pathology and the normal physiology of the digestive tract starting from the mouth to the anal canal.

What are the common diseases treated by Gastroenterologists? 

Gastroenterologists in Khushab are trained to have knowledge about the passage of food in the GI tract (gastrointestinal tract), absorption of food and nutrients in the body, the excretory process, and how the liver helps in digestion.

Gastroenterologists (stomach specialist) specialize in diagnosing and treating all digestive conditions including;

  • Heartburn due to acid reflux

  • Pancreatitis which is the inflammation of the pancreas

  • Hepatitis which is characterized by inflammation of the liver

  • Peptic and gastric ulcers

  • Gallbladder diseases including inflammation, swelling, or stones

  • Colon polyps resulting in a clump of cells formed on the colon lining

  • Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS in which stomach cramps, constipation, and swelling in the stomach are experienced

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD which is acid reflux back to the esophagus

  • Stomach cramps

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea due to primary or secondary causes

  • Blood in stool or other related infections

  • Gastrointestinal cancers such as colon cancer, rectal cancer, stomach cancer, intestinal cancer, and pancreatic cancer

  • Hemorrhoids involving swollen veins in the anal and lower rectal region

Diagnosis of the disease by Gastroenterologist in Khushab:

A top gastroenterologist in Khushab uses a variety of techniques to diagnose and treat these problems which include;

  •  Obtaining medical history 

  • Obtaining family history (to rule out the chances of genetic digestive disease)

  •  Physical examination to evaluate the disease-indicative signs

  •  Imaging studies and 

  •  Laboratory tests to interpret the biomarkers of gastric ailments such as blood tests, PH monitoring, and CR protein test for gastric cancers 

  •  X-ray

  • CT scan

The gastric specialist can refer the patient to the surgeon in case a surgical procedure is required to treat the illness.

Services provided by Gastroenterologists in Pakistan

The services provided by the Gall Bladder Specialist involve;

  • Prescribing diagnostic tests to evaluate the underlying cause of the symptoms

  • Providing medication to treat acute or chronic gastric diseases 

  • Prevention of disease by highlighting the possible risks for the individuals and the lifestyle modifications that prevent the disease

  • Management of diseases that do not have ultimate treatment options.

What are the procedures performed by Gastroenterologists in Khushab?

The Gastroenterologist aims at providing high-level comprehensive care for gastric ailments. The services offered by the best gastroenterologists in Khushab include performing high-quality investigative procedures such as;

  • Colectomy or large bowel resection

  • Colonoscopy which detects colon cancer

  • Gastroscopy to detect esophageal, gastric, and small intestinal infections

  • Liver biopsy for liver inflammation and fibrosis

  • Endoscopic ultrasounds to examine the inner GI tract

  • Sigmoidoscopy to check the lower part of the colon

  • Endoscopy to investigate the small intestine

  • Laparoscopy to get access to the inside of the abdomen

  • Gastroscopy which enables the gastric specialist to view the upper digestive tract

  • Feeding tube insertion

Top Gastroenterologists properly evaluate the findings of these procedures to decide the further treatment options for eradicating the disease. They may provide pharmacological treatment or recommend consultation with the surgeon if any surgical treatment is required for chronic diseases.

Common gastric diseases among the people of Pakistan 

According to a PIMS report, here is the total number of gastric patients that were registered in the gastroenterology department per year;

Patients per year

87,790

Irritable bowel syndrome

850

Endoscopies

9000

Children suffering from gastrointestinal diseases

20000

Stomach ulcer

5,234

Blood in vomiting or stool

2,500

Indigestion

10,000


What is the qualification of a Gastroenterologist?

The qualification of a Gastroenterologist must include;

  • 5-year MBBS degree followed by a house job

  • Practical experience

  • Specialization in gastroenterology

  • Fellowships and post-graduation

When should you see a Gastroenterologist in Khushab?

A gastroenterologist is a medical specialist who deals with all the conditions related to the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract and liver. You should consult the best gastroenterologist in Khushab at the earliest if you feel any of the symptoms affecting your gastric health including;

  • Unexplained blood in stool

  • Chronic stomach pain

  • Abnormal bowel movements

  • Heartburn

  • Stomach acidity

  • Swelling in the liver or gall bladder

  • Persistent constipation or diarrhea

  • Sudden weight loss followed by loss of appetite

  • Indigestion

  • Vomiting

  • Fecal incontinence

  • Beltching

  • Bloating

  • Flatulence

  • Lactose intolerance (gas and stomach pain when consuming milk or its products)

If you are elderly (>50 years), it is recommended to consult a most experienced and top gastroenterologist in Khushab regularly for a routine check-up as you are prone to certain life-threatening diseases such as colon cancer.

How to choose the best Gastroenterologist in Khushab?

A number of top verified gastric specialists are listed at Marham. Before consulting with a specialist digestive doctor in Khushab, consider the following criteria;

  • Qualification: You should look into their qualification and experience

  • Services: Check the relevant services offered by the doctor 

  • Patient feedback: This will assist you in making an informed choice regarding which consultant to visit.

Book an Appointment or Consult Online via Marham.pk:

Marham brings a diverse range of the most experienced and the best gastroenterologists near you, where you can book an online video consultation or in-person appointment with great ease. There are 2 best male and female gastroenterologists in Khushab with their immense experience, qualifications, and services that are listed on Marham.

Find the most qualified and the top verified Digestion Specialist in Khushab and book an appointment online or by calling 03111222398. 

Authored By : Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan

Reviewed By : Dr. Zulfeqar Ali Bhatti

Frequently Asked Questions

Gastroenterologists specialists in Khushab provide the best services and treat issues like Colonoscopy (Lower GI Endoscopy), Gastroscopy (Upper GI Endoscopy), Upper Diagnostic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy , Upper Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Peg Tube Placement, MRCP, Digital Rectal Examination, Achalasia Dilation, Diagnostic Colonoscopy, Diagnostic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Diagnostic Ercp

The following are the 5 best Gastroenterologists in Khushab:

  1. Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan
  2. Dr. Zulfeqar Ali Bhatti

You can book an appointment online with Gastroenterologist by visiting the doctor’s profile, or call our Marham helpline: 03111222398 to book your appointment.

There are no additional fees for booking an appointment or consulting online with Marham. You only have to pay the doctor's fees.

You can choose a best Gastroenterologist/ Stomach specialist based on their experience, patient reviews, services, qualification, and locations.

The fee of the best Gastroenterologist in Khushab ranges from PKR 500 to PKR 3000.

The following are the most experienced Gastroenterologists in Khushab:

  1. Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan
  2. Dr. Zulfeqar Ali Bhatti

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    The following are the Top 10 Gastroenterologists in Khushab:
    1. Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan
    2. Dr. Zulfeqar Ali Bhatti