2 Best Gastroenterologists In Khushab

Profile Photo of Gastroenterologist in Khushab - Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan

Gastroenterologist

MBBS, MD (Gastroenterology)

Experience

10 Yrs

Satisfaction

99%

Video Consultation

Available Tomorrow (05:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Rs. 1,000

Rai Medical Complex Hospital, Satellite Town, Sargodha

Available Tomorrow (10:00 AM - 01:30 PM)

Rs. 1,200

Bhatti Hospital, Jauharabad, Khushab

Available Today (10:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

Rs. 1,000

Profile Photo of Gastroenterologist in Khushab - Dr. Zulfeqar Ali Bhatti

Dr. Zulfeqar Ali Bhatti

Gastroenterologist

MBBS , FCPS

Bhatti Hospital, Jauharabad, Khushab

Available today (01:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Rs. 0

About Gastroenterologist

Marham provides a list of the best gastroenterologists of 2023 in Khushab for all types of digestive issues. You can book an appointment with the best stomach specialist near you based on their medical experience, practice locations, availability hours, patient reviews, and price range. Our stomach doctors in Khushab are known for their quality services and treatments.

Who is a Gastroenterologist?

A gastroenterologist in Khushab, also known as a gastric or stomach specialist, is a medical doctor specialized in diagnosing, treating, managing, and preventing conditions of the digestive system, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, gall bladder, bile duct, pancreas, and liver. Gastroenterologists also receive dedicated care to perform various diagnostic and therapeutic processes, including colonoscopy, endoscopy, and liver biopsy.

What are the common diseases treated by Gastroenterologists?

Functional gastrointestinal disorders affect 40% of the population worldwide. Gastroenterologists diagnose the passage of food in the GI tract (gastrointestinal tract), the absorption of food and nutrients in the body, the excretory process, and how the liver helps digestion.

The gastroenterologist in Khushab specializes in diagnosing and treating all digestive conditions based on the signs and symptoms. These include;

  • Heartburn due to acid reflux

  • Pancreatitis - Inflammation of the pancreas

  • Hepatitis - Inflammation of the liver

  • Gallbladder diseases, including inflammation, swelling, or stones

  • Colon polyps result 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

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD (acid reflux back to the esophagus)

  • Diarrhea due to primary or secondary causes

  • 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

  • Peptic and gastric ulcers

  • Blood in stool 

  • Abdominal cramps

  • Constipation

How does a Gastroenterologist diagnose conditions in Khushab?

A top stomach specialist in Khushab uses a variety of techniques to diagnose and treat these problems, including;

  •  Obtaining medical history 

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

  •  Physical examination 

  • Rectal examination

  •  Imaging studies

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

The Gastroenterologist in Khushab can refer patients to surgeons if a surgical procedure is required.

What are the services provided by Gastroenterologists in Khushab?

The services provided by the gastroenterologist in Khushab involve the following;

  • 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 possible risks for the individuals and the lifestyle modifications that prevent the disease

  • Management of incurable diseases

  • Identification of allergies and food intolerance

What procedures are performed by a Gastroenterologist in Khushab?

Gastroenterologists aim to provide comprehensive care for gastric ailments. The services offered by the stomach specialist include performing investigative procedures such as;

  • Colectomy or large bowel resection

  • Colonoscopy to detect colon cancer

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

  • Liver biopsy to diagnose liver inflammations

  • Endoscopic ultrasounds for diagnosing conditions like Crohn's disease

  • 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 enables the gastric specialist to view the upper digestive tract

  • Feeding tube insertion

Stomach doctors properly evaluate the findings of diagnostic procedures to decide the further treatment options for eradicating the disease. They may provide pharmacological treatment or recommend consultation with a surgeon for surgical treatment. 

What are the common gastric diseases among the people of Pakistan?

According to a PIMS report, the common gastric diseases in Pakistan include;

Patients per year
87,790
Irritable bowel syndrome
850

Children suffering from GI 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 include the following;

  • 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?

 You should consult the gastroenterologist in Khushab at the earliest if you feel any of the following symptoms affecting your gastric health;

  • Unexplained blood in stool

  • Chronic stomach pain

  • Abnormal bowel movements

  • Stomach acidity

  • Swelling in the liver or gallbladder

  • Persistent constipation or diarrhea

  • Sudden weight loss followed by loss of appetite

  • Indigestion

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

If you are elderly (>50 years), consult the gastroenterology specialist 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?

Marham enlists several of the best gastroenterologists in Khushab. You can consider the following criteria before consulting a stomach specialist;

  • 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.

How to book an appointment with the best gastroenterologist near you?

Marham brings a platform where you can schedule an appointment with the best stomach specialist online near you. Book an appointment with the top stomach doctor using the “doctors near me” filter. There are 2 gastroenterologists in Khushab with immense experience, qualifications, and services. You can also talk to a doctor online through our platform.

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

Best Gastroenterologist in Khushab based on experience and patient reviews are:

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

You can book an appointment with a Gastrologist 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 the best stomach specialist in Khushab based on their experience, patient reviews, services, qualification, and locations.

The fee of the 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

The following Gastroenterologists are available in Khushab today:

  1. Dr. Muhammad Bilal Awan

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The following are the top Gastroenterologist in Khushab:

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

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