Dedicated to the care of our patients
through diagnosis, treatment
and prevention of gastrointestinal diseases
Treatment & Facilities
We at DGOC firmly believe in providing individualised nutrition support to all our patients. We aim at holistic wellness that not only includes the medical issues and nutrition but also about the general health and well being.
Manometry & 24hr pH study
Manometry is the study where a pressure sensing thin probe is passed from the nose or anus to study the pressure of esophagus, lower esophageal sphincter, rectum and anal canal
DBE & Capsule Endoscopy
Double Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE) is a procedure for evaluation of the small intestine
DBE is performed after sedation, enterosocpe is introduced through the mouth or anal route. Over the scope, overtube is passed for deep intubation of small intestine
Liver Biopsy And Fibroscan
Liver biopsy is done for the diagnosis of various liver ailments, during liver biopsy a small piece of liver is taken for the microscopic examination.
EUS is ultrasound of internal structures surrounding the GI tract with the help of an endoscope. EUS provides excellent resolution of pancreas, biliary system and the mediastinum. EUS is performed by oral route after conscious sedation.
During EUS, sample can be taken from the nodes in mediastinum, tumor of pancreas and bile duct. With the help of endoscopic ultrasound various collections can be drained internally in the stomach or rectum and the major surgeries can be avoided.
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP) is a procedure for the treatment of biliary and pancreatic diseases
ERCP is performed by the oral route after sedation. During ERCP, bile duct and pancreatic ducts are evaluated after injection of contrast agent, and various therapeutic procedures can be performed
During ERCP stones can be removed from CBD or pancreatic duct and stents can be placed in CBD for treatment of jaundice and in MPD for pain relief
Colonoscopy is a test for evaluation of large intestine, and the terminal portion of small intestine. Procedure is performed under anaesthesia. During colonoscopy, a colonoscope is introduced through the anus and gradually advanced further.
During colonoscopy, Biopsy can be taken from suspicious areas, or endotherapy can be done for the bleeding lesions
Upper GI endoscopy is a procedure to evaluate the mucosa of esophagus, stomach and duodenum.Endoscope is introduced by the mouth after sedation, mucosal appearance of esophagus, stomach and duodenum is evaluated and biopsy can be taken from suspicious areas, and endotherapy can be done for the bleeding lesions.
Our Expertise / Common GI & Liver Disease
Excessive intestinal gas may be due to excessive swallowing during eating and Excessive production from undigested food Symptoms of excessive gas are
Eructation Excessive flatus
Dyspepsia is a group of symptoms pertaining to upper abdomen, such as Postprandial fullness Early satiety Epigastric pain Epigastric burning Bloating in upper abdomen Nausea and vomiting Belching
Diarrhoea & constipation
Diarrhoea is an increase in frequency or decrease in consistency (liquid or semisolid) of stool Diarrhoea can be acute (less than 28 days) or chronic Acute diarrhea are mostly infectious in origin..
Dysphagia is difficulty in swallowing of food which occurs due to various esophageal disorders
Bleeding from any part of gastrointestinal tract form mouth to anus is defined as gastrointestinal bleeding, Patient may be having bleeding from the mouth (fresh red or coffee colored altered blood) or in the stool.
Abdomen pain, can be acute in onset and short in duration, or may be chronic of long duration
Symptoms We Treat
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is very common cause of abdominal discomfort. Symptoms are Abdominal pain eased after defecationLooser stool at onset of pain.
Colonic Polyps and Cancer
Polyp is a discrete mass of the tissue, that protrude into the lumen of the bowel Polyps are categorized as non neoplastic polyps and neoplastic polyps
Celiac disease is the disease of mucosa of small intestine. It is characterized by small bowel dysfunction after ingestion of gluten in wheat.
Symptoms of Celiac disease are Diarrhea, Stunted growth, Bloating, Anemia, Amenorrhea, infertility and impotence
Inflammatory bowel Disease
Inflammatory bowel disease is characterized by ulcerations in small or large intestine. Two common inflammatory bowel diseases are Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
GIST and Lymphoma
GIST (Gastrointestinal stromal tumor)
Stomach is the most common site for the GIST, other sites include small intestine, rectum, and esophagus Clinical presentation Asymptomatic lesion detected during endoscopy
H pylori infection
H pylori is a bacteria that causes chronic infection of the stomach.More than 50% of Indian population is suffering from H pylori infection.Most of the individuals with the infection remains asymptomatic..
Peptic ulcer disease
Peptic ulcer is the discontinuity in the mucosa of GI tract due to excessive gastric acid secretion. Most common sites for peptic ulcers are stomach and duodenum. Common causes of peptic ulcers are: H pylori infection NSAID
Gastric cancer is the most common malignant tumor of the stomach Risk factors of gastric cancer are H pylori infection with chronic atrophic gastritis/metaplasia/dysplasia Gastric adenoma Smoking Hereditary..
Cholangiocarcinoma is the most common tumor of bile duct. Cholangiocarcinoma may involve the bile duct at liver hilum, lower CBD or intrahepatic biliary system. Hilar is the most common type of cholnagiocarcinoma..
Common bile duct stone
Compared Gall bladder stone, CBD stones are more likely to cause symptoms, and are more likely to cause serious complications. Stones in the CBD are mostly the passed down stones from Gall bladder, however in some patients, stones can be formed de novo in CBD also
Gall bladder cancer
Gall bladder cancer is a common cancer of biliary system, and is usually diagnosed at advanced stage
Risk factors are
Large stone in Gall bladderPorcelain Gall bladder (calcification of Gall bladder wall)Anomalous union of pancreatico-biliary ductal systemAdenomyomatosisFamily history of Gall bladder cancer
Gall bladder stone
Gall bladder stones are a common finding on Ultrasonography, predisposing factors are
Parentral nutritionMore common in middle aged femaleObesityPregnancyMedications such as ceftriaxone, and estrogensRapid weight lossDiseases of the ileum
Pancreatic Pseudocysts are fluid collections around the pancreas, which are more common in chronic pancreatitis than in acute pancreatitis.
Symptoms of Pseudocysts are
Pain abdomenJaundiceVomitingFever in the case of infected pseudocystDecrease in hemoglobin in case of bleed in cyst
Pancreatic tumors can be benign or malignant and are categorized as adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine tumors, and cystic neoplasm.
Chronic pancreatitis is long standing inflammation of pancreas resulting in pancreatic atrophy, fibrosis and calcification
Common causes of chronic pancreatitis are
AlcoholAutoimmuneIdiopathicHereditaryHypercalcemiaAutoimmune pancreatitisIncreased lipids in bloodSymptomsPain abdomenDiabetesSteatorrhoea (Fat loss in stool)
Acute pancreatitis is a sudden onset of severe inflammation of pancreas manifesting as pain abdomen, abdomen distension, vomiting and constipation
Patients with severe disease may have decreased urinary output and respiratory distress
Tumor of liver can be categorized as tumor arising in the liver (Primary), or tumor which have started in other organs, but now have spread to the liver (Secondary) Because liver receives a lot of blood from other organs, it is a very common site for the metastatic tumors, and secondary liver tumor are more common than tumors arising in liver itself
Primary tumors of liver can be categorized as benign and malignant
Ascites is a collection of fluid in abdominal cavity
Common causes of Ascites are
Liver failureTuberculosisPeritoneal malignancyHeart failureNephrotic syndromeSystemic Lupus Erythematosus
Alcoholic Liver Disease
Alcohol is the known toxin for the liver, and is one of the most common cause of end stage liver disease
Safe limit for alcohol
There is no safe limit for alcohol, however evidence suggest that men who takes 40-80 gm of alcohol, and women who take 20-40 gm of alcohol daily for more than 10 years are at risk for significant liver disease
Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
As the name suggest, non alcoholic fatty liver disease is accumulation of fat in the liver in the absence of significant amount of alcohol intake.
Normal liver contains some amount of fat, but if fat is > 10% of liver weight, it is diagnosed with fatty liver.
Predisposing factors are
Chronic Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is a virus which leads to chronic hepatitis, and leads to slowly progressive damage of liver, ultimately resulting in cirrhosis and liver cancerRoute and transmission of virusTransfusion of contaminated blood productsSharing of needle by untrained health care workersSharing of needle amongst drug abusers
Hepatitis B is a virus affecting the liver and can lead to acute and chronic hepatitis
Hepatitis B infection can be treated effectively with the available new antiviral medications
Untreated Hepatitis B can lead to liver cancer/cirrhosis and liver failure
Family members of the patients should be screened for Hepatitis B infection
Cirrhosis is the disease of liver characterized by hardening and fibrosis of liver.Causes of Cirrhosis are Excessive alcohol intakeHepatitis BHepatitis CNon alcoholic fatty liver disease (Which occurs mostly in overweight individual).Wilson diseaseAutoimmune hepatitisHemochromatosis.
Dr. Vikas Singla
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist
Endoscopist & Endosonologist
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
I have come across Dr Vikas post lots of research via internet,going through the various feedbacks& I hope my feedback will help anybody who is in dilemma in selecting right doctor.Without a doubt he is one of the top doctors in GI.
Dr Vikas is one of the wonderful,gentle&talented doctor I have come across,he provides the correct direction &also helps in clearing all the doubts/concerns. Moreover his attendent is also very helpful& will heIp you in all possible way.I am very pleased on the overall experience & highly recommend.Thanks doctor for you wonderful support in all ways.May God bless you more & keep on giving great service !!!
Dr Vikas Singla and team is a very good, nice and soft spoken today 22 Feb we attend a camp for full lever checkup very good service and well maintained every things we wish a very good luck to Dr Vikas Singla and team (Amit)
The best doctor i ever met. A very cordial person in nature and very talented doctor. He is a good person to talk and have advice. I was suffering from gastritis for last 2 years. I had consulted 2 to 3 doctors but did not see any sign of improvement. I almost lost my hope to get relief from this disorder. I thought this is something I will have to endure with. But doctor Singhla treated it very well with patience and now i am feeling much much better. Thanks DR. Vikas for treating my disorder.
I am at loss for words in describing Dr Singla’s dedication towards his patients. Last month my father was treated by him for gastric polyps. His forte lies in listening to the patients and putting across the problem in a comprehensive manner. He was also very prompt in diagnosing the problem and comping up with the solution which speaks for his experience and expertise in his field. By God’s grace and through his treatment my dad is recovering. I value his professional opinion and will forever remain grateful to him. He surely is the best Gastroenterology in North India.
Best and thorough The one who is incredible in doing hard and difficult procedures With smiling face and human touch Proud of U dear teacher.
Dr Noor Ahmad noori
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Ms Meetu Sharma
Nutritionist and Health Advisor
Ms Meetu Sharma is a Nutritionist of 2 years experience working with diverse population. She has dedicated time in utilizing nutrition research to improve patient outcomes. She is a health professional committed to improving the health and well-being of all persons at their respective levels of readiness. Specializes in comprehensive nutritional assessments of her patients. Has also been providing patient’s education on therapeutic diets and medication/ food interactions. Has performed effective nutritional screening to assess status and develop nutrition care plans for patients.
With her excellent communication and motivational skills, she always aspires to carve a niche as a successful and professional dietitian by engaging her abilities to the core. She gets the satisfaction of giving back to the society by inculcating healthy living practices among people who are willing to make a change in their lifestyle and thereby in health.
Drx Amit Morya
He has completed his bachelor in Pharmacy from a reputed college BBS Group of Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences. He is also a NCC ‘C’ certificate holder. He is a certificate holder in Retail Distribution from Mediconetor Pharmaceutical and has attended workshops related to distribution and sales by GSK.
He has a sound knowledge about the working medical terminology and an experience of almost 5 years in this field. His job profile at DGOC includes handling all the queries related to the consultation with the doctor ad offering administrative advice when needed. He is the primary point of contact for any kind of guidance and support at DGOC.
Drx Sankit Singh
He has completed his bachelor in Pharmacy from a reputed college BBS Group of Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences. Has successfully completed the vocational training course in Computer from UDAAN Institute of Vocational Training, AROH Foundation.
He has a working experience of 3 years in this field with sound knowledge of medical terminology and excellent interpersonal skills. His primary responsibilities at DGOC include collecting data, informing the patients about the objectives of the study and administering various research based questionnaires.
Data Collation Executive
Ms Sapna is an Arts graduate with a sound working knowledge of computer. She is an expert in short hand. Has a working experience of 2 years in this field. Her job profile at DGOC includes maintaining the records of all patients and handling the follow up calls. She works closely with data analyst to gather data, create data base and later create spread sheets for the analysis of data for the research purpose. She performs basic statistical work by sorting and filtering the data.