Gastroenterology Department


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Gastroenterology Department

Gastroenterology is a leading specialty at Dar Al Shifa Hospital providing exceptional services in the diagnosis and treatment of the gastrointestinal tract and liver disorders. The division serves patients at different level of care and settings including electives, emergencies, outpatients and inpatients. 

Our gastroenterologists are well recognized and trustworthy as experts in their field. In addition, our team includes pediatric gastroenterologists which make us one of the few centers that provide this service in Kuwait. The division is supported by an endoscopy unit equipped with leading technology and designed to provide a comfortable environment for our patients.

Scope of Services:

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Sigmoidoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Esophageal and Colonic Balloon Dilatations
  • Esophageal Variceal Bleeding Band Ligation
  • Hemoclipping and Sclerotherapy
  • Polypectomy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Hemorrhoidal Banding
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Colonoscopic Decompression
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasonography
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Lactose Intolerance Test
  • Celiac Quick Test  

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