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Dr. Swapnil Sharma - Gastroenterology in Mumbai

Dr. Swapnil Sharma

DNB - Surgical Gastroenterology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS

GastroenterologyGastroenterology
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Clinic Locations

Fortis Hospital

Mulund Goregaon Link Road, Industrial Area, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Services

  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver resection
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplant
  • Pancreas
  • Intestine Surgery
  • Gall Bladder Surgery
  • GI/HPB Surgery

Specialization

  • GastroIntestinal Surgeon

Education

  • National Board Of Examination - 2014 Graduated
    DNB - Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Pt JNM Government Medical College, Raipur (CG) - 2010 Graduated
    MS - General Surgery
  • Pt JNM Government Medical College, Raipur (CG) - 2004 Graduated
    MBBS

Work & Experience

  • AIIMS
    Senior resident
    2010-2011
  • GB Pant, Indraprastha New Delhi.
    Senior Resident, GI Surgery
    2011-2012
  • Jagjivan Ram Western Railway Hospital, Mumbai
    Senior Resident, GI Surgery
    2012-2015
  • D Y Patil Medical College, Hospital, Navi Mumbai
    Assistant Professor
    2015-2015
  • Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai
    Associate Consultant
    2015-2017

Membership

  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA)

Health Articles

Questions to Ask Your Gastroenterologist About Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis (UC) patients should establish a rapport with their gastroenterologists for long-term management. Key questions include causes, treatment options, dietary adjustments, lifestyle changes, symptom recurrence, complications, and potential surgeries. Regular colonoscopies monitor for colon cancer, while immunosuppressants may pose infection risks. Complications like toxic megacolon can be life-threatening. Surgery may be necessary for severe cases, offering ileostomy or ileo-anal pouch options. Pregnancy with UC requires careful management to mitigate flare-up risks and medication effects. Open communication and adherence to treatment plans enhance UC management, ensuring patients lead fulfilling lives despite the condition's challenges.

What Does a Gastroenterologist Do?

Gastroenterologists specialize in diagnosing and treating issues concerning the digestive tract, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. They conduct procedures like colonoscopies and treat conditions like Crohn's disease, ulcers, and hepatitis. Referrals to gastroenterologists often stem from concerns related to swallowing, heartburn, or unexplained weight changes. These specialists also manage diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and perform procedures like endoscopies and ultrasounds. Choosing a trustworthy gastroenterologist involves seeking referrals from primary care doctors and considering insurance coverage. It's crucial to establish open communication with your gastroenterologist for effective treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and related disorders.

11 Best Foods to Keep Your Liver Healthy

The liver is a powerhouse of an organ. It performs a variety of essential tasks, ranging from producing proteins, cholesterol, and bile to storing vitamins, minerals, and even carbohydrates. It also breaks down toxins like alcohol, medicines, and natural by-products of metabolism. Keeping your liver in good shape is important for maintaining health. Your liver not only produces vital proteins, cholesterol, and bile but also stores vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that you need to keep your body healthy. It breaks down harmful toxins, too, including alcohol, medications, and natural by-products of metabolism.

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