Esophageal diseases including achalasia, hiatus hernia and strictures
Diseases of the liver and Biliary tract, including liver cysts, abscesses, portal hypertension, gallstones, cholecystitis and postcholecystectomy complications, cholangitis, Biliary tract strictures, choledochal cysts, all forms of surgical jaundice and hepatobiliary cancers.
Complications of diseases of the pancreas including pancreatic necrosis, pancreatic fistulas, pseudocysts, sphincteroplasty, surgery for chronic pancreatitis.
Diseases of the stomach and alimentary canal including ulcers, bleeds, tuberculosis, intestinal obstruction, fecal fistulas, sphincter-preserving surgery for ulcerative colitis.
Modern management of cancers such as R-2 resections for stomach cancer, sphincter preserving surgery for rectal cancer, surgery for esophageal, colonic, hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers.
A special focus area of the unit is surgery in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension. At the Metro Center for Liver and Digestive Diseases these surgeries are being routinely done.