Digestive Diseases

Rashid Hospital’s Department of Digestive Diseases is brought to you by physicians from Cleveland Clinic Dubaiand provides advanced care to adults and children in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal system. Working closely with surgeons, dieticians and radiologists, our specialists ensure that treatment is specialized to each patient’s individualized needs. If surgery should be required, this is predominantly minimally invasive ensuring a quicker recovery time and minimum stress to the body.

Conditions we treat:

General conditions

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating and gas
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)

Abdominal disorders

Ano-rectal disorders

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Rectal cancer
  • Tears of anal skin (anal fissures)

Colonic disorders

  • Colon cancer
  • Colon polyps
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Disorders of the liver, gallbladder and bile ducts (hepato-biliary disorders)

  • Acute and chronic liver diseases
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Bile duct obstruction
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Focal liver lesions
  • Gallstones

Disorder of the pancreas

  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Benign and malignant pancreatic neoplasm

Esophageal disorders

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Enlarged veins of the esophagus (esophageal varices)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hernias of the upper stomach (hiatal hernias)
  • Pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions
  • Swallowing disorders including achalasia

Functional abdominal disorders

  • Functional heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal dysmotility
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Stomach disorders

  • Bacterial infections (such as helicobacter pylori infection)
  • Bleeding
  • Inflammation of stomach lining (gastritis)
  • Peptic Ulcers
  • Pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions 

Small bowel disorder

  • Infection of small bowel
  • Malabsorption disorder including celiac disease and food intolerance
  • Occult small bowel bleeding
  • Pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions
  • Small bowel malabsorption
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