God's Grace at Thiruvalla

"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God."

Medical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Our centre has state of the art facilities for diagnosis, medical and endoscopic management of diseases of esophagus, stomach, small bowel, liver, pancreas, gall bladder and large bowel. Our team of highly experienced doctors provide compassionate, comprehensive care for complex GI and liver diseases. Our unit is well supported by experienced GI surgeons, GI radiologists, GI pathologists, GI oncologists, intensivists, anaesthetists, GI nurses and well trained paramedical staff who work as a team providing healing touch for patients from all walks of life. 


  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy (on site anaesthesia services for painless colonoscopy)
  • Esophageal variceal ligation (EVL)
  • Glue injection for gastric varices
  • Endoclipping, Heater probe for ulcer bleed
  • Argon plasma coagulation to control bleeding lesions
  • Polypectomy
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver abscess drainage
  • Intraoperative enteroscopy
  • ERCP for biliary and pancreatic diseases
  • Endoscopic ultrasound - Linear and Radial systems
  • PEG (Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Dilation of esophageal/small bowel/colonic strictures
  • Balloon dilation for achalasia cardia
  • Palliative stenting for esophageal/gastric/colon cancer
  • Fibroscan for early diagnosis of liver cirrhosis
  • 24 x 7 GI bleed care
  • GI Radiology services
  • GI Oncology services
  • GI Pathology services

Out Patient Department Timings


08:00 am to 4:30 pm

Files can be taken out at the reception from 06:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Advance booking can be done on all days 


08:00 am to 01:00 pm

Walk in from 06:00am onwards


NO OPD (24X7 Emergency Services)

Telephone Extension

+91-469- 2703100   /   101  *1241

Our Doctors

Prof. Dr. George Chandy Matteethra
Prof. Dr. George Chandy Matteethra MD, DM (Gastro), PGDHA, FRCP, FIHS, Fellowship in Liver Transplantation (Sydney) View Profile
Dr. Rony Thomas
Dr. Rony Thomas MD, DM (Gastro), DNB (Gastro), MNAMS, FAGE, MRCP (UK), Cert. Gastro RCP (UK) View Profile
Dr. Deepak K Johnson
Dr. Deepak K Johnson MD, DM (Gastro) View Profile
Dr Asok Kumar B
Dr Asok Kumar B MD (Internal Medicine), DNB Gastroenterology View Profile

Awards & Accreditation

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