Nanavati Max Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Therapeutic Endoscopy

Best Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Therapeutic Endoscopy Hospital in Mumbai, India


Nanavati Max Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Therapeutic Endoscopy is at the forefront of gastroenterological care in Mumbai. Our strength lies not just in our cutting-edge equipment, but primarily in the unparalleled expertise of our team, which seamlessly integrates technology with h&s-on clinical proficiency. 

We take immense pride in our multidisciplinary team of three eminent gastroenterologists. Each leading a unique subspecialty; Dr Chetan Kalal, Director, is a seasoned hepatologist focused on liver diseases & transplants, Dr Vibhor Borkar is one of India’s leading Paediatric Hepatologist, Paediatric Gastroenterologist & Paediatric Liver Transplant Physician, Dr Harshad Joshi is a renowned gastroenterologist with a specialization in inflammatory bowel disease, & Dr Shankar/ Zanwar is an expert, deeply engaged in pancreato-biliary diseases & therapeutic endoscopy. Nanavati Max Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Therapeutic Endoscopy is the only centre in Mumbai to host such a versatile group of expert subspecialists.

Each specialist has established clinical benchmarks in the region through several pioneering initiatives, Dr Kalal is the first DM Hepatologist in Maharashtra, Dr Borkar is India’s first DM in Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Dr Joshi leads a premier bowel sonography centre for Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), & Dr Zanwar is credited with performing ground-breaking minimally invasive treatments for liver abscesses. Collectively, our team has performed thous&s of successful diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopies & have an extensive track record in liver transplants. Our relentless drive for innovation is further strengthened by therapeutic endo-sonography, third space endoscopy, & the avant-garde cholangioscopy with LASER lithotripsy at Nanavati Max Hospital.

Equipped with best in class instruments like the Olympus 1500 series endoscopes & colonoscopes, FibroScan Expert 360, Olympus ME 2 endosonography, & SpyGlass Cholangioscopy, we firmly believe that technology, no matter how advanced, is only as good as the professionals who wield it.

Our commitment extends beyond our accomplishments & accolades. At the heart of our gastroenterology team is an unwavering dedication to patient well-being, ensuring holistic care, enthusiasm, & a rigorous approach to treating even the most complex diseases in the gastroenterology & hepatology fields. At the Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Therapeutic Endoscopy, we offer precise & evidence based treatments for optimum patient outcomes.

Our Scope of Service:


  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Corrosive Ingestion
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Achalasia Cardia
  • Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
  • Fistinge
  • Dysmotility
  • Postoperative Issues
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Foreign Body Ingestion


  • Dyspepsia/ Acidity/ Gas
  • Peptic Ulcers Disease
  • Gastric Outlet Obstruction
  • Gastric Cancers
  • Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Altered Anatomy Related Issues
  • Postoperative Issues
  • Foreign Body Ingestion

Intestinal Disease

  • Acute & Chronic Diarrhoea
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Malabsorption
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Intestinal Cancers
  • Intestinal Bleed
  • Constipation – Difficult to Treat
  • Incontinence
  • Anorectal / Defecatory Disorders Which Need Anorectal Evaluation
  • Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome


  • Acute & Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Malignancies
  • Pancreatic Space Occupying Lesions or Cysts
  • Autoimmune Pancreatitis


  • Gall Stone Diseases
  • Bile Duct Stones, Bile Duct Strictures, Bile Duct Malignancies
  • Post-Operative Issues


Paediatric Gastroenterology

  • Paediatric Hepatology
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Neonatal and Paediatric GI Endoscopy - Diagnostic and Therapeutic
  • Paediatric Pancreatic Disorders
  • Paediatric Nutrition

Other Conditions

  • Intra-Abdominal Masses Evaluation
  • Mesenteric Diseases
  • Ascites Cirrhotic & Non-Cirrhotic
  • Gastrointestinal Liver Disease as Part of Other Systemic Diseases
  • Retroviral, Other Immunity Related Gastrointestinal Liver Issues

Our Procedures:

Common Endoscopy:

  • Upper GI Tract Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeds – Variceal Banding, Sclerotherapy, Dennis Stents, Hemoclips Placement, Argon Plasma Coagulation
  • Stricture Dilatation
  • Achalasia Cardia Dilatation
  • Colonic Decompression
  • PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement
  • One step mic key button placements

Advanced Endoscopy

  • Fistula Closure
  • Esophageal & Duodenal Stenting for Malignancies
  • Colonic Stricture Dilatation & Colonic Stent Placement
  • Video capsule endoscopy

ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatoscopy)

  • Bile Duct & Pancreatic Stones
  • Bile Duct & Pancreatic Leaks
  • Bile Duct & Pancreatic Strictures
  • Pyancreato-Biliary Cancers
  • Spiral Enteroscopy
  • Cholangio-Pancreatoscopy

EUS (Endosonography)

  • Diagnostic Procedure
    • For Pancreato-Biliary Diseases
    • Superficial Cancers Staging
    • Submucosal Lesions Assessment
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology or Biopsies
    • Pancreatic Malignancies
    • Cystic Lesions in Pancreas
    • Biliary or Other Malignancies
  • Intrabdominal / Intra-Thoracic Lymphadenopathy


  • High Resolution Esophageal Manometry For
    • Dysmotility
    • Achalasia Cardia
    • Preoperative Before Fundoplication
  • Anorectal Manometry For
    • Defecatory Disorders
    • Anorectal Dyssynergia
    • Biofeedback Therapy for Anorectal Disorders
    • Hirschsprung's disease

    Technology and Therapies

    Fribroscan 360

    • World's Only 3rd Machine - Assess Liver Stiffness
    • Only Fibroscan Machine to Perform Splenic Stiffness Assessment
    • Avoids the Need for Unnecessary Liver Biopsy
    • Small Bowel Ultrasound
    • Assessing Bowel Health [Especially in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)]
    • Only Centre in Western India Used During Follow-ups to Avoid Unnecessary Colonoscopy
    • Small Bowel Endoscopy
    • Double Balloon Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy
    • Power Spiral Endoscopy – Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy of Small Intestine
    • Therapeutic EUS
    • EUS Guided Pseudocysts Drainage
    • EUS Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis
    • EUS Guided Celiac Plexus Block
    • EUS Guided Biliary Drainage
    • EUS Guided Vascular Interventions
    • EUS Guided Gastro-Jejunostomy
    • EUS Guided Abscess Drainage
    • Third Space Endoscopy
    • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
    • Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
    • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)
    • Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection (EFTR)
    • Submucosal Tunnelling & Endoscopic Resection (STER)
    • Cholangioscopy & Pancreatoscopy
    • Diagnosing Biliary Indeterminate Stricture
    • Management of Difficult Biliary Stone – Laser Lithotripsy
    • Obesity Treatment
    • Intragastric Balloon Placements
    • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
    • Duodenal Resurfacing

Our Medical Experts

Nanavati Max Hospital is home to 350+ eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective fields. Additionally, they are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary clinical procedures.

Real Patients, Real Stories.

Endoscopic Gallbladder Therapy for Cholecystitis │Patient Success Story │Nanavati Max Hospital

Treated by Dr. Shankar Zanwar, Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai

Oct 7, 2023

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Endoscopic Gallbladder Therapy for Cholecystitis │Patient Success Story │Nanavati Max Hospital

Treated by Dr. Shankar Zanwar , Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai

Oct 7, 2023

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