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The Liver and Digestive Institute specializes in endoscopy and offers full-cycle diagnostic services and treatment for diseases related to liver and gastrointestinal (GI) system, such as virus infection, alcoholism, cirrhosis, fatty liver, pancreatitis, gallstones and many more illnesses. Samitivej also specializes in cutting edge and tertiary treatment such as liver transplants. Today, liver transplants have a success rate of over 90% and most patients are able to resume their normal activities after recovering from the surgery.
We are very passionate about spreading colon cancer awareness and encouraging early detection. Learn more here.
Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital celebrates the First Anniversary of its Liver and Digestive Institute, a collaborative program with Japanese Hospital SANO. The Institute specializes in endoscopy and offers full-cycle diagnostic services and treatment of liver and gastrointestinal diseases. The two hospitals have also launched a medical exchange program allowing Samitivej doctors to study innovative medical techniques from their counterparts in Japan.
SANO Hospital recently introduced the Narrow Band Imaging technique to Samitivej Hospital. It applies the use of specific green and blue lights to enhance the details and other obscure aspects of a gastrointestinal endoscopy. The efficiency of the newly-developed Narrow Band Image International Colorectal Endoscopic Classification (NICE) with magnification technique is increased, which offers the following benefits:
Not many doctors in Thailand are capable of carrying out such a complicated technique like the Narrow Band Imaging with magnification. Every doctor working at Samitivej’s Liver and Digestive Institute is now trained to master this new technique. We are thrilled that this process will raise the standards of our practice even higher. Learn more about our partnership with SANO here.
Part of our holistic approach includes the extra care provided by our medical personnel. For difficult treatments, each patient will be assigned a case manager. This is a nurse who has a complete understanding of their case and the importance of the care they are receiving. Read more about our case managers.
The Liver and Digestive Institute uses the latest medical innovations and technologies. We are equipped with a team of specialists who draw from years of training and experience both in Thailand and abroad to provide Thai, expatriate and international patients with the most accurate diagnosis and best treatment plan for a variety of liver-related diseases and digestive ailments. Located on the second floor of Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, the Institute has 10 specialist doctors, 12 nurses, 4 technology experts, 12 examination rooms, 5 endoscopy rooms and 10 patient recovery rooms.
We offer diagnosis and treatment of all liver, pancreatic, gastrointestinal and gallbladder diseases and conditions, including:
We offer a wide variety of procedures, including: