Department of Gastro-Intestinal Surgery

The Department of GI surgery at BIMS Multispecialty hospital has highly skilled and experienced surgeons. We perform Hundreds of these operations annually with a very high success rate. We practice in an atmosphere of team spirit, constantly upgrading their skills and knowledge by attending National and international workshops. We follow a multidisciplinary approach for complex surgeries for better care and outcome of the surgical patient. There are 4 state-of-the-art Class100 Modular operating rooms with Hepa-filter (By NICOMAC) that are equipped with the latest surgical equipment. Postoperative care is provided in ultra-modern ICU under the guidance of highly qualified critical care and a well-trained nursing team. The care of patients is extended to home by providing rehabilitative services by “BIMS Care at HOME”. The surgical team is backed up by efficient support services who strive for achieving the highest patient satisfaction and clinical outcome.

General / Gastro / Bariatric Surgeon in Bhavnagar
Management of Luminal of Gastrointestinal System:


  1. Diverticula: Diverticulectomy
  2.  Achalasia: Laparoscopic Hellers Cardiomyotomy, Oesophagectomy
  3.  Peptic Strictures: Colley’s Gastroplasty
  4.  GERD: Laparoscopic Fundoplication
  5.  Corrosive Strictures: Oesophageal Replacement i.e Coloplasty/ Gastric Conduit, Feeding Jejunostomy
  6.  Malignancy: Transhiatal and Transthoracic Radical oesophagectomy (Both Conventional & Thoracoscopic)


  1. a. Acid peptic disease: Perforation peritonitis, Laparoscopic Truncal Vagotomy and Gastro-jejunostomy, Laparoscopic Highly Selective Vagotomy.
  2.  Foreign Body Extraction: Laparoscopic Removal of Foreign body
  3.  Malignancy: Staging laparoscopy, D2 Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastro-jejunostomy, Laparoscopic Feeding Jejunostomy

Small Bowel:

  1. Appendix: Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  2.  Benign Diseases: Diagnostic Laparoscopy, Laparoscopic Resection and Anastomosis, Laparoscopic Internal Hernia repair/ Reduction of Intersection
  3.  Malignancy: Laparoscopic Resection & Anastomosis.

Large Bowel:

  1. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Laparoscopic and Conventional Total Proctocolectomy with Illel pouch-anal anastamosis (PRC-IPAA)
  2.  Acute Inflammatory Diseases: Colonic Perforation Repair, Colectomy, Sigmoid Volvolus: Sigmoid Colectomy
  3.  Proctology: LIS for Acute Anal Fissure, Fistulectomy/ Seton Placement for Fistulae in Ano
  4.  Haemmroids: Minimally Invasive Procedure for Prolapse and Haemmroids (MIPH) for Piles of surgery.
  5.  Rectal Prolapse: Laparoscopic Rectopexy, Laparoscopic Assisted Sigmoidectomy with Rectopexy
  6.  Malignancy: Radical Colectomy Laparoscopic / Open, Laparoscopic LAR, Laparoscopic Abdomino-Perineal Resection.

GI emergencies like

  1. Intestinal obstruction.
  2. GI perforations.
  3. Blunt and penetrating Abdominal trauma.
Hepato-Pancreatico-Billiary surgery:

We at BIMS hospital launch the Hepatobilliary surgery department which was 1st dedicated center in entire Bhavnagar district and Saurashtra region, under Head of department Dr Vijayraj Gohil, who is renowned GI and Bariatric surgeon. Dr Vijayraj gohil is specially trained In Hepato-Pancretico-billiary surgery under famous Prof. Dr. Chen from Taiwan. He also had trained specially for advanced laparoscopic Hepatobilliary surgery under Dr. Senthilnathan from GEM hospital, Chennai.

“Hepato-biliary surgery” or liver operation is a discipline of gastro surgery dealing with diseases of liver, bile duct, pancreas, and gall bladder. A special distinction is given to this area of medical science because of the complexity of the disease and an in-depth understanding of the operative strategies. Surgery to treat cancers and disorders in these organs is highly complicated and challenging and requires a high level of skill and expertise.

Such procedures involve a multidisciplinary team to provide an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Surgery Department has a state-of-the-art facility with the best equipment and the latest infrastructure. There are 4 state-of-the-art Class100 Modular operating rooms with Heap-filter (By NICOMAC) that are equipped with the latest surgical equipment. The facility boasts of the best and most well equipped ICU in the district with a separate AHU for each ICU to reduce the risk of infection to the minimum.

The team comprises of Surgeons, Medical Gastroenterologist, Intensivist, Anesthetists, clinical nutritionist, Interventional Radio-diagnostic, various technicians, Counselors and Specialized Nurses, who have experience in the management of Gastrointestinal, Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic diseases.

Conditions We Treat

Biliary Tract
  • Biliary Tract Stricture (narrowing)
  • Acute Biliary Tract Infection: Cholangitis
  • Endoscopic, Laparoscopic and Endo-laparoscopic Surgery
  • Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis
  • Primary or Secondary Choledocholithiasis (common bile duct stones)
  • Biliary Tract Cancer: Peripheral, Hilar and Distal Duct Cholangocarcinoma
  • Biliary Reconstruction for Stricture or Cancer (operation to re-establish bile flow into the small intestine to provide drainage without reflux)
Pancreas and Spleen
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cyst and Cystic Tumors
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors: Benign and Malignant
  • Pancreas Division, Annular Pancreas
  • Pancreatic Traumatic Injury
  • Whipple’s Operation: Pylorus Preserving and Conventional
  • Liver tumors
  • Liver cancers
  • Liver cysts
  • Liver metastasis
  • Liver Infection and Abscess
  • Hydatid cyst of liver – Echinococcosis / Parasite Infestation
  • Liver trauma
  • Portal Hypertension and Liver Cirrhosis
  • Segment-oriented Anatomic Liver Resection Surgery
  • Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation) / Gallbladder infection
  • Cholecystolithiasis (gallbladder stones)
  • Congenital deformities: Choledochal cysts and etc.
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Gallbladder polyps

Specific Hepatobiliary surgeries we performed:

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gall Stone Disease)
  • Bile Duct Stone management
  • Bile Duct injury management
  • Radical Cholecystectomy for Gall bladder Malignancy
  • Hydatid Cyst liver Excision
  • Choledochal Cyst Excision
  • Liver resection for liver cancer
  • Liver abscess drainage
  • Liver Trauma Management
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst surgery- Cystogastrostomy and Cystojejunostomy
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Whipple’s Operation (Pancreatico duodenectomy)
  • Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis: pesutow’s lateral pancreatico-Jenunostomy , Frey’s head coring procedure
  • Spleen surgery.

Top Gastrointestinal Surgeon Bhavnagar

Dr. Vijayrajsinh Gohil G I and Laparoscopic Surgeon Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeon Bhavnagar
Dr. Vijayrajsinh Gohil
MS, FNB, FMAS, FIAGES, FACS, FALS, FMBS, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (Taiwan)

G I and Laparoscopic Surgeon
Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeon