Dr. T K Neelamekam has the following 3 specializations:
Bariatrics is a field of medicine that deals with obesity. Bariatric surgeons specifically advice patients on health issues related to weight gain. Bariatric surgeons provide advice on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity using dieting, exercise, behavioral therapy, using medicine, as well as surgery. They specifically perform procedures that help with weight gain including procedures that reduce the absorption of food and procedures that reduce the size of the stomach amongst other types of procedures.
Gastroenterologists are doctors who have specialization in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the stomach and intestines. They are trained in the science of gastroenterology, which is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the stomach, esophagus, small intestine, biliary system (e.g., liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts) and large intestine (colon). Gastroenterologists typically provide treatment for diseases of the digestive system including inflammation in the digestive tract, constipation, diarrhea, bleeding in the digestive tract, stomach discomfort, stomach pain, difficulty in swallowing, heartburn, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, unexplained weight loss, ulcers, etc
Gastroenterology surgeons are trained to perform various types of surgeries of the digestive tract, including the stomach, esophagus, colon, and intestines. These procedures include the removal, resection or repair of the liver, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder, rectum, anus, and colon. They performed surgeries for treating diseases ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), appendicitis, and stomach ulcers to the life-threatening cancers of the stomach, liver, colon, and pancreas, and ulcerative conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.