Gastrointestinal Diseases Department at Mouwasat Hospital in Dammam covers all highly specialized areas related to the gastrointestinal diseases, where clinics and units are well-equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and digestive system endoscopies. The Gastrointestinal Diseases Department team consists of gastroenterologists, proctologists, pulmonologist, gastroenterologist, internists, surgeons, urologists, a group of trained and competent registered nurses, and a multidisciplinary team of physicians. Furthermore, the Gastrointestinal Diseases Department provides its services to all community segments belonging to all age groups, including: children, adolescents, and older persons.

General problems and diseases:

Provided services and treatments include:

  • All types of diabetes mellitus.
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Thyroid gland diseases.
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis and Vitamin D deficiency.
  • Hypocalica
  • Testosterone deficiency.
  • Pituitary gland problems.
  • Adrenal gland diseases.
  • Prevention of diabetes complications.
  • Bacterial and viral infections.
  • Follow up chronic diseases.
  • Regular checkup.
  • Medical fitness examination.

Gastrointestinal Diseases:

Provided treatments and services cover the following diseases for example but not limited to:

  • Diarrhea in children.
  • Helicobacter Pylori (H. pylori) Infection.
  • Viral Hepatitis.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
  • Ulcerative Colitis.
  • Crohn's Disease.
  • Functional Dyspepsia.
  • Celiac.

Endoscopies Unit:

Digestive System Endoscopies:

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • Ductus biliferi endoscopy.
  • Colonoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
  • Intra gastric balloon insertion.
  • Esophageal balloon dilatation.
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Biofeedback
  • Esophageal manometry.
  • Anorectal manometry.
  • PH impedance 24 h of the esophagus.
  • Capsule endoscopy of small intestine.
  • Single balloon enteroscopy.
  • Esophageal, duodenal, and colonic stenting.
  • Endo suturing techniques.
  • Endoscopic Mucosal resection (EMR).
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD).
  • Endoscopic removal of digestive tract tumors.
  • Treating vascular digestive tract infections by means of purple coneflower.
  • Heat probe, hemospray, hemoclipping, bandligation bipolar coagulation.
  • Diagnostic EUS examination for digestive tract diseases.
  • Taking a sample by endoscopic ultrasound.
  • Stenting of pancreatic cysts by endoscopic ultrasound.
  • Treating obstruction of the esophagus by endoscopic ultrasound.

Diagnostic Endoscopies:

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Diagnosis of tumors of duodenal ulcer and gastric ulcer.
  • Diagnosis of various types of digestive system tumors.
  • Determining causes of constipation and diarrhea.
  • Determining causes of hemorrhage.
  • Gastrointestinal diseases leading to weight loss.
  • Determining causes of indigestion.