Dr. Poornachandra KS

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)
Practising Since : 2006

Dr. Poornachandra KS is a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist at Fortis Hospital (Bannerghatta Road) in Bangalore. He can also be consulted privately, at Prerana Polylinic, JP Nagar. Dr. Poornachandra has expertise and experience in treating a variety of gastrointestinal and internal medicine ailments. He is especially experienced at managing Gastrointestinal strictures; Corrosive injuries; Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic diseases; and, Malabsorption and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He also has experience in Endoscopic Bariatric procedures such as Intragastric Balloon placement for Obesity, and is trained in Capsule Endoscopy and Double Balloon Enteroscopy.

Dr. Poornachandra excelled at academics - he completed his MBBS from Mysore Medical College in 2001, bagging 13 Gold Medals overall and topping Mysore University at the Final MBBS examination. For his postgraduate studies he moved to Chandigarh, studying and training at Chandigarh's prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER). Here, he completed his MD in Internal Medicine in 2005 with a Medal of Merit, and also obtained the postdoctoral, superspeciality DM (Gastroenterology & Hepatology) degree in 2008.

Dr. Poornachandra has co-authored about 15 papers published in peer-reviewed, indexed journals, with original research in the areas of oesophageal strictures, pancreatitis and gall bladder cancer. He has made oral presentations and poster presentations at... [+]

Appointment Information

Fortis Hospital  Bangalore, Karnataka
Mon
01:30PM to 04:00PM
By Appointment
Tue
09:00AM to 01:00PM
By Appointment
Wed
01:30PM to 04:00PM
By Appointment
Thu
09:00AM to 01:00PM
By Appointment
Fri
01:30PM to 04:00PM
By Appointment
Sat
10:00AM to 02:00PM
By Appointment
Sun
No 154-9 Bannerghatta Road, opp. IIM-B, Bangalore - 560076, Karnataka
Tel: (080) 66214444
Facilities
  • 400-Bed Multispeciality Tertiary Care Hospital
Prerana Polyclinic  Bangalore, Karnataka
Mon
06:00PM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Tue
06:00PM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Wed
06:00PM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Thu
06:00PM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Fri
06:00PM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Sat
06:00PM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Sun
14th Cross, JP Nagar, I Phase, Bangalore - 560078, Karnataka
Tel: (080) 60504042
Facilities
  • Internal medicine and diabetology

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Publications

Article
Fistulisation in the GI tract in acute pancreatitis. Kochhar R, Jain K, Gupta V, Singhal M, Kochhar S, Poornachandra KS, Kochhar R, Dutta U, Nagi B, Singh K, Wig JD. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Feb;75(2):436-40.
Article
Celiac disease suspected at endoscopy in patients with chronic liver disease. Kochhar R, Dutta U, Miglani A, Bhagat S, Poornachandra KS, Vaiphei K, Nain CK, Singh K. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jul; 30(4):166-9.
Article
NSAIDs-Related Pyloroduodenal Obstruction and its Endoscopic Management. Noor MT, Dixit P, Kochhar R, Nagi B, Dutta U, Singh K, Poornachandra KSDiagn Ther Endosc. 2011:967957.
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