Dr. Prasanna K S Rao

Dr. Prasanna K S Rao

Gastroenterology/GI medicine| 18 Yrs
Doctor Education
Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road,Bengaluru
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Registration Number
KMC - 50862
English, Hindi, Kannada
About Dr. Prasanna K S Rao

Dr. Prasanna K S Rao is one of the best gastroenterologists in Bangalore specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. He is also trained in procedures involving the gastrointestinal tract like ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound.

Dr. Prasanna has been a contributor to many research activities and has various publications to his name. He has also received special training in gastrointestinal manometry, pH metry, and luminology.


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Professional Memberships
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Indian National Association for Study of Liver Diseases
Research and Publications
  • Devarbhavi H, Karanth D, Prasanna KS, Adarsh CK, Patil M. Drug-Induced liver njury with hypersensitivity features has a better outcome: a single-center experience of 39 children and adolescents. Hepatology. 2011 Oct;54(4):1344-50. doi: 10.1002/hep.24527. Epub 2011 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 21735470
  • Paliwal M, Prasanna KS, Saraswat VA, Misra A, Krishnani N, Ghoshal UC. Varicella zoster cranial polyneuropathy presenting with Dysphagia, esophagitis and gastroparesis. J NeurogastroenterolMotil. 2011 Apr;17(2):192-4. doi: 10.5056/jnm.2011.17.2.192. Epub 2011 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 21602999; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3093014.
  • Devarbhavi H, Rao P, Patil M, Adarsh CK. Characteristics of Ascites in Patients With Pregnancy- Specific Liver Diseases. ClinGastroenterolHepatol. 2011 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22179020.
  • Patil M, Seth K, Prasanna KS et al. Journal of clinical and Experimental Hepatology, 2012 vol2, no 3, 283-285
  • Portosystemic Myelopathy: A Rare Neurological Presentation of Portosystemic Shunts. Prasanna KS et al J CLIN EXP HEPATOL 2012;2:393–395
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  • Treatment of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Disorders
  • Gall Bladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment
  • Gastroenteritis Treatment
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hepatitis C Treatment
  • Hepatitis E Treatment
  • Jaundice Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids Treatment
  • Piles Treatment (Non Surgical)
  • Steatosis
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Hernia Repair
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
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    • TUESDAY10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
    • WEDNESDAY10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
    • THURSDAYNo slots available
    • FRIDAY10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
    • SATURDAY10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
    • SUNDAYNo slots available

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    Dr Prasanna K S Rao offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road,Bengaluru

    Dr Prasanna K S Rao is a Gastroenterology/gi Medicine Specialist with over 18 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MD, DM (Gastro-SGPGI)

    Dr Prasanna K S Rao can speak English, Hindi, Kannada.

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