Dr. Anand Ramamurthy

Dr. Anand Ramamurthy

Transplant Surgeon - Liver Transplant Surgeon

  , Chennai , India

  20 Years of experience

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Anand Ramamurthy is one of the finest Transplant Surgeon in India. He is an experienced Liver Transplant Surgeon in the India. The Medical practitioner has been associated with various reputed hospitals in the India. The physician is currently working as a Consultant Liver Transplant, Apollo Hospital, India. The doctor is a well-reputed and sought after medical expert and is

  • MBBS - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1997
  • MS - General Surgery - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 2001
  • DNB - Surgical Gastroenterology - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 2008

qualified. Dr. Anand Ramamurthy has been associated with many hospitals over the course of his illustrious and experienced career.

The hospitals include:

  • 1998 - 2001 Jr. Resident, General Surgery at Maulana Azad Medical College & Lok Nayak Hospital
  • 2001 - 2003 Sr. Resident, General Surgery at Lok Nayak Hospital,
  • 2003 - 2006 Sr. Resident, Surgical Gastroenterology at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital
  • 2006 - 2008 Clinical Fellow, Liver Transplantation at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital

Dr. Anand Ramamurthy has more than 20 Years of clinic experience. The Clinician specializes in and performs the following surgeries:

  • Liver transplant
  • Transplants
MEMBERSHIPS (10)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Association of Surgeons of India(ASI)
  • Indian Association Of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA),
  • Indian Society of organ transplantation (ISOT)
  • Indian Association for Study of the Liver (INASL)
  • International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS 2013)
  • International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
  • International Association of Surgeons, Oncologists and Gastroenterologists
RESEARCH PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (5)
  • Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation.
  • GI Surgery Annual. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India.
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux, Indications for Surgery & Preoperative Evaluation
  • Introduction to Endohernia surgery:A Monograph.
  • Management of Incidental Carcinoma Gallbladder.
Procedures
Liver transplant

A liver transplant surgery is conducted to remove the diseased liver and replace it with a healthy liver donated by either a living or a deceased donor. There are a huge number of people who are listed on the waiting list for a liver transplant because the availability of donated liver is limited. This is the reason why a liver transplant is an expensive procedure and is conducted only in rare cases.

Qualifications for Liver Transplant Recipient

A healthy liver plays an important role in the human body. It plays a key role in the absorption and storage of key nutrients and medications and also helps eliminate bacteria and toxins from the blood.

However, a healthy liver may get diseased over a period of time due to many reasons. Patients with the following liver-related conditions are considered for the liver transplant procedure:

    • Acute liver failure triggered by drug-induced liver injury among other reasons
    • Chronic liver failure or end-stage liver disease due to liver cirrhosis
    • Hepatic tumour or cancer
    • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    • Alcoholic liver disease
    • Chronic viral hepatitis
    • Diseases causing liver failure
      Some of the leading reasons that contribute to liver cirrhosis include the following:
    • Diseased bile ducts that carry the bile juice from the liver and small intestine to the gall bladder
    • Hemochromatosis, which is a genetic problem where the liver tends to build up iron undesirably
    • Wilson’s disease wherein the liver accumulates copper by itself
    • Biliary atresia in children, a condition wherein an infant is born without the bile ducts or has the ducts blocked or damaged
    • Liver cancers such as cholangiocarcinoma, hepatoblastoma, or hepatocellular carcinoma

 Liver Disease Symptoms

The patients with liver disease may experience the following symptoms:

  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Nausea and loss of appetite
  • Muscle and weight loss
  • Black stools and vomiting
  • Jaundice
  • Problems with blood clotting
  • Confusion and forgetfulness
  • Build up of fluids in the abdomen

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Dr. Anand Ramamurthy is one of the most sought after specialists in India and has over 20 Years years of experience.
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