Dr. Manav Wadhawan

Dr. Manav Wadhawan

Transplant Surgeon - Liver Transplant Surgeon

  BLK Super Speciality Hospital, Delhi, India

  18 Years of experience

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Manav Wadhawan 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 Director, BLK Super Speciality Hospital, India. The doctor is a well-reputed and sought after medical expert and is

  • MBBS
  • MD (Internal Medicine)
  • DM (Gastroenterology)

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

The hospitals include:

  • Presently working as a Director in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
  • Fortis Escorts Hospital, New Delhi
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
  • GB Pant Hospital, Delhi
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), Delhi
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi

Dr. Manav Wadhawan has more than 18 Years of clinic experience. The Clinician specializes in and performs the following surgeries:

  • Liver transplant
  • Transplants
CERTIFICATIONS (1)
  • Trained in Transplant Hepatology at Montreal, Canada in 2005
RESEARCH PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (1)
  • Dr Manav Wadhawan has a very impressive record in research & publications. He has been a pioneer in evolution of HBIg free regimens in HBV related liver transplants. He also has to his credit numerous high impact publications on post transplant ERCP’s. He has innovated multiple techniques to negotiate difficult biliary strictures in this setting. He has more than 50 publications, including 5 book chapters.
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
Frequently Asked Questions
What area of specialization does Dr. Manav Wadhawan have?
Dr. Manav Wadhawan is specialized in India and of the most sought after doctors in Transplant Surgeon.
Does Dr. Manav Wadhawan offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
No, this doctor dose not offer telemedicine via MediGence
How many years of experience does Dr. Manav Wadhawan have?
Dr. Manav Wadhawan is one of the most sought after specialists in India and has over 18 Years years of experience.
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