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Dr. Ayhan Dinckan: Best General Surgeon in Istanbul, Turkey

General Surgeon

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, Istanbul, Turkey

18 Years of experience

Speaks: English

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Dr. Ayhan Dinckan is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 18 Years of experience and is associated with Istinye University Bahcesehir - LIV Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Ayhan Dinckan:

  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Chronic Infection
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Ayhan Dinckan are listed below

  • Liver transplant
  • Kidney Transplant

Qualifications :

  • Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz
  • University Faculty of Medicine, General
  • Surgical Specialization Akdeniz University Organ Transplantation Center,
  • Multiorgan Transplant Surgery Education

Hospital Address :

Ak Veysel Mah, stinye

Medical Expertise of Dr. Ayhan Dinckan

  • Medical expertise in pancreas transplantation and combined transplants in pancreas-kidney, kidney-heart, kidney-liver, and liver transplant-coronary by-pass combined surgery.
  • Prof. Dr. Ayhan Dinckan is a General Surgeon with over 16 years of expertise.
  • Training in multiorgan transplant (kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants) and hepato-pancreato-biliary (liver, biliary tract, and pancreas) surgery.
  • He has served as a lecturer in the Department of Organ Transplantation.
  • He has conducted over 5000 kidney transplants since 2004, with paediatric transplants accounting approximately 15% of the total (upto 50 child kidney transplants per year).
  • Dr. Dinckan has published over 55 articles in foreign publications and over 20 articles in the United States.
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Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin: Best  in Gurugram, India

 

, Gurugram, India

32 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin is a specialized Liver Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Gurgaon, India. The doctor has over 32 Years of experience and is associated with Medanta - The Medicity.

Association and Memberships Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin is part of:

  • Member, Association of Surgeons of India
  • British Transplantation Society
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG)
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT)

Certifications :

  • FRCS

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS - General Surgery
  • MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery

Hospital Address :

Medanta The Medicity, Medicity, Islampur Colony, Sector 38, Gurugram, Haryana, India

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Dr. Sumana Kolar Ramachandra: Best  in Bengaluru, India

 

, Bengaluru, India

18 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Sumana Kolar Ramachandra is a specialized Liver Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Bangalore, India. The doctor has over 18 Years of experience and is associated with Fortis Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Sumana Kolar Ramachandra is part of:

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Certifications :

  • Fellowship (Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery), UPMC, Pittsburgh USA.
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Transplantation , CHP, UPMC, Pittsburgh

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS General Surgery
  • DNB General Surgery

Hospital Address :

Fortis Hospital, Sahyadri Layout, Panduranga Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Fahri Yetisir: Best  in Ankara, Turkey

 

, Ankara, Turkey

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Fahri Yetisir is a specialized Liver Transplant Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Ankara, Turkey. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Medicana International Ankara Hospital.

Association and Memberships Dr. Fahri Yetisir is part of:

  • Society of Endocrine Surgery
  • Society of Clinical Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
  • Medical Society of Ankara
  • Turkish Association for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery Turkish Society of Colorectal Surgery
  • Turkish Surgical Society Member of Board for Open Abdomen ESPEN The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Metabolic Surgery Society

Qualifications :

  • Education Hacettepe University School of Medicine (1992-1999)
  • Diskapi Education and Research Hospital, Ankara General Surgery Residency Program (1999-2005) Liver Transplantation Fellowship Program, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya (2013- 2016)

Hospital Address :

S?tz Mahallesi, Medicana International Ankara, S?tz Cad Eski?ehir Yolu zeri, ankaya/Ankara, Turkey

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Dr. Ajitabh Srivastava: Best  in Noida, India

 

, Noida, India

17 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ajitabh Srivastava is a specialized Liver Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Gurgaon, India. The doctor has over 17 Years of experience and is associated with Fortis Memorial Research Institute.

Association and Memberships Dr. Ajitabh Srivastava is part of:

  • Member of ASI
  • Member of IASG
  • Member of IHPBA
  • Member of American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Certifications :

  • Fellowship University of Rochester, New York

Qualifications :

  • MBBS - Goa University, Goa, 1998
  • MS - General Surgery, Goa, 2004
  • DNB - HPB and Transplant Surgery, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 2005

Hospital Address :

FMRI, Sector 45, Gurugram, Haryana, India

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Dr. Hwang Shin: Best  in Seoul, South Korea

 

, Seoul, South Korea

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Hwang Shin is a specialized Liver Transplant Surgeon in South Korea. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Seoul, South Korea. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Asan Medical Centre.

Qualifications :

  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Ulsan
  • Bachelor of Medicine: Pusan National University

Hospital Address :

Asan Medical Center, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Pungnap 2(i)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Dr. Lee Sung Gyu: Best  in Seoul, South Korea

 

, Seoul, South Korea

30 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Lee Sung Gyu is a specialized Liver Transplant Surgeon in South Korea. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Seoul, South Korea. The doctor has over 30 Years of experience and is associated with Asan Medical Centre.

Qualifications :

  • Doctor of Medicine: Seoul National University
  • Master of Medicine: Seoul National University
  • Bachelor of Medicine: Seoul National University

Hospital Address :

Asan Medical Center, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Pungnap 2(i)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Dr. Ahmet Serdar Karaca: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

23 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ahmet Serdar Karaca is a specialized General Laparoscopic Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 23 Years of experience and is associated with Baskent University Istanbul Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Ahmet Serdar Karaca:

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer and Bowel Diseases
  • Pancreatic Head Cancer
  • Pancreatic or Duodenal Trauma
  • Crohn's Disease Or Severe Diverticulitis
  • Hemochromatosis. Biliary Atresia
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Complicated Acute Appendicitis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Inguinal Hernia (in Groin)

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Ahmet Serdar Karaca are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Liver transplant
  • Appendectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal

Association and Memberships Dr. Ahmet Serdar Karaca is part of:

  • Turkish Surgical Association
  • Ankara Surgical Association
  • Union for Associations of Breast Diseases
  • Ankara Association of Breast Diseases
  • Turkish Association of Vascular Surgery
  • Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Turkish Association for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Association of Clinical Enteral & Parenteral Nutrition
  • Turkish Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
  • Turkish Society of Hepato-Pancreatobiliary Surgery
  • ESCP
  • ACS

Qualifications :

  • 1996 Bachelor’s Degree / Master’s Degree / School of Medicine / Ankara University
  • 2002 Residency/Doctorate, General Surgery Department, School of Medicine, Ankara University
  • 2009 Assistant Professor / General Surgery Department, School of Medicine, Rize University
  • 2014 Associate Professor / General Surgery Department, Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • 2020 Professor / General Surgery Department, Bakent University Hospital, Ä°stanbul

Hospital Address :

Altunizade, BAKENT

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Dr. Muzaffer Atli: Best  in Ankara, Turkey

 

, Ankara, Turkey

27 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Muzaffer Atli is a specialized Liver Transplant Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Ankara, Turkey. The doctor has over 27 Years of experience and is associated with Guven Hospital.

Qualifications :

  • Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine

Hospital Address :

Kavakldere, G

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Dr. Anand Ramamurthy: Best Liver Transplant Surgeon in Chennai, India

Liver Transplant Surgeon

 

, Chennai, India

21 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Anand Ramamurthy is one of the most sought after Liver Transplant Surgeon in Chennai, India. The doctor holds over 21 years of experience and is associated with Apollo Hospital.

Listed below are some of the conditions treated by the medical specialist:

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Hemochromatosis. Biliary Atresia
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pancreatic or Duodenal Trauma
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Pancreatic Head Cancer
  • Liver Failure
  • Wilson's Disease

Some of the most common procedures peformed by Dr Anand Ramamurthy are:

  • Liver transplant
  • Whipple's Procedure

Association and Memberships Dr. Anand Ramamurthy is part of:

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)

Qualifications :

  • MS
  • MBBS
  • DNB

Hospital Address :

Apollo Hospital Greams Road Chennai - Best Hospital in Chennai, Greams Road, Thousand Lights West, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Anand Ramamurthy

  • Medical expertise of Dr. Anand Ramamurthy is in Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation.
  • Portal hypertension, pancreatitis and periampullary malignancies, ulcerative colitis, and liver transplantation and aspects of deceased donor multi-organ retrieval and whole liver transplantation.
  • Senior Consultant and Director of Training, Academics, and Research at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai's Centre for Liver Disease and Transplantation.
  • Teaches Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation as an Adjunct Associate Professor (AHERF).
  • Medical and surgical training at Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, and Surgical Gastroenterology training at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi.
  • Participant of a number of 'firsts' in the liver transplant program in India like the first dual lobe living donor liver transplant, combined liver-kidney transplant, the oldest and the youngest recipients etc.
  • Member of RCS of Edinburgh, ASI, IASG, ISOT, IMA, and NAMS, among others and has publications in peer reviewed journals and textbooks.

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Dr. Jayant S Barve: Best Gastroenterologist in Mumbai, India

Gastroenterologist

 

, Mumbai, India

38 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Jayant S Barve is one of the most sought after Gastroenterologist in Mumbai, India. The doctor holds over 38 years of experience and is associated with Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital.

Listed below are some of the conditions treated by the clinician:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Celiac Disease

Some of the most common procedures conducted by Dr Jayant S Barve are:

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (UGI Endoscopy)

Certifications :

  • FRCS

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS

Hospital Address :

Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, LIC Colony, Suresh Colony, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Jayant S Barve

  • Medical expertise of Dr. Jayant S Barve is in Gastroenterology and as a General Physician.
  • Dilation of pyloric stenosis with TTS dilators, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, Papillotomy and removal of CBD stones, Gastroenteritis Treatment and ERCP etc.
  • He has been recognised as a teacher and speaker by many branches of IMA and was given a Lifetime achievement award by IMA Western Suburbs.
  • Contributed a book chapter, case report, articles and review articles in journals, conference presentation on Endoscopic techniques and presented many research papers at seminars and conferences.
  • Campaign for creating awareness about HepatitisB all over India with the support of the Government of India.
  • Workshop on “Therapeutic Endoscopies” at Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong and various training (ERCP at Middlesex Hospital, London, Colonoscopy at St. Marks Hospital, London, Advanced GI Endoscopies at Duke University, North Carolina USA).
  • Observer at Auckland Hospital, New Zealand with Dr. Mark Lane in November 1994 and Guest lectures on many subjects at conferences and CMEs.
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Dr. Sandeep Satsangi: Best Hepatologist in Bengaluru, India

Hepatologist

 

, Bengaluru, India

7 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Sandeep Satsangi is one of the most skillful Hepatologist in Bengaluru, India. The doctor holds over 7 years of experience and is associated with Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta.

Listed below are some of the conditions treated by the medical specialist:

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Liver Failure
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Hemochromatosis. Biliary Atresia
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Some of the most common procedures carried out by Dr Sandeep Satsangi are:

  • Liver transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Sandeep Satsangi is part of:

  • Indian National Association for Study of the Liver

Qualifications :

  • MD
  • MBBS

Hospital Address :

Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road - Best Hospital in bangalore, Krishnaraju Layout, Amalodbhavi Nagar, Panduranga Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Sandeep Satsangi

  • Hepatobiliary Sciences and Liver Transplantation are his areas of specialisation.
  • Liver Disease, Jaundice, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis E Treatment, Gastroscopy ERCP, Hepatitis D, Hepatitis C Treatment, D&C (Dilation and Curettage) and Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI).
  • Dr. Sandeep Satsangi is a well-known hepatologist with seven years of experience.
  • He earned his DM in Hepatology from Post Graduate College Chandigarh in 2017 after completing his graduate studies and MD.
  • He is a member of the Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver, which he is very active in.
  • Well qualified with MBBS, MD, and DM, 2017, Hepatology - Post Graduate College Chandigarh.

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Dr. Sonal Asthana: Best Surgical Gastroenterologist & GI Oncosurgeon in Kochi, India

Surgical Gastroenterologist & GI Oncosurgeon

 

, Kochi, India

28 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Sonal Asthana is one of the top Surgical Gastroenterologist & GI Oncosurgeon in Kochi, India. The doctor holds over 28 years of experience and is associated with Aster Medicity.

Provided below are some of the conditions treated by the medical specialist:

  • Hemochromatosis. Biliary Atresia
  • Liver Failure
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Pancreatic or Duodenal Trauma
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Head Cancer
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

Some of the most common procedures peformed by Dr Sonal Asthana are:

  • Liver transplant
  • Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
  • Whipple's Procedure

Association and Memberships Dr. Sonal Asthana is part of:

  • British Transplant Society
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • Canadian Transplant Society
  • American Association of the Society of Liver disease (AASLD)

Certifications :

  • Clinical Transplant Fellowship in Kidney and Liver Transplant - ASTS, 2009
  • Senior Clinical Fellow, Hepatobiliary and transplant surgery, St James's University Hospital, Leeds -United Kingdom

Qualifications :

  • MS
  • MBBS

Hospital Address :

Aster Medcity Hospital, South Chittoor, Kochi, Kerala, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Sonal Asthana

  • Liver, kidney, and pancreatic transplant surgeries, as well as clinical islet cell transplant and surgical care of liver, gallbladder, biliary, and pancreas illnesses, including malignancies and small bowel transplant.
  • Hepatitis C treatment, Post-Transplant Immunosuppression, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Transplant Epidemiology, and Ischemia-Reperfusion are some of his main interests.
  • Nearly two decades of experience as a Hepato Pancreato Biliary and Multi-organ Transplant Surgeon.
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom awarded him the MRCS (Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons).
  • He is credited with publishing more than 40 Research Articles In International Journals.
  • He completed an American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) Fellowship in Multi-Organ Transplantation in Edmonton, Canada.
  • BTS, The CTS, AH fellowship (AHFMR) & AASLD HPB surgery and Liver Transplantation and The AST awards.
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Dr. Ravishankar Bhat B: Best Surgical Gastroenterologist & Bariatric Surgeon in Bengaluru, India

Surgical Gastroenterologist & Bariatric Surgeon

 

, Bengaluru, India

30 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Ravishankar Bhat B is one of the leading Surgical Gastroenterologist & Bariatric Surgeon in Bengaluru, India. The doctor holds over 30 years of experience and is associated with Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Ravishankar Bhat B:

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pancreatic Head Cancer
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Crohn's Disease Or Severe Diverticulitis
  • Hemochromatosis. Biliary Atresia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Colon Cancer and Bowel Diseases
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Ravishankar Bhat B are listed below

  • Abdominoplasty ( Tummy Tuck)
  • Appendectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Whipples Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Liver transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Ravishankar Bhat B is part of:

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Certifications :

  • FRCS - General Surgery - Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh, Uk, 2004

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • MCH
  • DNB

Hospital Address :

Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road - Best Hospital in bangalore, Krishnaraju Layout, Amalodbhavi Nagar, Panduranga Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

He has an experience of 31 years of which 26 years have been as a specialist, among India's few surgeons who conduct Metabolic Surgery, a diabetes treatment.
  • Work experience as Surgeon-St. Philomena's Hospital and St. Martha's Hospital, and Surgical Gastroenterologist-Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute.
  • FRCS - General Surgery - Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh, UK, 2004 and member Indian Medical Association (IMA).
  • He is credited with publishing research papers in medical journals and presentations as well.
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About Liver Transplant Surgeon

Liver transplant surgeon is a doctor specialized in performing surgery to remove a diseased liver and replace it with a healthy one. Liver is the largest internal organ that performs several critical functions like processing nutrients, hormones and medications, and producing bile just to name a few. Liver transplant surgeons opt, recommend and perform liver transplant procedure on patients who have significant complications due to end-stage chronic liver disease. It is also an option in the rare cases of sudden liver failure of a previously healthy liver.

When should you visit a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

Your physician will recommend you to visit a liver transplant surgeon if he suspects or finds out any of the following conditions:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Fluid retention
  • Encephalopathy
  • Jaundice that the patient is not able to recover from

Who are not the candidates for a Liver Transplant?

Not all the patients with liver cirrhosis and decompensated liver disease are appropriate candidates for liver transplantation. The patient should be able to survive the operation for the transplant procedure, post-operative medication, any potential complications or infections and should not engage in any activity that would injure the liver.

Some of conditions that are in complete contra- indication to liver transplant are as follows:

  • Severe pulmonary hypertension
  • Cancer spreading outside of the liver
  • Systemic or uncontrollable infection
  • Active substance abuse
  • Unacceptable risk for substance abuse
  • Severe, uncontrolled psychiatric disease
  • History of non-compliance or inability to adhere to a strict medical regimen
  • Severe, irreversible medical illness that limits short-term life expectancy

Procedures Performed

Before deciding and proceeding for the liver transplant surgery, there are a number of tests that are performed to ensure the right course of treatment:

  • X-rays
  • Liver biopsy slides
  • Operative reports
  • Computed tomography (CAT or CT scan)
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Echocardiogram and stress testing
  • Pulmonary function studies
  • Blood tests

Top Liver Transplant Surgeons

DoctorAssociated Hospital
Dr. Feza Yabug KarakayaliBaskent University Istanbul Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Bhaskar NandiSarvodaya Hospital and Research Centre, Faridabad
Dr. Raghavendra NagarajaColumbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru
Dr. Ashish singhalFortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram
Dr. Ramanjaneyulu ErukullaStar Hospitals, Hyderabad
Dr. Huseyin Yuce BiracanBaskent University Istanbul Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Vibha VarmaMax Super Specialty Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad
Dr. Abhishek MitraDharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi

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Following are some of the best liver transplant surgeons available for online consultation:

Which are some of the procedures performed by Liver Transplant Surgeons?

Most common procedures performed by liver transplant surgeons are:

Which are some of the best hospitals Liver Transplant Surgeons are associated with?
Which are some of the conditions treated by Liver Transplant Surgeon?

Most common conditions performed by liver transplant surgeons are:

  • Hemochromatosis. Biliary Atresia
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Liver Failure
Who is a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

A liver transplant surgeon is a doctor who is trained in replacing a diseased liver with a healthy liver of another person. A whole liver might be transplanted, or only a part of it. In most of the cases the healthy liver comes from a donor who has just died. A healthy living person, sometimes, will donate part of their healthy liver. A living donor may be a family member. Or it may be someone who is not related to you but whose blood type is a good match. Liver transplant surgeons recommend as well as perform liver transplant surgery on patients who have severe complications due to end-stage chronic liver diseases. Liver transplant is also a suitable option in the cases of sudden liver failure.

What are the qualifications of a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

A person aspiring to become a liver transplant surgeon needs to qualify the medical entrance exam to get into a medical school. Once the candidate clears the entrance test, he/she completes a five-and-a-half-year programme (MBBS). Then, they go for a three-year MS course to specialise in surgery. They then complete a general residency like any other doctor. Finally, they have to complete an additional three years of a liver transplant surgery fellowship. After this, they become certified transplant surgeons.

What conditions do Liver Transplant Surgeons treat?

Liver Transplant Surgeons can treat a wide variety of liver conditions. Some common conditions treated by them are listed below:

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Liver Failure
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Alcoholic liver disease.
  • Non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Primary liver cancers
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Acute liver disease
  • Polycystic disease
  • Wilson’s disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Veno-occlusive disease
What diagnostic tests are required by Liver Transplant Surgeons?

Liver Transplant Surgeons would want to review all your medical records, X-rays, operative reports, liver biopsy slides, and a list of medications at your initial evaluation. To update previous tests, some of the following studies are generally performed during your evaluation:

  • Doppler ultrasound: Used to determine if the blood vessels to and from the liver are open.
  • Computed tomography (CT scan): Used to get pictures showing liver size and shape, any liver lesions, and blood supply. A chest CT scan might also be required.
  • Echocardiogram and stress testing to evaluate your heart condition.
  • Pulmonary function studies to assess the lungs' ability to exchange carbon dioxide and oxygen.
  • Blood tests to find out blood type, biochemical status of blood, clotting ability, and to measure liver function.
  • Serology screening
When should you visit a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

Your physician will tell you to visit a liver transplant surgeon if you experience any of the following signs and symptoms:

  • Jaundice
  • Ascites (fluid in the abdomen)
  • Hepatic encephalopathy (confusion or even coma)
  • Bleeding in the upper as well as lower gastrointestinal tract from varices
  • Itching, pale stools, dark urine, chills, fluid buildup in the belly, and pain
  • Enlarged liver
  • Portal hypertension
  • Buildup of toxins in the blood
What can you expect from your first visit with a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

If your primary care physician has recommended you to see a Liver Transplant Surgeon for any acute or chronic liver injuries or conditions you may have, it could be helpful to know what to expect during the initial consultation.

You and the surgeon would be discussing all conditions, the course of the treatment, and the rehabilitation process. The surgeon may want to perform an examination and tests to get a clearer picture of the issue.

Which are the most common procedures performed by a Liver Transplant Surgeon?
  • Liver transplant
  • Liver biopsy

More FAQs

Who is a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

A liver transplant surgeon is a doctor who is trained in replacing a diseased liver with a healthy liver of another person. A whole liver might be transplanted, or only a part of it. In most of the cases the healthy liver comes from a donor who has just died. A healthy living person, sometimes, will donate part of their healthy liver. A living donor may be a family member. Or it may be someone who is not related to you but whose blood type is a good match. Liver transplant surgeons recommend as well as perform liver transplant surgery on patients who have severe complications due to end-stage chronic liver diseases. Liver transplant is also a suitable option in the cases of sudden liver failure.

What are the qualifications of a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

A person aspiring to become a liver transplant surgeon needs to qualify the medical entrance exam to get into a medical school. Once the candidate clears the entrance test, he/she completes a five-and-a-half-year programme (MBBS). Then, they go for a three-year MS course to specialise in surgery. They then complete a general residency like any other doctor. Finally, they have to complete an additional three years of a liver transplant surgery fellowship. After this, they become certified transplant surgeons.

What conditions do Liver Transplant Surgeons treat?

Liver Transplant Surgeons can treat a wide variety of liver conditions. Some common conditions treated by them are listed below:

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Liver Failure
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Alcoholic liver disease.
  • Non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Primary liver cancers
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Acute liver disease
  • Polycystic disease
  • Wilson’s disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Veno-occlusive disease
What diagnostic tests are required by Liver Transplant Surgeons?

Liver Transplant Surgeons would want to review all your medical records, X-rays, operative reports, liver biopsy slides, and a list of medications at your initial evaluation. To update previous tests, some of the following studies are generally performed during your evaluation:

  • Doppler ultrasound: Used to determine if the blood vessels to and from the liver are open.
  • Computed tomography (CT scan): Used to get pictures showing liver size and shape, any liver lesions, and blood supply. A chest CT scan might also be required.
  • Echocardiogram and stress testing to evaluate your heart condition.
  • Pulmonary function studies to assess the lungs' ability to exchange carbon dioxide and oxygen.
  • Blood tests to find out blood type, biochemical status of blood, clotting ability, and to measure liver function.
  • Serology screening
When should you visit a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

Your physician will tell you to visit a liver transplant surgeon if you experience any of the following signs and symptoms:

  • Jaundice
  • Ascites (fluid in the abdomen)
  • Hepatic encephalopathy (confusion or even coma)
  • Bleeding in the upper as well as lower gastrointestinal tract from varices
  • Itching, pale stools, dark urine, chills, fluid buildup in the belly, and pain
  • Enlarged liver
  • Portal hypertension
  • Buildup of toxins in the blood
What can you expect from your first visit with a Liver Transplant Surgeon?

If your primary care physician has recommended you to see a Liver Transplant Surgeon for any acute or chronic liver injuries or conditions you may have, it could be helpful to know what to expect during the initial consultation.

You and the surgeon would be discussing all conditions, the course of the treatment, and the rehabilitation process. The surgeon may want to perform an examination and tests to get a clearer picture of the issue.

Which are the most common procedures performed by a Liver Transplant Surgeon?
  • Liver transplant
  • Liver biopsy