He is an alumnus from G B Pant Hospital, where he completed his MCh in Surgical Gastroenterology in 2000.
He further underwent advanced training in Hepato-Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation at centres of excellence in the field like Asan Medical Centre (Korea) and Florence Nightingale Hospital (Turkey).
He then worked in GB Pant Hospital, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences as a faculty.
He has over a decade of experience in managing Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato Biliary diseases.
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research
American College of Surgeons
International Liver Transplantation Society
Australasian Pancreatic Club
International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists
International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (Indian Chapter)
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
Indian Society of Gastroenterology
Association of Surgeons of India
Indian Association of Surgical Oncology Indian Medical Association
Awards and Recognition
Delivered Dr Ramesh Nigam Memorial Oration 2012 at Annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India, Kolkata (India), December 2012
Awarded Healthcare Leadership Award 2012 in recognition of his outstanding contribution in promoting inclusive healthcare by Knowledge Resource Development & Welfare Group at New Delhi, November 2012.
Awarded Honorary European Diploma in Transplantation Surgery (FEBS) awarded by Division of Transplantation of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the European Board of Surgery (EBS) which work in close collaboration with the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT) at Romania, September 2012. (First Indian to get such an honorary award).
Awarded Smt. Rajalaxmi Ramachandran Memorial Trophy and Medal for Junior Resident in Surgery for exemplary devotion to duty for the year 1995-96 at Lady Hardinge Medical College & Associated Hospitals, New Delhi (India).
Awarded Dr. Dhume Memorial Gold Medal for second best graduate of the year 1993 at Goa Medical College, Panaji, Goa (India).
Awarded prizes for best performance in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, ENT and Ophthalmology at Goa Medical College, Panaji, Goa (India).
Granted scholarships by Dalmia Trust and Brihad Bhartiya Samaj from December 1988 to December 1992 for pursuing M.B.B.S degree course at Goa Medical College, Panaji, Goa (India).
Dr. Mohamed Rela
Designation. :Director and Head of Liver Transplantation
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG)
Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT)
Journal of American College of Surgeons : Segment IV preserving middle hepatic vein retrieval in right lobe living donor liver transplantation, 2011
American College of Surgeons : Evolution of a reliable biliary reconstructive technique in 400 consecutive living donor liver transplants, 2010
Surgery : Bridge venoplasty: A new technique to simplify venous outflow reconstruction in living donor domino liver transplantation, 2009
Human Pathology : End-stage nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: evaluation of pathomorphologic features and relationship to cryptogenic cirrhosis from study of explant livers in a living donor liver transplant program, 2009
Awards and Recognition
Padma Shri by the President of India - 2010
RD Birla - 2011
Swastha Bharat Samman - 2011
E- medinews award - 2012
Achievements listed in Limca Book of records - 2007
Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery, Consultant- Wockhardt Hospital, South Mumbai
Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary surgery, Associate Consultnat- Fortis Escorts Liver and Digestive Institute, New Delhi
General Surgery, Senior Residency- Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
Fellowship - Living Donor Liver Transplant Surgery - CLBS, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
Research Fellowship - Dumont UCLA Transplant Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Fellowship - ASTS Multi Organ Transplant - UPMC, Pittsburgh, USA
Fellowship - Abdominal Multi Organ ASTS Transplant Surgery - University of Penn, Philadelphia, USA
Member - American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Member - Association of Surgeons of India
Member - Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
Member - Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre, Mumbai
Member - Maharashtra Medical Council
Member - iDelh Medical Council
Awards and Recognition
Has an experience of more than 100 liver transplants with 30 as a primary surgeon, more than 80 kidneys transplant as a primary surgeon and was also involved in approximately 20 pediatric liver recipients - split, whole and living donor at the Penn Transplant Institute, USA
Awarded certificate of merit for being among the top 0.1% of successful candidates of All India Secondary School Examination 1997
All India Rank 28 out of 200,000 candidates for Medical School Entrance Exam