10 Best Hepatologist in Chennai

Chennai is considered the medical hub of India. So the city is blessed with some of the finest hepatologists for treatment of your liver, biliary tree, gallbladder, and pancreas related problems. Here is the rundown of the Top 10 Best Hepatologists in Chennai.

Dr. Mohamed Rela

38 years of experience

MBBS, Master of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery (Upper GI)

Hepatologist

  • Pioneered the technique of split liver transplantation where one cadaver liver is split into two and transplanted into two individuals
  • Performed over 4000+ liver transplant surgeries.
  • Performed successful liver transplantation on a five-day-old girl, which made him an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records in 2000.
  • Set up a successful Living Donor Liver Transplant program performing over 250+ liver transplants a year, having performed over 1500+ liver transplants in a short span of 8 years.
  • Carried out the first living related liver transplant on a patient with acute liver failure in the UK. 18-month-old baby.
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Dr. Kannan D

39 years of experience

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

Hepatologist

  • Specialist surgeon for surgical diseases of esophagus (food pipe), stomach, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, colon, and rectum.
  • Performed over 1000+ pancreatic surgeries.
  • Team member of the first liver transplant done at Govt.Stanley hospital.
  • Performed maximum cancer surgeries in the GI tract both open and laparoscopic.
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Apollo Speciality Hospital

Vanagaram, Chennai

600

Next available - Friday 9:05 am - 2:00 pm

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Dr. Thayumanavan

34 years of experience

MD - Physician, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Hepatologist

  • Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Gastritis Treatment, Bladder Cancer Surgery, Ulcerative Colitis Treatment, Peptic / Gastric Ulcer Treatment, and Acidity Treatment, etc
  • Involved in patient care, Emergency Endoscopy organizing ICU care for Liver failure patients for the Government and Private sector.
  • Special Interest in therapeutic endoscopy, luminal gastroenterology, and hepatology.
  • Experience in handling all Endoscopic Emergencies like UGI bleed, Emergency ERCP for Cholangites .etc.
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Miot International Hospital

Manapakkam, Chennai

800

Next available - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dr. S. Palaniappan

31 years of experience

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Hepatologist

  • Offers treatment for Liver diseases, Stomach problems, Diarrhoeal diseases, Blood vomiting or blood passing in stool, Jaundice, Acidity Ulcer problems, Swallowing difficulty, Pancreas problems, Gallstone diseases.
  • Pioneered the Endoscopic Ultrasonography [EUS] in Tamil Nadu.
  • Skilled in performing Interventional Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, and Stenting of Oesophagus and Colon Bile Duct.
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Sims Hospital

Vadapalani, Chennai

800

Next available - Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Dr. Patta Radhakrishna

28 years of experience

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

Hepatologist

  • Pioneered one of the largest series of daycare laparoscopic surgeries in India with excellent results.
  • Known for ultra-short stay laparoscopic gall bladder surgery of hospitalization of fewer than 6 hours for a gall bladder removal for gall stones.
  • Experience in surgery for Gastro-Intestinal bleeding, hepatobiliary surgery, pancreatic surgery, colorectal surgery, emergency abdominal surgery.
  • Well versed with Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Appendicectomy, Hernia Repair, Heller’s Cardiomyotomy, Fundoplication, Rectopexy, Colonic resections, Splenectomy, Hydatid excision, etc.
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Gleneagles Global Health City

Perumbakkam, Chennai

800

Next available - Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road

Greams Road, Chennai

1500

Next available - Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Dr. Joy Varghese

25 years of experience

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology

Hepatologist

  • Played a vital role in setting up a cadaver liver transplant program in various hospitals in Tamil Nadu and Kerala states in both Government & Non-Government Sector.
  • Involved in 600+ adult liver (both cadaver & living donor) transplant peri-operative and long-term management.
  • One of the very few initiators in the World for therapeutic plasma exchange role in liver disease management.
  • Interests lies in  Hepatitis B / Hepatitis C / Fatty liver / Cirrhosis/ Liver Transplantation / Liver cancer.
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Dr. Deepu Selvaraj

24 years of experience

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

Hepatologist

  • Expertise in minimal invasive Bariatric/Obesity/Metabolic Surgery, Upper GI/Colorectal/Hepato-Biliary Surgery (New GGSSH) and fertility-enhancing laparoscopic surgery
  • Well versed with advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Upper GI & Colorectal Surgery.
  • Established a state of the art modular operating theater complex at the new GG Super-Specialty hospitals, including a flagship first of its kind Digital Operating Room (OR1-Karl Storz Germany).
  • Performed over 1000+ laparoscopic surgical procedures including the first Scarless / Single port surgery in the southern half of the country.
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Dr. Harikumar Nair

24 years of experience

MBBS, MD, DM, MRCP, Transplant Hepatology

Hepatologist

  • Performed 15000+ diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures.
  • special interest in ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography) done for post-liver transplant biliary complications.
  • Areas of Expertise include Hepatic Hemodynamics, Transplant Hepatology, and advanced liver disease with portal hypertension.
  • First GI physician in Kerala to undergo Transplant Hepatology(Liver transplant medicine) Training.
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The Best Gastro Care Centre

T Nagar, Chennai

400

Next available - Friday 9am - 12pm

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Dr. Yamini

21 years of experience

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

Hepatologist

  • Expert in treating common diseases with unusual presentations, rare problems where patients were cured of ailments which troubled them for years
  • Special interest in treating all types of gastro related cancers starting from cancer esophagus, cancer stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreatic cancers, cancers of colon, rectum, and anal canal.
  • Performs Key-hole or laparoscopic surgeries with excellent clinical outcomes.
  • Performed Bariatric surgeries to assist people who are overweight with metabolic problems like uncontrolled diabetes, severe osteoarthritis of the knee, etc.
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Childs Trust Hospital

Nungambakkam, Chennai

350

Next available - Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Dr. S Srinivas

20 years of experience

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics, Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Hepatologist

Liver Disease Treatment

Constipation Treatment

Gastroscopy

Gastritis Treatment

Endoscopy

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