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Dr. Thiagarajan S
Hepatologist

Dr. Thiagarajan S

Director& Senior Consultant

English, Tamil

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The Director of the Institute of Liver Transplant & HPB Surgery, Dr. Thiagarajan S is a world-renowned HPB and liver transplant surgeon who has experience of 15 years in this field. This Thanjavur Medical College and PGI Chandigarh alumnus has a personal experience of more than 1,700 liver transplants and he has a cumulative experience of more than 3,500 liver transplants (both living and deceased donor as well as paediatric liver transplants) and 1,000 advanced complex open and laparoscopic hepatopancreatic biliary surgeries. He is proficient in all types of complex gastrointestinal, liver (both laparoscopic and open) and pancreaticobiliary surgeries. He has been trained in advanced robotic and minimal access surgery at Severance Hospital (Yonsei University), Seoul, South Korea. He has also amassed a wealth of experience at Medanta - The Medicity, the country’s top liver transplant centre, as a Minimal Access, Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgeon. He has to his credit more than 90 peers reviewed scientific articles published in national and international journals and book chapters, and he has delivered more than 50 lectures including plenary lectures in various national and international fora. His special interests include living donor liver transplants, paediatric liver transplants and complex liver resections. He is an avid researcher who has won many awards and has trained hordes of liver transplant and HPB surgeons around the world.
Education
Senior Liver Transplant Fellowship
2013
Medanta – The Medicity
DNB (Diplomate of National Board) in Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation
2006
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
MS (General Surgery)
2006
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
2001
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
Experience
Consultant - Liver transplant surgeon
15 years
He has over 15 years of experience in this field
Awards
Best Video Award for the video titled ‘Hybrid 3D Laparoscopic Right Lobe Donor Hepatectomy – First Series from South Asia’
2018
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Chandigarh
Best Paper Award for the paper titled ‘Techniques and outcomes of Portal vein thrombosis in Pediatric LDLT’
2018
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Chandigarh
Best Oral Paper for the topic ‘‘Safe Optimization’ of GRWR and Remnant Liver Volume in LDLT: Interlobar vascular plane is not a watershed’
2017
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Puducherry
Best Special Mention Paper Award for the topic ‘Toraymyxin Filtration in LDLT’
2015
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Pune, Maharashtra
Best Poster Award for the topic ‘Accuracy of MRCP in biliary Anatomy in LDLT’
2011
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Jaipur, Rajasthan
ICMR Travel Award for plenary presentation
2011
International Liver Transplant Society World Congress, Valencia, Spain
Best Poster Award for the topic ‘Hepatobiliary Tuberculosis – A Diagnostic Dilemma’
2010
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, Telangana
Best Paper Award for the paper titled ‘C Reactive Protein and Thrombocytosis in Esophageal Carcinoma’
2008
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Services
  • Pancreatic and biliary disorders
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
04 Dec 2021
Today
MGM Healthcare
Chennai
Consultation methods
In-person Consultation
₹ 550
Phone Consultation
₹ 550
Video Consultation
₹ 550
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