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Dr. V Arun Kumar, Liver Transplant Specialist Online
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Dr. V Arun Kumar

Liver Transplant Specialist

12 YRS Exp.

M.B.B.S, M.S (PGIMER), M.ch (AIIMS, Delhi)

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90

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English, Hindi, Telugu

Location

Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, New Delhi

Available at 3:30 AM

Dr. Lingala Sasidhar Reddy, Liver Transplant Specialist Online
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Dr. Lingala Sasidhar Reddy

Liver Transplant Specialist

10 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MS, FMAS, DMAS Fellowship in Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation (GRIPMER)

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60

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English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi

Location

Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

Available at 4:30 AM

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Dr. Rohit Bhattar, Uro Oncologist Online
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Dr. Rohit Bhattar

Uro Oncologist

14 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MS, MCh (Urology), Fellowship in Uro-oncology and Robotic Urology (United Kingdom)

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60

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English, Hindi

Location

Apollo Hospitals Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad

Available at 5:30 AM

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Dr. Vijaya Rajakumari, Transplant Specialist Surgeon Online
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Dr. Vijaya Rajakumari

Transplant Specialist Surgeon

27 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS

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90

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English, Hindi

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Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, New Delhi

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Dr. Neerav Goyal, Liver Transplant Specialist Online
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Dr. Neerav Goyal

Liver Transplant Specialist

15 YRS Exp.

MBBS, DNB, Dip in Gen Surg. & Surg. Gastro.

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90

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English, Hindi

Location

Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, New Delhi

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Dr Col. Anannya Dutta, Transplant Specialist Surgeon Online
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Dr Col. Anannya Dutta

Transplant Specialist Surgeon

20 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD

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150

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English, Hindi

Location

Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital, Lucknow

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Dr. Anand Ramamurthy, Liver Transplant Specialist Online
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Dr. Anand Ramamurthy

Liver Transplant Specialist

21 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology)

You pay 1500

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90

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English, Hindi, Tamil

Location

Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

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Dr. S N Mehta, Transplant Specialist Surgeon Online
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Dr. S N Mehta

Transplant Specialist Surgeon

27 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MS, FRCS

Starts at ₹ 1500

Language

English, Hindi

Location

Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, New Delhi

Available on Request

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Dr. Jayanth Reddy, Liver Transplant Specialist Online
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Dr. Jayanth Reddy

Liver Transplant Specialist

10 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MS, DNB, MRCS, MCh (GI), FASTS

You pay 1000

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60

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Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, English, Hindi

Location

Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru

Available in 2 days

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Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra, Liver Transplant Specialist Online
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Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra

Liver Transplant Specialist

17 YRS Exp.

DNB(General Surgery), DNB (Surgical Gastro), ASTS (Fellow Abdominal Transplant)

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60

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Language

English, Hindi

Location

Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital, Lucknow

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What is Transplant Surgery?

Transplant surgery is a medical speciality that involves the transplantation of an organ or tissue from a donor to a recipient. The purpose of transplant surgery is to improve the quality of life and increase the lifespan of the recipient who has an organ that is no longer capable of functioning properly.

Who is a Transplant Surgeon?

A transplant surgeon is a medical professional who specialises in transplant surgery. They are responsible for performing the surgical procedures involved in organ transplantation. A transplant surgeon also evaluates potential donors and recipients to determine if they are suitable candidates for transplantation.

When Should You Consult a Transplant Surgeon?

People should consult a transplant surgeon if they have been diagnosed with a medical condition such as liver or kidney failure that requires organ transplantation. They may also consult a transplant surgeon if they have questions about organ donation or if they are interested in becoming an organ donor themselves.

What Medical Conditions Do Transplant Surgeons Treat?

Transplant surgeons treat medical conditions that affect the organs and tissues in the body.

Some of the most common medical conditions that require transplant surgery are:

  • Liver disease: Liver transplant surgery is usually recommended for patients with end-stage liver disease caused by cirrhosis, hepatitis B or C or autoimmune diseases.
  • Heart disease: Heart transplant surgery is recommended for patients with end-stage heart failure that cannot be treated with medication or other procedures.
  • Kidney disease: Kidney transplant surgery is recommended for patients with end-stage kidney disease caused by conditions like diabetes, hypertension or polycystic kidney disease.
  • Lung disease: Lung transplant surgery is recommended for patients with severe lung damage caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis or pulmonary fibrosis.

What Are the Different Types of Procedures Conducted by Transplant Surgeons?

There are several types of transplant procedures that transplant surgeons perform. Some of the most common ones include:
1. Kidney transplant: A kidney transplant involves replacing a diseased or damaged kidney with a healthy one from a donor.
2. Liver transplant: A liver transplant involves replacing a diseased or damaged liver with a healthy one from a donor. Rather than waiting for a deceased-donor liver to become available, there is an alternative option to receive a portion of a liver from a living donor.
3. Heart transplant: A heart transplant surgery involves replacing a diseased or damaged heart with a healthy one.
4. Lung transplant: A lung transplant involves replacing one or both lungs with healthy ones from a donor.
5. Pancreas transplant: A pancreas transplant involves replacing a diseased or damaged pancreas with a healthy one from a donor.

A range of procedures are involved in the process of a transplant:

  • Evaluation: Before a transplant surgery can be performed, the patient must undergo a thorough evaluation to determine if they are a good candidate for the surgery. This evaluation includes blood tests, imaging studies and consultations with other specialists.
  • Donor selection: The transplant surgeon works with a team of healthcare professionals to identify a suitable donor for the patient. The donor must be a close match to the recipient to minimise the risk of rejection.
  • Transplant surgery: The transplant surgeon performs the transplant surgery, which involves removing the damaged organ from the recipient and replacing it with a healthy organ from the donor. The new organ is then connected to the recipient's blood vessels and other structures.
  • Postoperative care: After the surgery, the transplant surgeon works with other healthcare professionals to ensure that the patient receives proper care. This includes monitoring for signs of infection, managing pain and ensuring that the patient takes medications to prevent rejection of the new organ.

How Can I Consult a Transplant Surgeon?

To consult a transplant surgeon, you should first make an appointment with a general physician or a specialised doctor. They will evaluate your medical condition and refer you to a transplant surgeon if necessary.

The Role of Transplant Surgeons in Healthcare

Transplant surgeons play a critical role in healthcare by providing life-saving surgical procedures to patients who require organ transplantation. They work closely with other healthcare professionals like transplant coordinators, nurses and social workers to provide comprehensive care to patients before and after transplant surgery.

Additionally, transplant surgeons work tirelessly to educate the public about organ donation and to increase the number of donors available for transplantation. Their dedication to their patients and their commitment to improving the lives of others make them valuable members of the healthcare community.

In conclusion, transplant surgery is a vital speciality that has saved countless lives. Transplant surgeons are highly skilled medical professionals who specialise in performing life-saving surgical procedures.

If you have been diagnosed with a medical condition that requires organ transplantation or if you have questions about living with organ donation, consulting a transplant surgeon is an important step towards improving your health and quality of life. Apollo has several experienced transplant surgeons whom you can consult at the click of a button on Apollo 24|7. Book your appointment today through the Apollo 24|7 website or app.