Dr Thiagarajan Srinivasan

Senior Consultant & Director
Institute of Liver Diseases, Transplant & HPB Surgery

The Director of the Institute of Liver Transplant & HPB Surgery, Dr Thiagarajan S is a world renowned HPB and liver transplant surgeon who has an 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 hepatopancreaticobiliary surgeries. He is proficient in all types of complex gastrointestinal, liver (both laparoscopic and open) and pancreatico biliary 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 peer 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.


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2009

India’s first and world’s youngest domino liver transplant

India’s smallest liver transplant recipient – 6 kg

India’s first (and the world’s first reported) successful swap liver transplant

2012

World’s first chain of three simultaneous liver transplants – combined domino and swap

India’s first successful ABO-incompatible liver transplant

2013

India’s first successful Intestinal Transplant

India’s youngest and smallest ever recipient – 4 months, 4 kg – to receive successful liver transplant

2015

India’s first successful combined living donor liver and deceased donor kidney transplant

2016

India’s and the world’s smallest liver transplant recipient – 2.1 kg

2012-2020

Largest ABO-incompatible liver transplant programme

Largest Paediatric liver transplant program in India

2016-2020

India’s first surgeon to perform 40 hybrid (small incision) 3D laparoscopic right lobe donor hepatectomies

2001

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

2006

MS (General Surgery)

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

2006

DNB (Diplomate of National Board) in Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

2013

Senior Liver Transplant Fellowship

Medanta – The Medicity

International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (Executive Council Member)

Liver Transplant Society of India (Founder Member)

International Liver Transplant Society (Member) 

2008

Best Paper Award for the paper titled ‘C Reactive Protein and Thrombocytosis in Esophageal Carcinoma’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2010

Best Special Mention (Poster presentation) for the paper titled ‘Clavien’s Grading in Gastrointestinal Surgery’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, Telangana

2010

Best Poster Award for the topic ‘Hepatobiliary Tuberculosis – A Diagnostic Dilemma’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, Telangana

2011

Young Investigator Award (Plenary presentation) for the topic ‘Infective complications in Living donor liver transplantation – Patterns and Factors Influencing Outcome’ 

International Liver Transplant Society World Congress, Valencia, Spain

2011

ICMR Travel Award for plenary presentation

International Liver Transplant Society World Congress, Valencia, Spain

2011

Best Poster Award for the topic ‘Predictors of Graft Survival in LDLT’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Jaipur, Rajasthan

2011

Best Poster Award for the topic ‘Accuracy of MRCP in biliary Anatomy in LDLT’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Jaipur, Rajasthan

2014

Best Poster Award for the topic ‘Rare Bacterial infections in LDLT’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

2015

Best Special Mention Paper Award for the topic ‘Toraymyxin Filtration in LDLT’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Pune, Maharashtra

2017

Best Oral Paper for the topic ‘‘Safe Optimization’ of GRWR and Remnant Liver Volume in LDLT: Interlobar vascular plane is not a watershed’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Puducherry 

2018

Best Paper Award for the paper titled ‘Techniques and outcomes of Portal vein thrombosis in Pediatric LDLT’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Chandigarh 

2018

Best Video Award for the video titled ‘Hybrid 3D Laparoscopic Right Lobe Donor Hepatectomy – First Series from South Asia’ 

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Chandigarh

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