Currently associated as the Chairman of the Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine department of Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon.
Established liver transplantation in India and has experience of 21 years as a Liver Transplant Surgeon and Hepatobiliary surgeon.
Performed over 1500 liver transplants and over 12000 other complex liver, gall bladder and bile duct surgeries.
Expertise are Liver Cancer, Cirrhosis, Bile Duct cancer, Gall Bladder Cancer, Biliary stricture, Liver Cyst, Liver Metastases and Biliary Atresia, to name a few.
Previously worked as Senior Consultant of Transplant / Hepato- biliary Surgery at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, in various hospitals in UK and as a Senior Consultant of Transplant at AIIMS, New Delhi.
Awarded The Padma Shri by the President of India for developing a comprehensive Liver transplant programme in country in 2010.
Member of prestigious organisations likeassociation of Surgeons of India, British Transplantation Society, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and many more.
Currently associated as Director with Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Fortis Hospital, Noida
Performed over 10,000 therapeutic & diagnostic endoscopic procedures
First doctor to do ERCP in his region with largest number of billiary procedures till date
Specializes in Therapeutic Endoscopy, Hepatology and Liver Transplant
One of the largest users of metal stents used in GI cancers in the country
Member of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Indian Association of Study of Liver Disease (INASL), and the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India
Fellow member at the Indian Association of Clinical Medicine, Member of API and the Indian Medical Association
Dr. Samir Shah is an experienced hepatobiliary surgeon who works as the Head of Department of Hepatology, Institute of Liver Disease, HPB Surgery and Transplant surgery.
His experience in Gastroenterology, HPB Surgery as well as transplantology is vast and amounts to 30+ years. He has lead the efforts to further the growth of liver transplantation in India.
For this purpose, Dr Samir Shah has been leading the way in coordinating efforts to start a cadaveric organ transplant programme in the country especially in the city of Mumbai.
He was directly involved with the first successful liver transplant in Mumbai.
He has been awarded the Hargobind Foundation Scholarship and trained in Hepatology and Liver transplant at the Institute of Hepatology, University College London.
He was the first elected Secretary of the Indian Association for Study of the Liver for the period 1995-1997 and has been a Council Member of International Liaison Committee, Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL).
He has been a member of the Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Gastroenterology and on the National Advisory Board of the Journal of the Association of Physician of India (JAPI) and currently on the Editorial Board of the J of Clinical and Expt Hep.
He has been involved with several international clinical trials on new drug development with presentations in international meetings and publications in peer reviewed journals.
He is the founder Trustee and the Hon. Secretary of the National Liver Foundation.
He is the Founding and Executive Committee Member of the recently formed Asia Pacific Organization, Coalition to Eradicate Viral Hepatitis in Asia Pacific (CEVHAP).
Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
Renowned Gastroenterologist in country with experience of more than 3 decades
Constructed the first streamlined Endoscopic Suite in a Command Hospital
Expertise lies in Gastroenterology, Liver Diseases, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Hepetology, Haematologist (Digestive & Liver) Problem, and Abdominal Pain
Published over Over 270 scientific publications in National and International journals such as The Lancet, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, European Journal of Hepatology
Received numerous awards for his research works and his medical practice including the Commonwealth Medical Fellowship at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (UK)
Currently associated as Senior Consultant with department of Gastroenterologist & Hapatologist in Apollo Hospital, Greams road, Chennai
Expertise in performing procedures such as Capsule Endoscopy and Endoscopy
Interests are GERD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Viral Hepatitis, IBS, Therapeutic Endoscopy and Capsule Endoscopy
Life Member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology(ISG), Indian National Association for study of Liver(INASL), Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Tamil Nadu Chapter(ISGTN) and INASL , Tamil Nadu Chapter(INASLTN)
Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Kidney Transplant at Global Hospitals, Chennai
Participated in managing about 450 Liver transplant and 750 Kidney transplant patients
Trained in pre-op evaluation, ICU and post op management of multi-organ transplant patients
New Key Opinion Leader (nKOL) from India to The Transplantation Society - 2009.
Interests are Renal Sparing Immunosuppression and Portal and Hepatic Hemodynamics in Liver Transplantation
Member of various renowned organizations such as Association of Surgeons of India, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, The Transplantation Society, Liver Sub-Committee member, Tamil Nadu Government - Cadaver Transplant Program.
Awarded Young Investigator from Association of Surgeons of India-2000 (ASI), Indian Awarded Young Researcher Award - Asian Society of Transplant, Asian Society of Transplantation - Travel Grant for Young Scientist – 2003
Fellowship - American certified Transplant Surgery Fellowship Baylor University, USA and Living donor Liver transplant training form Kumamoto and Kyoto University, Japan
Published 13 International publications in Transplantation Journals
Currently associated as consultant with department of Hepatology at Apollo Hospital, Chennai
One of the leading Hepatologist and Liver Transplant Physician based in Chennai
Holds 14 years of experience in endoscopic procedures
Specializes in Viral Hepatitis, Fatty Liver, Liver Failure, Liver ICU management and Liver Transplantation
Expert in Colonoscopy and polypectomy Insertion of Colonic stents Emergency colonoscopic intervention for lower GI bleeding ERCP
Experienced in the treatment of patients with Viral hepatitis, in managing patients with end stage liver disease, in the assessment and work up of patients prior to liver transplantation, pre and post-operative care, and long-term management of immune suppression
Till now, has recent experience of 15 successful liver transplants
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