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  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed Rela

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Director, 31 years of experience , , , Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai  Highlights
    • Renowned surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation and hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery and performed more than 3000 liver transplant surgeries so far
    • In Dec 1997, a team led by him has done a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which made him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000
    • Carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK
    • Successfully done a liver transplant for a four-and-a-half-year-old girl suffering from a terminal stage liver disease
    • Participated as part of a team from King's College Hospital, London which did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by performing a bone marrow transplant
    • A team led by him has successfully done Swap liver transplantation on Adults (first of its kind in India), at Global Hospitals & Health city, Chennai
    • Research interest is in the field of liver regeneration and harnessing its potential in making liver surgery safer for liver donors, liver recipients and for patients with advanced liver tumors


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  • Dr V. Baskaran

    Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 43 years of experience , MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. V Baskaran is a highly-experienced Surgical Gastroenterologist at MIOT International Hospital, Chennai.
    • He has more than 43 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology. 
    • He is an active member of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) and the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 
    • He has won Gold Medal in MS from Bangalore University in 1988.
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  • Dr. Prasanna Kumar Reddy

    Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon Senior Consultant, 47 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Prasanna Kumar Reddy is a surgical gastroenterologist with 47+ years of experience.
    • Awarded for completion of 25 years service at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, he has established GI unit and Advanced Laparoscopic Unit in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
    • He is a member of Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Association of Gastro Endosurgeons (IAGES), Indian Society of HBP, Indian Medical Association, International Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Member – Apollo Hospitals Audit and Disciplinary Committee and Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
    • He has completed MBBS from Rangaraya Medical College, Diploma in Laparoscopy from Madras University and FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K.
    • Dr. Reddy has several publications in national and international journals.
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  • Dr S Rajendran

    Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 27 years of experience , , , Apollo First Med Hospitals, Kilpauk  Highlights
    • Dr S Rajendran is a Surgical Gastroenterologist with an extensive experience of +27 years of experience of surgically treating cancers of the GI tract.
    • His membership with medical societies includes, that of the Asian Institute of Gasteroenterology, the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology and the Tamilnadu Medical Council.
    • After completing his MBBS in 1988 from Coimbatore Medical College, he completed his MS from the Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai and earned an M.Ch from Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2000.
    • Dr. Rajendran is an expert surgeon at performing surgeries for the excision of cancers of the GI tract, hernia and laparoscopic appendicectomy. He also treats piles, peptic/gastric ulcers, performs gastroscopy and gastroscopy.
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  • Dr. Mohan A .T.

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 32 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Mohan A T is a well-experienced Gastroenterologist practicing for more than 32 years.
    • He holds expertise in handling several Gastrointestinal problems.
    • He has extensive experience in Acidity Treatment, Ulcerative Colitis Treatment, and Gastritis Treatment.
    • After completing medical school, he pursued MD in Medicine followed by DM in Gastroenterology.
    • He is an active member of the Tamil Nadu Medical Council.
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  • Dr Sarojini Parameswaran

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 26 years of experience , , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr Sarojini Parameswaran is a well-accomplished Gastroenterologist with 26+ years of experience.
    • She holds expertise in Gastritis Treatment, Acidity Treatment, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Treatment, Bladder Cancer Surgery, Peptic/Gastric Ulcer Treatment.
    • After completing MBBS in 1982, she pursued DNB in General Medicine from the National Board Of Examination in 1995 followed by DM in Gastroenterology from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1999.
    • She is an active member of the Tamil Nadu Medical Council. 
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  • Dr Major Rengan

    Colo-Rectal Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 35 years of experience , , , Apollo First Med Hospitals, Kilpauk  Highlights
    • Dr RS Rengan is one of the best Laparoscopic Surgeons in Chennai with a career expanding over 34 years.
    • He is refining his skill as a Laparoscopic Surgeon for the past 16 years in the speciality area of minimal access gastrointestinal surgery.
    • He specialises in Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal, Hernia, and Colo-rectal surgery.
    • He also has a special interest in Endocrine Surgery including thyroid and breast surgery.
    • He is a world-renowned Hernia Surgeon who has been dedicating his skill to understanding and solving the complexity of Hernia.
    • He teaches and trains surgeons all over the world in Hernia Surgery and started the Chennai Hernia Centre to devote time to the field of hernia surgery.
    • He is an ATLS certified Trauma Surgeon and had a great experience in polytrauma including bullet and bomb injuries as well as road traffic accidents.
    • Dr Rengan is a member of The Associations of Surgeons of India, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, and the Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
    • He was a Gold Medalist in Physiology, Pathology and General Medicine and ranking 1st in MBBS first and final years.
    • He was also a Gold Medallist in General surgery – AFMC, Pune University.
    • Dr Rengan also devotes his time to community service and is a proficient orator for various social causes. 
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  • Dr. Sanjay Govil

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 25 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospital (Bannerghatta Road) Bangalore  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Liver Transplant at Global Hospitals, Chennai
    • Holds vast experience of 25 years as an accomplished HPB, GI oncology and Liver transplant surgeon
    • Holds special interest in and deft at performing Liver transplant surgeries
    • Contributed many papers on general, GI and HPB surgeries in various journals in India and abroad
    • Member of various renowned organizations such as Association of Surgeons of India and The Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (Executive committee member, 2008-2010)
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  • Dr. Murugan N

    Liver Transplant Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 20 years of experience , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • 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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  • Dr Revathy Shanmugam

    Medical Gastroenterologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 23 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr Revathy Shanmugam is a well-experienced Gastroenterologist with 23+ years of experience.
    • She holds expertise in Liver Disease Treatment, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Treatment, and Hemorrhoids Treatment.
    • After completing graduate studies in 1987, she pursued MD in General Medicine from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1995 followed by DM in Gastroenterology from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1998.
    • She is actively associated with the Tamil Nadu Medical Council.
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Who is a gastroenterologist?

A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specialises in illnesses of the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestines. Other digestive system organs mentioned include the liver, pancreas, bile ducts, and gallbladder. In addition to consultations, gastroenterologists do endoscopic procedures in the office, such as endoscopy and colonoscopy.


Climate in Chennai 

The rainy season in Chennai is overcast, the dry season is windy and partially cloudy, and the city is hot and uncomfortable all year. The temperature normally ranges from 71°F to 98°F throughout the year, with temperatures seldom falling below 68°F or rising over 103°F. From April 28 to July 4, the hot season lasts 2.2 months, with an average daily high temperature of above 95°F. From November 1 to February 14, the chilly season lasts 3.4 months, with an average daily high temperature of less than 86°F.


What services are accessible to overseas patients in Chennai?

Some of the services provided to international patients include:

Pick-up service from the airport: The international patient care team offers transportation from the airport to the hospital or hotel. Tours & Sightseeing Arrangements: The staff assists with tour and sightseeing planning. The client's needs determine which interpreter services are provided. All forms of payment are accepted, including cash, credit cards, and wire transfers. The hospital allows one friend to accompany the patient, and meals are supplied free of charge. A free internet connection is available within the hospital.

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