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Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad launched the Apollo Advanced Liver Transplant Board to cater to the complex needs of liver transplant patients

Date: 20 Apr 17

The care of Liver failure and post liver transplant patients is a complex multidisciplinary exercise. Most often, it involves multiple consultations across specialties, that spreads over many days, and involves a lot of running around by the patients.

The Multidisciplinary Liver Board is a meeting of professionals with specialized expertise in taking care of the complex health needs of the pre- and post- liver transplant patients. This will be held once every week on Wednesdays. This will be a multidisciplinary meeting involving Liver Transplant Surgeons, Transplant Hepatologists, Liver transplant Anesthetists, Critical care specialists, Pulmonologists, Transplant Infectious disease specialists, Cardiologists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nutritionists, Physiotherapists, Social workers and Transplant coordinators. All the issues related to Patients' medical condition will be discussed and the best plan to address the issues will be formulated. This would ensure maximum safety to the patient undergoing liver transplantation, superlative post-liver transplant care, and speedy identification of problems and their timely and effective management.

The liver transplant programme of Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills is known for its excellent outcomes. Patient survival rates are better than the international benchmarks. The Liver board is going to be a major contributor towards providing medical care of international standard to the liver failure and liver transplant patient.

The Team

Liver Transplant Surgeons

Dr. Manish C. Varma
Dr. L. Sasidhar Reddy

Transplant Hepatologist

Dr. Naveen Polavarpu
Dr. Somsekhar

Liver anesthesia and Critical care

Dr. Manjunath B


Dr. Manoj Agarwala


Dr. C. Vijay Kimar
Dr. Sai P. Harnath

Transplant Infectious disease

Dr. Sunita Nareddy
Dr. Ravi Barigala

Psychiatrists and Psychologists

Dr. Ashok Alimchandani
Dr. Namita Singh

Transplant coordinators

Mr. Girish Shetty
Mr. M. Sandeep

Social workers

Ms. Rashmi Singh


Ms. Hema
Ms. Jagpreet Kaur

Hyderabad launched the Apollo Advanced Liver Transplant Board

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