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Dr. Mohamed Rela

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Dr. Mohamed Rela
Director and Head of the Institute of Liver Diseases
& Transplantation, Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai, India
Professor of Liver Surgery and Transplantation,
Kings College Hospital, London

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Dr. Mohamed Rela

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Dr. Mohamed Rela, Top liver transplant surgeon in India
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Introduction

Presently, Dr. Mohamed Rela is association as Head and Chief Surgeon with Department of HPB & Liver Transplant Surgery at Global Hospitals in Chennai. Having performed over 3000 liver transplant surgeries so far, he is the most prominent surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation and hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery. A team led by him has successfully liver transplantation for a five day old girl in December 1997 which made him enter into the Guiness Book of Records in the year 2000. Dr. Rela, Top liver transplant surgeon in India has carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK. Get in touch with Dr. Mohamed Rela at Global Hospital Chennai via Email Address & Contact Number given on our website.

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The Best liver transplant surgeon Global Hospital Hyderabad has also successfully performed a liver transplant for a four and a half year old girl suffering from a terminal stage liver disease. Dr. Mohamed Rela has participated as part of a team from King’s College Hospital in London which performed liver transplant (s) six times for a patient to save her with a bone marrow transplant. Also a team led by him has successfully performed Swap liver transplantation on Adults which is first of its kind in India at the Global Hospitals in Chennai. Get in touch with us via Dr. Mohamed Rela Liver Transplant surgeon contact number given on our website.

Dr. Rela has compelted his MBBS, Master of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, FRCS- General Surgery (Upper GI). The Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Chronic Liver specialist in Chennai has an experience of 34 years in these field and practices at Global Hospital, Chennai. Prof. Rela is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and had earlier worked at the King’s College Hospital, London. Also, he is the Chairman of the Paediatric Committee for the International Liver Transplantation Society. Send your query to Dr. Mohamed Rela liver transplant surgeon Email Address to fix an immediate appointment.

Specializations

Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic

Chronic liver specialist performing Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

Education

MBBS from Stanley Medical College & Hospital at Chennai, 1982

Master of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery from Madras University at Chennai, India, 1987

FRCS in General Surgery (Upper GI) from Royal College of Surgeons in 1988

Association of Dr. Mohamed Rela with Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai

Geneagles Global Hospital in Chennai is proud that Prof. Dr. Mohamed Rela, the Director at Institute of Liver Disease & Transplantation has been recognized as one of the 20 Most Innovative Paediatric Surgeons Alive today. This recognition came from Prof. Rela’s work in the field of paediatric liver transplants since he is renowned in India and across the world for successfully performing the highly complex surgeries saving lives of very young children. Moreover, the Director of Liver transplant department Global Hospital is considered as a world authority on paediatric liver transplantation. Send us a query to book instant appointment with Dr. Mohammed Rela Liver Transplant surgeon Chennai.

The most prominent healthcare service provider, Global Hospitals Group in India offers the cutting edge research and advanced education to the caregivers and better care. One of the fastest growing chains of Multi Super Specialty Tertiary Care Hospitals, it offers healthcare services that adhere to the international standards. This multi super speciality tertiary care facility is also spread across Hyderabad and Chennai. The Global Hospitals is considered as a pioneer in the multi-organ transplants including the liver, kidneys, lungs and heart. Fill our form to fix an appointment with Consultant Liver Transplant surgeon Dr. Rela Global Hospital Chennai.

Expertise

  • Liver Transplant

  • Pancreatic Biliary

  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic surgery

  • Pancreatic Cancer

  • Pancreatoduodenectomy

Memberships

Tamil Nadu Medical Council

Patient Experience


Baby Momina, a four year old girl from Pakistan who had PFIC (progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis) disease related to quite severe itching with liver failure and there was a history of previous sibling death as well. She underwent living liver transplantation successfully and was discharged within three weeks. She stayed for another eight weeks outside the hospital until returning to Pakistan. Her mother Gazala Saeed from Karachi, Pakistan was referred to Dr. Mohamed Rela at Global Hospital, Chennai by the doctors in Pakistan after he was diagnosed with liver problem. She accompanied the child for her surgery in India. She can’t thank enough the doctor, Global hospital and staff and everyone who helped her throughout with cooperation and love during the hard times.

Dr. Mohamed Rela, the best liver transplant surgeon at Global Hospital, Chennai talks about Liver Transplant Surgery in India and its challenges.


REQUEST APPOINTMENT

Dr. Mohamed Rela, Top liver transplant surgeon in India
For Immediate Appointment Email-id
dr.rela@forerunnershealthcare.com
Number For Fast Track Query Reply - +91-9371136499

Awards

  • December 1997- A team led by him has successfully performed liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which made him enter the Guinness Book of World Records in 2000.

  • March 1999- He has carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK, an 18 Month old Luke Bettelley who was given only 48 hours to live before the operation.

  • June 2003- Dr. Rela has successfully performed a liver transplant on Pranali Bhat, a four-and-a-half-year-old girl from Ahmedabad, suffering from a terminal stage liver disease, at the Global Hospital Hyderabad.

  • August 2003- He was a part of a team from King's College Hospital, London performing liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life with a bone marrow transplant.

  • August 2004- A team led by the top liver transplant surgeon in India has successfully conducted the liver transplantation for Batul Hasan, a five-year-old Pakistan girl at the Global Hospital, Hyderabad.

  • September 2009- His team has successfully done the split liver transplantation which was first of its kind in India at the Global Hospital, Chennai. During the retrieval operation, the liver was split into a smaller left lobe for transplanting a young girl and a larger right lobe for transplanting an older woman with end stage liver disease.

  • May 2011- His team effectively performed the Swap liver transplantation on Adults first of its kind in India at the Global Hospitals, Chennai

Paper Presentation

  • M Rela, MT Corbally, KC Tan, ND Heaton. Surgical techniques: Standard orthotopic liver transplantation, retransplantation and piggybacking. The practice of liver transplantation. Ed: Roger Williams, KC Tan, B Portman. Churchill Livingstone, London 1995. 1st Edition

  • M Rela, M Tredger, B Dunne. Donor operation and organ preservation. The practice of liver transplantation. Ed: B Portmann, KC Tan, Roger Williams. Churchill Livingstone, London 1995. 1st Edition

  • ND Heaton, M Rela, KC Tan, MT Corbally. Surgical Techniques: Segmental reduction, split and auxiliary liver transplantation. The practice of liver transplantation. Ed: B Portmann, Roger Williams, KC Tan. Churchill Livingstone, London 1995. 1st Edition

  • D Potter, M Rela. Anaesthetic Management of the Organ Donor. Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia. Ed: John Goldstone and Brian Pollard. Churchill Livingstone, London 1996. 1st Edition

  • M Bowles, M Rela. Anatomy of the Liver. Ultrasound Imaging of Liver and Kidney transplantation. Ed: P Sidhu. Churchill Livingston, London 2001

  • M Rela, Anatomy of the Pancreas. Surgery of the liver and pancreas in Children. Ed: Edward Howard and Mark Stringer, London 2002

Research & Publications

Dr. Mohamed Rela has research interest is in the field of liver regeneration and harnessing its potential to make the liver surgery safe for liver donors, liver recipients and patients with advanced liver tumors. He has over 260 publications to his credit in peer reviewed journals. He has presented in various meetings and conferences. Further, he has delivered more than 100 invited lecturers.