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Dr. Anand Khakhar Best Liver Transplant Surgeon Apollo Hospital Chennai

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Dr. Anand Khakhar is a gifted and innovative liver transplant and hepatobiliary Surgeon at the Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. The Top Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon in India has developed a highly successful program for liver transplantation in India that has completed nearly 400 liver transplants in the country with over 90% success rate. It is at the fore-front of expanding the horizons of organ transplantation in India and a one stop center for all the needs of liver disease patients and for those with pancreas, hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery, multi-visceral transplantation, small bowel, while ensuring that they remain at the forefront of innovative care. Get in touch with us to consult Liver Transplant Surgeon in Chennai via Dr. Anand Khakhar Email Address.

Best Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai has a major role in establishing the latest infrastructure aimed at undertaking successful liver transplant, hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery, and complex liver surgeries. Liver Transplant Surgeon in Chennai, Dr Khakhar is experienced in living donor liver transplant and cadaveric liver transplant. During his stay in North Amercia, he has been awarded several research grants. Best liver transplant surgeon in India has published several peer reviewed original research articles and has written textbook chapters. Fill the free consultation form to Book Appointment with liver transplant surgery specialist in India via Dr. Anand Khakhar Contact Number given on the website.


  • MBBS from MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, 1993
  • MS (General Surgery) from MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, 1996
  • DNB-Urology/Genito (Urinary Surgery) from DNB board, New Delhi, 2001
  • Fellowship In Renal Transplant from American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2002
  • Fellowship in Renal Transplantation and Transplant Fellowship (Liver/Kidney) from Apollo Hospitals, 2000


  • Adult and pediatric liver transplant surgery
  • Living donor liver transplant
  • Hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery
  • Cadaveric liver transplant

Association of Dr. Anand Khakhar with Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

The Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai is the home to the liver transplant surgery specialist in India who is skilled to perform the surgeries and transplantations successfully. The liver transplant involves surgically repairing the diseased or damaged liver with a healthy one. Send us your query on our contact details to book a quick appointment with the liver transplant specialist in India.

Doctor Experience

  • Consultant Transplant Surgery at Apollo Hospitals, 2007 - Present
  • Clinical Instructor, Transplantation Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 2005 - 2007
  • Jr. Lecturer, Urology & Renal Transplantation at IKDRC, 2001 – 2001
  • Resident, Urology at Apollo Hospitals, 1998 - 2000
  • Assistant Professor, General Surgery at Irwin Group of Hospitals & MP Shah Medical College, 1997 - 1997
  • Sr. Resident, General Surgery at Irwin Group of Hospitals & MP Shah Medical College, 1995 - 1997
  • Resident, General Surgery at Irwin Group of Hospitals & MP Shah Medical College, 1993 - 1995

International Experience:

  • Accredited Fellowship with ASTS (American Society of Transplant Surgeons) in Liver & Multi-organ transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery in 2003.
  • Worked with Prof. Dr. Thomas E Starzi (Father of Liver Transplant), who performed the first transplantation in the world.
  • Worked with Dr Amadeo Marcos, who is a pioneer in Living Donor Liver Transplantation in USA.
  • Clinical Instructor - Liver transplantation, Multi-organ transplantation & Hepatobiliary surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center, New-York for 18 months.
  • Worked with Dr Lloyd Ratner, who performed the world’s first laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Certifications and Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Transplantation Surgeons
  • Canadian Society of Transplantation.
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association of southern Urologists of India Tamil-Nadu
  • Ahmedabad Urology Association
  • Pondicherry society of Urology of India

Awards and Achievements

  • B C Roy award winner for his clinical Excellence for the year 2016.
  • 1st successful liver transplant for HIV in 2008 youngest paediatric liver transplant in India in 2008.
  • Asia's first en-bloc combined heart & liver transplant was performed by Dr Anand Khakhar & Team along with Heart Transplant Team.
  • More than 50% of the Cadaveric transplant in India had been performed by Dr Anand Khakhar & Team.
  • 1st simultaneous Liver-Intestine-Pancreas transplant in India.
  • Harvested 23 organs in a day, an extraordinary feat indeed.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai successfully performs ‘Pancreas transplant alone’ (PTA) for the first time in India performed by Dr Anand Khakhar & Team.
  • 1st simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas transplant in South India.
  • Saved the lives of 3 individuals; achieves the feat of transplanting the liver of a single donor into two adult recipients;
  • Transplanted back to back five cadaveric Liver Transplantation 36 hours.
  • 1st donor incompatible kidney transplant performed using technique of Column adsorption of blood group antibodies.
  • Successfully performed an isolated intestinal transplantation and transplants the abdominal wall-the first ever case in South India, all from the organs of a single donor.

Research & Publications

  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenia after liver transplantation for haemophilia A and hepatitis C: role of antibodies to factor VIII.
  • Retrograde reperfusion versus conventional orthograde technique in orthotopic liver transplantation.
  • The impact of allograft nephrectomy on present panel reactive antibody and clinical outcome.
  • Survival after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma Retransplantation for recurrent hepatitis C: the argument against.
  • Liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis.
  • Epstein-Barr virus seronegativity is a risk factor for late-onset posttransplant lymphoro lifer active disorder in adult renal allograft recipients.
  • Outcome of Laparoscopic versus open partial Nephrectomy.
  • Catastrophic microangiopathy induced by high titres factor VIII inhibitor after liver transplantation for haemophilia A with cirrhosis.
  • Laparoscopic versus open partial nephrectomy.
Dr. Anand Khakhar, Best Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon, India
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