Dr. Naimish Mehta is the Lead HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon, in the Deptt of Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant Unit I, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. He has 14 years of experience in the field of Hepato- Pancreatico-Biliary (HPB) Surgery performing complex operations on the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas. He has performed and has been part of more than 725 liver transplantation procedures which includes Adult and Paediatric (Child) Living Donor Liver Transplantation and combined Liver and Kidney Transplantation.
Dr. Mehta completed his graduate and post-graduate studies from University of Mumbai and then continued working in institutes of academic excellence in Mumbai for a period of six years before going to United Kingdom for advanced training. Dr. Mehta attained Fellowship in Liver Transplantation while working at major Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Liver Transplantation centres in London, Leeds and Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK).
He then joined the esteemed Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplant Unit at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as a Consultant and is now running a successful Liver Transplantation unit as the Chief Surgeon.
Dr. Mehta is a Fellow of Association of Colo-Rectal Surgeons of India and a of member of Indian Association Surgical Gastroenterologists, Association of Surgeons of India, Indian National Association of Study of Liver, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation and International Liver Transplantation Society.
Dr. Mehta has authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles on a spectrum of GI surgery, Hepato-biliary-pancreatic and Liver transplantation topics. In addition, he has given scientific presentations at national and international meetings and has been invited as a speaker/faculty in various conferences. He serves as a peer reviewer for the Cochrane Library publications.
His current interests include Liver transplantation, Acute Liver Failure and Liver Cancer.
- M.B.B.S, Mumbai University, December 1994
- M.S.(Gen. Surgery), Mumbai University, July 1999
- FACRSI, Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, April 2003
- Certified for Multi-organ Retrieval surgery & Diploma in Liver Transplantation (European Board of Surgery) Under the aegis of European Society of Organ Transplantation
Awards & Prizes
- First position : M.S. Gen. Surgery, Mumbai University July 1999
- First position : Final MBBS, MGM Medical College, October 1994
- Distinction : Microbiology. April 1993
- Travel Grant : FESTA – (Foundation of Endocrine surgery training and advancement), October 2003
- Travel Grant : Liver surgeons training course, Basingstoke, UK. March 2006
Consultant Surgeon, Liver Transplantation & Surgical Gastroenterology Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi 110060, 15th December 2008 to till date
Liver Transplant programme at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is one of the largest programme in India performing both cadaveric and living donor liver transplants. It is comparable to any other international liver transplant centre. The living donor liver transplant programme attracts patients from around the world. We have one of the lowest Vascular and Biliary complications rate following Living donor liver transplant.
In addition to liver transplantation, major hepato-pancreato-biliary and other gastrointestinal surgeries are also performed. Over 725 liver transplantation surgeries have been performed with many firsts to its credit.