Liver Transplant Surgeon in Bangalore| Sakra World Hospitals

Liver Transplant Surgeon in Bangalore

Dr. Shruthi Reddy is a Consultant in HepatoBiliary - Pancreatic and Liver transplant surgery at Sakra World Hospital. She has a decade-long experience in complex gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgeries. After her medical schooling at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, she trained and worked in premier institutes like PGIMER, Chandigarh and AIIMS, New Delhi gaining her MS and MCh degrees. She performed many complex GI surgeries at these centres and was an integral part of the liver transplant team.

Experience of 14 years in the field of hepatobiliary pancreatic (HBP) and complex gastrointestinal cancer surgeries. Expert in liver transplantation (both adult and paediatric) and proficient in advanced laparoscopic and robotic gastrointestinal surgeries (especially surgeries of the liver and pancreas).  
Following this, she went on to pursue a senior fellowship in Liver Transplantation at the world-famous King’s College Hospital, London where she was a lead retrieval and an independent transplant surgeon. She has a cumulative experience of over 700 liver transplants. Also, having trained in Robotic HBP surgeries from Royal Marsden Hospital, London, living donor liver transplantation from Dr Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai and peritoneal cancer surgery from Basingstoke, UK, she can operate on the entire spectrum of abdominal surgeries.

She has wide experience in complex liver and pancreas surgeries for cancers, portal hypertension and benign conditions. She is an expert in transplantation liver, combined liver-kidney, paediatric liver and uncommon situations like machine perfusion, auxiliary transplantation, redo transplantation and DCD transplantation. Her special interest area is minimal access liver and pancreas surgery.

She has been instrumental in starting a liver transplant programme at the public sector hospital in Bangalore. She was previously also involved in other transplant programmes in Bangalore and a few other South Indian cities. She is one of the best Hepatobiliary-pancreatic and Liver transplant surgeons in Bangalore.
Dr. Shruthi's qualifications are:
  • MBBS- Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
  • MS- PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • MRCS- Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • MCh (GI surgery)- AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Fellowship in liver transplant surgery- King’s College Hospital, London
  • Cancers and benign disorders of the Liver, Pancreas, Gallbladder, and Bile ducts (HPB surgery)
  • Liver transplantation
  • Liver failure
  • Portal hypertension surgeries
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery (especially minimally invasive liver and pancreas resections)
Dr. Shruthi's awards and recognization include:
  • Best outgoing student- MS (general surgery), PGI, Chandigarh
  • Award presentation for the Roy Calne medal in British Transplant Society, 2021
  • Travel grants from CSIR and IHPBA
  • National level faculty in liver transplantation
  • Committee member- International Liver Transplant Society
Dr. Shruthi's publications are:
  • Reddy SHS, Mehta N, Dodge JL, Hakeem AR, Khorsandi SE, Jassem W, Melendez HV, Cortes M, Srinivasan P, Prachalias A, Heneghan MA, Aluvihare V, Suddle A, Miquel R, Rela M, Heaton ND, Menon KV. Liver transplantation for HCC: validation of prognostic power of the RETREAT score for recurrence in a UK cohort. HPB. 2021 In press. doi:10.1016/j.hpb.2021.09.008.
  • Reddy SHS, Zen Y, Aluvihare V, Menon KV. Liver Transplantation for metastases from Solid Pseudopapillary Tumour of the pancreas: a case report and review of literature. Transplant Direct Ahead of Print
  • Reddy SH, Gupta V, Yadav TD, Singh G, Sahni D. Lengthening of left colon after rectal resection: What all is adequate? A prospective cohort study. Int J Surg. 2016 Jul;31:27- 32. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.05.042. PubMed PMID: 27233374.
  • Kundalia K, Hakeem A, Papoulas M, Mcphail M, Reddy S, Peddu P, Kibriya N, Atkinson S, Prachalias A, Srinivasan P, Heaton N, Sarkar D, Ross P, Zen Y, Menon K. Margin ACcentuation for resectable Pancreatic cancer using Irreversible Electroporation - Results from the MACPIE-I study. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2021 May 19:S0748-7983(21)00518- 7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2021.05.024. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34039473.
Book Chapters
  • Reddy SHS, Nagesh NS, Kumar KVA (2022). Setting up a new liver transplant unit. In Chirag Desai (Ed), Textbook of Liver Transplantation (pp. 973-985). Hyderabad, India: Paras Medical Publisher.
  • Reddy SHS, Menon KV 2022). DCD in Liver Transplantation. In Chirag Desai (Ed),Textbook of Liver Transplantation (pp. 243-261). Hyderabad, India: Paras Medical Publisher.
Submitted for publication
  • ‘Surgery provides durable pain control for chronic pancreatitis’ submitted to the journal International Journal of Surgery.
  • Can Donation after Cardiac Death be a solution to India’s organ shortage? Submitted to British Medical Journal.

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