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Dr. Venugopal Bhaskaran Pillai

Specialty : Gastroenterology

City : Bangalore

Hospital : Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Degree(s) : Consultant , MBBS, MS, DNB, MCh, Fellowship, Fellowship, 21 years of experience

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Brief Profile :

  • Dr. Venugopal Bhaskaran Pillai is a well-known Liver Transplant Surgeon. 
  • He has more than 21 years of experience in performing Liver and Pancreatic Surgeries. 
  • His expertise lies in Living Donor Liver transplant - Adult & Pediatric, Open & Laparoscopic Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Surgery.
  • He has an essential role in performing the first successful combined Liver-Kidney Transplantation and first Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy in Kerela. 
  • He is also responsible for carrying out successful Pediatric Liver Transplant for a baby weighing 6.4 kg. 
  • He has several papers and publications to his credit.
  • He is highly interested in surgical innovations. 
  • He has achieved training in the Multi-Organ Transplant Fellowship at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, the UK followed by training in Living Donor Liver Transplantation at Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, and GB Ong Fellowship in Liver Transplantation and HPB Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong.