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Dr. Anand Ramamurthy


Dr. Anand Ramamurthy is Senior Consultant and Director Training, Academics and Research at The Centre for Liver Disease and Transplantation at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor (AHERF) in Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation.

He completed his medical and surgical training from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, one of the leading institutions in India where he had a meritorious academic record. He subsequently joined the Liver Transplant program at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as a Senior Clinical Fellow.



Liver Transplantation

Liver transplantation is another subspecialty that deals with liver failure either due to Cirrhosis and Chronic liver disease or Acute liver failure.


Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery

Hepatobiliary pancreatic (HPB) surgery is a subspecialty of Surgical Gastroenterology that deals with the liver, bile ducts and pancreas.

News & Updates

    • Domino Liver Transplant

      Requirement & Background : The demand for livers far outweighs the supply of deceased donor organs in our country as well as across the world. 30-40% of patients on the waiting list for a deceased donor transplant either succumb to complications of liver failure or become too sick to undergo a liver transplantation while waiting. Various strategies aimed at increasing the donor pool and reducing waitlist mortality have been explored across the world. One such innovation is domino liver transplantation, appropriately named, as two recipients undergo transplant from one deceased donor. This is possible because in certain rare congenital metabolic… more>>

    • 200 Liver Transplants

      The liver transplant team at The Centre for Liver Disease and Transplantation (CLDT), Apollo Hospitals, Chennai completed 200 liver transplants on 24th December 2012. It took half the time (1.5 years) to complete the second hundred transplants as compared the first 100 (3 years; 19/03/2008 to 21/04/2011). Our team performed 70 liver transplants in 2012, an increase of 30% from 2011 (55). We have performed the highest number of deceased donor liver transplants in the country (164) and are now the third largest centre overall. Our teamis now running the liver transplant programs at Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad and Bangalore.We are… more>>

    • Three Liver Transplants Performed in less than a Day at Apollo Hospital, Chennai

      On July 11, 2013 the liver transplant team at Apollo Hospital, Chennai performed 3 liver transplants in less than 24 hours. Two were deceased donor liver transplants, 1 from a donor in Apollo Hospital, Chennai and 1 in Coimbatore allocated fromthe governmentpool. The third transplant was a scheduled pediatric living donor liver transplant for a sick 9-year old child with a part of left liver donated by his father. The situation presented a logistic challenge.Four teams of surgeons simultaneously retrieved livers from 2 donors (the Coimbatore donor involving transport by commercial aircraft) and transplanted them into 2 recipients with cirrhosis… more>>

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