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Chennai, India

Prof. Mohamed Rela

Prof. Mohamed Rela

Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai
Speciality HPB & Liver Transplant Surgery
Languages English
About Dr. Mohamed Rela was born in Mayiladuthurai, a small town in Tamil Nadu, India. He was a student from the Kalakshetra School, Chennai and got his MBBS (in 1980) and MS degree from the Stanley Medical College, Chennai. Later he went to the United Kingdom in 1986 and got another MS from Edinburgh and then became an Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1988.

Dr. Mohamed Rela, is an Indian surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation, Hepatopancreatobiliary. He is one of the World's top liver transplant surgeons from the King's College Hospital, London. He made his name in the Guinness Book of Records in 2000. He is the Head of the Department for Institute of Liver, Pancreas diseases and Transplantation, Global Hospitals & Health City Group in Chennai.
Education - MBBS, Kalakshetra School, Chennai.

- MS, Stanley Medical College, Chennai.
Professional Experience - Head & Chief Surgeon - HPB & Liver Transplant Surgery, Institute for Liver, Pancreatic diseases & Transplantation, Global Hospitals Group.

- In 1994, he joined the KCH (where the first liver transplant was done in 1989) and became actively involved in the liver transplant surgeries.

- At the KCH, he pioneered the split liver transplantation technique, which involves the division of a healthy donor organ to help transplant it to two patients.

- June 2008 to 2010 - Professor of Liver Surgery and Transplantation Lead Clinician for Hepatobiliary surgery, King’s College Hospital, London.

- June 1994 to 2008 - Consultant Surgeon/Hon Senior Lecturer, Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital, London.

- May 1993 to May 1994 - Senior Registrar in Liver Transplant Surgery King's College Hospital London.

- Jan 1992 - April 1993 - Registrar in Liver Transplant Surgery King's College Hospital London.

Oct 1990 - Dec 1991 - Registrar in General Surgery Medway Hospital, Gillingham, Kent.

- Feb 1989 - Sept 1990 - Registrar in General and Vascular Surgery Arrowe Park Hospital Wirral, Merseyside.

- Aug 1987 - Jan 1989 - Senior SHO/Acting Registrar General Surgery and Urology Oldham Royal Infirmary and Oldham District General Hospital.

- June 1985 - April 1987 - MS - General Surgery Stanley Medical College Madras India.

- Dr. Mohamed Rela has so far performed more than 1200 liver transplant surgeries.

- In Dec 1997, a team led by him has done a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which made him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000.

- In Mar 1999, ha carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK. 18 Month old Luke Bettelley was given just 48 hours to live before the operation.

- In Jun 2003, he has successfully done a
Certifications - Fellow, Royal Collage of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

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