Dr Joy Varghese, Hepatology & Liver Transplant
Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai
Hepatology & Transplant Hepatology
Qualifications & Experience
26 years of experience
M.B.B.S, M.D, D.M (Gastro), Fellowship in Liver Transplantation (Germany)
He has published more than 100 scientific papers in the field of liver diseases.
He has played a vital role for setting up cadaver liver transplant program in various hospitals in Tamil nadu and Kerala states in both Goverment & Non-Goverment sector.
He is a examinar for National Board Examination (Gastroenterology - Speciality). He has published more than 60 research articles in the field of hepatology / liver transplantation in the indexed journals and written book chapters. He has been serving as an editorial board member of World Journal of Hepatology and Global Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and reviewer board member for various International & National journals.
He worked as the Course Director for Fellowship in Hepatology course for 3 years at Gleneagles Global Health City, affliated by The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical university, Chennai, India.
He received Fellowship in transplant hepatology at University hospital, Essen, Germany. In his earlier career, he worked as assistant professor in Amirta Institute of Medical Sciences & Reseach Centre, Kochi. Then, he joined as Consultant Hepatologist & Liver transplant physician in Global hospital & health city, Chennai and has been directly involved in more than 600 adult liver (both cadaver & living donor) transplant peri-operative and long-term management.
Dr Joy Varghese is currently the Director of Hepatology & Transplant Hepatology at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, India.
He is the one among the senior most transplant hepatologist in India. Dr Joy has been in the medical field for more than a decade and successfully performed more than 1500 liver transplantations.
He has played vital role in setting up liver transplant program in both Government as well as Private institutions at Tamil Nadu & Kerala.
Having a vast experience in the field of general hepatology, Dr Joy has delivered more than 1000 lectures on liver disease / liver transplantation in India and abroad.
He is the first person in India who initiated therapeutic plasma exchange in various liver conditions and successfully performed hepatitis B virus related liver transplantation using hyper immune plasma.
General Hepatology – Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Fatty liver, Alcoholic liver disease, Wilsons disease
Transplant Hepatology – Adult & Pediatric liver transplantation, Combined liver & kidney transplantation
Transplant Oncology – Hepatocellular carcinoma
Liver Intensive Care – Acute liver failure, Liver dialysis (Plasma exchange)
MBBS - Madurai Medical College, 1996
MD - General Medicine - Madurai Medical College, 2004
DM - Gastroenterology - Madurai Medical College, 2007
Levy Thomson Award - 2007
ISG - OM PRAKASH YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD - 2014
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