Dr Selva Kumar Malleeswaran
Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai
Head of Department and Senior Consultant
Liver Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Qualifications & Experience
13 years of experience
MBBS, MD (PGI, Chandigarh), DNB (Anaesthesia), European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine
He has extensive experience in living and cadaver donor liver transplantation and managing acute liver failure and critically ill cirrhotic patients. He is strongly focused on providing comprehensive perioperative care, including preoperative optimization and critical management during and after surgery for critically ill patients undergoing major surgery. Over the last eleven years, he has managed the perioperative care of more than 1200 liver transplants.
He is actively involved in establishing and maintaining Quality Control initiatives in Operation Theatre and ICU, Infection control measures and Blood conservation/transfusion strategies. He designed the successful COVID-free protocol (published in the journal Liver Transplantation) for the safe conduct of liver and kidney transplantations in GGHC, Chennai. He has multiple peer-reviewed scientific publications to his credit and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences on liver disease & liver transplantation. His current research involves frailty in liver transplantation, viscoelastic monitoring in liver diseases and cardiac output monitoring during liver transplantation.
Dr Selvakumar Malleeswaran is currently heading the Liver Anaesthesia department and the 33 bedded Liver ICU in Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai.
He finished his undergraduate training at Madras medical college, followed by a Master’s degree in Anaesthesia at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, one of the country's premier institutions.
He is also a Diplomat of National Board of examinations in the field of Anaesthesia. He completed the European Degree in Intensive Care Medicine (EDIC, London, 2014), which defines the standards of Critical care management as set by the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
Pediatric liver transplantation
Living donor liver transplantation
ABO-incompatible liver transplantation, Multi-organ transplantation
Acute Liver failure management
Critical care management of acute on chronic liver failure
Cardiac output and Viscoelastic coagulation monitoring
Quality assurance initiatives in the liver transplant unit
MBBS - Madras Medical College & Research Institute Chennai, India. - 2004
MD - Anesthesiology - PGIMER, Chandigarh
DNB (Anaesthesia), European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine
Living donor hepatectomy after proven SARS-CoV-2 infection - first report of 9 cases from three centres. Selvakumaran Malleeswaran, Mettu Srinivas Reddy, Ravi Mohanka et al. Transplantation (2021)
A Multicentric Experience on Living Donor Liver Transplantation in COVID‐19 Hotspots in India. Varghese, Joy, Selvakumar Malleeswaran, Heaton, N.D et al. Liver Transplantation (2021)
Impact of intraoperative blood transfusion on outcome in infants undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation Selvakumar Malleeswaran S., Kaliamoorthy I., et al. International Liver Transplant Society Congress, Prague, 2017
Anaesthesia and intensive care for simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation: A single-centre experience with 12 recipients. Akila Rajakumar, Shiwalika Gupta, Selvakumar Malleeswaran, Mohamed Rela, et al. Indian Journal of Anaesthesia 2016 60(7) 476-483
Double‐blind randomized controlled trial of the routine perioperative use of terlipressin in adult living donor liver transplantation. Mettu Srinivas Reddy, Ilankumaran Kaliamoorthy, Akila Rajakumar, Selvakumar Malleeswaran et al Liver Transplantation 23 1007–1014 2017
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