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Prof. Dr. Mohamed Rela, Hepatologist


   About Doctor

  • Director , MBBS, MS, FRCS, 31 years of experience, Chennai , India

  • Renowned surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation and hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery and performed more than 3000 liver transplant surgeries so far

  • 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

  • Carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK

  • Successfully done a liver transplant for a four-and-a-half-year-old girl suffering from a terminal stage liver disease

  • Participated as part of a team from King's College Hospital, London which did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by performing a bone marrow transplant

  • A team led by him has successfully done Swap liver transplantation on Adults (first of its kind in India), at Global Hospitals & Health city, Chennai

  • Research interest is in the field of liver regeneration and harnessing its potential in making liver surgery safer for liver donors, liver recipients and for patients with advanced liver tumors


  • Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai


  • Chronic Liver Specialistl, Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic, Liver transplant

   List of Treatments

  • Liver Transplant

  Work Experience

  • Chief, Global Hospitals, Chennai


  • MBBS, Stanley Medical College, University of Madras

  • MS, University of Madras

  • FRCS, Royal Collage of Surgeons of Edinburgh


  • Chennai, India

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