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Prof. Dr. Mohamed Rela, Hepatologist

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   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

  Hospital

  • Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai

  Specialization

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

   List of Treatments

  • Liver Transplant

  Work Experience

  • Chief, Global Hospitals, Chennai

  Education

  • MBBS, Stanley Medical College, University of Madras

  • MS, University of Madras

  • FRCS, Royal Collage of Surgeons of Edinburgh

    Location

  • Chennai, India

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