By Healthtrip Team Blog Published on - 09 October - 2023

Top Hepatologists for Liver Cirrhosis Treatment in India


Welcome to a comprehensive guide on liver cirrhosis treatment in India, where we explore the expertise of the top hepatologists in the country. Liver cirrhosis is a serious condition requiring specialized care, and finding the right medical professionals is paramount. In this blog, we will delve into the profiles of distinguished hepatologists who have made significant strides in liver health. With its advanced medical infrastructure, India boasts a cadre of experts dedicated to diagnosing, managing, and treating liver cirrhosis. From cutting-edge research to innovative treatment approaches, these hepatologists are at the forefront of ensuring the best possible outcomes for patients facing this challenging condition. Join us on this journey as we highlight the skills, achievements, and commitment of the top hepatologists in India, providing valuable insights for those seeking the highest quality care for liver cirrhosis. Your journey toward understanding and addressing liver health begins here, with a curated list of experts who are making a difference in the lives of individuals grappling with liver cirrhosis.

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1. Prof. Dr. Subhash Gupta


Liver Transplant Surgeon

  • Prof. Dr. Subhash Gupta practises gastroenterology at Max Super Speciality Hospitals in Saket, New Delhi, and As a Chairman, he has over 30 years of expertise.
  • He specialises in Surgical Gastroenterology, liver transplants and hepato-pancreatic biliary surgery.
  • He participates in the Indian Medical Council.
  • Dr. Subhash Gupta has received several accolades and recognition for his excellent contributions to the area of gastroenterology.
  • He earned his MBBS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, his MS in General Surgery All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and his DNB in Gastroenterology in 2011 from AIIMS in New Delhi.

Areas of Interest

  • Liver transplants
  • Hepato-pancreatic biliary surgery
  • Chronic liver diseases.


  • Gold Medal from the Delhi Medical Association in 2005
  • Surgical Team of the Year for the BMJ India Awards in 2014
  • The YASH BHARTI Award in 2016
  • The Dr. B.C. Roy Award in 2016

2. Prof Mohamed Rela


Chairman & Director - Abdominal Trauma, Hpb Surgery And Liver Transplantation, Liver Transplantation

Consults at : Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre

Prof Mohamed Rela

  • Prof. Mohamed Rela is a pioneer in liver transplantation with over 28 years of experience. He started the “Institute of Liver disease and transplantation at Global Gleneagles health city in 2009.
  • It has quickly become the largest liver transplant program in India. Since its inception, over 1500 liver transplantation surgeries have been performed under this programme.
  • His vision is to address health care issues of local population with facilities of International standards also provide cost effective high end treatments like Multi-Organ Transplantation.

3. Dr Arvinder Singh Soin


Chairman - Institute Of Liver Transplantation And Regenerative Medicine

Consults at :

Dr Arvinder Singh Soin

  • Dr. AS Soin leads India’s largest and one of the world’s most successful liver transplant programs at Medanta – The Medicity.
  • Dr. Soin and his team is renowned for their 95% success rate, performing almost 25-30 successful transplants a month. His vast experience includes over 2500 liver transplants, which is the highest in the country.
  • Over his 21 years, Dr. Soin has also performed more than 12000 other complex liver, gall bladder and bile duct surgeries, & is renowned for his pioneer work in establishing liver transplantation in India.
  • He is responsible for training most of the liver teams in the country.

4. Dr Vivek Vij


Director - Liver Transplant & Hpb Surgery

Consults at : Fortis Hospital, Noida

  • Dr. Vivek Vij is a pioneering liver transplant surgeon credited with developing living donor surgery and standardizing safety protocols to achieve a 100% donor safety profile since the time of its inception in the country.
  • He is the first surgeon from the Indian subcontinent to publish a series of laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy in 'Liver Transplantation'.
  • He is the founder of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary Sciences in the Fortis group of Hospitals, starting a highly successful liver transplant programme initially at its Noida centre and then at Mohali.

Areas Of Interest

  • Liver Transplant
  • Hepato-Biliary Pancreatic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Living Donor Hepatectomy
  • Advanced Upper & Lower GI Surgery
  • Adult & Paediatric Liver Transplant
  • Complex Liver Surgery

5. Dr. Radhika Venugopal

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