Aster DM Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Kuttisahib Road, Near Kothad Bridge South Chittoor P.O, Cheranelloor, Kochi - 682027, Kerala, India.
Tel: +91 484 66 99 999
Closest Railway Station
Cochin International Airport.
Led by a team of exceptional doctors, Aster Integrated Liver Care is one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in India for comprehensive management of complex liver diseases and hepato-biliary disorders in both adults and children.
Trained at some of the best hospitals in the world, our team of doctors comprises highly experienced Hepato Pancreato Biliary & Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplant Surgeons, Hepatologists, advanced Pancreato Biliary Endoscopy experts, Oncologists, Hepato Biliary Radiologists/ Interventional Radiologists, Liver and Transplant Anesthesiologists, Pain and Critical Care experts, Paediatric Intensivists, Infectious Diseases Physicians And Liver Pathologists. With collective expertise of over 2000 liver transplants and over 4000 major liver and pancreatic surgeries, they will assure you the best of medical care.
The team, which also operates out of Aster CMI, Bengaluru, works seamlessly to provide liver care services including management of advanced liver diseases, liver cirrhosis, liver failure, cancers of the liver, various disorders of the gall bladder, bile duct and pancreas, liver transplant (live donor, cadaveric and split liver) and pancreas transplant to patients.
Multidisciplinary in approach, they create customised treatment plans to ensure optimal, evidence-based treatment to patients, with the support of our award-winning team of Nurses, Rehabilitation Experts, Therapists, Dieticians and Technicians.
Aster Integrated Liver Care at Aster Medcity offers a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art medical technology to facilitate accurate diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases.
One of the few centres in India to offer Robotic Liver Surgery and Robotic Liver Transplant Surgery, the technology support offered here for various endoscopic, minimally invasive and laparoscopic procedures are world-class.
The Interventional Radiology wing offers high-precision diagnostic procedures and interventions, for both surgical and non-surgical cases.
The centre also has dedicated liver surgery/ transplant suites and dedicated Liver ICUs manned by highly trained Intensivists and Critical Care experts, to ensure high-quality care for patients.
HESPERIS Fellowship by the European Society for Organ Transplantation | Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) | Member of Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS)|Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T) (General Medical Council, U.K) |MBBS (Armed Forces Medical College, Pune)
Medical adviser to the Zonal Coordination Committee of Karnataka (ZCCK-The Organization empowered to coordinate the cadaveric transplantation activities and also educate the public on organ donation)
Senior Consultant, Hepato Pancreato Biliary & Abdominal Multi Organ Transplant Surgery, Global Hospitals Bangalore
Research in liver transplantation, Department of Health and the UK National Health Blood and Transplant Services
Post CCT Royal College Transplant Fellow, St James Hospital,Leeds, UK
Research Fellow, Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons, UK
Research Fellow, Ireland liver Transplant Audit
Trained in Yorkshire school of surgery & Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Research interest: transplant epidemiology and prognostic modelling in liver transplantation
Published articles in peer reviewed journals
Proficient in English, Malayalam Hindi, Kannada
He attained extensive training in HPB & transplant surgery from some of the finest institutes in the UK, Europe, USA and Taiwan. His areas of special interest include management of hepatocellular carcinoma, complex gallbladder and biliary cancers, benign and malignant pancreatic disease and robotic HPB surgery.
European Society for Organ Transplantation Diploma | CCT (Joint Committee on Surgical Training, UK) | FEBS (HPB Surgery – European Board) | FRCS (The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK) | MRCS (The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK) | MS (JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka) | MBBS (JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka)
Fellowship in Living Donor Liver Transplantation (The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Ethicon Travelling Fellowship - Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Robotic HPB Surgery (UIC, Chicago, USA)
Senior Fellowship in Liver Transplantation (Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
Higher Specialist Surgical Training - HPB & Transplantation (Northern Deanery, UK)
Research Registrar - Newcastle University, UK
Research interest: multi modal management of hepatocellular cancer
Published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals
Proficient in English, Hindi, Urdu, Kannada and Telugu
Fellowship in Liver Diseases and Transplantation (Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA)
FMGE in Gastroenterology (Manipal Hospital, Bangalore)
MD in Internal Medicine (AIMS, Karnataka)
MBBS (AIMS, Karnataka)
Worked at Mount Sinai Hospital, USA
Consultant, Hepato Pancreato Biliary & Abdominal Multi Organ Transplant Surgery, Global Hospitals Bangalore Global Hospitals, Bangalore
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore
Actively involved in an on-going international research in the field of liver disease
Co-investigator on a multi-centre drug trial for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis - tobira trial
Published research articles, authored a text book chapter
Member of American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)
Proficient in Hindi, Kashmiri, English, Kannada
Clinical Fellow in Hepatology (NUH Singapore) | Certificate in Gastroenterology (Royal College of Physicians, UK) | DM in Gastroenterology (Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram) | DNB in General Medicine | MD in General Medicine (Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram) | MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Kottayam)
Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist, Medical Trust, Kochi .
Set up the Cadaveric Liver Transplant Unit at Medical Trust Hospital along with Dr. Deepak Varma in 2012
Visitor observer in Liver Transplantation at Addenbrookes, Cambridge
Proficient in English & Malayalam
American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Clinical Fellowship in Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplant Hepatology (The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA) | DM in Gastroenterology (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh) | MD in Internal Medicine (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh) | MBBS (Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal)
Chief Hepatologist, Aster Integrated Liver Care Team, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore
Chief Transplant Hepatologist, BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore
Head of the Department and Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi
Clinical Fellow, Division of Liver diseases, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA
Specialist Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, New Medical Centre, Abu Dhabi
Senior Resident in Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
Published research articles & chapters in textbooks
Proficient in English & Hindi
DM in Hepatology (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India) | MD in Internal Medicine (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India) | MBBS (Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, Karnataka)
Consultant Hepatologist, Aster Integrated Liver Care, Aster CMI, Bangalore
Assistant Professor, Internal medicine, ASRAM Medical College, Andhra Pradesh
Senior resident in Gian Sagar Medical College, Chandigarh
Senior Resident in Internal Medicine (Haematology and Emergency Medicine), PGIMER, Chandigarh
Member, Life of Lamp, an organ donation awareness initiative of PGIMER, Chandigarh (promoting organ donation)
Published research articles, textbook chapters
Proficient in English, Hindi, Kannada
FFICM (UK) | FRCA (Royal College Of Anaesthetists, UK) | MBBS (Bangalore Medical College)
Consultant- Anaesthesia/Critical Care, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore
Consultant- Critical Care BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore
Consultant-Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Lister Hospital, Stevenage
Clinical Fellow- Cardiac Anaesthesia Harefield Hospital, London
Clinical Fellow- Liver transplant and Hepatobiliary, RFH
Specialist registrar- Hospitals attached to RF/UCHL Hospitals, London
Senior House Officer- The Ipswich Hospital, UK
Published research articles
Proficient in English, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil
Fellowship in Living Donor Liver Transplantation (Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong) | European Diploma in Transplantation (Hesperis Diploma) | CCT in Hepato-pancreato-Biliary & Organ Transplantation (UK)| MD in Influence of genetic risk on development of sporadic pancreatic cancer (Newcastle University, UK) | MS in General Surgery (Bangalore Medical College) | MBBS (JSS Medical College, Mysore)
Senior Consultants, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Multi-organ Transplantation, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore
Research MD programme: Influence of genetic risk on development of sporadic pancreatic cancer at Newcastle University UK
Senior Fellowship at the Institute of Transplantation (liver transplantation), Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Fellowship in Living Donor Liver Transplantation at the Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
European Pancreatic club, IHPBA, EHPBA, ELITA, British Transplantation Society & International Liver Transplantation Society
Proficient Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, English
Msc (University of Alberta, Canada) | American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) accredited Fellowship in Multi-organ transplantation (Edmonton, Canada) | MRCS (The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom) | MS (JIPMER, Pondicherry) | MBBS (JIPMER, Pondicherry)
Senior Consultants, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Multi-organ Transplantation, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore
Postgraduate Research Degree from the University of Alberta
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) accredited fellowship in Multi-organ transplantation in Edmonton, Canada
Training in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Multi-organ transplantation Liver at the St James’s University Hospital in Leeds, UK
Selected for the European Health Leadership program at INSEAD, France
Subspecialty training in Surgical Oncology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
British Transplant Society, The American Society of Transplantation, The Canadian Transplant Society, Alberta Heritage fellowship (AHFMR) & American Association of the Society of Liver disease (AASLD) HPB surgery and Liver Transplantation awards
Has published more than 40 research articles in international journals
Proficient in English, Hindi, Kannada & Tamil
Dr. Arun also has experience in management of chronic pain, especially interventional pain management of headaches, spinal, musculoskeletal and cancer pain. His areas of special interest include solid organ transplant, hepatobiliary surgery, onco surgery, chronic pain in failed back surgeries, chronic deadache and facial pain.
CCT (London, UK) | FFMRCA (Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK) | FRCA (Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK) | MD in Anaesthesiology (JIPMER, Pondicherry) | MBBS (JIPMER, Pondicherry)
Senior Consultant, Anaesthesia and Chronic Pain, Aster Integrated Liver Care, Aster CMI, Bangalore
Senior Consultant, Anaesthesia and Chronic Pain, BGS Global Hospitals
Worked as Consultant in Anaesthesia & chronic pain management in NHS, UK
Specialist training in Anaesthesia including transplantation from Addenbrooke’s Hospitals, Cambridge, UK
Setup pain clinics in Delhi and Bangalore
Proficient in English, Tamil, Hindi
24/7 on-call services for management of injuries of the liver, including advanced intensive care management, interventional radiological and surgical treatment.
Management of complex hilar carcinomas, metastatic liver tumours, primary liver cancers with multidisciplinary inputs for surgical and non-surgical management
Aster Integrated Liver Care at Aster Medcity has dedicated to provide expert dietary advice to liver patients. A very crucial aspect of liver care that is often ignored, a balanced diet makes a lot of difference to the health of the patient.