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Liver Transplant

Best Liver Transplant Department In Kochi.

The Liver Transplant facilities at VPS Lakeshore are truly of world class quality featuring advanced technology. Here, we have cutting edge operation theaters and world-class transplant ICUs which are manned by expert physicians who have been trained at some of the best centers across the world. The high success rate, availability of excellent infrastructure and pioneering technology at affordable costs make Lakeshore hospital, one of the most popular centers for Liver Transplantation in the country.
The First Live Liver Transplantation in Kerala was performed by VPS Lakeshore's team, in a 11-year-old boy.

The Key Highlights of this Department are: 

  • Liver Transplantation (Live related & Cadaveric)
  • Partial Liver Transplantation from a liver - related donor to recipient was accomplished, for the first time in Kerala, at the lakeshore Hospital. 
  • The hospital is fully geared for regular liver transplantations.

Dr. Abhishek Yadav

Director – Comprehensive Liver Care (Surgery)


MBBS; M.S(General Surgery),M.Ch. ( Surgical Gastroenterology), Fellowship in HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation


    • More than 10 years of experience in HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation
    • Worked as a Consultant in the unit of Liver Transplantation at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
    • Worked as a Consultant at Care Hospitals, Hyderabad 
    • Was instrumental in setting up Liver transplant programs at various centers across the country and abroad prominent one’s being Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore Pakistan, and at Karachi where he was invited multiple times to perform transplant surgeries and to train the local surgeons.

Other Information

The Hepatobiliary center of the Lakeshore Liver Transplant department, performs a large volume of major liver resections for cancer, bile duct cancer, and repair of biliary strictures as well as shunt surgery for portal hypertension. Multimodality treatment for liver cancer including the use of key-hole surgery for guiding tumour ablation is also performed.

Dr. Abhishek Yadav

Director – Comprehensive Liver Care (Surgery)

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