Dr. Ravichand C. Siddachari

Consultant Chief of Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery

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  • MD (Minsk, Belarus)
  • MS (Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India) DNB (General Surgery, India)
  • MCh (University College of Dublin, Ireland) MRCSEd (Edinburgh, UK)
  • FRCS (HPB, Upper GI. Intercollegiate Board, UK)
  • European Board Certified Surgical Oncologist Visiting Fellow, Kurume University, Japan 
  • Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery, France Diploma in Neuroendocrine Diseases, Sweden


  • Presently I am working at KIMS Hospitals, Hyderabad as Chief of Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery. 
  • Graduation o Minsk Medical Institute, Belarus (Belarussian State Medical University) in June 1996.
  • Post-graduation in General Surgery (MS, Master of Surgery) o Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India from 1998 to 2001.
  • Surgical oncology residency programme o for 3 years at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
  • Research Fellow in Head and Neck Oncology o 1 year Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
  • Clinical Fellowship in GI oncology o 6 months at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
  • Associate consultant surgeon o for a period of 2 months at Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, India
  • Visiting Fellow, Kurume University, Japan (2 months) o for further training in esophagectomies and upper GI, HPB especially VATS oesophagectomies and laparoscopic gastrectomies.
  • Clinical Fellow in HPB and Upper GI surgery o Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Ireland from October 2006 to June 2009.
  • Diploma in Minimally invasive surgery at the prestigious IRCAD Institute at Strasbourg, France
  • Diploma in Neuroendocrine diseases at Uppsala University, Sweden.
  • Registrar in Liver Transplantation and HPB surgery o at St.Vincent’s University Hospital, which is a National Centre for Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary-pancreatic diseases for 2 years from July 2009 to July 2011 and as Research Fellow for one year till July 2012.
  • Passed intercollegiate speciality exam in General Surgery with a subspecialty in HPB/ Upper GI and awarded Fellowship of Intercollegiate Board of UK and Ireland
  • European Board Certification in Surgical Oncology
  • Lecturer in Upper GI and HPB surgery o Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland from 09.07.2012 to 31.12.2012
  • Consultant in GI Surgery and Liver transplantation in Apollo Indraprastha Hospital, New Delhi from Jan 3013 to Mar 2015
  • Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore, India as Head, Department of HPB, Gastro 


  • Laryngeal amyloidosis.Journal of Otolaryngology. 2005 Feb; 34(1):60-3.
  • Management of renal cell carcinoma with solitary metastasis World J Surg Oncol. 2005 Jul; 20;3:48.
  • Laparoscopic surgery for malignancy- a review article- Bombay Hospital Journal, 2005 Oct; 47:359-361
  • D2 Lymphadenectomy for Gastric cancer in Tata Memorial Hospital: Indian data can now be incorporated in future international trials. Accepted for publication in “Digestive Surgery” ( 2006)
  • Gastro-entero-pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A chapter in Handbook on Evidence-Based Medicine of Endocrine Tumors, Published by Tata Memorial Hospital, Feb 2006.
  • Ectopic Thyroid Cancer. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Apr;13(2):122-4.
  • Post-operative deep vein thrombosis in patients with colorectal cancer: Indian J Gastroenterol 2008 Mar-Apr; 27: 71-73
  • Elective neck dissection for the management of the N0 neck in early cancer of the oral tongue: the need for a randomized controlled trial. Head Neck. 2009 May;31(5):618-24
  • CD141+ myeloid dendritic cells are enriched in healthy human liver. Kelly A, Fahey R, Fletcher JM, Keogh C, Carroll AG, Siddachari R, Geoghegan J, Hegarty JE, Ryan EJ, O'Farrelly C.J Hepatol. 2013 Aug 19. DOI:PII: S0168- 8278(13)00592-8. 10.1016/j.jhep.2013.08.007. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by liver transplantation for unresectable cholangiocarcinoma: a single-centre national experience. Duignan S, Maguire D, Ravichand CS, Geoghegan J, Hoti E, Fennelly D, Armstrong J, Rock K, Mohan H, Traynor O.HPB (Oxford). 2013 Apr 18. DOI: 10.1111/hpb.12082. [Epub ahead of print]


After graduation from Belarussian State Medical University ( Sponsored by MCI as an exchange scholarship programme) in 1996, did post-graduation in General Surgery from Tata Memorial Hospital, which is a premier tertiary referral cancer centre ranked No.1 for cancer care in India. Following which he completed 3 years of the comprehensive surgical oncology residency programme and a 1-year fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and 6 months in GI surgical Oncology.

I was selected for the post of Clinical Fellow in upper GI and HPB Surgery at Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Ireland and completed 3 years as Clinical Fellow. I then moved to HPB, Liver transplantation unit in Dublin and completed 2 years as Registrar and one year as research registrar and earned MCh. St.Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin is the national centre for HPB and Liver transplantation. About 80-100 Whipples, 150+ liver resections and 60-70 liver transplants are performed annually. Following which he worked as Lecturer in HPB and Upper GI surgery for 6 months until Dec 2012.

In Jan 2013 joined Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India as consultant GI/HPB and Liver transplant surgeon. Apollo Hospital, Delhi has one of the world’s largest living-related liver transplantation programmes performing more than 300 liver transplants per year. In the year 2013, we performed 306 liver transplants and in the year 2014, 356 transplants.

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