Dr.Goutham Kumar has recently Joined as asenior consultant In HBP andliver & Pancreas transplant surgery at Sparsh group alhospitals, which has a multi-disciplinary program specializing In Liver & pancreas transplantation and Hepatotiliary pancreatic surgery.He is experienced in laparoscopic and robotic surgeries for lhe advanced liver and pancreatic cancer.He was at Manipalgroup or hospitals and Apollo lndrapraslha, New Delhi before joining Sparsh hospitals and accumulated vast experience in both Deceased donor liver transplantation and Living donor liver transplantation. He was involved in developing pancreas transplant program at Manipalhospitals.He graduated from Bangalore Medical College,Bangalore and went on to pursue his surgicalresidency in Grant MedicalCollege In Mumbai.He completed his abdominalmulti-organ transplant surgery from the renowned University of Pittsburgh in United States.He is a member of American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS),The Transplantation Society (TTS), International Society for Liver transplantation (ILTS) and InternationalXenotransplantationAssociation (IXA). His research Interest includes Al in transplantation, Genomics of liver cancer and xenotransplantation. He has multiple publications in renowned journals like Gu Journal of Hepatology,Diabetes, Xenotransplantatio1, Cell Transplantation and more. He won multiple awards for his work In the liver cancer and xenotransplantatlon Including ILTS scholarshipaward.