Dr Elankumaran K

Liver, Pancreas

about Dr Elankumaran K

Expertise In Liver Diseases and Transplantation


MBBS- Madras Medical College and Research Institute (MMC), Chennai
MS- (General Surgeon)- Madras Medical College and Research Institute (MMC), Chennai
MRCS(Ed)- Royal College of Surgery of Edinburgh
Mch (Surgical Gastro-enterology)- All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi
Liver Transplant Fellowship – Medanta – medicity, Gurgaon
PDF- The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. University, Chennai
Certified Robotic Surgeon in Liver & Gastro-intestinal Surgery
Multiorgan transplant training- Miami Transplant Institute
Minimally invasive liver surgery training- Fudan, University Shanghai.


Experience of 17 years
Pediatric Liver Transplantation- experienced in transplantation of very small children (less than 1 year or less than 10 kgs).
Adult living donor and ABO incompatible liver transplantations
Multi-visceral transplantation
Robotic and Laparoscopic Liver and Pancreatic Surgeries
Surgery for Portal Hypertension
Specialized in the treatment of liver cancer.

Awards & Achievements

Mayan Awards for excellence in Liver Transplantation 2022
Rising Star in Liver Transplantation from TOI, 2019
National first in selection for AIMS New Delhi, 2010
Secured distinction in several subjects in both UG and PG in Madras Medical College
Academic excellence and best all-rounder in school
Part of team which did Asia’s first combined heart- liver surgery.
South Asia first simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation
Did consecutive five liver transplants in 36 hours.
Has more than 20 publications in national and international journals.
Has been the thesis guide for National board candidates in G.I. Surgery
Faculty in international and national meetings on liver transplantation & HPB Surgery.