Dr Mettu Srinivas Reddy

Department: Institute of Liver Diseases & Transplantation

Designation: Director – Liver Transplantation & HPB Surgery

Qualification: MS, DNB, FRCS, PhD

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Dr Mettu Srinivas Reddy is currently the Director of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospital & Health City, Chennai, India. He has extensive experience in living donor liver transplantation, paediatric liver transplantation and surgery for cancers of the liver, pancreas and biliary tract. He believes in a truly multi-disciplinary approach to managing adults and children with complex liver problems and is strongly focused on treatment outcomes and the overall patient experience.

Dr Srinivas Reddy underwent medical training at Jawaharlal Institute of Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India where he also completed an ICMR studentship in Pharmacology. He completed his general surgical residency at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. He then moved to the United Kingdom to train in Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery. He completed fellowships at liver transplant units in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Leeds, and was awarded the FRCS in General Surgery & Transplant by the Royal College of Surgeons. During this period, he also conducted research into improving outcomes of transplantation using novel techniques of organ preservation at the Universities of Newcastle & Sunderland. This research was funded partly by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and culminated in his doctoral thesis.

Dr Srinivas Reddy returned to India in 2012 to join Global hospital, Chennai as Senior Consultant surgeon in liver transplantation. Over the next seven years, he was involved in 1500+ living donor liver transplantations and was instrumental in setting up and mentoring liver transplantation units across India. In October 2018, he was appointed as the Director of Liver Transplantation in Dr Rela Institute & Medical Center, Chennai and stayed in that position until October 2020 before moving back to Gleneagles Global Hospitals to head the liver transplant program.

He has over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications to his credit, has authored multiple textbook chapters including co-authoring a chapter in ‘Gray’s Anatomy’. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences on liver disease & liver transplantation. He is a member of the Pediatric Committee of the International Liver Transplantation Society and was involved in the development of the ILTS Pediatric liver transplant registry. His current research involves novel techniques to treat liver tumors and developing better models to study liver regeneration.

Experience

23 Years of Experience

Experience:

  • Present

Director of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospital & Health City, Chennai

  • October 2018 to October 2020

Director of Transplantation, Dr Rela Institute & Medical Center, Chennai, India

  • Jan 2012 to September 2018

Senior Consultant, HPB Surgery & Transplantation, Gleneagles Global Hospital & Health City, Chennai, India

  • April 2008 to December 2011

Senior Fellow, HPB Surgery & Transplantation, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK

  • July 2006 to March 2008

Research fellow, Transplantation, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • February 2005 to June 2006

Clinical Fellow, HPB & Transplant Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • August 2004 to January 2005

Senior SHO, General Surgery, Caithness General Hospital, Wick

  • January 2002 to June 2004

Senior Resident, General Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

  • January 1998 to December 2000

Junior Resident, General Surgery & allied specialties, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

  • January 1997 to December 1997

Internship, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India

Expertise

  • Living donor liver transplantation
  • Pediatric liver transplantation
  • Surgery for cancers of the liver, pancreas and biliary tract
  • Complex resections for hepatobiliary tumors

Publications

Dr Srinivas Reddy’s full list of scientific publications can be accessed at

Important recent publications

  • ‘Liver tumors in Children’ published in the Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition – A Comprehensive Guide to Practice. Springer, Switzerland 2020.
  • ‘Liver anatomy for the pediatric intensivist’ published in the Pediatric Liver Intensive Care. Springer 2020.
  • ‘Ethics of transplantation in countries with limited resources’ published in the Solid Organ Transplantation in Infants and Children. Springer 2016.
  • ‘The Pancreas’ published in Gray’s Anatomy – 41st edition, Elsevier, London UK 2015.
  • ‘Anatomy of liver surgery’ published in ECAB: Surgery of the Liver, Elsevier,2014
  • ‘Kidney transplantation with another organ’ published in the Renal transplantation, Oxford University Press, 2010

Publications in scientific journals

  • ‘Trinational Study Exploring the Early Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Organ Donation and Liver Transplantation at National and Unit Levels’ published in Transplantation, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Non-standard hepatic venous reconstruction in the setting of absent inferior vena cava in partial graft pediatric liver transplantation-A matched retrospective cohort study’ published in Pediatric Transplant, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘First report of toxin-induced graft injury following liver transplantation for Yellow Phosphorus Poisoning’ published in Hepatology, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Trinational Study Exploring the Early Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Organ Donation and Liver Transplantation at National and Unit Levels’ published in Transplantation, by  Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Liver Transplantation Society of India guidelines for the management of acute liver injury secondary to Yellow phosphorus-containing rodenticide poisoning using the modified Delphi technique of consensus development’ published in the Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Hepatology, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘An international multicenter study of protocols for liver transplantation during a pandemic: A case for quadripartite equipoise’ published in Journal of Hepatol, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Feasibility and Safety of Split-Liver Transplantation in a Nascent Framework of Deceased Donation’ published in Liver Transplant, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Progression of living liver donation worldwide’ published in Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Pediatric Liver Transplantation: An Asymmetrical War for Access to Livers’ published in Gastroenterology, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Double-blind randomized controlled trial of the routine perioperative use of terlipressin in adult living donor liver transplantation’ published in Liver Transplant, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Portosystemic collaterals in living donor liver transplantation: What is all the fuss about?’ published in Liver Transplant, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Revisiting APOLT for Metabolic Liver Disease: A New Look at an Old Idea’ published in Transplantation, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Current status of auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation for acute liver failure’ published in Liver Transplant, by Reddy MS, et al.
  • ‘Surgical resection techniques for locally advanced hilar cholangiocarcinoma’ published in Langenbecks Arch Surg, by Reddy MS, et al.

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