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Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery

Dr Senthil Kumar  
Dr Senthil Kumar
Additional Professor

Dr. Senthil Kumar graduated from the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry. He completed his surgical residency in 1995 and was awarded the S.B Sen Gold medal for the best outgoing postgraduate in the university, in general surgery. After completing three years of senior residency, he pursued higher surgical training in the UK. He was awarded the fellowship of the royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh in 1998.  In the UK, after completing a research fellowship, he gained experience in various sub specialities in surgery including colorectal, endocrine, vascular, upper GI, hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. He has worked in major Hepatobiliary and liver transplantation units in the UK including The Royal Free Hospital, The Royal London Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth hospital, Birmingham. He obtained the certificate of completion of specialist training (CCT) in 2011. He has in addition been trained in diagnostic and therapeutic Upper and Lower GI endoscopy, laparoscopy, emergency and trauma surgery. He has been an instructor in the Advanced Trauma Life Support course (ATLS) and the Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient course (CCrISP), in the UK. His current areas of interests include living donor liver transplantation, multi-organ retrieval and the management of primary liver malignancies.

Number of publications
Expertise Area
  • KMCH liver series, Coimbatore, India: Delivered an invited lecture - Vascular surgery for general surgeons. July 2016.
  • National conference in Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary surgery - Mahatma Gandhi medical college and research institute, Pondicherry – Lecture: Role of liver transplantation in acute liver failure Sept 24th 2016
  • Mahatma Gandhi medical college and research institute, Pondicherry – Invited lecture: Overview of liver transplantation – sept 29th 2016
  • Aster Medicity Bangalore: Debates in liver disease and transplantation: Lecture - Role of Shunts in EHPVO – November 19th 2016
  • Total Number of publications (till date): 48
  • Total Number of publications in 2018: 3
  • List of ongoing Projects (2018): 4
  • Name of the conf./course/training/workshop attended (2018):
  • RGCON – a themed conference on liver tumours. Organised by Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Centre New Delhi. 9-11th Feb 2019.
  • Faculty in the First National DDLT conference, Bangalore 23-24th Feb 2018.
  • Delivered a lecture on “the immediate post-operative management of the transplanted cirrhotic” and participated in a debate “Kasai Versus Upfront liver transplantation” at the APASL conference 14th-18th March 2018.
  • Chaired a few sessions at the 4th CLBS symposium, New Delhi, 14-15th September 2018.
  • Faculty in “Hands on Vascular suturing & Liver surgery workshop”. RPSH liver series, 26-27th October 2018 Chennai.
  • Faculty in Cadaveric multi-organ procurement workshop. Organized by Liver transplant society of India, AIIMS, New Delhi, 18th November 2018.

Total Number of publications in 2017:                                         2

  • Poster on ‘’Surgery for Walled Off Pancreatic Necrosis’’ accepted at National Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology; Kolkata, India, 2013.
  • Posters accepted at International Liver Transplant Society, 19th annual international congress, Sydney 
    • Outcomes of Adult Right Lobe Split Liver Grafts Using Donors beyond “Conventional Liver Splitting” Criteria.
    • Vasculo-Biliary Complications Following Adult Right Lobe Split Liver Transplantation from a Perspective of Reconstruction Techniques.
    • Incidental Portal Vein Thrombosis: Does It Impact the Surgical Outcomes Following Liver Transplantation
Name of the conf./course/training/workshop where you have delivered lecture/ presented paper. 
1. 26/01/2017: Critical care in liver disease, ILBS, Delhi. Delivered a talk: Äbdominal compartment syndrome"
2. 28/01/2017: IHPBA 2017, Bangalore. Deliverd a talk: "Liver transplantation in Colorectal liver metastasis" 
3. 17/03/2017: ASGKON GASTRIA 2017, Kumarakom, Kerala. Delivered a lecture: "Hilar block- preoperative optimisation"
4. 08/04/2017:  CME on NASH, Mumbai. Delivered a lecture: "Donor selection in living donor liver transplantation"
5. 08/08/2017: Sixth Ramalingaswamy memorial oration day, ILBS, Delhi. Delivered a talk: "Noninvasive diagnosis of acute cellular rejection in liver transplantation"
6. 24/11/2017: Indo-French surgical workshop, AIIMS, Bhopal. Participated as a faculty and also delivered a lecture: "Overview of liver transplantation"   

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