About Dr Mohamed Rela

  • Dr. Mohamed Rela is a renowned Indian surgeon and proficient in liver transplantation and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery.
  • He has so far performed more than 4500 liver transplant surgeries.
  • Dr. Rela is the Chairman and Director of Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, India.
  • Dr. Rela is a Professor of Liver Surgery and Transplantation at the King's College Hospital, London.
  • His name is entered into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000 for performing successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl in 1997.
  • He carried out the first living-related Liver Transplant on a patient with severe Liver Failure in the United Kingdom.
  • He was instrumental in setting up the "Institute of Liver disease and transplantation" at Global Gleneagles Health City in 2009.
  • He pioneered the technique of Split Liver Transplantation where one deceased donor liver is split into two and transplanted into two different individuals simultaneously.
  • He also participated as part of a team from King's College Hospital, London, which did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by doing a bone marrow transplant.
  • Dr. Rela received his M.B.B.S and M.S degrees from the Stanley Medical College, Chennai.
  • In 1986, he received another M.S degree from Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • In 1988, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.
  • Currently, Dr. Rela works in India, where he set up a successful Living Donor Liver Transplant program performing over 250 liver transplants a year.

Specialization

  • Liver Transplantation
  • Hepato-Biliary Surgery
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy

List Of Treatments

  • Liver Transplantation
  • Hepato-Biliary Surgery
  • Split Liver Transplantation
  • Auxiliary Liver Transplantation
  • Resection for HCC in Cirrhotic patients
  • Cholangiocarcinoma for Liver Resections
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer

Work Experience

  • Chairman and Director – Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai
  • Professor (Liver Surgery and Transplantation)- King’s College Hospital, London
  • HOD- Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai

Education

  • M.B.B.S- Stanley Medical College, University of Madras
  • M.S- University of Madras
  • F.R.C.S- Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Awards

  • In 2009, he received Scroll of Honour and Medal from Jawaharlal Institute of Post graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry.
  • His name is entered into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000 for performing successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl in 1997.
  • In 1996, he was awarded Panchanna Chaterjee Oration and Gold Medal by the Association of Surgeons of India.

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