Consultant Hepato-biliary Pancreatic Surgery & Liver and Pancreas Transplant
MS (General Surgery) 1997 from AIIMS, New Delhi; M.Ch (Surgical Gastroenterology) 2001 from AIIMS, New Delhi
Fellowship in Abdominal Organ Transplantation 2009 Hume- Lee Transplant Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Fellowship in Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery 2008 Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Living Donor liver transplantation, Deceased donor liver transplantation, Complex Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgeries, Hepatocyte transplantation, Pancreas Transplantation
Robotic HPB Surgery
liver transplantation, Complex Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgeries, Hepatocyte transplantation, Pancreas Transplantation, Robotic HPB Surgery
Dr Sorabh Kapoor has more than 19 years of experience with Complex HepatoBiliary Pancreatic Surgery and More than 15 years of experience with Liver Transplantation Surgery. He has also been trained in Pancreas transplantation.
Dr. Sorabh Kapoor was associated with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi as Consultant Liver Transplantation, GI and HPB Surgery since 2011 before joining Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. He was Assistant Professor of Surgical Gastroenterology at Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center (2004-2007)
He spent two years (2007-2009) at the Marion Bessin Liver Research Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York as a post-doctoral fellow working on Hepatocyte and Cell Transplantation.
Dr.Sorabh Kapoor has undergone advanced training in Abdominal Organ Transplantation leading to completion of American Society of Transplant Surgeons - ASTS, accredited fellowship from Division of Transplant Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA, (2009-2011) which is one of the oldest multi-organ transplant centers in USA.
Joined KDAH in February 2013. Part of the new Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery Team that has successfully performed living and deceased donor liver transplants
KDAH Success Rates
International Success Rates
85% - 89%
Elective Liver Transplants
86% - 90%
Emergency Liver Transplants
78% - 80%
Initiated Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Living Donor Right Hepatectomy
Part of Transplant Team that Carried out the
First Dual Lobe Liver transplant in Mumbai
Initiated ABO incompatible Liver Transplants in Mumbai
First center to do 100 Liver Transplants in Mumbai
Dr Kapoor was the university Topper during 1st, 2nd and Final MBBS and won multiple gold medals and awards So far to his credit, there are numerous publications: Full Papers, Abstracts and Book Chapters. He has been invited reviewer for various journals and is on the Editorial board of World Journal of Hepatology, Case Reports in Hepatology and Medical Science Monitor
Editorial board : World Journal of Hepatology, World journal of Gastroenterology, Case Reports in Hepatology and Medical Science Monitor.
Recent Academic activity
Invited to speak on "Optimising Outcomes in Right Lobe Living Donor Liver Transplant" at Transplant Teaching Conference of Hume Lee Transplant Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond USA.
Presented " Outcomes of Ductoplasty in Right Lobe Living Donor grafts with more than 1 bile duct" at American Transplant Congress, Boston, USA, June 2016.
Presented " Volumetry Guided Donor right hepatectomy in presence of Congenital Hypoplastic Left Lateral Segment" at World Transplant Congress, 2014, San Francisco.
Invited to speak on " Selecting and Optimising patients Before Liver resection" at Annual Conference of Indian Association of Study of Liver Diseases , INASL 2015, New Delhi.
Shah AJ, Maheshwari S, Yadav K, Varma V, Kapoor S, Nath B, Shah J, Kumaran V. Multislice computerized tomography (MDCT) for graft size assessment and volumetric analysis in living donor liver transplants (LDLT). Liver Transplantation 2014; 20 (6 Suppl. 1): S211.
Pawar TT, Shah AJ, Maheshwari S, Varma V, Kapoor S, Nath B, Shah J, Devarbhavi H, Kumaran V. Kinetics of liver regeneration after living donor liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation 2014; 20 (6 Suppl. 1): S253.
Varma V, Nath B, Kapoor S, Shah A, Lalwani S, Mehta N, Nundy S, Kumaran V. Correlation between portal pressure and outcome post liver transplant. Liver Transplantation 2014; 20 (6 Suppl. 1): S255.
Kapoor S, Nath B, Varma V, Shah AJ, Kumaran V. Transplanting the team helps to minimize the startup pains in living donor liver transplantation. Early outcomes from a new center in Western India. Liver Transplantation 2014; 20 (6 Suppl. 1): S270.
Kapoor S, Maheshwari S, Nath B, Varma V, Shah AJ, Kumaran V. Volumetry guided right hepatectomy in the presence of hypoplastic left lateral segment in the living donor. Liver Transplantation 2014; 20 (6 Suppl. 1): S326.
Kumaran V, Kapoor S, Nath B, Shah AJ, Pawar T, Varma V. A safe and reproducible technique for performing the hepatic arterial anastomosis in living donor liver transplantation: the "W" technique. Liver Transplantation 2014; 20 (6 Suppl. 1): S365.
Kapoor S, Kalgaonkar S, Nath B, Varma V, Maheshwari S, Raut A, Kumaran V, Long term patency of Reconstructed Middle hepatic vein using autologous portal vein segment derived conduit from explanted liver. Am J TransplT 2015:15;S3.
Kapoor S, Nath B, Varma V, Sable S, Gowda R, Kumaran V. Routine Intraoperative ascites and protocol daily ICU Blood and urine cultures after elective living donor liver transplantation. ILTS 2015, Chicago.
Nath B, Kapoor S, Varma V, Sable S, Gowda R, Roy D, Agal S, Mistryy R, Kumaran V. Bronchobiliary fistula after Living donor liver Retransplantation. ILTS 2015,Chicago.
Varma V, Sable S, Kapoor S, Nath B, Kumaran V. Varied presentation of Tuberculosis from a Living donor liver transplant center in India- Do we have the right answers for the treatment options? ILTS 2015, Chicago.
Kapoor S, Kalgaonkar S, Nath B, Varma V, Maheshwari S, Raut A, Kumaran V, Long term patency of Reconstructed Middle hepatic vein using autologous portal vein segment derived conduit from explanted liver. ILTS 2015, Chicago.
Kapoor S, Varma V, Nath B, Agal S, Maheshwari S, Kumaran V. May not be a stricture everytime: post living donor transplant biliary obstruction due to choledocholithiasis. ILTS 2015, Chicago.
Varma V, Sable S, Kapoor S, Nath B, Kumaran V. Biliary complications post living donor liver transplantation: our experience.. ILTS 2015, Chicago.
Yadav K, Sable S, Kapoor S, Nath B, Kumaran V, Varma V. Patient Directed management for cytomegalovirus infection in post liver transplant recipients – Do we have the right answers? J Clin Exp Hepatol 2015;5:s66-67.
Varma V, Pawar T, Kapoor S, Nath B, Kumaran V. Massive Hepatocellular carcinoma in a Hepatitis C patient treated with ALPPS. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2015;5:S63-64.
Kapoor S, Nath B, Varma V, Kumaran V. Outcomes of ductoplasty in right lobe living donor liver transplantation. Am J Transpl 2016;16(suppl 3).
Kapoor S. "Techniques for Transection of the Liver."Techniques of Liver Surgery. Ed. Kumaran V. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers, 2016. p12-22.
Kapoor S. "Liver Transplant: Procurement of the liver from a Deceased Donor."Techniques of Liver Surgery. Ed. Kumaran V. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers, 2016. p80-92
Kapoor S. "Liver Transplant: Recipient Hepatectomy."Techniques of Liver Surgery. Ed. Kumaran V. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers, 2016. p93-100.
Kapoor S. "Liver Transplant: Implantation of a whole Liver."Techniques of Liver Surgery. Ed. Kumaran V. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers, 2016. p101-111.
Laparoscopic Hand assisted donor right Hepatectomy
Mr XYZ , 25 year male volunteered to donate the right side of his liver to his mother who was suffering from cirrhosis of liver for which transplant was required. After full evaluation, counselling and authorisation, he was planned for surgery. The routine procedure for surgery involves an incision of approximately 10-12 inches. In this case we decided to modify the procedure by using Minimally Invasive hand assited laparoscopic Hybrid procedure. The removal of right side of liver was safely conducted with a resulting incision only 7 inch in length, thereby minimising post operative pain and wound discomfort. Donor was safely discharged home on d7. this was the first such case in Mumbai.
Dual Lobe Transplant
Mr ABC was advised Liver Transplant due to cirrhosis and associated problems. He did not receive a cadaveric donor liver while waiting and getting sicker. His family members volunteerd to donate a part of liver to him. The first donors right side of liver was inadequate for Mr ABC, while the seconf donor had a small left side making it unsafe for the 2nd donor.
The experienced transplant team at KDAH decided to take the right side from the first donor and left side of liver from the second donor. This ensured safety for both donors and adequate liver volume for Mr ABC.
After full evaluation, counselling and authorisation simultaneous three teams did this procedure. From donor 1 , right side of liver was removed; from donor 2 left side was removed and both were transplanted in the recipient. Both donors were safely discharged on d8 while the recipient also had both the grafts functioning.
This was the first reported dual lobe transplant in Mumbai and Western India.
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