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Qualification

MBBS, MS, FHPB (Paris), Post-doc in Transplant Immunology (Mayo Clinic,USA), FASTS (Mayo Clinic, USA).,

Language

English, français, हिंदी, ಕನ್ನಡ, മലയാളം, தமிழ், తెలుగు

Registration No

KMC 63063

Experience

18 years +


Location

Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road

Apollo Hospitals, Opp.iim 154/11,bannerghatta Road. Bannerghatta Road.bangalore-560076 Ph:080-26304050
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Work Experience

  • Trained at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA, Dr Suresh Raghavaiah is a Liver and Pancreas specialist and a Multi-organ Transplant Surgeon. After his General Surgical training from St Johns Medical College, Bangalore he completed a Minimally Invasive Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgical fellowship from L’Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris. Pursuing his interest in Immunology, he completed a Post Doc research fellowship in Transplant Immunology form Mayo Graduate School  and was thereafter selected to complete the Abdominal Multi-organ Transplant Fellowship at Mayo Clinic.

    After returning to India, He was instrumental in setting up the HPB and Liver Transplant Unit at Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana and thereafter led the HPB and Multi-organ Transplant team at BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore which is credited with having performed the maximum number of Liver transplants in Karnataka. His team has also performed the maximum number of Pancreas transplants in the state and third highest in India.

    Dr Suresh Raghavaiah is a Multi-organ Transplant Surgeon with expertise in Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation. He is also a specialist in treating liver diseases (Hepatitis, Jaundice, Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, Liver Cancer and Neuroendocrine tumors), Gallbladder and Biliary diseases (GB Stones, Cholecystitis, Gallbladder Cancer, Cholangio-Carcinoma) and Pancreas Disorders (Pancreatitis, Pancreas Cancer). He also performs Shunt Surgeries for portal hypertension.

     

Awards and Achievements

  • KAMALCON Award for First Rank In Forensic Medicine  (UG) December 2000 

    Padmabushana Dr. M. C. Modi Award for the Best Outgoing Student  (UG) August 2001 

    Dr. (Mrs.) S. Kantha, Dean & Director’s Award for the Best Outgoing Student   (UG)  August 2001 

    Mohan Peter & Family Scholarship  (PG) July 2004 

    St John s 1993 Batch Scholarship  (PG) July 2005 

    Bronze MAYO Quality Fellow (Fellowship)  October 2012 

Research and Publications

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    •  RESEARCH EXPERIENCE – PRESENTATIONS 
    • Operative management of choledochal variceal rupture with cholangitis in extra hepatic portal vein obstruction, ILTS 21st Annual International Congress, Chicago, July 2015 
    •  Laparoscopic liver resection in patients with cirrhosis. Video presentation, SELSICON, Ludhiana, January 2015. 
    • Single port retro-peritoneal pancreatic necrosectomy. Video presentation, SELSICON, Ludhiana, January 2015. 
    • Management of a sensitized kidney transplant recipient. Nephrology CME. Theme- Chronic Kidney Diseases, DMC, Ludhiana. September 2014
    • Controversies in Transplant --Transplantation of Human Organ Act – legal and ethical aspect, brain deaths and donor after circulatory death, preservative solutions, graft failure & transplantation economics. Panel Discussion Member. Perioperative transplant medicine Symposium, PGIMER, Chandigarh, April 2014
    • Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis – A Case For Early Transplantation. Mayo Clinic Liver Transplant Symposium, DMC, Ludhiana, February 2014 and The Bangalore Liver Forum. August 2013.
    • “Spontaneous” Reduction in Donor Specific Allo-Antibody after Positive Cross Match Kidney Transplantation is Associated with Improved Histology. The American Transplant Congress, Seattle, May 2013 (Poster of Distinction) 
    • Early Antibody Mediated Rejection Despite Inhibition of Terminal Complement (Role of IgM in AMR) The American Transplant Congress, Boston, June 2012 
    • Chronic Antibody Mediated Histologic Changes in Positive-Crossmatch Kidney Transplants Receiving Early C5 Blockade. The American Transplant Congress, Boston, June 2012 
    • Immunological Aspects of ABO Incompatible Kidney Transplantation. Transplant Specialty Level II Lecture, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, March 2012. 
    • Isolating Alloantigen-Specific Human Memory B Cells and Stimulating Their Differentiation into Antibody Secreting Cells. The American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia, May 2011 
    • Terminal Complement Blockade in Sensitized Renal Transplant Recipients (An Update). The American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia, May 2011 and The Mayo Young Investigators Meet – March 2012 
    • The impact of terminal complement blockade on the efficacy of induction with polyclonal rabbit antithymocyte globulin in living donor renal allografts. XXIII International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Vancouver, Canada, August 2010 
    •  Proteasome Inhibition Depletes Alloantibody-Secreting Plasma Cells and Improves Efficacy of Plasma Exchange in Highly Sensitized Renal Allograft Candidates. The Mayo Young Investigators Meet, March 2010, The American Transplant Congress, San Diego, California May 2010 and XXIII International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Vancouver, Canada, August 2010 
    • Terminal Complement Inhibition Decreases Early Antibody Mediated Rejection in Sensitized Renal Transplant Recipients. The American Transplant Congress, San Diego, California May 2010 (Plenary Session), 23rd International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Vancouver, Canada, August 2010 and 36th Annual American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Meeting, Hollywood, Florida, September 2010.
    • Analysis of oncological outcome after laparoscopic versus open resection of Pancreatic Malignancies – An analysis of histological results and patient outcome in 174 patients, 61 treated laparoscopically and 113 treated by open resection. IHPBA, Indian chapter- Single theme meeting on pancreas, Bangalore, January 2009 
    • Transduodenal Ampullectomy – A single institute experience: A retrospective analysis of patient outcome after Transduodenal resection of Ampullary Tumors.  IHPBA, Indian chapter- Single theme meeting on pancreas, Bangalore, January 2009 
    • Outcome of Pancreaticoduodenal Trauma in a Tertiary Care Hospital. The Association of Surgeons of India meet, Bangalore Chapter, August 2005 - Awarded best paper
    • Use of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer – a Retrospective Analysis of Patient Outcome in a Tertiary Care Hospital.  The Association of Surgeons of India meet, Bangalore Chapter, August 2004 
    • Primary Pancreatic Tuberculosis in a Seropositive Patient Treated Conservatively. The Association of Surgeons of India meet, Bangalore Chapter, August 2004. 
    •  PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS 
    • L. D. Cornell, J. M. Gloor, Raghavaiah S.et al. Chronic Antibody Mediated Histologic Changes in PositiveCrossmatch Kidney Transplants Receiving Early C5 Blockade. American Journal of Transplantation. Volume 12, Issue S3,125, May 2012 
    • Bentall A, Gandhi M, Cornell L, Gloor J, Raghavaiah S, et al. Early Antibody Mediated Rejection Despite Inhibition of Terminal Complement. American Journal of Transplantation. Volume 12, Issue S3,125, May 2012 
    • Raghavaiah S et al. Isolating Alloantigen-Specific Human Memory B Cells and Stimulating Their Differentiation into Antibody Secreting Cells. American Journal of Transplantation; Volume 11, Issue S2,197, May 2011 
    • Raghavaiah S et al. Depletion of Alloantibody-Secreting Plasma Cells by Proteasome Inhibition Improves Desensitizationa. Transplantation 2010 July; Vol 90: 127 b. American Journal of Transplantation, Volume 10, S4, Mar2010
    • Stegall MD, Raghavaiah S, Gandhi M et al. Terminal Complement Inhibition Decreases Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Sensitized Renal Transplant Recipients.  a. American Journal of Transplantation, Volume 10, S4, Mar2010 b. Human Immunol. 2010 Sept; 71(Supplement 1): S-133. c. Transplantation.  2010 July; Vol 90: 127
    • Goh.B, Dean. P.G, Raghavaiah. S, Stegall. M. D. Effect of Terminal Complement Inhibition By Eculizumab on T-Cell and Natural Killer Cell Depletion in Living Donor Kidney Transplant Recipients Induced With Polyclonal Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin. Transplantation.  2010 July; Vol 90:159 

     

Professional Memberships

  •  Fellow Abdominal Multi Organ Transplant Surgical Fellowship Mayo Clinic, Rochester July 2011 to June 2013

     Post-Doctoral research fellowship in Immunology Mayo Graduate School  200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 June 2009 – June 2013 

    IHPBA Fellowship In Minimally Invasive & Hepatobiliary Surgery L’Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, 42, Boulevard Jourdan,  Paris 75014  December 2007 - July 2008 

    Master of Surgery (General Surgery)  St. John’s Medical College & Hospital Koramangala, Bangalore – 560 034  Karnataka, India  June 2003 - September 2006 

    M.B.B.S. Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences B.G. Nagar, Mandya - 571 448, Karnataka, India  December 1996 - April 2001  

     PROFESSIONAL  MEMBERSHIPS

     Member, Liver Transplant Society of India 2018 
     Member, IHPBA, Indian Chapter 2018 
     Member, Indian Medical Association   2014 
     Member, Priestly Society of Surgeons, Mayo Clinic 2013  
     Member, Multidisciplinary Transplant Inpatient Rounds Committee, Mayo Clinic 2012 
     Member, American Association of Transplant Surgeons 2011 
     Member, Mayo Clinic Alumini Association 2011 
     Member, American Medical Association 2011 
     Member, Minnesota Medical Association 2011 
     Member, Zumbrota Medical Association 2011 
     Member Student Committee “Sanjog” Adichunchanagir Institute of Medical Sciences College Magazine 2001 

     

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