Dr Gaurav Gupta

MBBS, MS

ASTS Multi Organ Transplant Fellowship Upenn, UPMC (USA)

Head of Department - Liver Transplant & HPB Surgery at Fortis Hospital Mulund

 

Dr. Gaurav Gupta is a renowned surgeon and is famous for Liver Transplant in Mumbai. He is an ASTS certified abdominal organ transplant surgeon. He has 15 years of surgical experience out of which more than 10 years in the field of Liver Transplant. 

 

In the last five years, Dr. Gupta has performed more than 500 surgeries of liver transplant in India as the Chief Surgeon. He is best known for his proficiency in Living donor Liver Transplant, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, Paediatric Liver Transplant, and Pancreas Transplant. 

 

With excellence in Liver Donor Transplant, he performed the first-ever combined Liver Kidney Living Donor Transplant by a Mumbai-based team in Western India. He has the distinct honor of establishing three liver transplant units from scratch in Maharashtra.

 

Achievements 

  • Successfully performed Pediatric Liver transplant in 5.3 kg baby.
  • Achieved 1-year survival of 96% for Liver Transplant program at Fortis Hospital, Mulund.
  • Performed first Living donor combined Liver and Kidney Transplant with Mumbai-based team in 2016.
  • Successfully performed many ABO-incompatible liver transplants.

 

Dr. Gaurav Gupta is well known for the following:-
  • Living Donor Liver Transplants
  • Combined Liver Kidney Transplant
  • Pediatric Liver Transplants
  • Pancreas Transplants
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

 

Dr. Gaurav started his medical career by completing MBBS and MS (Surgery) from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. After a brief stint with Delhi Govt Hospital, he pursued his passion in Liver Transplant Surgery by completing his American Society Of Transplant Surgeons certified fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (UPMC), Pittsburgh, and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. 

 

Having worked and trained in world-renowned Transplant centre like Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute, Penn Transplant Institute, Dumont-UCLA Transplant Centre – Dr. Gupta assimilated enormous experience and talent in the field of Liver Transplant surgery before returning to India.

 

Scholarships and Awards:-
  • District Topper Award, Jind in All India Senior Secondary Examination 1999.
  • Among top 1/8(A1 Grade) students in premedical school in All India CBSE Board exams.
  • Awarded certificate of merit for being among the top 0.1% of successful candidates of All India Secondary School Examination 1997
     

Licensure

  • Delhi Medical Council
  • Maharashtra Medical Council
  • Gujarat Medical Council
  • Medical Council of India
  • Pennsylvania Medical Physician and surgeon Unrestricted License, MD452778

 

Certification

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons- Certified for Liver and Kidney Transplant Surgery
  • ECFMG
  • Mastery of Surgery – Delhi University
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – Delhi University

 

 

AREAS OF INTEREST & SPECIALIZATION

Pediatric Liver Transplant

Pediatric Liver transplantation is a highly recommended effective surgical treatment for your child suffering from final-stage liver complications. Children with critical liver issues are recommended to have a pediatric liver transplant else they may lose their lives. Biliary atresia, liver cancer, liver tumors, and genetic liver diseases need immediate treatment and a healthy liver transplant to survive and live normally.

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery

Hepato-biliary disease comprises a heterogeneous group of conditions that affect the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, and pancreas. The HPB Surgery can be done for different conditions under the Hepato -Pancreato-Biliary scope. There are different types and stages that can be treated through this Surgery with a success rate of over 90 %. Dr. Gaurav Gupta, a top-rated HPB Surgeon offers reliable Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery in Mumbai.

Pancreas Transplant

The pancreas' primary function is to produce digestive juices and hormones such as insulin and glucagon, which help maintain normal blood sugar levels and use and store energy derived from food. For insulin-dependent diabetes, the doctor will recommend a Pancreas Transplant. Dr. Gaurav Gupta is an ASTS certified abdominal organ transplant surgeon who also offers the treatment for Pancreas Transplant in Mumbai.

Liver Cancer Treatment

Liver cancer is also called hepatic cancer or primary liver cancer when cancer originates in the liver. If cancer starts in any part of the body and spreads to the liver, then the condition is called liver metastasis or secondary liver cancer. If cancer originates in the hepatocytes, then it is called hepatocellular carcinoma. If cancer forms in immature liver cells, then it is called hepatoblastoma. If cancer occurs in bile ducts, then the condition is cholangiocarcinoma. Hepatoblastoma is mostly seen in children. Hepatocellular carcinoma is common among all liver cancers. However, secondary liver cancer is common when compared to primary liver cancer.

Awards

UPMC( University of Pittsburgh Medical Center),2012

Certified Fellowship in Pediatric Transplant

UPenn( University of Pennsylvania),2014

Certified Fellowship in ASTS Multi Organ Transplant Surgery

Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Haryana,

Got rank 1 out of 10,000 candidates in Haryana Medical School Entrance Exam.

Central Board of Secondary Education,1999

All India Rank 28 out of 200,000 candidates for the Medical School Entrance Exam.

Experiences

Consultant and chief Surgeon Liver Transplant and HPB surgery,

Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai

2018 - 2021

Consultant and chief Surgeon Liver Transplant and GI surgery

Wockhardt group of Hospital, Mumbai

2016 - 2018

Associate Consultant, Liver Transplant and GI surgery

Fortis Escorts Hospital, New Delhi

2015 - 2015

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