HPB Surgery in Mumbai

Dr. Gaurav Gupta performs all types of HPB surgery in Mumbai at Liver Care Mumbai. Dr. Gaurav Gupta is a leading Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgeon in Mumbai. 

He is also best known for his skill in Liver Transplant in Mumbai. He has 15+ years of surgical experience, out of which over ten years in the field of Liver Transplant.

Hepato-biliary disease comprises a heterogeneous group of conditions that affect the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, and pancreas. These diseases have a broad spectrum from benign to aggressive malignancy.

Moreover, Dr. Gaurav Gupta is one of the top-rated liver transplant surgeons in Mumbai. He has performed 500+ liver transplant surgeries. He is currently associated with Fortis Hospitals as a Consultant and HOD of the Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery in Mumbai. Dr. Gupta aims to provide safe, comprehensive, and high-quality Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery in Mumbai at an inexpensive cost.

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeries include diagnosing and treating benign and malignant diseases of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile ducts. Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeries are complex procedures.

Dr. Gaurav Gupta, a leading HPB and Liver Transplant surgeon in Mumbai, has immense expertise in performing HPB procedures. Moreover, he specializes in conventional open and minimally invasive surgery, such as laparoscopic procedures.

Dr Gupta is an expert in Liver resection, Whipples procedure for pancreas tumor, Pancreas Transplant, Gallbladder cancer surgery, and bile duct cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) surgery. These treatments, pancreatic treatments can be conducted in a minimally invasive manner, whenever required, with robotic or laparoscopic surgical methods.

HPB Conditions Treated by Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

  • Gallstone disease
  • Liver Tumors
  • Pancreatic Tumors
  • Bile Duct Tumors
  • Cholangitis
  • Obstruction
  • Perforation
  • Fistula of biliary tract
  • Spasm of the sphincter
  • Biliary cyst
  • Biliary atresia

Diagnostic Tests for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Diseases

There are various tests that surgeons perform to diagnose Hepatobiliary Disease. The most common diagnostic tests include:

  • Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and sometimes Ultrasonography

Different Types of HPB Surgeries

1. Liver Cancer:

The most common Liver Cancer is Hepatocellular Carcinoma(HCC). Treatment of HCC involves diagnosing the stage of Liver cancer and stage of Liver dysfunction. HCC treatment involves a multidisciplinary approach. We at Liver Care Mumbai are proud to present all possible treatment options for HCC.

  • Liver Resection Surgery
  • Liver Transplant
  • Locoregional Therapy- Radiofrequency Ablation(RFA), Microwave Ablation, Transarterial Chemoembolisation (TACE)
  • Radiotherapy( SBRT)
  • Medical Oncology Support

2. Bile Duct Cancer( Cholangiocarcinoma):

Cholangiocarcinoma is a cancer of the bile duct presenting as blockage of the bile duct causing Jaundice, Itching. Curative options for such cancer include aggressive Liver resection along with Bile ducts resection.

3. Pancreatic Cancer:

Head of Pancreas, Periampullary cancer requires Pancreaticoduodenectomy( Whipple’s Surgery). Sometimes this cancer invades vascular structure and requires vein resection and reconstruction. We have a long experience of successfully performing such procedures.

What is the Success Rate of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery?

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgical procedures have a success rate depending upon the stage of the disease. Generally, these procedures have a minimal rate of complication if performed at experienced hands and at advanced and well-equipped healthcare centers like Liver Care Mumbai.

What Precautions Should One Take After Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery?

  • Doctors suggest a healthy routine after the HPB surgery as it helps for a quicker recovery.
  • No special care is required after these surgeries.
  • Eat a healthy and protein-enriched well-balanced diet.
  • You should avoid excessive sugars and fats.
  • You should abstain from smoking, tobacco, and alcohol.

View our recent Case Study

Doctors at Fortis Hospital Mulund performed a unique Liver transplantation surgery when a sister travelled from the USA, despite international travel restrictions, to donate a part of her liver and save her brother’s life. The transplant was essential as the patient was suffering from Liver Cirrhosis for the past one year.

The procedure was successfully conducted by Dr. Gaurav Gupta, Consultant & Chief Surgeon, Dept. of Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, and his team. To read more about the case, click here.

Book an appointment with Dr. Gaurav Gupta to seek the most effective treatment for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a pancreatic leak take to heal?

It will take 6 to 8 weeks for the patient to fully recover once they return home. The patient’s body will have to work hard to recuperate from the surgery, and many patients may become exhausted.

How long does gallbladder surgery take to recover?

People who undergo laparoscopic gallbladder surgery are sore for around a week. Most patients can resume normal activities in 7 to 10 days. However, they experience much less pain in 2 to 3 weeks than open surgery.

What happens if a gallstone is left after surgery?

An intraperitoneal abscess can be caused by gallstones left during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. They can also migrate into the urinary tract or bronchus through the front or posterior abdominal wall or the diaphragm.

Does it take longer to recover from a bile duct surgery?

Most patients stay in the hospital for around a week after the surgery. They take 8-12 weeks to resume routine activities.

Can we lead a normal life without a pancreas?

There is a way to survive without a pancreas. However, when the surgeons remove the pancreas entirely, patients are left without the cells that produce insulin and other hormones that help keep blood sugar levels in check. These individuals develop diabetes, which can be managed with insulin shots.

Does it take longer to recover from a bile duct surgery?

Most patients stay in the hospital for around a week after the surgery. They take 2-3 weeks to resume routine activities.


Ritesh Jain
Ritesh Jain
Dr Gupta and Swapnil sharma is a very caring and expertise in their field. They are also very supportive and helpful.The whole staff is so good and supportive they helped me a lot. They are God to me I want to thank both the doctors and their complete staff for giving me another life.
Mahalinga Kergal
Mahalinga Kergal
Sir It is my personal experience with Dr. Gupta who has given a new life to my brother Muthayya P Devadiga Ex-employee of Air India in the critical time (Covid 19 pendamic) in the March/April 2020 and recently ( March 2021) has carried out altogether three operations (surgery) successfully and prevented spreading further from cancer. He is a simple human being helped us during lockdown period on our behalf he has discussed with Air India - penal doctor - Dr. Aggraval and got the approval and carried out surgery. His timely help saved the patient life ( Muthayya P Devadiga). He is very kind person and good doctor. I pray almighty God bless him.
Pravin Gorana
Pravin Gorana
I was in my final semester of masters. I was having regular episodes of stomach pain. We consulted Dr. Gaurav Gupta after all the tests and when the reports came seeing all the the complications he guided us the best solution which will benefit me for the rest of life. I underwent surgery 3 months ago and today I m fit and fine doing all my work. He is not only the best liver surgeon but a great human too. He explained several times the consequences of my problem to mom and dad. And today I feel without your guidance sir it wouldn't be possible for us to take this decision. Dr. Gaurav Gupta and his whole team are just the finest doctors we have came across From the decision making of my operation to make me stand after the 1st day of surgery I can't describe it in words. I and my family Would be thankful for the rest of my life.
Bhagyesh Soni
Bhagyesh Soni
Excellent Surgeon...No words can describe their skills...'New life surgeon' word more suitable than liver surgeon.
Jay Brambhatt
Jay Brambhatt
We love the engaged enthusiastic, intelligent, up-to-date management of my situation by Dr. Gaurav Gupta and his team of excellent professionals at Fortis, Mumbai. He is a fountain of information. Just because of him and his staff helping, this onerous process has been bearable to us. Do give him a visit if you are looking for one of the best Liver transplant in Mumbai. Dr. Gaurav Gupta Sir’s nature is very simple and very caring to the patient. Dr. Gaurav Gupta Sir is a very noble surgeon, his personality is very commendable, we appreciate his service. He is one of the best Liver Transplant Surgeon ever.
Sarab Khanna
Sarab Khanna
Dr Gaurav Gupta & Dr Swapnil Sharma are the best liver transplant surgeon, yesterday it was one year of completing my dads liver transplant surgery. Dr Gaurav Gupta is extremely professional and had deep knowledge of the case. His team is also very professional as they guided us regarding the process and surgery. After undergoing surgery, the outcome is very good and we are very happy with the results.
Juili Shinde
Juili Shinde
Dr. Gaurav Gupta sir, Dr. Swapnil Sharma sir and their whole team of doctors and health care workers in Fortis hospital, Mulund provided us the best treatment and a reliable service. Such an expertise, be it clinical or hospitality is always recommendable and preferable. A huge gratitude towards the whole team.
Pravin Hatage
Pravin Hatage
They only post few successful operations. They don't post their failures.Be aware. Anyone living donour planning for transplant please contact me before.