Subash Gupta

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Subash Gupta is the Chief liver transplant/hepato-pancreato-biliary surgeon and the Director of the Center of Liver and Biliary Sciences at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi and at Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon, Delhi NCR.

Dr. Subash Gupta
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Born (1962-01-20) 20 January 1962 (age 55)
Nationality Indian
Fields Medical science
Alma mater All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons
University of Queensland
Notable awards Delhi Medical Council, gold medal, 2005
Rotary Club: Distinguished Clinician Award, 2011
Vishist Chikitsak Rattan, 2012
Official Website

Professional career[edit]

Dr.Subash Gupta is accredited all over the world for his leading work in liver transplantation in the Indian subcontinent.[1] Dr.Subash Gupta and his team has successfully conducted 300 Living Donor Liver Transplant in 2013 at Centre for Liver and Biliary sciences situated at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital,New delhi which makes them the Most busiest and only Centre of the World.This has meant that 600 major Liver Surgeries each lasting 12 to 16 hours were conducted in 2013. This is an Amazing exercise and every few Centres in the World have managed to complete as any number of Transplants in One Year.

Dr.Subash Gupta JoinedSir Ganga Ram Hospital in 1998 and set up Liver Transplantation along with Dr. S Nundy. The department conducted the first liver transplant in 2001. This was a deceased donor liver transplant. Along with S Nundy he started living donor liver transplantation as the predominant form of liver transplantation. After a slow start, the liver transplantation program took off with 66 transplants in 2006.[2] He has pioneered the Development of LDLT in India.Previously patients had to travel abroad to get this treatment at a very high cost.His surgical techniques have brought down the cost to a fraction of what it costs elsewhere and made Liver Transplant available to patients from the India,Africa,Middle East and Far East.

Founder of CLBS(Centre for Liver & Biliary Sciences)[edit]

Dr.Subash Gupta is the Owner/President of The Center for Liver and Biliary Sciences.He has acquired an outstanding reputation in the field of Liver Transplantation comprehensive management of Complex conditions of Liver,Biliary tree and Pancreas.The Center has a highly qualified team Surgeons that has performed number of Living Donor as well as deceased donor liver Transplants. In 2013,the Team has also Helped other Centres within India and abroad to set up liver transplantation.The Team has helped hospitals in Pakistan,Bangladesh and Khazakhstan and results are comparable to those of the most acclaimed Centers around the world.Complex Liver resections for advanced cancers of the Liver,Gall bladder and bile ducts Cholangiocarcinoma are performed regularly at CLBS with gratifying results.Surgical procedures are complemented by an advanced intervention radiology setup that deals with procedures such as Channelisation,radio frequency ablation and per cutaneous alcohol injection into tumor tissue.
Pancreatic Surgery is also carried out in great numbers and we have conducted one of the Largest Series of Pancreaticoduodenectomy operation for cancers of the Periampullary region.The unit has treated patients from all over India as well as patients from Middle East,Africa and South East Asia.Apart from malignancies this unit has considerable skills in dealing with surgical management of all aspects of Pancreatitis. Its faculty consists of nationally and internationally known consultants.***The Team has a Reputation for shunt surgery for patients who have bled from varices. In situations where the Liver is not diseased,then shunt surgery is quite an appropriate form of treatment.Often Because of blockage of Hepatic veins mesocaval shunts can reverse the damage to Liver.

Academic career[edit]

A national talent scholar, Dr. Subash Gupta completed his undergraduate degree and Masters in General surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He specialized in surgical gastroenterology in 1989.[3] In 1993 he moved to England to work and train under Dr. Paul McMaster in the Liver unit at Queen Elizabeth.

In February 1995 he moved to the Department of Organ Transplantation at St James's University Hospital in Leeds, where he worked later as locum consultant.

During his stay in UK, Dr Gupta qualified for Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and of Glasgow. He has published extensively on different aspects of living donor liver transplantation such as liver transplantation without hepatitis B immunoglobulin prophylaxis and appropriate CMV prophylaxis.

He has been honored with the position of Associate Professor in Surgery from the University of Queensland, Australia. The Institute of Post Graduate Education and Medical Research, Kolkata has honored him with the position of Professor of Liver Transplantation. He delivered the annual oration In JIPMER Scientific Society, Puducherry in 2011 and is a recipient of a Gold Medal by the Delhi Medical Association in 2005. He is also on the Board of Management of Mahatama Gandhi Medical College, Mumbai as a central government nominee.

With the help of FICCI[4] and Ministry of Health, he has led the team to develop Standard guidelines for treatment of liver diseases and liver transplant in India. This work helped lay down the criteria for correct management of chronic liver disease and acute liver failure and will help in deciding insurance related claims.


  1. National Talent Scholarship: NCERT, Government of India, 1978
  2. Associate Professor, University of Queensland, Australia, 2008
  3. Professor of Liver Transplanatation, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, 2010
  4. Delhi Medical Council, gold medal, 2005
  5. Rotary Club: Distinguished Clinician Award, 2011
  6. Delhi Medical Council: Vishist Chikitsak Rattan, 2012
  7. Nominee: central government, MGM Medical College
  8. Dr. BC Roy Memorial Award, Medical Council Of India

Publications and lectures[edit]

He has published over a 100 papers on surgery and transplantation, along with significant contributions to numerous books in his field. He has focused his clinical & research activities towards the medical management of patients with liver diseases.[5] A few notable publishing's are

  • Wadhawan, M; Gupta, S; Goyal, N; Vasudevan, K; Makki, K; Dawar, R; Sardana, R; Lal, N; Kumar, A (2012). "CMV infection: Incidence and management in CMV seropositive living related liver transplant (LRLT) recipients: A single center experience". Liver Transpl. 18 (12): 1448–55. doi:10.1002/lt.23540. PMID 22903934. 
  • Kaur, S; Sharma, D; Wadhwa, N; Gupta, S; Chowdhary, SK; Sibal, A (Feb 2012). "Therapeutic interventions in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis: experience from a tertiary care centre in north India". Indian J Pediatr. 79 (2): 270–3. doi:10.1007/s12098-011-0516-8. PMID 21769524. 
  • Gupta, S; Singhal, A; Goyal, N; Vij, V; Wadhawan, M (Apr 2011). "Portal biliopathy treated with living-donor liver transplant: index case". ExpClin Transplant. 9 (2): 145–9. PMID 21453234. 
  • Wadhawan, M; Rastogi, M; Gupta, S; Kumar, A (2010). "Peritransplant management of chronic hepatitis C.". Trop Gastroenterol. 31 (2): 75–81. PMID 20862979. 
  • Singhal, A; Varma, M; Goyal, N; Vij, V; Wadhawan, M; Gupta, S (Dec 2009). "Peroneal neuropathy following liver transplantation: possible predisposing factors and outcome". ExpClin Transplant. 7 (4): 252–5. PMID 20353377. 
  • Varma, V; Gupta, S; Soin, AS; Nundy, S (2009). "Does the presence of jaundice and/or a lump in a patient with gall bladder cancer mean that the lesion is not resectable?". Dig Surg. 26 (4): 306–11. doi:10.1159/000231880. PMID 19657192. 
  • Kohli, V; Wadhawan, M; Gupta, S; Roy, V (Feb 2010). "Posttransplant complex inferior venacava balloon dilatation after hepatic vein stenting". CardiovascInterventRadiol. 33 (1): 205–8. doi:10.1007/s00270-009-9633-4. PMID 19629592. 
  • Singhal, A; Srivastava, A; Goyal, N; Vij, V; Wadhawan, M; Bera, M; Gupta, S (Dec 2009). "Successful living donor liver transplant in a child with Abernethy malformation with biliary atresia, ventricular septal defect and intrapulmonary shunting". Pediatr Transplant. 13 (8): 1041–7. doi:10.1111/j.1399-3046.2009.01092.x. PMID 19254272. 
  • Marwah, S; Khan, MM; Chaudhary, A; Gupta, S; Negi, SS; Soin, A; Nundy, S (2007). "Two hundred and forty-one consecutive liver resections: an experience from India". HPB (Oxford). 9 (1): 29–36. doi:10.1080/13651820600985259. PMC 2020779Freely accessible. PMID 18333110. 
  • Singhal, D; Goyal, N; Gupta, S; Nundy, S (2007). "Surgery for obscure lower gastrointestinal bleeding in India". Dig Dis Sci. 52 (1): 282–6. doi:10.1007/s10620-006-9190-5. PMID 17151809. 
  • Singhal, D; Kakodkar, R; Soin, AS; Gupta, S; Nundy, S (Nov 2006). "Sinistral portal hypertension. A case report". JOP. 7 (6): 670–3. PMID 17095850. 
  • Prasad, AS; Gupta, S; Kohli, V; Pande, GK; Sahni, P; Nundy, S (Feb 1994). "Proximal splenorenal shunts for extrahepatic portal venous obstruction in children". Ann. Surg. 219 (2): 193–6. doi:10.1097/00000658-199402000-00011. PMID 8129490. 
  • Sharma, L; Gupta, S; Soin, AS; Sikora, S; Kapoor, V (May 1991). "Generalized peritonitis in India—the tropical spectrum". Jpn J Surg. 21 (3): 272–7. doi:10.1007/bf02470946. PMID 1857032. 


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