> 15 years experience in liver transplant and cancer surgery in London
1998-2012 : King’s College & Royal Free Hospitals (UK); Global & Medanta (India)
PhD, University College London for Innovation in reducing liver injury
Liver Chapter in international text book Bailey & Love, Practice of Surgery (26th edition)
2007 – to date: Program director & senior Consultant Surgeon, Centre for liver disease & transplantations, Apollo hospitals, Chennai
2004-2006: Clinical Instructor-Multi-organ transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center, New York
2003: Fellowship American Society of Transplant Surgeons in multi-organ transplantation, worked with Prof. Dr. Starzl and Dr Marcos
MRCS (Ed). Clinical Attachment (Liver ), Kings College Hospital, London Liver Transplant Fellowship (Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.
Started the First Liver Transplant Program in the State of Tamilnadu
Now the Largest Deceased Donor Liver Transplant Program in India and Third Largest Overall
Adjunct Associate Professor (AHERF). Program Coordinator for Post Doctoral Fellowship in Liver Transplantation Accredited by TNMGR University
Multi Organ Transplant
Paediatric liver transplant
Paediatric multi-visceral transplant
M.S. General Surgery (AIIMS, New Delhi), Fellowship in Multi-organ Transplant (Massachusetts, General Hospital, Boston), Clinical Fellowship in Surgery (Harvard Medical School), Surgical Oncology Fellowship (AIIMS, New Delhi)View Profile
Transplant Fellowship from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Surgical Oncology Training from all India Institute of Medical Sciences where he was also on staff
Involved in First successful Simultaneous Kidney Pancreas Transplant in Inida
Gold Medal in Surgery from Mumbai University
M.D (Int. Med.), D.M. (Gastro.), D.N.B. (Gastro.), Fellowship in Hepatology & liver transplantation at University health networks, Toronto.View Profile
Dr Geeta Malkan Billa is associated as consultant Hepatologist (Liver specialist), liver transplant physician and Gastroenterologist at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital
Publications and presentations in national and international journals
Interest areas include Viral Hepatitis B and C, cirrhosis, alcoholic and Non- alcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancers and transplant.
Involved in teaching program for PG gastroenterology at Nair hospital & KEM hospital
Associated with Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital as a consultant Gastroenterologist
> 15 years of experience in gastroenterology.
Ex-lecturer in gastroenterology at Sir J J Hospital, Mumbai.
Special interest: Diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopic procedures and management of chronic liver disease
National Gold Medalist in DNB gastro.
Ex-Senior registrar/lecturer with KEM hosp
Dedicated fellowship in liver transplant medicine at Hospital Beaujon, Paris, France a leading institute for hepatology & liver transplant
Thesis on infections in liver cirrhosis and publications in leading journals on liver transplantation
Consultant hepatologist, Bombay hospital & MRC - 2009 - till date
Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy : 1984 At Hamburg, West Germany under Prof. N. Soehendra.
Liver Transplantation & Liver resection : 1989 – 1990 At Paul Brousse Hospital, Paris, France under Prof. H. Bismuth.
Liver Transplantation : 1990 At University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine under Prof. T.E. Starzl.
Liver Transplantation (split liver and living donor): June-July 1990 At the University of Chicago under Prof. C.E. Broelsch.
Critical Medical breakthroughs/complicated cases handled :
First successful Adult to Adult Liver Transplant in Western India.
Re-resection of liver for recurrent Hepato cellar Carcinoma .
Radio Frequency Ablation of Liver Tumour.
Developed Endoscopic Esophageal Therapy for variceal Sclerotherapy using 3% Aquenous phenol.
Endoscopic and Radiological Appraisal of Gastric Varices.
Modified the Sugiura operation for Portal Hypertension (B.J.S.’97)
Mesh Laparostomy with indigenous Nylon Net (Trop. Gastroenterol.)
Percutaneous Sump drainage for Pancreatic abscess (Ind.J.Gastro).
Sandwich technique for management of Complex enterocutaneous fistulae.
Minimal access Surgery for Infected Pancreatic Necrosis.
Served Indian Armed Forces as Medical Specialist (Int. Med.) for >20 years & in Command Hospitals as HOD, Gastro. for 10 years.
Ex-Senior Advisor-Med. & Gastro. with Indian Armed Forces, Ex-Director - Digestive Diseases Centre at ISIC Super specialty Hospital (Indian Spinal Injury Centre) & Ex-HOD Gastro. At leading hospitals in NCR
Performed thousands of diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI Endoscopies (incl. ERCPs).
Organized large number of CMEs and several national level conferences, >100 articles published in national and international journals
Previously: Clinical lecturer at Seth G.S.Medical College & K.E.M. Hosp, Mumbai
Previously: Registrar & Fellow Paediatric Surgery at National University Hospital, Singapore
Hon. Consultant: Saifee Hospital, Mumbai & BSES MG Global Hospital, Mumbai
G. B. Ong. visiting Fellowship: (Prof S T Fan) Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) Division & Liver Transplantation, Dept of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Clinical attachment with Professor Roger Williams – Institute of Hepatology, University College, London.
Member: Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT)
Publs—4 Research articles published in international journals
Awards Research Grant, National Medical Research Council (Singapore) 2002
Transplantation Soc Travel Scholarship to Malaysia 2003