MD (Gen Med), DM (Hepatology)
Senior Consultant & Lead Transplant Physician
Dr Chandan Kumar has obtained his MBBS and MD (General Medicine) from Manipal University. He is the first qualified DM Hepatology from the prestigious Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi. He later received short training in Transplant Hepatology in Division of Liver Diseases, Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, US and in Liver Intensive Care, Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital London, UK.
He has more 10 years of experience in treating different types of liver diseases including jaundice, liver failure, cirrhosis, liver cancer and so on.
He is a member of several prestigious professional societies such as American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Association for Study of the liver diseases (AASLD), Asia- Pacific association for study of liver (APASL), International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Indian National Association for Study of Liver (INASL) and so on.
Areas of interest: acute-on-chronic liver failure, portal hypertension, transplant hepatology
Academic achievements: He has done pioneering work in role of granulocyte stimulating factor in liver disease, published over 50 original and review articles in various international and national peer-reviewed publications, reviewer for many journals, invited faculty in various national and international scientific forums.