MS, DNB, FRCS, PhD
Director – Liver Transplantation & HPB Surgery
Dr Mettu Srinivas Reddy is currently the Director of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospital & Health City, Chennai, India. He has extensive experience in living donor liver transplantation, paediatric liver transplantation and surgery for cancers of the liver, pancreas and biliary tract. He believes in a truly multi-disciplinary approach to managing adults and children with complex liver problems and is strongly focused on treatment outcomes and the overall patient experience.
Dr Srinivas Reddy underwent medical training at Jawaharlal Institute of Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India where he also completed an ICMR studentship in Pharmacology. He completed his general surgical residency at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. He then moved to the United Kingdom to train in Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery. He completed fellowships at liver transplant units in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Leeds, and was awarded the FRCS in General Surgery & Transplant by the Royal College of Surgeons. During this period, he also conducted research into improving outcomes of transplantation using novel techniques of organ preservation at the Universities of Newcastle & Sunderland. This research was funded partly by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and culminated in his doctoral thesis.
Dr Srinivas Reddy returned to India in 2012 to join Global hospital, Chennai as Senior Consultant surgeon in liver transplantation. Over the next seven years, he was involved in 1500+ living donor liver transplantations and was instrumental in setting up and mentoring liver transplantation units across India. In October 2018, he was appointed as the Director of Liver Transplantation in Dr Rela Institute & Medical Center, Chennai and stayed in that position until October 2020 before moving back to Gleneagles Global Hospitals to head the liver transplant program.
He has over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications to his credit, has authored multiple textbook chapters including co-authoring a chapter in ‘Gray’s Anatomy’. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences on liver disease & liver transplantation. He is a member of the Pediatric Committee of the International Liver Transplantation Society and was involved in the development of the ILTS Pediatric liver transplant registry. His current research involves novel techniques to treat liver tumors and developing better models to study liver regeneration.
23 Years of Experience
Director of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospital & Health City, Chennai
October 2018 to October 2020
Director of Transplantation, Dr Rela Institute & Medical Center, Chennai, India
Jan 2012 to September 2018
Senior Consultant, HPB Surgery & Transplantation, Gleneagles Global Hospital & Health City, Chennai, India
April 2008 to December 2011
Senior Fellow, HPB Surgery & Transplantation, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
July 2006 to March 2008
Research fellow, Transplantation, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
February 2005 to June 2006
Clinical Fellow, HPB & Transplant Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
August 2004 to January 2005
Senior SHO, General Surgery, Caithness General Hospital, Wick
January 2002 to June 2004
Senior Resident, General Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
January 1998 to December 2000
Junior Resident, General Surgery & allied specialties, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
January 1997 to December 1997
Internship, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India
Dr Srinivas Reddy’s full list of scientific publications can be accessed at
Important recent publications
Publications in scientific journals