Dr Suresh Raghavaiah

Dr Suresh Raghavaiah

MS Fellowship in Minimally Invasive, HPB Surgery (L'IMM, Paris) Post Doc Transplant Immunology (Mayo clinic, USA) ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Fellowship (Mayo Clinic, USA)

Consultant, HPB & Multi Organ Transplantation

Locations :

Kengeri, Bengaluru

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Dr Suresh completed his MBBS from AIMS, Bellur and MS (Gen Surgery) from St. Johns Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore. After completing his surgical training from St John’s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, he proceeded to pursue a minimally invasive Hepato-biliary surgical fellowship at L’Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris where he became proficient in treating all forms of liver and pancreatic cancers. He then went on to pursue two-year post-doctoral basic science research fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.

Dr Suresh is specialized in transplantation of patients with antibodies against their donors, including blood group incompatible and positive cross-match transplantation. He has numerous international presentations and publications to his credit in this field. He also hold many years of experience in his field and is well versed in Porto-systemic shunt procedures for portal hypertension, laparoscopic pseudocyst drainage, Cysto-jejunostomy and Cysto-gastrostomy for pancreatic pseudocysts, Splenectomies, and emergency liver resections for liver trauma.

His surgical interests include Liver, Pancreas and Kidney transplantation, surgeries for Liver and Pancreatic Cancer (both open and laparoscopic), surgeries for cancer of the bile duct and correction of bile-duct injuries, and complex vascular surgeries for portal hypertension. Dr. Suresh is presently working as a consultant HPB and Multi-organ Transplant surgeon in the Global Integrated Liver Care Unit (GILC) at BGS Global Hospital in Bangalore.

  • 1996-2002

    MBBS, AIMS, Bellur

  • 2003-2006

    MS (Gen Surgery), St. Johns Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore

  • 2007-2008

    Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Hepatobiliary Surgery, L'IMM, Paris

  • 2009-2011

    Post-doc in Transplant Immunology, Mayo Clinic, USA

  • 2011-2013

    Abdominal Multi-organ Transplant Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, USA


  • Member, Indian Medical Association
  • Member, Priestly Society of Surgeons, Mayo Clinic
  • Member, Multidisciplinary Transplant Inpatient Rounds Committee, Mayo Clinic
  • Member, American Association of Transplant Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Transplant Surgeons
  • Member, Mayo Clinic Alumini Association
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Minnesota Medical Association
  • Member, Zumbrota Medical Association


  • KAMALCON Award for First Rank In Forensic Medicine
  • Padmabushana Dr. M. C. Modi Award for the Best Outgoing Student
  • Dr.Mrs. S. Kantha, Dean & Director’s Award for the Best Outgoing Student
  • Mohan Peter & Family Scholarship
  • St John's 1993 Batch Scholarship
  • Bronze MAYO Quality Fellow


  • Raghavaiah S, Girn HRS, Gautham PL, Siddarth P. Delayed fatal haemorrhage after non-operative management of high grade liver trauma. J Trauma Treat.
  • Chedid MF, Moreno Gonzales M, Raghavaiah S, Chauhan A, Taner T, Nedredal GI, Park WD, Stegall MD. Renal retransplantation after kidney and pancreas transplantation using the renal vessels of the failed allograft: pitfalls and pearls. Clin Transplant. 2014 Jun
  • Bentall A, Tyan DB, Sequeira F, Everly MJ, Gandhi MJ, Cornell LD, Li H, Henderson NA, Raghavaiah S, Winters JL, Dean PG, Stegall MD Antibody-mediated rejection despite inhibition of terminal complement.Transpl Int. 2014
  • Goh BK, Chedid MF, Gloor JM, Raghavaiah S, Stegall MD. The impact of terminal complement blockade on the efficacy of induction with polyclonal rabbit antithymocyte globulin in living donor renal allografts. Transplantation Immunology 2012 Oct
  • Stegall, M. D., Diwan, T., Raghavaiah, S., Cornell, L. D., Burns, J., Dean, P. G., Cosio, F. G., Gandhi, M. J., Kremers, W. and Gloor, J. M. (2011), Terminal Complement Inhibition Decreases Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Sensitized Renal Transplant Recipients. American Journal of Transplantation
  • Diwan TS*, Raghavaiah S*, Burns JM, Kremers WK, Gloor JM, Stegall MD. The Impact of Proteasome Inhibition on Alloantibody-Producing Plasma Cells In Vivo. Transplantation. 2011 Mar (* Co-First Authors)
  • Raghavaiah S, Stegall MD. New Therapeutic approaches to Antibody Mediated Rejection in Renal Transplantation. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics: August 2011
  • Stegall MD, Raghavaiah S, Gloor JM. The (Re)Emergence of B cells in Transplantation. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation: August 2010
  • Study of Clinical Presentations of Abdominal Tuberculosis in a Tertiary Care Hospital - Postgraduate Thesis

Languages Known

  • Telugu, English