Dr. Somnath Chattopadhyay

(+91) 894 335 3391

Transplant Hepatologist,General Surgeon

Consultant and head of department-Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and liver transplant

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Work hours
  • Mon-Fri

    07:00 - 18:00

  • Saturday

    07:00 - 14:00

  • Sunday

    09:00 - 12:00


Dr. Somnath Chattopadhyay is a renowned Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgeon and liver transplant expert who has worked at famous hospitals all over the world. He has overall 21years of experience that include eight years of extensive experience in Hepato-pancreato-biliary

procedures and liver transplants. Dr. Chattopadhyay has participated in over 500 liver transplants and 200 kidney transplants, demonstrating his expertise in difficult surgeries. He has received acclaim for his research, having presented at various national and international conferences and publishing in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Chattopadhyay's research interests include living donor liver transplantation, pancreas transplantation, and novel liver transplantation techniques. He leads with distinction as the Consultant and Head of the Department of Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery and Liver Transplant, responding to different linguistic demands in Hindi, English, Marathi, and Gujarati.


Work Experience: 

(Overall 20 years of Experience)

Dr. Somnath Chattopadhyay is a highly trained and experienced surgeon with a focus on liver transplantation and hepato-pancreato-biliary procedures. He has held significant roles at well-known institutions over his more than twenty years of professional expertise. At Sir Gangaram Hospital, he performed difficult procedures as a Senior Resident in Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver Transplant. At the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he got further training and exposure to the most recent developments in the field as a Fellow of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. Dr. Chattopadhyay has further enhanced his practical experience by serving as a consultant at Global Hospital in Mumbai and Seven Hills Hospital. He has a wealth of knowledge and is committed to providing top-notch care, making him very proficient in those areas.


Associated with Hospitals:

  • Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital


List of Treatments:


  • Living donor liver transplantation: This treatment procedure is a type of liver transplantation which involves the replacement of a defected liver with the healthy liver of a live person. Several hospitals are offering this treatment depending upon the donor and receipt similarities and condition.  


  • Deceased donor liver transplantation: This type of transplantation involve the replacement of a liver which is not functioning properly with a liver of a deceased or dead person’s liver with a properly working liver.


  • Pediatric liver transplantation:  A paediatric liver transplant is a procedure in which a child's sick or dysfunctional liver is replaced with a healthy liver from another individual. The liver might come from a dead organ donor or a family member who is prepared to give a portion of their liver and is a good candidate.


  • Pancreas transplantation: A pancreatic transplant is an organ transplant in which a healthy pancreas is implanted into a diabetic individual. This implies they don't need to inject insulin because they can generate it themselves. Hospitals offer this transplant with highly specialized surgeons and working team.


  • Surgery for liver cancer (Major/ minor hepatectomy): A liver resection, also known as a hepatectomy, is a surgical treatment that removes a portion of your liver. As long as the remainder of your liver is healthy, you can have up to two-thirds of your liver removed. If you have liver problems, a lesser part may be removed. Your liver can regenerate.


  • Surgery for bile duct cancer (Major hepatectomy): Bile duct cancer develops in the liver's bile ducts. It and part of the surrounding liver tissue may be removed by the surgeon. This procedure is known as a hepatectomy or liver resection.


  •  Surgery for Colorectal liver metastases: Metastatic colorectal cancer is a type of cancers that are advanced to spread beyond the colon and rectum. This form of cancer frequently propagates to the lymphatic systems and liver. Hepatic resection represents one of the most important curative therapy choices for individuals with liver metastases.


  • Surgery for pancreatic cancer (Whipple’s procedure): Whipple’s procedure is used as a surgical treatment for pancreatic cancer. It involves surgeries for chronic pancreatitis The Whipple method involves removing the pancreatic head, the distal hepatic duct, the gallbladder, surrounding lymph nodes, and the lining of the duodenum. Following surgery, the remaining organs are reattached to allow you to digest food normally.


  • Surgery for gall bladder cancers: Gallbladder cancer is a disorder in which cancerous cells that are malignant grow in the gallbladder tissues. Surgical procedure either involves the removal of gallstones or the whole gallbladder. The surgeon generally remove whole bladder and replace it with a new mechanism for you to urinate.


  • ·Surgery for biliary atresia (pediatric): Biliary atresia is a disorder in which the bile ducts outside and inside the liver become damaged and obstructed in babies. The Kasai operation which is also known as hepatoportoenterostomy is a surgical technique that establishes a route for bile flow from the liver into the intestine. The damaged ducts outside the liver are removed by the surgeon.




  • MBBS - Government Medical College, Nagpur University, 2002

  • MS - General Surgery - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion,Mumbai, 2007

  • DNB - General Surgery - National Board of Examination, India, 2008

  • DNB - Surgical Gastroenterology - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 2012



  • Fellow (American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) accredited) Multi-Organ Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA




  • GastroIntestinal Surgeon




  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons




  • 2002/03/1401 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2002


Specialty Interests:


  • Living donor liver transplantation

  • Deceased donor liver transplants

  • ABO incompatible liver transplants

  • Auxiliary liver transplants

  • Dual lobe liver transplants

  • Swap liver transplants

  • Pancreas transplantation

  • Complex Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgeries

Area of Expertise
  • Transplant Hepatologist
  • General Surgeon
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MS – General Surgery

Lokmanya Tilak Medical College and Hospital


DNB – General Surgery

National Board of Examinations

New Delhi

DNB- Gastrointestinal Surgery

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

New Delhi

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