Dr. Naimish Mehta
Department of Gastro Intestinal Surgery
MBBS, MS, FACRSI, FAIS, FEBS

Profile

Dr. Naimish Mehta has experience of over 1000 Liver transplants. He has been awarded Diploma in Liver Transplantation by the European Board of Surgery and Fellowships from academic institutes.Dr. Naimish Mehta was instrumental in development of the Liver Transplant programme at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Over the past decade he gained extensive training in Liver transplantation from various centres of excellence in UK and USA and is recognized as an Expert in the field of Hepato-Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation worldwide.He has delivered various lectures in the field of Liver transplantation and is invited as faculty in academic meetings in India and abroad. He is the only Indian Transplant surgeon serving as a faculty in Certified Course in Liver Transplantation surgery conducted by European Society of Organ Transplantation.

He is a member of various academic societies and has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals. His credits include performing successful Liver Transplantation in smallest weighing child of 4.5 kg, performing the first living donor intestinal transplantation in India, Dual Lobe Liver transplantation where two donors donate liver to a single individual, Liver Transplantation in Acute Liver failure in pregnant women and many such cases

Area Of Interest

    Hepato-Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation

Awards and Recognition

  • First position: M.S. Gen. Surgery, Mumbai University July 1999
  • First position: Final MBBS, MGM Medical College, October 1994
  • Distinction: Microbiology. April 1993
  • Travel Grant: FESTA – (Foundation of Endocrine surgery training and advancement), October 2003
  • Travel Grant: Liver surgeons training course, Basingstoke, UK. March 2006

Research Publications

    Naimish N Mehta, Darius F Mirza. ‘Liver Transplantation,’ Surgery; 27(1), 2009: 38-42

    Mehta N N, Ravikumar R, Coldham CA, Buckels JAC, Hubscher SG, Bramhall SR, Wigmore SJ, Mayer AD, Mirza DF. Effect of preoperative chemotherapy on liver resection for colorectal liver metastases. European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO); 34(7), 2008: 782-786

    Naimish N Mehta, Darius F Mirza. ‘Liver Transplantation,’ Surgery; 25(1), 2007:42-46.

    Mehta N, Thiagarajan S, Wadhwa N, Mwangi J, Varma V, Kapoor S, Kumaran V, Nundy S. “Avoiding Liver Transplantation in Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis : Role of Partial Biliary Diversion.” Submitted to Journal of Paediatric Surgery. JPEDSURG-D-12-00763

    Mehta Naimish, Shetty Tilak S, Suhas U, Patnaik P S, Joshi Rajeev.Metastatic amelanotic melanoma. Indian J Gastroenterol 2002; 21:160-161

    Mehta Naimish. ‘Follow up in Liver Transplantation – A Hand book for patients.’ New Delhi: Byword Books; 2010; 42 –7

    Naimish Mehta, Prashantha Rao. Swap living donor liver transplantation: Is it feasible? – Journal scan’. The Ganga Ram Journal; 1(2), 2011:97-98

    Naimish Mehta. ‘Liver Transplantation in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.’ The Gyan Burman Liver Surgery Unit: A decade of achievement.’ 2011:11-13

    Naimish Mehta, Vibha Varma, Vinay Kumaran. Information brochure on liver transplantation. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

    Vibha Varma, Naimish Mehta, Samiran Nundy. Liver Transplantation in India-History, Chapter in the book titled ‘Liver transplantation, ECAB Clinical Update: Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation’; 2010:8-14

    Vibha Varma, Naimish Mehta, Vinay Kumaran, Samiran Nundy. Indications and Contraindications for Liver Transplantation. International Journal of Hepatology, 2011, Article ID 121862, doi:10.4061/2011/121862

    Perwaiz A, Mehta N, Mohanka R, Kumaran V, Nundy S, Soin AS. Right-sided diaphragmatic hernia in an adult after living donor liver transplant: a rare cause of post-transplant recurrent abdominal pain. Hernia. 2010;14(5):547-9

    Kumaran V, Mehta N, Varma V, Pandey S, Rao P, Nath B, Bansal N, Ghuman S, Bhalla S, Nundy S. ‘Living Donor Intestinal Transplant using a Standardized Technique: First Report from India.’ Accepted for publication. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology.

    Gurusamy Kurunchi S, Mehta Naimish, Davidson Brian R. ‘Techniques of biliary reconstruction for liver transplantation.’ Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007055. DOI: 10.1002/14651858

    Joshi R M, Mehta N N, Patnaik P S, Darbari A, etal. Efficacy of Netilmicin and Ceftriaxone in clean-contaminated and contaminated surgical cases. IJS 2002; 64(4): 339-343

    Katrak MP, Mehta N N, Sinha AS, Patnaik PS, Khithani AS, Joshi RM. Extraserosal pedunculated leiomyoma of stomach; Indian J Gastroenterol 2002; 21(5):200-201

    Sujay Shad, Naimish N Mehta, Vinay Kumaran. ‘Procurement and Transplantation of Multiple Organs from a Deceased Donor’. The Ganga Ram Journal. 2011;1(4):221-226

    Abhishek Mitra, Naimish N Mehta, Vibha Varma, Vinay Kumaran, Samiran Nundy. ‘Colorectal Metastases- Current Perspective’. The Ganga Ram Journal; 2011;1(5):247-253

    Soin A, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Mohan N, Nundy S.Bridge venoplasty: A new technique to simplify venous outflow reconstruction in living donor domino liver transplantation. Surgery. 2010;148(1):155-7.

    Rowe I, Webb K,Gunson BK, Mehta N N, Haque S, Neuberger J. Graft loss due to recurrent disease: a single centre experience. European Society for Organ Transplantation 2008; 21: 459–465

    Mistry J, Varma V, Mehta N, Nundy S, Kumaran V, Gupta A. Percutaneous Transhepatic Hepaticogastrostomy: An Innovative Option for Portal Biliopathy. Tropical Gastroenterology. 2011; 32(S3): S 51

    Gupta M, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N,Soin AS, Nundy S. Roux loop obstruction by a migrated endobiliary stent- A case report. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3):240–241

    Govindasamy M, Srinivasan T, Varma V, Mehta N, Yadav A, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Biliary Tract Tuberculosis – a Diagnostic Dilemma’. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011: doi 10.1007/s11605-011-1685-5

    Lalwani S, Gupta M, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. Small Bowel stricture following blunt abdominal trauma. Trop Gastroenterol, 2011;32(4):304-308

    Chattopadhyay S, Singla P, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Operations for portal biliopathy in patients with non cirrhotic portal hypertension. Does the type of surgery affect outcome?’ HPB-2011-0309. Accepted for publication.

    Bansal N, Arora A, Kumaran V, Mehta N, Varma V, Sharma P, Tyagi P, Sachdeva M, Kumar A. Atypical Presentation of Cytomegalovirus Infection in a Liver Transplant Patient. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2011;1:207–209

    Soin AS, Kumaran V, Rastogi AN, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Saigal S, Saraf N, Mohan N, Nundy S. Evolution of a reliable biliary reconstructive technique in 400 consecutive living donor liver transplants. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(1):24-32.

    Saigal S, Nayak NC, Jain D, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Saraf N, Rastogi A, Mehta N, Nundy S, Soin A. Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis related end stage liver disease in adults: evaluation from a study on living donor liver transplant recipients. Hepatology International. 2011;5(4):882-889

    Srinivasan T, Govindasamy M, Chattopadhyay S, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma – Case report.’ The Ganga Ram Journal 2011 ;1:194

    Chattopadhyay S, Govindasamy M, Singla P, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Portal biliopathy in patients with non-cirrhotic portal hypertension: does the type of surgery affect outcome? HPB 2012(14): 441–447

    Lalwani S, Govindasamy M, Gupta M,  Siraj F,  Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Mohan N, Chopra P, Arora A, Agarwal S, Soin A, Nundy S. Gastrointestinal mucormycosis – four cases with different risk factors, involving different anatomical sites. Indian J Gastroenterol. doi: 10.1007/s12664-012-0215-z.

    Koirala R, Mehta N, Varma V, Kapoor S, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Urgent redo-laparotomies: Patterns and outcome – A Single centre experience.’ Accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Surgery. IJOS-D-12-00488

    Mehta N, Varma V, Mahendran G, Thiagarajan S, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Rastogi A, Saigal S, Nundy S, Soin AS. Incidence of Hepatic Artery Thrombosis in 522 consecutive Living Donor Liver Transplants. Liver Transplantation, (S1) June 2011, Pages:

    N Mehta, P S Rao, V Kumaran, V Varma, S Saigal, N Mohan, R Mohanka, A Rastogi, S Nundy, A S Soin. Living donor liver transplant for acute liver failure. Transplant International; 2011: 24 (Suppl. 1), 3-9

    Mehta N, Varma V, Mahendran G, Thiagarajan S, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Rastogi A, Saigal S, Nundy S, Soin AS. Incidence of Hepatic Artery Thrombosis in 522 consecutive Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Tropical gastroenterology 2011;32(3):

    N Mehta, P S Rao, N Mohan, S Saigal, N Saraf, V Kumaran, R Mohanka, A Rastogi, S Nundy, A Soin. Living donor liver transplant for acute liver failure. Tropical gastroenterology 2010; 31 (3):S49

    N N Mehta, S. Thiagrajan, V Kumaran, R Mohanka, D Chawla, R Malhotra, S Nundy, A S. Soin. Role of Doppler Ultrasonography in Diagnosis of Early Hepatic Artery Thrombosis in 470 Consecutive Living Donor Liver Transplants. Liver Transplantation; 2010; 16(1): S165

    Mehta  N,  Saigal S, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Saraf N, Nundy S, Soin AS. Living donor liver transplantation for hepatopulmonary syndrome. International Liver Transplantation Society, 15th Annual International Congress, New York; 8 – 11 July 2009

    T Srinivasan, J Mwangi, N Wadhwa, V Varma, V Kumaran, S Nundy, N Mehta. ‘Novel Surgery for Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis: Partial Biliary Diversion. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3):S66

    PS Rao, N Mehta, B Nath, A Mallya, V Varma, V Kumaran, S Nundy, AS Soin. Pre-operative Thrombocytopenia as a Predictor for post-operative outcome in Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation. June 2011, 17: (S1) S100

    Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Rastogi AN, Shah A, Nundy S, Soin AS. Spontaneous Collateralization Following Hepatic Artery Thrombosis After Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Trop Gastroenterol. 2010 July-Sep;31(3)

    PS Rao, N Mehta, N Mohan, S Saigal, N Saraf, V Kumaran, R Mohanka, AN Rastogi, S Nundy, AS Soin. Emergency Living Donor Liver Transplantation in 31 patients with Acute Liver Failure. Liver Transplantation. June 2010: 16(S1) June 2010, Pages: S1–S284.

    S Kanoria, N N Mehta, A Seifalian, D Sharma, B Davidson ‘Effect of remote ischemic preconditioning on liver injury in patients undergoing hepatectomy for colo-rectal metastasis – a single center randomised controlled trial’ Hepatology Supplement: The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases: The Liver Meeting 2009, Volume 50, Issue Supplement 4, page 157A, 2009

    P S Rao, N N Mehta, B Nath, A Mallya, V Varma, V Kumaran, S Nundy, A S Soin. ‘Pre-operative Thrombocytopenia as a Predictor for post-operative outcome in Living Donor Liver Transplantation’. Special Mention Abstract. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011; 32(3): S42

    Kumaran V, Mehta N, Varma V, Pandey S, Rao P, Nath B, Bansal N, Ghuman S, Bhalla S, Nundy S. ‘Living Donor Intestinal Transplant using a Standardized Technique: First Report from India.’ Special Mention Abstract. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011; 32(3):S27

    Koirala R, Mehta N, Thiagarajan S, Mahendran G, Chattopadhyay S, Varma V, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Indications and outcomes of Urgent Redo-laparotomy in a Surgical Gastroenterology Unit.’ Tropical Gastroenterology 2011; 32(3):S105

    B Palat, V Gupta, N. N. Mehta, Vinay Kumaran, Ravi Mohanka, Amit N. Rastogi, Sanjiv Saigal, Neeraj Saraf, Neelam Mohan, Samiran Nundy, Arvinder S. Soin. Graft to Recipient Weight Ratio Analysis of 414 Consecutive Living Donor Liver Transplants: How Much Can the Bar Be Lowered?  Liver Transplantation Volume 16, Issue S1; S117

    Mitra A, Kumaran V, Mehta N, Varma V, Nundy S. Outcome after hepatectomy. Annual Conference of the International Hepato-Pancreato- Biliary Association- Indian Chapter. HPB 19th-21st November 2010, New Delhi.

    Koirala R, Kumaran V, Mehta N, Varma V, Nundy S. Outcome of redo- laparotomy in hepatobiliary surgery. Annual Conference of the International Hepato-Pancreato- Biliary Association- Indian Chapter. HPB 19th-21st November 2010, New Delhi.

    R. Mohanka, V. Kumaran, N. Mehta, A. Rastogi, S. Nundy, A.S. Soin Outcome of patients referred for living donor liver transplantation at a high volume centre. Liver Transplantation July 27, 2010, Volume 90 Number 2S; 850.

    Thiagarajan S, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. Postoperative morbidity after gastrointestinal surgery – Clavien grading and predictive factors. Tropical Gastroenterolgy 2010; 31(3) Suppl 1: S9.

    Goswami P, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Carcinoma Gall Bladder – 109 consecutive patients; A single centre experience.’  Tropical Gastroenterolgy 2011; 32(3): S77

    Jain M, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Post-operative Outcome and Predictors of Mortality after Pancreatico-Duodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer in Elderly Patients.’ Tropical Gastroenterolgy 2011; 32(3): S82

    Thiagarajan S, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. Standardized morbidity assessment in hepatopancreatico biliary surgery – Clavien grading and predictive factors. Annual Conference of the International Hepato-Pancreato- Biliary Association- Indian Chapter. 19th-21st November 2010, New Delhi.

    Varma V, Kakodkar R, Mehta NN, Kumaran V, Nundy S, Soin AS. Double Graft Inflow Vessels in Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Does Double Mean Trouble? Liver Transplantation, Vol (S1) June 2011,17: S 1 – 99

    Singla P, Kumaran V, Mehta N, Mohanka R, Saigal S, Saraf N, Nundy S, Soin AS. Intraoperative abandoning of the living donor liver transplant procedure in well worked up patients. Tropical Gastroenterology 2009; 30(3): S38.

    S Lalwani, V Varma, N Mehta, V Kumaran, R Mohanka, A Rastogi, S Nundy, A S Soin. ‘ Perioperative Factors in Long-Term Outcome and Quality of Life after Donor Hepatectomy. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3):S52

    Mistry J, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S, Gupta A. ‘ Percutaneous Transhepaticogastrostomy: An Innovative Option for Portal Biliopathy. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3):S51

    Mitra A, Kumaran V, Mehta N, Varma V, Nundy S. ‘Factors Determining Outcome after Hepatectomy for Malignancies’. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3):S57

    Mistry J, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Importance of Bactibilia in Outcome Following Pancreatoduodenectomy.’ Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3):S90

    Kumaran V, Verma V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Rastogi AN, Mohan N, Nundy S,Soin AS. Domino Liver Transplantation: A rare opportunity to expand the donor pool. Trop Gastroenterol2009;30(3):S38

    Soin AS, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Saigal S, Saraf N, Mohan N, Nundy S, Optimal utilization of  the living donor pool: How to use non-usable donor livers. Tropical Gastroenterol 2009;30(3);S37

    Singh T, Rao PS, Varma V, Mehta NN, Nundy S, Kumaran V. ‘Role of 18F FDG-PET in assessment of Hepatocellular carcinoma prior to Living Donor Liver Transplant. Tropical Gastroenterol 2011;32(3);S41

    Rastogi A, Verma V,  Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Saraf N, Mohan N, Soin AS. Pre-transplant portal vein thrombosis: Operative management and outcome in 375 consecutive living donor liver transplants( LDLT). Tropical Gastroenterology 2009; 30: S41.

    Sood D, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Saraf N, Saigal S, Nundy S, Soin AS.  Drain bilirubin as an indicator of biliary complications after living donor liver transplantation. Poster Session III, Page S270-1.  International Liver transplantation Society, 15th Annual International Congress, New York; 8 – 11 July 2009.

    Kumaran V, Singh T, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Rastogi A, Saigal S, Saraf N, Mohan N, Nundy S, Soin AS. Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Tumour size and number may not matter. Liver Transplantation 2010;16:186.

    Singh T, Rao PS, Varma V, Mehta NN, Nundy S, Kumaran V. Role of FDG-PET in Assessment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Prior to Living Donor Liver Transplant. Liver transplanatation 2011;17: S 1 – 169

    Nagaraja R, Varma V, Govindasamy M, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Gupta A, Nundy S. ‘Changing Trends in Hepatic Artery Aneurysms – A Single Centre Experience’. Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3): S42

    Singh T, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Rastogi A, Nundy S, AS. Cryopreserved veins from explanted livers in living donor liver transplantion. Liver Transplantation 2010;16:113.

    Srinivasan T, Govindasamy M, Varma V, Mehta N, Nundy S, Kumaran V, Soin AS. ‘Infectious Complications in Living Donor Liver Transplantation – Patterns and Factors influencing Outcome.’ Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3): S45-46

    Singla P, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Rastogi A, Saraf N, Saigal S, Nundy S, Soin AS. The dilemma of abondoning a living donor liver transplant: Experience at a high volume centre. Liver Transplantation 2010;16:S137.

    Mahendran G, Thiagarajan S, Varma V, Mehta N, Yadav A, Kumaran V, Nundy S. Biliary tuberculosis—A diagnostic dilemma. Trop Gastroenterol 2010;31 (Suppl 1):S55.

    Mitra A, Chattopadhyay S, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Effect of Preoperative Biliary Stenting on the outcome of Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Trop Gastroenterol 2011;32(3):S94

    Nagaraja R, Arya V, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Jaggia A, Bhargava M, Nundy S. ‘Thrombophilia Investigation in Acute Mesenteric Ischaemia.’ Tropical Gastroenterology 2011;32(3): S27

    Saraf N, Saigal S, Kumaran V, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Sud R, Nundy S, Soin AS Do pre-transplant disease severity scores predict outcome after living donor liver transplantation. International Liver transplantation Society, 15th Annual International Congress, New York; 8 – 11 July 2009.

    Chattopadhyay S, Rastogi AN, Varma V, Shah A, Mohanka R, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Saigal S, Saraf N, Mohan N,Nundy S, Soin AS. Biliary anatomy in living related liver donors: Study of 501 cases. Trop Gastroenterol 2010;31:S44.

    Nath B, Rao PS, Mallya A, Varma V, Mehta NN, Nundy S, Kumaran V Neurological Complications Post Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Liver transplanatation 2011;17: S 1 – 282

    Gupta M, Singla P, Lalwani S, Mohanka R, Kumaran V, Mehta N, Rastogi A, Soin AS, Nundy S. Roux loop obstruction by an enterolith formation around migrated endobiliary stent. Trop Gastroenterol 2010;31:S55.

    Mallya A, Mistry J, Rao PS, Nath B, Varma V, Mehta NN Kumaran V, Nundy S. ‘Determinants of Cost in Living Donor Liver Transplant.’ Liver transplanatation 2011;17: S 1 – 155

    Govindasamy M, Chattopadhyay S, Singla P, Srinivasan T, Gupta V, Varma V, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S, Soin A. Factors Affecting Graft Survival after Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Liver transplantation 2011;17: S 1 – 227

    Mallya A, Rao PS , Nath B, Mistry J, Varma V, Mehta NN, Kumaran V, Nundy S. The Economics of Liver Transplantation in India – How much does it cost and what drives it?’ Tropical Gastroenterology 2011:32(3):S44