Prof. Mohammed Rela is a world-renowned specialist in liver transplant and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. The doctor is considered best liver transplant surgeon in the world. He heads the Institute of Liver Diseases and Transplantation at Gleneagles Global Hospital Group (India) and performs surgeries in King’s College Hospital (London, Great Britain).
Prof. Rela became No.1 liver transplant specialist when a team of doctors led by him performed the unique liver transplant surgery for a 5-day child in 1997. This operation was a breakthrough in the field of liver transplantation. Dr. Rela got into the Guinness Book of Records due to this surgery.
Up to date Dr. Rela’s has performed over 4,000 liver transplant surgeries. The average success rate for the procedures he performs is up to 95%. Prof. Rela is also a specialist in a split liver transplant. It means that the doctor performs surgery for two recipients from one deceased donor. Dr. Mohammed Rela was the first who performed it in India.
Prof. Mohammed Rela conducts a lot of scientific research. The doctor has written over 500 scientific publications.