Dr. Karthik Mathivanan
Dr. Karthik Mathivanan

Dr. Karthik Mathivanan

Dr. Karthik Mathivanan has completed his MBBS from Sri Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai followed by DNB in General Surgery from the Voluntary Health Services (VHS) Hospital, Adyar, Chennai,Tamil Nadu (TN), India. He has worked at Medanta -The Medicity, Delhi as a consultant which runs one of the most prestigious and world’s 2 nd Largest Liver transplant programme. He has an experience of performing more than 1500 Living as well as Deceased Donor Liver Transplant patients to his credit. He has specialized in complex donor and high-risk recipient surgeries. His area of expertise in Liver Transplants include

  • Acute Liver failures
  • ABO Incompatible transplant
  • Elderly recipients
  • Recipients with extremes of BMI (Low weight and morbidly obese)
  • SWAP Transplant,
  • Domino Transplant

Pediatric including Monosegment grafts for < 10 kg babies and as well as Split liver Transplant To his strength, he has done a commendable number of surgeries for liver and biliary duct tumors including complex liver resections for Hilar cholangiocarcinoma, hepatocellular cancers and biliary Tract tumors. He has published India’s first series of split liver transplant, simultaneous kidney pancreas transplant and successful Multivisceral Transplant. His research and publications work include

  • Liver Transplant for recipients > 65 years of age
  • Liver Transplant for patients with extremes of BMI
  • ABO incompatible transplant

He is the youngest surgeon to receive the prestigious International Liver Transplant society (ILTS) Travel award for his work in Liver Transplant in 2016 at Seoul, South Korea.

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