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Organ Transplant Program

Our centre has a very active Multi-Organ Transplant Program, one of a kind in India, performing kidney, liver, pancreas and small bowel transplantation.

What We Do?

Organ Transplant Program

Our centre has a very active Multi-Organ Transplant Program, one of a kind in India, performing kidney, liver, pancreas and small bowel transplantation.

Both live donor and cadaver transplants are carried out. Our experienced transplant surgeons have successfully performed more than 100 liver and 500 kidney transplants between them.

The transplant team consists of many well-trained professionals with a lot of experience in organ transplantation.

  • Transplant Surgeons
  • Nephrologists
  • Hepatologists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Anesthetists
  • Urologists
  • Vascular Surgeons
  • Microbiologist
  • Transplant Nurses
  • Transplant Coordinators
  • Dieticians and other support staff

A multi-disciplinary team approach is one of the special features of our program. Ours is a one-stop center for abdominal organ transplantation providing total care to all our patients.

Before the transplant, our transplant coordinators counsel the patients and their families thoroughly about the entire process. They also undergo a detailed evaluation by multiple specialists to reduce complications and ensure a successful outcome. After the transplant surgery, the patients are admitted to a dedicated ICU and later to a transplant ward, where the nurses and other staff are trained to take care of transplant patients.

We maintain an organ transplant registry at our Centre. All our patients who are waiting for cadaver organs are placed on a waiting list, and organs become available on a shared basis with patients from other hospitals. We are also actively involved in organ awareness campaigns to educate the public and other healthcare workers about organ donation and transplantation. We regularly conduct talks and seminars in schools and colleges, and various other institutions and organisations.

Highlights of our program are:

  • Multi-organ harvesting and transplant under one roof.
  • Highly qualified team of medical experts and support staff's
  • A multi-disciplinary team approach
  • Excellent results comparable with the best centres
  • Very reasonable cost
  • Excellent patient and family support

Dr. Georgi Abraham, Nephrologists has started a Peritoneal Dialysis training programme, a first of its kind in Chennai. The Haemodialysis department has shown marked increase in the number of dialysis.

Dr. S. Saravanan is a Vascular, Endovascular and Transplant surgeon. He is the Director of Organ Transplantation at Madras Medical Mission. He completed his General Surgical training in Republic of Ireland, followed by Peripheral Vascular and Organ Transplantation training in The United Kingdom. He returned to India in the year 2001, since then practicing in Madras Medical Mission. He was involved in more than 650 transplants from patients all over the world. He recently ventured in to cutting edge technologies like radio frequency ablation for varicose veins and open bypass surgeries, endo vascular procedures for peripheral vascular diseases, mainly on diabetic leg ulcers. His other clinic interest is treating Chronic Venous Insufficiency due to D.V.T (Deep Vein Thrombosis).


Vascular Surgery. Specialised treatment for peripheral vascular disorders is available.This includes. Assessment of leg pain (claudication) and leg ulcers. Surgeries for varicose vain .Bypass Surgery for chronic leg ulcers. Vascular access surgery. Aneurysm repair surgery. Carotid artery surgery.

General Surgery. Surgery for hydrocele, hernia, piles, anal fissure and fistula, appendix, breast and thyroid surgery.

Dr.Abraham Kurien, Urologist has joined MMM and commenced the operation of our very own Urology department. The infrastructure of the unit has been obtained to surgically treat diseases of the genitourinary system, including urinary tract stones, cancers and congenital anomalies, Laparoscopic equipment with latest 3 chip HD video technology and ultrasonic dissectors are used for the state-of-the –art key-hole urological extirpative and reconstructive surgeries on the kidney, bladder and prostate. The unit is equipped with the latest bipolar device to vaporise prostate with very minimal blood loss.

Dialysis Unit

We have a well-equipped and modern dialysis unit. It has:

  • State of the art dialysis machines
  • Well-trained dialysis nurses and technicians
  • Round the clock hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis including CAPD
  • Separate machines and wash area for infected patients
  • Monitors and emergency equipment for patient safety

Digital Imaging Unit

Ultrasound and Color Doppler machine with advanced technology and image management system is available. Experienced radiologists perform:

Complex Doppler procedures Ultrasound-guided invasive procedures such as targeted biopsies and placement of drains. Intraoperative Ultrasound Digital screening (Fluoroscopy), capable of very high quality images, is available. Procedure done include Therapeutic endoscopies and ERCP Percutaneous biliary drainage and stent placement Vascular therapy such as angioplasty and stent placement

Doctors of IKUOT

Dr S Saravanan

Director of IKUOT

Vascular/Endovascular and Organ Transplant Surgeon

Dr Abraham Kurien

Sr. Consultant


Dr P Nagarajan

Sr. Consultant

Transplant surgeon

Dr Dinesh Kumar.M

Sr. Consultant

Anaesthetist & Medical Superindent

Doctors of Nephrology

Dr Georgi Abraham

Director of Nephrology


Dr Milly Mathew

Sr. Consultant


Dr Rajeevalochana



Dr Anand Yuvaraj



Dr B Karthik




Institute of Kidney Diseases Urology & Organ Transplantation 044 - 66738021 / 26568021 / 40128021
Nephrology 044 - 66738300 / 26568300 / 40128300
Nuclear Medicine 044 - 66738182 / 26568182 / 40128182
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