Dr. Kumar Palaniappan HPB Surgery & Liver Transplant Surgeon in Rela Hospital, Chennai | Quick Medical Evaluation

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Dr. Kumar Palaniappan HPB Surgery & Liver Transplant Surgeon in Rela Hospital, Chennai | Quick Medical Evaluation


Dr. Kumar Palaniappan HPB Surgery & Liver Transplant Surgeon in Rela Hospital, Chennai | Quick Medical Evaluation

Dr. Kumar Palaniappan top HPB Surgery & Liver Transplant surgeon in Chennai. Dr. Kumar Palaniappan completed his post-graduation and specialization at Meenakshi Mission Hospital, Madurai.Has worked as a senior resident at SGPGI, Lucknow. He trained in Liver Transplant Surgery training in Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon. He was trained for Robotic HPB Surgery at Vattikutti Institute of Robotic Surgery. He successfully performs Single Incision Laparoscopic surgeries. He underwent further training in HPB and Liver Transplant Surgery at Asan, Medical Center, Seoul. Iwate Medical University, Japan, trained him in Laparoscopic Liver Surgery. He received a travel grant for training in laparoscopic liver surgery in Japan. He received the best poster awards in International and National conferences.

Educational Qualifications

MBBS 1999, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. DNB General Surgery 2004, Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai. D.N.B (Surgical Gastroenterology) 2009, Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai. Fellowship (Liver Transplantation & HPB Surgery) 2012, Medanata – The Medicity, Gurgaon, India.


January 2010 to March 2011 Consultant, Surgical Gastroenterologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai. May 2011 to September 2011 Consultant, Surgical Gastroenterologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon, Dr. Mehta’s Hospital, Chennai. October 2011 to October 2012 Senior Liver Transplant Fellow, Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon. October 2012 to September 2018 Senior Consultant HPB & Liver Transplant Surgeon, Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Chennai, India.

Clinical Expertise

Living donor and Deceased donor liver transplantation. Laparoscopic donor hepatectomy. Laparoscopic HPB surgery including laparoscopic hepatic and pancreatic resections. Single incision laparoscopic surgery.



1. Consulting Services & Treatment Package Development: To accurately assess a treatment plan, a personal medical record is required.

2. Physician Curriculum Vitae: Medical records are transferred to the physician for treatment and pricing options.

3. Second Opinion: Medical report for review by your specialist doctors, with a response expected within 72 hours [3 days].

4. Cost-Effective Treatment Plans: Expect to receive numerous referrals from various hospitals outlining their second opinion and treatment costs.

5. Medical Visa Assistance: Once the patient is satisfied with the recommended treatment and hospital and has finalised their plans to visit India, we will assist them in obtaining a medical visa. The patient must apply for the visa on his or her own at the High Commission of India (Indian embassy) in their home country. We provide the patient with an invitation letter from the appropriate hospital, which is required for submitting their visa application. In addition, our team is trained to answer any questions the patient may have about medical visas and medical attendant visas.

6. Treatment Program: When seeing a doctor, extra contact information for the wardroom is provided.

7. Personal case manager: Once the patient arrives in the designated country for treatment, he or she is completely under our care. To handle any cases involving hospital/doctor negligence or malpractice against patients. We will also be responsible for the accommodation and stay of the members accompanying the patient.

8. Interpretation: If necessary, interpretation assistance is provided.

9. Communication: Help with communication with family and at home. Phone card or mobile phone.

10. Airport arrival and departure assistance: complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off in a cab.

11. Post-acute care rehabilitation: Post-acute care rehabilitation and nursing needs.

12. Wellness and spa packages: Pre and post-procedures have been added to the wellness and spa packages. Palade, yoga, and spiritual classes are available. 4 to 5-star resort accommodations.

13. Follow-up care: Provide free care when patients return to their home countries.

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