MBBS completed in 1982 from University of Madras, India
MS completed in 1987 from University of Madras, India
FRCS completed in 1988 from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
DSc (Honoris causa) completed in 2013 from The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, India
DSc (Honoris causa) completed in 2018 from Periyar Maniammai University, India
Senior House Officer in Oldham Royal Infirmary and Oldham District General Hospital, U.K from Aug 1987 - Jan 1989
Registrar in General and Vascular Surgery Arrowe Park Hospital Wirral, Merseyside, UK from Feb 1989 - Sept 1990
Registrar in General Surgery Medway Hospital, Gillingham, Kent, UK from Oct 1990 - Dec 1991 Registrar in Liver Transplant Surgery King's College Hospital, London, UK from Jan 1992 - April 1993
Senior Registrar in Liver Transplant Surgery King's College Hospital, London, UK from May 1993 to May 1994
Consultant Surgeon / Hon Senior Lecturer, Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital, London, UK from June 1994 to 2005
Professor of Liver Surgery and Transplantation Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital, London, UK from 2005 – 2009
Director Institute of Liver Disease and Transplantation Gleneagles Global Hospitals Group, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai from 2009 – 2018
Chairman and Managing Director Dr.Rela Institute & Medical Centre Chennai, India from September 2018 – Current
Skills / Expertise
Rela M, Reddy MS. Pancreas, Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice, Edition: Fourty-First Edition, Chapter: 69, pp.1179-1188. Publisher: ELSEVIER Sep 2015, Editors: Susan Standring
M Rela, B Dunne, M Tredger. Donor operation and organ preservation. The practice of liver transplantation. Ed: Roger Williams, B Portmann, KC Tan. Churchill Livingstone. London 1995. 1st Edition.
MT Corbally, M Rela, ND Heaton, KC Tan. Surgical techniques: Standard orthotopic liver transplantation, retransplantation and piggybacking. The practice of liver transplantation. Ed: Roger Williams, B Portmann, KC Tan. Churchill Livingstone. London 1995. 1st Edition.
ND Heaton, MT Corbally, M Rela, KC Tan. Surgical Techniques: Segmental reduction, split and auxiliary liver transplantation. The practice of liver transplantation. Ed: Roger Williams, B Portmann, KC Tan. Churchill Livingstone. London 1995. 1st Edition.
M Rela, D Potter.Anaesthetic Management of the Organ Donor. Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia. Ed: John Goldstone and Brian Pollard. Churchill Livingstone. London 1996. 1st Edition.
M Rela, M Bowles. Anatomy of the Liver. Ultrasound Imaging of Liver and Kidney transplantation. Ed: P Sidhu. Churchill Livingston, London 2001.
M Rela, Anatomy of the Pancreas. Surgery of the liver and pancreas in Children. Ed: Edward Howard and Mark Stringer, London 2002.
H . J . Lachmann , M . B . Pepys , J . O’Grady , C . J . Mathias , M . Rela, A . Bybee , P . N . Hawkins , D . Rowzcenio , H . J . B . Goodman , J . Joshi , R . S . Williams , N . D . Heaton , and A . J . Stangou, Liver Transplantation in ATTR Met30 and other Variants: Time to Shift the Paradigm?, Amyloid and Amyloidosis, Nov. 2004, pp.306-308, DOI: 10.1201/9781420037494.ch103
Research & Presentations
BMA: British Medical Association
RSM: Royal Society of Medicine
BTS: British Transplantation Society
ILTS: International liver transplant society
AUGIS: Association of Upper GI surgeons of Great Britain
ESOT: European Society of Organ Transplantation
BASL: British Association of Study of the Liver
IHPBA: International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association