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Dr P Thomas Cherian
Qualifications : MBBS, FRCS Glasg (G Surg), FRCS (I-Collegiate), CCST (UK)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Hepato Biliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation  
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Location : CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
  • MBBS — Bangalore University, Bangalore (1990-1995)
  • Fellow (General Surgery) of the RCS and Physicians of Glasgow (2000)
  • Fellow (Hepato Pancreaticobiliary and UGI Surgery) of the RCS and Physicians of Glasgow (2007)
Past Positions
  • Chief of Surgery & Head, Hepato Pancreatico Biliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation, Global Hospitals, Hyderabad (Oct 2013 – May 2015)
  • Senior Consultant, Hepato Pancreatico Biliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation, Global Hospitals Group (Hyderabad, Chennai & Mumbai) (Aug 2012 – Sep 2013)
  • Senior Transplant Fellow, The Liver Institute, Kings College Hospital, London (Jun 2008 - May 2012) 


Higher Surgical Training Appointments

  • Advanced laparoscopy & bariatric surgery, Shropshire UGI & Obesity Surgery Unit, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, UK (Oct 2007 – June 2008)
  • HPB and liver transplantation surgery, The Liver Unit, University (Queen Elizabeth) Hospital, Birmingham, UK (Oct 2006 – Oct 2007)
  • ERCP and colorectal interest, Good Hope Hospital (NHS) Trust, Birmingham, UK (Apr – Oct 2006)
  • HPB interest, University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire (NHS) Trust, Coventry, UK (Oct 2005 – Apr 2006)
  • UGI/HPB interest, University Hospital of North Staffordshire (NHS) Trust, Stroke on Trent, UK (Oct 2004 - Oct 2005)
  • Breast interest, Queens Hospital (NHS) Trust, Burton, West Midlands, UK (Oct 2003 - Oct 2004)
  • UGI and colorectal interest, Good Hope Hospital (NHS) Trust, Birmingham, UK (Apr - Oct 2003)
  • Colorectal interest, Doncaster Royal Infirmary (NHS) Trust, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK (Oct 2002 - Apr 2003)
  • Vascular interest, Royal Cornwall Hospitals (NHS) Trust, Truro, UK (Apr - Oct 2002)
  • HPB and laparoscopic interest, Royal Cornwall Hospitals (NHS) Trust, Truro, UK (Aug 2001 - Mar 2002)


Other Appointments

  • Lecturer (Applied Anatomy), MGR Medical University, Ambilikai, Tamil Nadu (Feb - Aug 1997)
  • House Officer, St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore (Mar - Dec 1996)
Special Training
  • Neonatal advanced life support provider (NALS), St. John’s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore (1996)
  • Certification by examination, Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board, General Medical Council, UK (1998)
  • Advanced Trauma and Life Support (ATLS) provider, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK (2007)
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST), Postgraduate Medical Education Training Board, UK (2008)
  • Advanced Organ Transplantation Course (HESPERIS), European Society for Organ Transplantation (2008)
  • Performed >900 major general surgical procedures
  • Hepato biliary

o   Complex laparoscopic procedures

o   Liver resections

o   Pancreatic resections

  • Transplantation

o   Multi-organ retrievals HBD

  • Total liver transplants: adult and children

o   Liver splits, APOLTx and other complex transplant procedures

  • Adult to adult LRLTx

o   LDLTx for acute liver failure

o   Endoscopy - OGD

o   Colons

o   ERCP

  • Cherian PT, Cherian VT, Casement J, Carr B. Management of massive chloral hydrate overdoses in ITU. Brit J of Intensive Care Medicine, 2000; 10 (4): 136 -38
  • Cherian PT, Cherian S, Singh P. Long-term follow-up of patients with gastric outlet obstruction related to peptic ulcer disease treated with endoscopic balloon dilatation and drug therapy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007; 66 (3): 491-7
  • Cherian PT, Parnell AP. Radiologic anatomy of the inguinofemoral region: Insights from MDCT. Am J Roentgenol. 2007; 189 (4): W177-83
  • Cherian PT, Parnell AP. The diagnosis and classification of inguinal and femoral hernia on multisection spiral CT. Clin Radiol. 2008; 63 (2): 184-92
  • Cherian PT, Goussous G, Sigurdsson A. Management of band erosion with omental plugging: Case series from a 5-year laparoscopic gastric banding experience. Obes Surg. 2009; 19 (10): 1409-13
  • Cherian PT, Tentzeris V, Sigurdsson A. Variation of outcome in weight loss with band volume adjustments under clinical and radiological control following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Obes Surg. 2010; 20 (1): 13-8
  • Cherian PT, Chiu K, Gunson B, Bramhall SR, Mayer D, Mirza DF, Buckels JA. Pulmonary thromboembolism in liver transplantation: A retrospective review of the first 25 years. Transpl Int. 2010; 20
  • Cherian PT, Hegab B, Oliff SP, Wigmore SJ. The management of an accessory or replaced right hepatic artery during multiorgan retrieval: results of an angiographic study. Liver Transpl. 2010; 16 (6): 742-7
  • Cherian PT, Goussous G, Ashori F, Sigurdsson A. Band erosion after laparoscopic gastric banding: A retrospective analysis of 865 patients over 5 years. Surg Endosc. 2010; 24 (8): 2031-8
  • PT Cherian, Prasoon Mohan, Abdel Douiri, Philippe Taniere, Rahul K. Hejmadi & Brinder S. Mahon. Role of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in the diagnosis of solid pancreatic and peri-pancreatic lesions: Is onsite cytopathology necessary? HPB 2010; 12 (6): 389-95
  • Cherian PT, Alrabih W, Douiri A, Quaglia A, Heneghan MA, O’Grady J, Rela M, Heaton ND. Liver transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: procoagulant, but is antithrombotic prophylaxis required? Liver Transpl. 2012; 18 (1): 82-8
  • Cherian PT, Heaton N. Reply. Liver transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: Procoagulant, but is antithrombotic prophylaxis required? Liver Transpl. 2012; 6
  • Cherian PT, Yokohama S, Rela M, Heaton ND, Verma A. Successful medical treatment of cerebral aspergillosis with voriconazole following liver transplantation. Clinical and Experimental Transplantation 2012; 23 (4). Epub
  • Cherian PT, ………….Rela M. Laparoscopic liver resections — Invited review. World J Gastroentrol 2014; 20 (37): 13369-13381
  • British Medical Association
  • Association of Surgeons in Training
  • British Transplantation Society
  • Carrel Club (UK Transplant Trainees Club)
  • Medical Defence Unit of Scotland
  • The International Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association
  • The International Liver Transplantation Society