Thursday, July 25, 2013

Launch of the most comprehensive Institute of Liver Diseases, HPB surgery and Transplantation



Global Hospitals Mumbai launched the Institute of Liver Diseases, HPB Surgery and Transplantation on July 20th, 2013 at ITC Grand Central, Parel Mumbai.

The Institute was inaugurated by Prof. Julia Wendon, Consultant Intensive Care and Hepatologist, Kings College Hospital, UK was visiting Global Hospitals Mumbai.

The event was graced by Dr Ravindranath, Chairman and MD, Global Hospitals Group along with Prof. Mohamed Rela, Group Director, Institute of Liver Diseases HPB Surgery and Transplantation.

Dr Karanjekar, CEO Global Hospitals Mumbai and Dr Samir Shah, Head-Department of Hepatology, Global Hospitals Mumbai, engaged the audience of over 200 invitees, with discussions on “The Most Comprehensive Institute of Liver Diseases, HPB surgery and Transplantation- Need of the Hour (in Mumbai)”.

Professor Rela enlightened the audience on “Achieving newer heights in Liver Surgery” while Prof Wendon spoke on, “Bringing International Excellence to Global Hospitals.”
Dr Samir Shah concluded the event with testimonials from patients who were treated by the Liver Team at Global Chennai and bringing the same level of Excellence now to Mumbai. He introduced the team of over 50 consultants and support care staff at Mumbai Hospital.

An academic event on “Need of the Hour” was followed on July 21st at the same venue. Attended by over 300 physicians from Mumbai and surrounding states- the event covered a range of issued on Comprehensive liver Care. Dr Ravindranath welcomed the Doctors and Dr Karanjekar introduced the Mumbai Hospital.

Prof Wendon spoke on Need for a Dedicated Liver ICU, followed by Padmashree Awardee Amit Maydeo on “Endoscopy in HPB : Working in Tandem” Dr Srinivas Desai spoke about the role of Radiology in Liver care, “Dedicated HPB Radiologist - A New Breed.” Prof Mohamed Rela spoke on “HPB surgery and Liver Transplant - Achieving New Frontiers,” the event was concluded by a Q&A with the team.

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