Dr. Rakesh Rai

Senior Consultant Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery & Transplant Surgeon, Fortis Hospital, Mumbai

Qualifications

  • MBBS (University of Patna, India), 1990.
  • MS (General Surgery), (University of Mumbai, India), 1994.
  • FRCS (Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh), 1997.
  • MD (University of Newcastle, UK), 2006.
  • FRCS (Intercollegiate, UK), 2007.
  • CCST (UK), 2008.
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeon
  • Fellowship (2007-2009).

Brief Profile 

Dr. Rakesh Rai finished his MS in General Surgery from King Edward Memorial hospital in Mumbai. Following his MS he trained extensively in UK as Specialist Registrar in General Surgery and worked in vascular and transplantation (Liver. kidney and pancreas].   Following his FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh be trained in few of the most famous transplants units in England including – Royal Free Hospital, London, Freeman Hospital Newcastle and Queen Elizabeth hospital, Birmingham.

During his stay in England he also did basic research into “The Effect of Radiofrequency ablation on liver tissue by measuring Heat Shock Protein expression and  apoptosis”. For his work he was awarded MD by the University of NewCastle and his original work was published by Journal of Surgical Research in 2005.

Following completion of his specialist training in UK be obtained FRCS (Intercollegiate) and is registered on the speciality register of General Medical Council, UK. Following his training in UK he moved to USA. He finished his American Society of Transplant Surgeons accredited fellowship in Liver. Kidney and pancreas transplantation from Methodist Transplant institute in Memphis, TN. Methodist Transplant Institute is one of the top 10 transplant program in US. Following three years of training in USA he visited Asan Medical Center and Seoul National University, Korea as an International Fellow for living donor liver transplantation and advanced laparoscopic liver and pancreatic surgery.

Memberships 

  • International HPB Association (IHPBA)
  • Indian association of Surgical gastroenterologist (IASG)
  • American society of Transplant surgeon (ASTS)
  • Indian society of Transplant surgeons (ISOT)

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