Dr.A.R. Nitin Rao

Dr.A.R. Nitin Rao
Gastroenterologist, Bangalore


  • 1 Hospital
  • 22 Years Experience
  • Surgical Gastroenterologist at MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • Worked at Australian National Liver Transplant Unit to acquire fellowship in Transplantation Surgery (2000)
  • Work on the Bioartificial liver project and Co supervised 2 bachelors of Medical sciences thesis of the University of Sydney
  • Invitation he moved to the Prince of Wales Hospital, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong and pursued interest in field of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and liver Transplantation (2004)
  • He later moved to MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore, India (2005) and set up the Surgical Gastroenterology unit at the hospital and continues to pursue his career here
  • Languages :English, Kannada, Konkani, Hindi


  • Gastroenterology


  • HepatoPancreatoBiliary Surgery
  • Liver Transplantation


  • Graduation from University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India 
  • Masters in Surgery (general surgery) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • Senior residency in Cancer surgery (1996) at Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Fellowship in Transplantation surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Fellowship in HPB surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Fellowship of Association of Indian Surgeons, Association of Surgeons of India, India
  • Fellowship of Australasian College of Biomedical Scientists, Australia
  • He later moved to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney, Australia under the overseas training program of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Practice Information

M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore

M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore

MSRIT Post, New B E L Road, M S Ramaiah Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560054

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Dr Rao has presented his scientific work at nearly 40 international and national conferences
  • Dr Rao also has written 2 chapters in internationally published books. Dr Rao is regularly invited to national and international conferences as a speaker and chair scientific sessions
  • Dr Rao has over 40 publications, in mainly international peer reviewed publication
  • He is also a member of the Institutional Biosafety committee of a Biotech company