Dr. Harshal Rajekar Hepatobiliary Surgeon in Pune

Dr. Harshal Rajekar

Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Pune


  • 13 Years Experience
  • 3 Hospitals


Dr Harshal Rajekar is a liver and pancreas surgeon. He specializes in gastro-intestinal surgery and cancer surgery of the stomach, esophagus and colon. He is an expert at liver and pancreatic surgery, especially liver cancer and pancreas cancer. He is a liver specialist and also does surgery for "portal hypertension", "pseudomyxoma peritonei" , "chronic pancreatitis" or pancreatic stones. His special field of interest is surgery for "cholangiocarcinoma" , "obstructive jaundice" and "liver transplant". 
  • Languages : English, Hindi, Marathi


Consultant Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Transplant Surgeon, Centre for Liver and pancreatic diseases, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune

Assistant Professor, PGIMER, Chandigarh April, 2011 -  September, 2012


  • Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Pancreatic Surgery

  • Transplant surgery

  • Liver Transplant

  • Endocrine Surgery

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)


  • Abdominal Surgery

  • Adrenal Surgery

  • Adrenalectomy

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Appendectomy


  • Abdominal Abscess

  • Abdominal Cancer

  • Abdominal Hernia

  • Abdominal Injuries

  • Abdominal Mass


  • Surgery for portal hypertension, i.e. shunt surgery and devascularization procedures
  • Liver tumors, liver resections and extended liver resections.
  • Complex biliary surgery, biliary tract cancers, fistulas and other benign disorders
  • Transplant surgery (Liver transplant, Kidney transplant, Pancreas transplant, and bowel transplant)


MBBS, University of Pune

MS, University of Pune

Fellowship in Upper GI and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Liver surgery, HPB surgery, upper GI surgery, (min, Wakefield Gastroenterology Centre, Wellington, New Zealand

Fellowship in HPB and liver transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and transplant surgery, 2008, Asian Centre for liver Diseases and Transplantation, Singapore

Practice Information

Columbia Asia Hospital, Pune

Columbia Asia Hospital, Pune

Kharadi Bypass Road, #22/2A, Near Nyati Empire, Kharadi, Pune, Maharashtra - 410014


12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Rao Nursing Home, Pune

Rao Nursing Home, Pune

Pune - Satara Road, Survey. No. : 691A-1A-1, CTB No. 1897-B, Bibvewadi, Pune, Maharashtra - 411037


05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Inamdar Multispeciality Hospital, Pune

Inamdar Multispeciality Hospital, Pune

Hospital Building S. No 15, Fatima Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra - 411040

Achievements & Contributions

  • PUBLICATIONS :-Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis from Salmonella: an unusual bacterium with unusual presentation.Rajekar H, Wai CT, Lee KH, Wong SY, Tan KC.Hepatol Int. 2008 Sep; 2(3): 388-9.
  • Experience of the transplant team is an important factor for posttransplant survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing living-donor liver transplantation.Majeed TA, Wai CT, Rajekar H, Lee KH, Wong SY, Leong SO, Singh R, Tay KH, Chen J, Tan KC.Transplant Proc. 2008 Oct; 40(8): 2507-9.
  • Prognostic factors in patients with acute liver failure undergoing live donor liver transplantation.Rajekar H, Wai CT, Majeed TA, Lee KH, Wong SY, Leong SO, Singh R, Tay KH, Soosaynathan C, Tan KC.Transplant Proc. 2008 Oct;40(8):2492-3.
  • Pneumatosis intestinalis and mesenteric venous gas - a manifestation of bacterascites in a patient with cirrhosis.Yellapu RK, Rajekar H, Martin JD, Schiano TD.J Postgrad Med. 2011 Jan-Mar;57(1):42-3.
  • Terlipressin in hepatorenal syndrome: Evidence for present indications.Rajekar H, Chawla Y.J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jan;26 Suppl 1:109-14.
  • Selective internal radiation therapy for gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumour liver metastases: a new and effective modality for treatment.Rajekar H, Bogammana K, Stubbs RS.Int J Hepatol. 2011; 2011: 404916. Epub 2011 Nov 15.
  • Noncirrhotic Portal Hypertension.Rajekar H, Vasishta RK, Chawla YK, Dhiman RK.Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology, 1 (2), Sep 2011, 94-108.
  • A Guide to the Management of Tuberculosis in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease.Radha K. Dhiman, Vivek A. Saraswat, Harshal Rajekar, Chandrasekhar Reddy, Yogesh K. Chawla.Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology, 2 (1) July 2012, 1-11.
  • Appendicular perforation complicating as hemoperitoneum and intestinal obstruction: rare presentation of common surgical emergencyAjay Savlania, Arunanshu Behera, Harshal RajekarSurgical Clinics of India, Jan 2013; 1(4).
  • Rectal adenocarcinoma coexisting with gastro-intestinal stromal tumor: A case report and literature review.Rajekar Harshal, Bhoje A, Vaiphei J Cancer Res Ther. 2013 Jan-Mar;9(1):138-40.
  • Small For Size Syndrome In Adult Liver Transplantation: A Review Rajekar Harshal.Indian Journal of Transplantation, 7(2), Apr 2013: 53-58.
  • Liver dysfunction due to "portal hyperperfusion" after mesenteric revascularization.Harshal S Rajekar, Arunanshu Behera, Harjeet Singh, Ajay Savlania.Indian Journal of Transplantation, 7(2), Apr 2013: 65-68.
  • Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) for carcinoid livermetastases - a new and effective modality for treatment.
  • Rajekar HS; Stubbs RS.
  • ANZ Journal of Surgery. 76 suppl 1: A37, May 2006.
  • 2.Treatment of colorectal liver metastases with selective internalradiation therapy: Does prior chemotherapy affect the response rate?
  • Stubbs Richard; Rajekar Harshal; Croft Anthony; Mendis Nishantha.
  • Wakefield Hospital, The Wakefield Clinic, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • HPB, volume 10, issue s1 2008 , 227 – 246 (page 59).
  •  3. Lessons learnt from the surgical management of 155 consecutive bileduct stones.
  • Abstract number: HP011.
  • Taylor C.J., Layani L., White S., Crampton N., Kong J., Rajekar H. S.,Stubbs R. S.
  • TheRoyal Australasian College Of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, Perth, 9-13 May ‘05.
  • 4. Improvements in sleep apnea following gastric bypass surgery.
  • N Sharma, H Rajekar, RStubbs.
  • Obesity surgery, volume16, number 8 / August, 2006.
  • 5.     Acute changes in insulinsensitivity with very low calorie diet (vlcd) and gastric bypass.
  • Krebs, J. / Tychinskaya, Y. / Croft, T. / Bell,D. / Macartney, D. / Hayes, M. / Rajekar, H. / Stubbs, R.
  • Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 79,p.s31-s31, Feb 2008.
  • Kidney dysfunction as arisk of severe IR injury after liver transplantation.
  • Poster presentation atthe Annual Meeting of the German Transplant Society, Oct 2010.
  • 2.NIRANJAN SHARMA,HARSHAL RAJEKAR, RICHARD STUBBS.Improvements in Obstructive Sleep Apneafollowing Gastric Bypass Surgery.Posterpresententation at IFSO 2006, Sydney.
  • 3.RICHARD STUBBS,HARSHAL RAJEKAR.  SIRT for carcinoid liver metastases: a new and effectivemodality of treatment.    
  • i.Annual Congress of the Royal Australian College ofSurgeons, Sydney, May2006.
  • ii.For the New Zealand cancer society annual meet, May 2006.
  • iii.Poster presentation at the Annual Conference, IHPBA, Edinburgh, 2006.
  • 4.HARSHAL S.RAJEKAR, MAHESH SAMBHUS, BAHAR KULKARNI, DR.S.S.THAKUR. A Pseudocyst of the Pancreas extending into the Mediastinum in a4yr old child. A case report.(submitted to IJG).
  •  5. HARSHAL S. RAJEKAR, DR S.S THAKUR, DR S.B.DUBE A Study of 50 cases of Obstructive Jaundice - etiology and surgical management.Paper submitted for the Annual Conference ofthe research Society of BJ Medical College & WIJM (western India Journal ofMedicine), Sept 2003.
  • 6.B.D.KULKARNI,HARSHAL S. RAJEKAR, M.B.SAMBHUS, DR S.S.THAKUR, A 5yr old male child with HIATUS HERNIA: Cherry - Donner syndrome:a rare case. Submitted to the Western India Journal ofMedicine.
  • 7. HARSHAL S.RAJEKAR, MAHESH SAMBHUS, DR.A. KARVE, DR.THAKUR. A huge MULTINODULAR GOITRE; a case report. Poster presentation. Annual Conference ofthe Research Society of B.J.Medical College, Feb 2002.
  • 8.HARSHAL S.RAJEKAR, BAHAR KULKARNI, DR M.B.SAMBHUS,DR. S.S.THAKUR. A rare case of Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst with acysto-bronchial  communication :  a case report.  Poster presentation at theAnnual Conference of the Research Society of B.J.Medical college, Feb 2003.

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