Dr. Kaiser Raja

Dr. Kaiser Raja
Hepatologist, Bangalore

MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship in Advanced Liver Diseases

  • Dr. Kaiser Raja is a Senior Consultant in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation
  • He is the Chief Hepatologist for the Integrated Liver Care Team at ASTER CMI Hospital, Bangalore
  • He is an expert in the management of cirrhosis, liver failure, liver cancer, hepatitis B and C, autoimmune liver disease and alcoholic liver disease. The Integrated Liver Care (ILC) team at Aster CMI Hospital specializes in adult and paediatric liver transplantation and have performed the largest number of transplants as a team in Karnataka state.  

Experience

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, New Medical Centre, Abu Dhabi March, 2003 -  June, 2008

Senior Fellow, Mount Sinai Medical Centre, New York July, 2008 -  June, 2009

Head of the Department of GI Sciences, NMC Speciality Hospital, Abu Dhabi July, 2009 -  July, 2011

Consultant Hepatologist, BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore October, 2011 -  November, 2015

Consultant Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore November, 2015 -  Present

Specialities

  • Hepatology

  • Liver Transplant

  • Liver Hepatology

Procedures

  • Endoscopy

  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)

  • ERCP With Spincterotomy

Expertise

Liver Transplantation, Cirrhosis, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Liver Cancer, Autoimmune Hepatitis

Education

MBBS, 1996, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India

MD, 1999, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

DM, 2002, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Advanced Fellowship in Liver Diseases , 2009, Mount Sinai Medical Centre, New York, United States

Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology, 2009, Mount Sinai Medical Centre, New York, United States

Practice Information

Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore

Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore

#43/2, New Airport Road, NH.7, Sahakara Nagar, Hebbal, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560092

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • President of India Gold Medal (Bhopal University), Distinction in MBBS
  • Liver transplantation is possible in some patients with liver metastasis of colon cancer. Transplantation Proceedings (2011)
  • Hepatitis B infection in immunocompromised patients. Chapter in Clinical Dilemmas in Viral Liver Disease, Blackwell Publishing, UK (2010).
  • Drug induced steatohepatitis leading to cirrhosis: long-term toxicity of Amiodarone use. Seminars in Liver Diseases (2009)
  • An endoscopic study on the prevalence of upper gastrointestinal changes in patients with congestive heart failure. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2004)
  • Gallbladder emptying in corrosive induced esophageal strictures. Digestive Diseases & Sciences (2005)
  • Pleuro-pulmonary complications of endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy with absolute alcohol. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology (2003)
  • Cholestasis. Chapter in Association of Physicians of India – Textbook of Medicine (2003).
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Chapter in Association of Physicians of India (API) Textbook of Medicine (2003). 
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy - An Endoscopist's perspective. Chapter in International Hepatopancreatobiliary association (IHPBA) Publication (2002).
  • Antioxidants for Chronic Pancreatitis - Hope or Hype. Chapter in International Hepatopancreatobiliary association (IHPBA) Publication (2002).
  • Recent advances in the management of ulcerative colitis. Chapter in Association of Physicians of India Manual (2006).
  • Management of patients with portal vein thrombosis and cirrhosis (2013)
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  • American Association of Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
  • Indian National Association of Study of Liver (INASL)
  • Emirates Gastroenterology Society (EGS)
  • Asia Pacific Association for Study of the Liver (APASL)
  • European Association for Study of the Liver (EASL)
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT)
  • The Transplantation Society (TTS)