Dr. Mathew Jacob Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon in Kochi

Dr. Mathew Jacob

Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Kochi


  • 1 Hospital


  • Dr. Mathew Jacob is a Senior Consultant, Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the Aster Medcity Hospital in Kochi
  • He has spent thirteen years in the UK gaining valuable experience in Hepatobiliary and Transplantation surgery
  • Dr. Mathew Jacob has Experience In Advanced Procedures Including Surgery For Gall Bladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancers, And Pancreatic Cancer
  • Dr. Mathew Jacob Is Also Experienced In Laparoscopic Liver Surgery
  • Dr. Mathew Jacob Is An Expert In Liver Transplantation And Has Experience In Both Cadaveric And Living Donor Liver Transplantation
  • House officer in General surgery and general medicine-Government Medical College Hospital Kottayam
  • Junior resident Neuroradiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
  • SHO Surgery Doncaster/Bassetlaw NHS trust
  •  SHO (Vascular, General, Colorectal, Hepatobiliary and Transplantation surgery, Accident and Emergency) Yorkshire school of surgery (Leeds, UK). 
  • Anatomy Demonstrator University of Leeds
  • Specialist registrar Colorectal and Vascular Surgery James Cook University hospital, Middlesborough
  • Specialist registrar Vascular and Oesophagogastric surgery - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
  • Specialist registrar Colorectal and Endocrine surgery - Darlington Memorial hospital
  • Specialist registrar Hepatobiliary and multiorgan transplant surgery - Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Liver Transplant


  • Liver Surgery

  • Liver Transplant


  • Prognositic modelling in liver transplantation
  • Laparoscopic liver surgery
  • Live donor liver transplantations
  • Transplant Epidemiology
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancers
  • Pancreatic Cancer


  • He graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune
  • In 2004 he obtained national training number for further specialisation in the field of Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery
  • He then moved to St James Hospital in Leeds as a post CCT Royal College Transplant Fellow
  • He was also granted the HESPERIS Fellowship by the European society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT) in 2011
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship, Post CCT Royal College of Surgeons Transplant Fellowsh
  • He completed his basic surgical training at the Yorkshire School of Surgery in Leeds

Practice Information

Aster Medcity Hospital, Kochi

Aster Medcity Hospital, Kochi

South Chittoor P.O, Kuttisahib Road, Near Kothad Bridge, Cheranelloor, Kochi, Kerala - 682027

Achievements & Contributions

  • Conferences Attended ISOT 2011, ILTS 2011, ATC 2010, BTS 2010
  • His Research Interest Is In Transplant Epidemiology And Prognostic Modelling In Liver Transplantation
  • He Has Written A Several Scientific Articles On Liver Transplantation And Complex Hepatobiliary And Pancreatic Surgery
  • In 2002 he was awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of England (London) research fellowship
  • On completion of training he was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) by the General Medical Council (UK)
  • Laparoscopic Pringle's manoeuvre for liver resection - how I do it. Saif R, Jacob M, Robinson S, Sen G, Manas D, White S. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2011
  • Use of fibrin-based sealants and gelatin-matrix hemostats in laparoscopic liver surgery. Saif R, Jacob M, Robinson S, Amer A, Kei-Hui D, Sen G, Manas D, White S. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011 Jun;21(3):131-41
  • Laparoscopic repair of a rare case of falciform ligament herniation. Jacob M, Saif R, Sen G, Cosgrove J, White S. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2010 Nov;20(9):767-9.
  • Inflammatory pseudotumours of the liver: a spectrum of presentation and management options. Goldsmith PJ, Loganathan A, Jacob M, Ahmad N, Toogood GJ, Lodge JP, Prasad KR. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2009 Dec;35(12):1295-8. Epub 2009 Jun 9. Review.
  • Functional status of patients before liver transplantation as a predictor of posttransplant mortality. Jacob M, Copley LP, Lewsey JD, Gimson A, Rela M, van der Meulen JH; UK and Ireland Liver Transplant Audit. Transplantation. 2005 Jul 15;80(1):52-7
  • He Had Oral Presentations At Various National And International Meetings And Congresses Including American Transplant Congress, International Liver Transplant Congress And At The British Transplant Society Congress
  • Royal College of Surgeons ( Edinburgh)
  • British Transplant Society
  • International Liver Transplant Society
  • European Society for Organ Transplantation
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

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