Dr. Sanjay Govil Surgical Gastroenterologist in Bangalore

Dr. Sanjay Govil

Surgical Gastroenterologist, Bangalore


  • 1 Hospital


  • Worked in gastrointestinal surgery and gastrointestinal oncology at CMC Vellore where he rose to the position of Professor of Surgery in 2002
  • worked predominantly in the field of hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery since 1997
  • Member of the liver transplantation team at Vellore from 1999
  • Performed the first succesful adult Live Donor Liver Transplantation in Tamil Nadu in 2005
  • first such successful transplant in Karnataka later the same year after moving his practice to Bangalore 


  • Surgical Gastroenterology


  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma


  • Completed his undergraduate and postgraduate surgical training from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1989 
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1992
  • Fellow in Pancreatic Surgery from Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1998 
  • spent a year training in Liver Surgery at Kings College Hospital in London in 1999
  • completed a Fellowship in Live Donor Liver Transplantation from Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong and The Graduate Schools of Medicine at Tokyo and Kyoto, 2004

Practice Information

Apollo Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road

Apollo Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road

154/11, Opp, I.I.M, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560076

Achievements & Contributions

  • laparoscopic hepatobiliary surgery 
  • laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Distal pancreatectomy 
  • Hepatectomy
  • Executive Committee of the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Indian Pancreas Club and the Indian Chapter of the International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association