Dr. Subba Rao Kanchustambam Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon in Visakhapatnam

Dr. Subba Rao Kanchustambam

Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Visakhapatnam


  • 1 Hospital



Hepatobiliary Surgeon, CARE Hospitals, visakhapatnam

Additional Director, Centre for Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Fortis Hospitals, Chandigarh 2011 -  2014

Senior Consultant, Hepatopancreatobiliary Unit, Apollo Hospitals group 2006 -  2011

Senior Consultant, Liver & Kidney Transplant & Hepatopancreatobiliary Unit, Global Hospitals group 2004 -  2006


  • Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Liver Transplant


MBBS, 1988, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad

Diplomate of National Board — AIIMS/Apollo Hospital, 2004, Delhi

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), 2001

Fellow, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2003, University of Iowa College of Medicine, USA

Fellowship in Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) and Liver Transplant, 2004, King’s College, London, UK

Fellowship in Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Practice Information

Care Hospitals, Ramnagar

Care Hospitals, Ramnagar

A.S. Raja Complex, Waltair Main Road, Ramnagar, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh - 530002

Achievements & Contributions

  • Performed three consecutive cadaver liver transplants in 4 days at Hyderabad.
  • First living donor liver transplant performed in Punjab, India.
  • First National Coordinator for Indian Liver Transplant Group (ILTG)
  • First gastrointestinal surgeon from AP to fully qualify for liver and other solid organ transplantation.
  • Salvage abdominal surgery in patients with a retained rectal stump after restorative proctocolectomy and stapled anastomosis. British Journal of Surgery 2001; 88 (12): 1602
  • Kidneys from pediatric donors are at greater risk for early graft loss but are not at    greater long term risk. American Journal of Transplantation Supp 5, Vol 3. Department of Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa, USA.
  • Small bowel caused by metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the skin without lymphadenopathy in a renal transplant recipient. Dig Dis Sci 2003
  • Successful non heart beating donor organ retrieval in a patient with left ventricular assist device. American Journal of Transplantation 2004
  • Post laparoscopic cholecystectomy biliary stricture with portal biliopathy — a surgical challenge. IHPBA 2008
  • Indocyanine green clearance as a predictor of outcome in liver transplant patients. Critical Care 2006
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • International Society of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgeons
  • International Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Indian National Association for Study of the Liver
  • Association of Surgeons of India