Dr Rehan Saif


Dr. Rehan Saif (Consultant in HPB and Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery)

Dr. Rehan Saif is a Consultant in HPB and Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery associated with the Aster Integrated Liver Care Program. He completed his MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from JJM Medical College, Davangere following which he spent 12 years gaining further specialist higher surgical training in the United Kingdom. He obtained his MRCS from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and completed a research program from Newcastle University. He then underwent training on the Higher Specialist Surgical Training Program with a National Training Number obtaining his FRCS (HPB and Transplant Surgery) leading on to CCT (UK). He also completed the European Diploma in Transplantation (European Society for Organ Transplantation) and is accredited by the UEMS (European Board of Surgery) where he obtained his FEBS (HPB Surgery). This was followed by a period of further fellowships and training in the field of Liver Transplantation first at the Institute of Transplantation, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (Post CCT Senior Fellowship) and then an International Travelling Fellowship in Living Donor Liver Transplantation at the Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan (RCSEd Ethicon Travelling Fellowship). He is also trained in the field of Robotic Minimally Invasive HPB Surgery in the UK, Europe and has done an International Fellowship in Robotic HPB Surgery at UIC Medical Center, Chicago (USA). He has undergone comprehensive training in all aspects of hepatopancreatobiliary disease and abdominal multi-organ transplantation (Liver, Pancreas (whole organ and Islets and Kidney).

Dr. Rehan Saif is an expert in highly advanced procedures including liver transplantation (live donor and cadaveric), pancreas transplant, kidney transplant, complex HPB surgery and minimally invasive robotic HPB surgery. His areas of special interest include management of hepatocellular carcinoma, complex gallbladder and biliary cancers, benign and malignant pancreatic disease and robotic HPB surgery.

He has an active research interest and has published several scientific articles in leading international journals and authored book chapters. He also has numerous abstracts and presentations at national and international meetings to his credit.