Velammal Medical College Hospital is one of Tamil Nadu’s most sought-after transplant hospitals. The transplant programmes began in 2017, under the supervision of internationally trained specialists and has since then grown to become one of the hospital’s main attractions. The transplant programme has been awarded by the Government of Tamil Nadu for 4 consecutive years owing to international standards of quality and outcomes. Currently, South India’s largest transplant centre, this department was the first to conduct a Pancreas transplant and the first to conduct a Pancreas Liver transplant on a 1 year old baby. Among its accomplishments is a successful live donor liver transplant for Acute liver failure.
Velammal pioneered the liver transplant programme in India in 2017. In 2018, the Tamil Nadu Government awarded Velammal Medical College Hospital for the largest number of cadaveric transplants, in the private hospital category. The best liver transplant surgeons in the country, excellent facilities and transplant care and the most affordable services, makes this the most successful transplant programme in Tamil Nadu.
The first ever transplant at Velammal Medical College Hospital was carried out in January 2017 with a live-related kidney transplant. The programme is overseen by internationally trained Nephrologists and the outcomes are all on par with international standards. Today, patients visit from all over the country and abroad for cadaveric and live-related transplants.
Senior Consultant - Liver