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Apollo BGS Hospitals, MysoreDr. Yashavanth Kumar V.

Dr. Yashavanth Kumar V.

MBBS, MS, DNB, MRCS, Fellow in HPB & Liver Transplant

Consultant Hepato Biliary & Liver Transplant Surgeon

Dr Yashavanth Kumar V is a highly skilled and experienced HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon who has gained national and international experience from institutes of repute in the field of HPB and Liver Transplantation and Liver Surgery. He has been trained at King’s College Hospital, London, one of the world’s busiest centres for HPB surgery and Liver Transplantation in the world and had the opportunity to work under pioneers in the field of Liver Transplantation at St James University Hospital, Leeds which is among the top three Liver transplant centres in UK. He has worked as a Lead Retrieval Surgeon for National Organ Retrieval Services, UK. Dr. Yashavanth has undergone a Multi-organ retrieval training course (2020) from NORS, UK while participating in several research and publications


Safdarjung Hospital (Resident) : Postgraduate training at Safdarjung Hospital and as a resident at Medanta, Medicity .Managed major Hepato-biliary trauma cases including pancreatic injuries. Elective procedures like radical cholecystectomy, pancreatic resection, liver resection etc.
BLK Superspeciality Hospital (Consultant): His Experience at BLK Superspeciality Hospital got him closer to field of HPB and Liver Transplantation.

Apollo Hospital (Fellow/Assistant Transplant Surgeon) : At Apollo Hospital group he got trained in Multiorgan retrieval and Multivisceral transplantation with a special orientation towards Liver Surgery. He had the opportunity of learning about holistic care of a transplant patient including preoperative evaluation, peri-operative critical care and Immunosuppression.

King’s College Hospital, London, UK (Specialty Registrar/Fellow): Laparoscopic HPB surgery experience along with Complex Liver resections and Pancreatic resections from King’s College Hospital, London, UK

St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK.: (Senior Fellow) Exposure in Multiorgan retrievals, advanced liver transplant skills (portal vein thrombosis/machine perfused livers/pediatric liver transplantation/Retransplants) at St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK. Worked as a Lead Retrieval Surgeon for National Organ Retrieval Services, UK.

Worked at Fortis Hospital, Bangalore (Junior Consultant)

Transplant: Living Donor hepatectomy (Right/Left/Reduced segment), Deceased donor Liver Transplantation(Primary/Retransplantation/), Machine perfused(Normothermic/Hypothermic), Kidney Transplant(as part of Simultaneous Liver Kidney Transplant), Paediatric Liver Transplantation(Living/Cadaver split and reduced segments), Small Intestine(retrieval) – peri op care

Multi-Organ Retrieval: Deceased donor (Brain Death/Cardiac Death) Multi-organ retrieval (Liver/Pancreas/Kidneys/Small Bowel/abdomen wall), Split Liver (exsitu/insitu), Machine perfusion of cadaver liver (Normothermic/Hypothermic)


PANC 3 scoring in predicting the severity of an attack of Acute pancreatitis – simple alternative to a complicated problem -2011
PANASTA Trial – Pancreatic anastomosis(ongoing) in King’s College Hospital
Monthly antibiotic audit trail – snapshot in antibiotic usage in HPB surgery
Paediatric HCC – Epidemiology
Mixed reality in Liver surgery


Chintamani, Tuteja A, Khandelwal R, Tandon M, Bamal R, Jain S, Narayan N, Srinivas S, Kumar Y. Patient and provider delays in breast cancer patients attending a tertiary care centre: a prospective study. JRSM Short Rep. 2011 Oct;2(10):76.

Chintamani, Gogne A, Khandelwal R, Tandon M, Jain S, Kumar Y, Narayan N, Bamal R, Srinivas S, Saxena S. The correlation of anxiety and depression levels with response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer. JRSM Short Rep. 2011 Mar 14;2(3):15.

Chintamani, Tandon M, Khandelwal R, Jain S, Narayan N, Kumar Y, Saxena S. Liposarcoma of the spermatic cord: a diagnostic dilemma. JRSM Short Rep. 2010 Nov9;1(6):49.

Chintamani, Khandelwal R, Tandon M, Yashwant K, Kulshreshtha P, Aeron T, Bhatnagar D, Bansal A, Saxena S. Carcinoma developing in a fibroadenoma in a woman with a family history of breast cancer: a case report and review of the literature. Cases J. 2009 Dec 18;2:9348.

Chintamani, Khandelwal R, Tandon M, Kumar Y. Isolated unilateral duplication of vas deferens, a surgical enigma: a case report and review of the literature.Cases J. 2009 Oct 26;2:167.
Liver Transplant in Acute Liver Failure, K Prasad, Y Kumar(to be published), Book on Liver Transplantation(Dr Chirag Desai)

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