Dr. Joy Varghese

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MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology, Fellowship in HPB & Liver transplant

Gastroenterologist

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22 Years Experience

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Dr. Joy Varghese is a Program Co-Director for the Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation and Clinical Lead - Liver Intensive Care Unit in Apollo hospital, Greams road, Chennai. He is the Senior Consultant & In-charge for Transplant hepatologist for Apollo hospitals (Southern region), India.He is a visiting consultant hepatologist & liver transplant physician and member of teaching faculty in Department of Hepatology, Govt. General Hospital, Chennai and Institute of Liver Transplantation in Govt. Stanley Medical College Hospital, Chennai.He has played a vital role for setting up cadaver liver transplant program in various hospitals in Tamil nadu and Kerala states in both Goverment & Non-Goverment sector. He is a examinar for National Board Examination (Gastroenterology - Speciality). He has published more than 60 research articles in the field of hepatology / liver transplantation in the indexed journals and written book chapters. He has been serving as an editorial board member of World Journal of Hepatology and Global Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and reviewer board member for various International & National journals.He worked as the Course Director for Fellowship in Hepatology course for 3 years at Gleneagles Global Health City, affliated by The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical university, Chennai, India.He received Fellowship in transplant hepatology at University hospital, Essen, Germany. In his earlier career, he worked as assistant professor in Amirta Institute of Medical Sciences & Reseach Centre, Kochi. Then, he joined as Consultant Hepatologist & Liver transplant physician in Global hospital & health city, Chennai and has been directly involved in more than 600 adult liver (both cadaver & living donor) transplant peri-operative and long-term management.He has vast experiance in manging both medical & surgical liver intensive care unit (Liver ICU) patients. He is the one of the very few initiator in the World for therapeutic plasma exchange role in liver disease management.Current clinical interests: Hepatitis B / Hepatitis C / Fatty liver / Cirrhosis/ Liver Transplantation / Liver cancerCurrent research interests: Hepatitis B / Hepatitis C / Fatty liver / Liver cancer

Kumarapuram, Thiruvananthapuram

Global Hospital Liver Clinic

First Floor, Kumarapuram Medical College Road., Landmark: Above Devi Scan., Thiruvananthapuram

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Services

Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic
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Endoscopy

Specializations

Chronic liver specialist
Hepatologist

Education

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MBBS - Madurai Medical College, 1996
MD - Internal Medicine - Madurai Medical College, 2001
DM - Gastroenterology - Madurai Medical College, 2004

Experience

2008 - 2010 Assistant Professor at Amirta Institute of Medical Sciences
2010 - Present Senior Consultant - Hepatology & Liver Transplantation at Global Health City

Awards and Recognitions

Levy Thomson Award - 2007
Indo British Young Investigator Award - 2012
ISG - Om Prakash Award - 2012

Memberships

Indian Society of Gastroenterology
International Liver Transplantation Society
Indian National Association for Study of the Liver

Registrations

58284 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1996
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