Dr. Basant Mahadevappa

Dr. Basant Mahadevappa

Dr. Basant Mahadevappa

QualificationMBBS, MS (General Surgery), MRCS (Edinburgh)

Specialities Liver Transplant

Locations HCG Cancer Center - KR BLR
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Dr. Basant is a highly experienced HPB and liver transplant surgeon, specialising in laparoscopic and robotic liver resections. His expertise, gained from comprehensive training and certifications from the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and New York Medical College, covers a wide range of surgeries, from Whipple’s pancreaticoduodenectomy to esophagectomies to radical cholecystectomy. He also has a wealth of experience in percutaneous interventional surgery that has been honed through his training at IRCAD, Strasbourg, France, and Asan Medical Center, South Korea.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Basant is a skilled HPB and liver transplant surgeon, who specialises in performing laparoscopic & robotic liver resections.
  • He has vast experience in performing living donor liver transplantation, living and deceased donor kidney transplantation, deceased donor pancreas transplantation and Islet stem cell transplantation.
  • He is trained and experienced in performing the following robotic, laparoscopic and open hepatopancreatobiliary surgeries:
  • Whipple’s Pancreaticoduodenectomy                              
  • Spleen Sparing Distal Pancreatectomies                              
  • ALPSS(Associating Liver Partition with Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy): Highest series in India     
  • Surgeries on Hilar Cholangiocarcinomas (CCA)  
  • Radical Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Cancer)     
  • Right and Left Hepatectomies, Extended Right and Left Hepatectomies, Central Hepatectomies, Segmental Liver resections (For Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Colorectal Liver Metastases, Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases, Hemangioma, Biliary Hamartoma, Hydatid Cyst of Liver related surgeries)
  • Esophagectomies, Gastrectomies, Colectomies, Small Bowel Resections
  • He also specialises in performing percutaneous procedures of the liver, biliary system and pancreas like microwave and radiofrequency ablations, Trans Arterial Chemoembolisation (TACE), Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage (PTBD), Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Stent Shunt (TIPSS), Percutaneous Ultrasonogram and CT-guided biopsies and drainage of the liver and pancreatic lesions.
  • Dr. Basant has handled over 1500 cases of HPB and gastrointestinal cancers in the last 8 years of practice.

Research & Publications

  • ALPPS in Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases not amenable for conventional resection. Lessons learned from an Interim analysis of the International ALPPS Registry. HPB(Oxford), Sept 19
  • First-Ever Robotic Stage One ALPPS Procedure in India: for colorectal Liver Metastases: Indian Journal of Surgery 80(1) Dec 2017
  • Robotic HPB Surgery: Initial experience without proctorship: Single centre experience. International Journal of Medical Robotics and computer-assisted surgery.Dec 2016.
  • Institutional Experience in the Management of Hilar Liver Obstruction: A Series of 13 Cases. JCDR. Dec:2016, Vol 10, Issue 12, Pg: PR01-PR05.
  • Progression of polycystic disease of the liver after transplantation for fulminant failure. Liver Transplantation 18:260-261, 2012.
  • Liver grafts from selected older donors do not have significantly more ischaemia reperfusion injury.

Medical Breakthrough

  • He has attended several national and internationally held CMEs and conferences.
  • Dr. Basant has been recognised with numerous reputed medical associations, namely Indian Liver Transplantation Society, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Society of Transplantation, International Liver Transplantation Society, American HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association, International HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association, IRCAD, Strasbourg, France and New York Medical College/ Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, USA, to name a few.

Awards & Accolades

  • Dr. Basant has completed his certification program on transplantations from the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS).
  • He has received his training in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery from New York Medical College.
  • Dr. Basant has also completed his training in percutaneous interventional surgery from IRCAD, Strasbourg, France.   
  • He has received his robotic surgery training from Asan Medical Center, South Korea.

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