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Dr. Solomon Kuruvilla P John
MS, MRCS(Edinburgh), MRCS(England), DM (University of Southampton), FRCS Intercollegiate (UK), FEBS (HPB), LIVER FELLOWSHIP (Samsung Hospital-Seoul& Apollo Hospital-New Delhi), CCT UK (2013).

• Fully trained Senior Consultant in Hepato-Pancreato Biliary, Gastro Intestinal and abdominal multi organ {Liver- (Live Donor & Cadaver), Pancreas, Islets, Kidney} transplant Surgery at,Kochi, Kerala, India with more than 18 years of experience in the surgical field.
• Previously worked as Consultant in HPB & Multi-Organ Transplantation & GI Surgery in the Freeman Hospital, a quaternary referral center for advanced healthcare in the North of England, UK and subsequently relocated to India and worked as Consultant Multi-Organ transplant & GI Surgeon at Lakeshore Hospital and as Senior Consultant and Lead for Hepato-Biliary and Multi-Organ transplant at PVS hospitals, Kochi, Kerala, India.

Specialist Gastro Intestinal (GI) Surgery practice with GI oncology work and Benign GI work most carried out laparoscopically and is an expert in highly advanced procedures including liver transplantation (live donor and cadaveric), pancreas (whole organ & islets) transplant, kidney transplant, complex HPB surgery and minimally invasive HPB surgery (laparoscopic & robotic).
Experience in managing patients for Nano Knife treatment and special interest in Neuroendocrine Tumours ,Sarcomas & complex Shunt surgeries.

Extensive training in HPB & transplant surgery from some of the finest institutes in the UK, Europe, Seoul (South Korea) in addition to a visiting consultant fellowship to Indra-Prastha Apollo Hospital for Liver Donor Liver Transplantation. Areas of special interest include management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Colon & Rectal Cancer Liver metastasis, Complex Gallbladder and Biliary cancers, pancreatic disease,minimally invasive HPB surgery, Sarcoma & Neuroendocrine Tumours.

CCT (Joint Committee on Surgical Training, UK),
FEBS (HPB Surgery – European Board)
FRCS Intercollegiate (The Royal College of Surgeons of UK),
Live Donor Liver Transplant Fellowship (Samsung Hospital, Seoul, South Korea & Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi)
DM (Doctor of Medicine- University of Southampton),
MRCS England (The Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK),
MRCS Edinburgh (The Royal Colege of Surgeons of Edinburgh),
MS (Calicut Medical College)
MBBS (Kottayam Medical College)


• Reviewer for HPB journal
• Faculty member for HPB Association of India, Assoc. of Surgical Gastroenterology (Kerala and India).
• Faculty member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Critical Care of Surgical Patients Course (CCrISP Course)
• Member of various forums including International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Alumini of University of Southampton, International HPB Association (IHPBA), Assoc of Surgeons of India.
• Best paper Prize (twice in international meetings)
• Best paper prize, ALSGBI 2013 on First 100 laparoscopic liver resections at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, December 2013 ; as Co-author.
• Best paper prize for originality, aim & quality:
• “Bianca Bosco” Prize at 9th International Coloproctology Conference, Italy, March 2006.

Two full thesis works at university of Southampton on early detection of Colorectal Cancers and Peptic Perforations at Calicut Medical College respectively.

Papers & Presentations:
Over 55peer reviewed publications (full papers and abstract) and over 45 international and national presentations in areas of expertise.