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ENSURING COMPLIANCE WITH BEST PRACTICES IN LIVER TRANSPLANT

Medical Panel & Advisory Board

Bringing Together the Most Respected Voices in Pediatric Liver Transplant in India

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO ENABLING LIVER CARE

Departments & Specialties

Dr. Ashley D’Cruz

Bengaluru

Expertise

    • Paediatric Urology and Reconstructive Urology
    • Paediatric Hepato- Biliary and Transplantation

Education Qualification

Fellow – Paediatric Surgery,
Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh

MS- General Surgery Command
Hospital Air Force, Bengaluru

MBBS-St. John’s National Academy
of Health Sciences, Bengaluru

Overview

Dr D’cruz had started the pediatric liver transplant program when he was in St John’s and now has successfully completed thirty Paediatric Liver transplants in Narayana Hrudayalaya. He plays a pivotal role in this mode of treatment, long thought to be near impossible in India.

DR. SANJAY RAO

Bengaluru

Expertise

    • Airway anomalies and reconstruction in children
    • Solid organ transplantation in children
    • Minimal access surgery in children
    • Surgical intensive care in children

Education Qualification

MS, FRCS, DNB
MBBS- JN Medical College, Belgaum

Dr Rao is currently the Senior Consultant & Head, Department of Paediatric Surgery at Narayana Health, Bangalore. During his illustrious career spanning across 12 years she has served leading hospitals in diverse capacities and roles including Resident, Bhatia General Hospital, Tardeo, Mumbai, Registrar, Mallya Hospital, Bangalore, Consultant, St. Philomena’s Hospital, Bangalore,
Visiting Consultant, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, Visiting Consultant, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore and training DNB students, St. Philomena’s Hospital, Bangalore.

Dr. Lalit Verma

Mumbai

Expertise

    • Liver cancer, liver cirrhosis and liver transplant surgeries
    • Complex and general surgeries for gall bladder, GI, pancreatic and biliary diseases and cancers

Education Qualification

MD-Paediatrics, Stollery Children’s
Hospital, University of Alberta rta

Fellow of the American of Paediatrics,
New York Medical College, USA

Clinical Fellowship- Paediatric Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Nutrition-
Alberta Medical University, Canada

overview

DrVermaholdsmultiplesurgicalappointmentsat leading liver transplant centers across India and USA including Consultant- Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai, Consultant- Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, Consultant- Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Surya Hospitals, Mumbai and Consultant- Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, USA

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Medical Panel

Ensuring compliance with best practices for high quality pediatric liver care in India

At TPAF, we are on a mission to enable pediatric liver care in India.The Medical Panel at TPAF ensures compliance with best practices in pediatric liver transplant, monitors the implementation of standard operating procedures and compliance with the regulatory framework to bring together diverse communities of liver donors, liver
transplant centers, hepatologists and liver surgeons for completion of liver transplant procedures.

WE ARE COMMITTED TO ENABLING HOLISTIC ECOSYSTEM REFORM

Functions & Domains

DR. SONAL ASTHANA

Bengaluru

Expertise

    • Surgery of the liver, bile duct and pancreas
    • Liver transplantation- cadaveric and living donor
    • Pancreatic Surgery and transplantation
    • Liver tumor management
    • Renal Transplantation-living donor and cadaveric
    • Cell transplantation
    • Multi-Organ Transplantation
    • Diabetes
    • Viral Hepatitis

Education Qualification

MD, MS (JIPMER)
SURGICAL ONCOLOGY (AIIMS)
MRCS(EDINBURGH), MSC

Overview

Dr Asthana is a trained hepatobiliary and transplant surgeon with work experience in leading centers in North America, UK and India. He has completed an American Society of transplant surgeons -accredited fellowship at the University of Alberta hospital, Edmonton Canada.

MR. PRASHANT MANDKE

Mumbai

Expertise

    • Demonstrated expertise in developing partnerships for market access to small town & rural India through alternate channel network including NGO, MFI, others
    • In-depth understanding of rural men, youth, mothers & farmers and their triggers for behavior change & adoption of product/services
    • Designing partnership framework & operational guidelines for market access to product & services through existing players in microfinance & development sector, Public Sector / Govt Institutions. Co-operatives

Education Qualification

MDP- IIM AHMEDABAD
B.E, PRODUCTION ENGINEERING-
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Overview

Mr Mandke brings 30 years of experience of working with top corporate and media agencies, in-depth understanding of rural men, youth, mothers & farmers and their triggers for behavior change & adoption of product/services and rural strategy & design for demand generation and implementation of sustainable business models for last mile solutions for paediatric healthcare, women empowerment and drinking water, etc. During his illustrious careers spanning three decades he has held corporate leadership level positions in diverse companies including VP & Head- Rural, Madison Communications Pvt Ltd (Anuragh Madison), Business Head- Forbes Ltd and General Manager- Rural, Ion Exchange India Ltd.

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Advisory Board

Ensuring holistic ecosystem reform in liver care through dialogue with stakeholders

At TPAF, we are on a mission to expand the outreach of pediatric liver care in India by ensuring the collective participation of stakeholders. The Advisory Board at TPAF oversees the implementation of processes to ensure cohesive compliance with the guidelines mandated by the regulatory framework by all stakeholders engaging with us.