Dr. Mohamed Rela

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, General Surgeon, Liver Transplant Surgeon

MBBS, MS General Surgery, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)

Dr. Mohamed Rela

39+ Years


99% Recommended

(88 Ratings)






(88 Ratings)

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Dr Mohamed Rela is a specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology with a rich experience of 42 years currently working in Rela Hospital, Chennai. He has performed over 1500 liver transplant surgeries to date.  His vision is to mark the healthcare concerns of the local population with international standards. He also focuses on providing cost-effective high-end treatments like multi-organ transplantation.

He started the Institute of Liver Disease and Transplantation at Global Gleneagles Health City in 2009. It has quickly become the largest liver transplant program in India. Since its origin, over 1500 liver transplantation surgeries have been performed under this program.

He is the Chairman and Managing Director at Dr Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai. In December 1997, his team performed successful liver transplantation on a five-day-old girl, for which his name was registered in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2000.

As per an article published by ‘Top Masters in Healthcare Administration, he is also one of the most Innovative Paediatric Surgeons. He is one of the most skilled surgeons in the world. He has also published over 400 scientific articles and papers on liver transplantation, complex hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery, and more.

Dr Mohamed did his MBBS from University of Madras, Madras in 1982. He then did an MS in General Surgery from the University of Madras, Madras in 1987. He also completed Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom in 1988. He even pursued a Diploma from Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai in 2013.

He is also a professor of Liver Transplant Surgery at Kings College Hospital, London. He has handled numerous complex medical cases and is known for attention to detail, accurate diagnosis, and treating patients with empathy.

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Dr. Mohamed Rela performs major interventions in the following specialities:

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Liver Transplant Surgery (Adult & Paediatric)
  • General Surgery

Education & Achievements

  • University of Madras (MBBS)
  • University of Madras (MS General Surgery)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS))

Awards & Recognitions

  • He has performed over 4000 liver transplant surgeries.
  • team led by him performed successful liver transplantation on a five-day-old girl, which gave him an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records in 2000 (1997)
  • He has pioneered the technique of split liver transplantation where one cadaver liver is split into two and transplanted into two individuals


  • British Medical Association
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Transplantation Society
  • International liver Transplant Society
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain
  • European Society of Organ Transplantation
  • British Association of Study of The Liver
  • International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
  • The Asian Pacific Association for The Study of The Liver
  • American Society of Transplantation

Work Experience

  • Consultant - Rela Hospital, Chennai


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Rela Hospital, Chennai

Rela Hospital, Chennai

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Dr. Mohamed Rela specialises in Gastroenterology and Hepatology,Liver Transplant Surgery,General Surgery.


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Dr. Mohamed Rela has 41 years of experience in Gastroenterology and Hepatology,Liver Transplant Surgery,General Surgery.


Doctor Mohamed Rela practices at the following hospitals:


The consultation timings of Dr. Mohamed Rela for an appointment are:
Mon - Sat
10:00 AM - 07:00 PM


The Consultation Fee of Doctor Mohamed Rela is available on Call on 24*7 helpline number 6366530173.


Dr. Mohamed Rela's qualifications are: MBBS, MS General Surgery, FRCS, DSc Honoris Causa.


There are 88% ratings and 99% recommendation for Dr. Mohamed Rela based on the patient's feedback.


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