After getting his Bachelor degree from prestigious B.J. Medical College, Pune, he got his masters training from India and abroad and has more than fifty national and international publications and presentations to his credit. He was the only candidate from India to be selected in 2005 for prestigious Roche Preceptorship training program in University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. As one of the pioneers of Liver transplant he has played key role in establishing two successful liver transplant programs in India. With the passion for liver transplant and hepatobiliary surgery, he has performed more than 500 liver transplants with minimum complications. This includes both deceased donor and living donor liver transplants including pediatric transplants. He has been the part of many firsts in India including combined liver kidney transplant, dual transplant, first transplant in HIV patient, transplantation for situs inversus totalis and many others. He has pioneered the work on selection of type of right lobe graft for the recipient, and was awarded international award for the same. Survival figures for the recipients are one of the best in the world. Last 10 years have been spent on continuous improvement in the results.
Indian surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation, Hepatopancreatobiliary. He is one of the World's top liver transplant surgeons from the King's College Hospital, London. He made his name in the Guinness Book of Records in 2000. He is the Head of the Department for Institute of Liver, Pancreas diseases and Transplantation, Global Hospitals & Health City Group in Chennai.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Negi is a qualified Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary, Liver Transplant, Laparoscopic, and G.I Onco-surgeon who has Indian, European and American Board qualifications. He obtained MCh degree in Gastro-Intestinal Surgery from GB Pant Hospital, University of Delhi and further underwent advanced training in Hepato-Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation at centres of excellence like Asan Medical Centre, Seoul and Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul.
He has over fifteen years of experience in the field while working at premier institutes like GB Pant Hospital, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences as a faculty, managing Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary diseases. He is an accomplished Liver Transplant surgeon who has performed and participated in more than 500 liver transplantation procedures with results at par with the very best centres in the world. Over 20% of these transplants have been performed in pediatric and acute liver failure patients. At Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences (New Delhi), where he worked as Additional Professor, he had the unique distinction of being the pioneer of establishing successful liver transplant programme in the public sector in India as well as initiating the first and only fellowship course in HPB Surgery towards the award of MCh degree duly accredited by Medical Council of India.
He has over 60 publications in international journals of repute and various textbooks and is an authority in the management of Gall Bladder Cancer, Biliary Strictures, Pancreatitis and Liver Diseases. His work is well acknowledged in international community as shown by his active participation in various meetings and nomination as member of the editorial board and reviewer of reputed journals. In recognition of his contribution to the field of Transplantation Surgery, he has been awarded Honorary Diploma in Transplantation Surgery by the European Board of Surgery in collaboration with the European Society of Organ Transplantation. He has also been awarded Honorary Diploma in HPB Surgery in recognition of his contribution to the field of HPB Surgery by the European Board of Surgery in collaboration with the International Hepato- Pancreato-Biliary Association.In this regards, he is the first Indian to be conferred such honorary awards.
He has introduced a number of innovations such as -
Dr A S Soin is recognized all over the world over for his pioneering work in establishing liver transplantation in India. From 2001 to mid-2010, he established a big liver transplant centre at Sir Gangaram Hospital. However, in June 2010, he moved with his entire team to Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon (Delhi-NCR). Medanta at the current bed strength of 925 (and soon to be 1500) is one of the largest and the most modern tertiary care hospitals in the country, where Dr. Soin has established a 150-bedded (including 36 Liver ICU beds) dedicated Liver Treatment facility, carrying out 250 liver transplants and hundreds of complex liver and biliary tract surgeries every year.
Medanta Liver Institute is a first of its kind dedicated Institute in Asia and one of the few in the world, which combines state-of the art facilities for Living donor, Cadaveric donor, pediatric and adult liver transplantation along with a large research programme for stem cell and liver cell transplantation. These are cutting edge technologies that can potentially treat liver failure without transplant.
Dr Soin has performed more than 1200 living donor liver transplants in India, which is the highest in the country, and the second highest in the world. He and his team currently perform 22-25 live donor liver transplants every month with 95% success - results which are at par with the world's best centres. Apart from referrals from all over the country, he handles cases from the rest of South Asia, The Middle East and Africa.