Dr. Sonal Asthana, Multi Organ Transplant Surgeon

Dr.Sonal Asthana

MBBS, MS, MRCS, ASTS(MultiOrgan Transplant Fellowship)

Associate Consultant - Multi Organ Transplant - Aster Medcity Kochi and AsterCMI Bangalore.

28+ Years of Experience

Liver Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Small Bowel Transplant, Clinical Islet Cell Transplant.


Has been associated with Premier Institutes like AIIMS, University of Alberta Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospital, Global Hospital etc.


He has an extensive research background with more than 40 publications and scientific articles to his credit. 

liver-512Trained in best Healthcare Institutes of United Kingdom, Canada and India.

liver-512His field of special Interest are Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Failure, Surgical Oncology, Health Policy and Medical Ethics.


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Dr.Sonal Asthana

Dr. Sonal Asthana is proficient in multi-organ transplant surgery, surgical oncology, pancreas, kidney and small bowel transplantation. He is well-trained transplant surgeon and has working experience in the leading centers in North America, India, and the UK.

Currently, he is working as a Senior Consultant with the Aster Integrated Liver Care Program at Aster Medcity, Kochi and Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore. Dr. Asthana is well versed in solving all aspects of pancreatic surgeries, complicated biliary, liver diseases and is highly trained in whole - organ pancreas, small bowel, kidney, liver and clinical islet-cell transplantation.

Besides this, he has more than 40 publications, numerous aspects, scientific articles and various International and national meetings to his credit. In 2003, Dr. Asthana joined the hospital (St James University Hospital in Leeds) the UK. During his 4 year tenure in the UK, he got the training in multi-organ transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery.

Dr. Asthana is also expertise in surgical management of gallbladder, liver, pancreatic and biliary diseases and cancers. Being the expert in the above fields, he is also popular in clinical islet-cell transplantation. His research interests in the field include the management of Hepatitis C, transplant epidemiology, post-transplant immunosuppression and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Position and Career

liver-512Senior Consultant - Aster Medcity, Kochi

liver-512Senior Consultant - AsterCMI, Bangalore

liver-512Honorary Consultant - Bangalore Medical College

liver-512Consultant, BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore

liver-512Senior Resident - AIIMS, New Delhi

doctorHe Specializes in

liver-512Surgical Oncology

liver-512Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

liver-512Kidney Transplant.

liver-512Surgical Gastroenterology

liver-512Minimally Invasive Surgery

liver-512Small Bowel Transplant

graduate-cap Education

liver-512MBBS - JIPMER, Pondicherry

liver-512MS - JIPMER, Pondicherry

liver-512MS - AIIMS, New Delhi

liver-512MRCS  - UK

liver-512MSc(Experimental Surgery) - University of Alberta, Canada  ( ASTS)

liver-512Fellowship(Multi-organ transplantation) - American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Canada


prize-badge-with-star-and-ribbon Award and Achievements -

liver-512November 2011 - He received the Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation Award, American Association for the study of liver disease.

liver-512August 2010 - Dr. Asthana won the Mentor Award by the International Transplantation Society.

liver-512August 2010 - He nominated for the BMO Financial Group Graduate Scholarship, Univ of Alberta.

liver-512He got the Young Scientist Travel Grant Award, Govt of India -2001