MBBS, MS, MRCS, ASTS(MultiOrgan Transplant Fellowship)
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.
Trained in best Healthcare Institutes of United Kingdom, Canada and India.
His field of special Interest are Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Failure, Surgical Oncology, Health Policy and Medical Ethics.
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
Senior Consultant - Aster Medcity, Kochi
Senior Consultant - AsterCMI, Bangalore
Honorary Consultant - Bangalore Medical College
Consultant, BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore
Senior Resident - AIIMS, New Delhi
He Specializes in
Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Bowel Transplant
MBBS - JIPMER, Pondicherry
MS - JIPMER, Pondicherry
MS - AIIMS, New Delhi
MRCS - UK
MSc(Experimental Surgery) - University of Alberta, Canada ( ASTS)
Fellowship(Multi-organ transplantation) - American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Canada
Award and Achievements -
November 2011 - He received the Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation Award, American Association for the study of liver disease.
August 2010 - Dr. Asthana won the Mentor Award by the International Transplantation Society.
August 2010 - He nominated for the BMO Financial Group Graduate Scholarship, Univ of Alberta.
He got the Young Scientist Travel Grant Award, Govt of India -2001