Dr. Sandeep Guleria

Dr. Sandeep Guleria
Dr. Sandeep Guleria

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Designation

Dr. Sandeep Guleria
Senior Consultant – GI Surgery and Transplantation
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Profile Snapshot

  • With more than 30 years of of experience, Sandeep Guleria is renowned for being the key member of the team that conducted the first two Kidney Pancreas Transplants in India. Currently he is the top notch Kidney Transplant Specialists working at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.
  • He has worked as an additional professor, in the department of surgical disciplines, at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Currently, he is a senior consultant surgeon in General Surgery, GI Surgery and transplantation.
  • Dr. Guleria puts emphasis on diet and lifestyle changes as they are quite an important part of treatment in treating early kidney diseases.
  • His special area of interest is organ transplantation. He has spent around two years in the United Kingdom at the Royal Free Hospital in London where he was actively involved in the renal transplant program. From London he was appointed as a Transplant Fellow in the Academic Surgical Unit at St. James’s University hospital. There, he trained extensively in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation.
  • Every year, he performs around about 70 live related renal transplants.
    He also started started a simultaneous kidney and Pancreas Transplant program in India and performed the first successful simultaneous kidney pancreas transplant in the country.

Expertise

Work Experience

  • Junior Resident, Dept. Of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Senior Resident, Deptt of Surgery, India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Senior Fellow, (Senior Registrar) Dept. Of Organ Transplantation, St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
  • Consultant Surgeon, Organ Transplantation and Surgery St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds, U.K.
  • Additional Professor Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Professor, Department of Surgery India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Senior Fellow, (Senior Registrar) Dept. Of Organ Transplantation, St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds
  • Currently working at Apollo Hospitals

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • DNB
  • FRCS (Ed)
  • FRCS (Glas)
  • FRCP (Edin)
  • MNAMS

Memberships

  • Association Of Surgeons Of India (11947)
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Emergency Services Delhi Nephrology Society
  • Association of Minimal Invasive surgeons of India
  • Royal Collegeof Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • RoyalCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • India Hernia Society Society of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI)
  • Member: Transplantation Society
  • Life Member: Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Indian Society of Emergency Services
  • Delhi Nephrology Society

Awards & Recognitions

  • Smt. Rukmani Gopalkrishnan Award for standing FIRST in SURGERY
  • University College of Medical Sciences, Distinguished Alumni Award 1996
  • Awarded the “Luminary Award” by the IMA South Delhi Branch in Delhi in Recognition of his outstanding contribution rendered to the medical profession and the community
  • Awarded Exemplary Contribution Award by Indian Medical Association
  • Awarded the Himachal Gaurav Himalayan Jagriti March
  • ATLS Accredited Provider 2011 Identified as Instructor Potential
  • Led the team that did the first two Kidney Pancreas Transplants in India
  • Invited by the Government of Nepal in order to set up the Renal Transplant Program at Bir Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal.
  • Pioneered Cadaveric Renal Transplantation in New Delhi.
  • Introduced the “DONOR CARD” in the city of New Delhi
  • Set up the Pediatric Transplant Unit at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Set up the Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy program at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences

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