Dr. R.V. Raghavendra Rao (Gastro Surgery)

Doctor Details

Dr. R.V. Raghavendra Rao
Dr. R.V. Raghavendra Rao
Designation : Director, Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist and Liver Transplant Surgeon
Department : Gastro Surgery
Total Exp. Year : 20 Years
Location : Banjara Hills


He is a graduate of Osmania Medical College-Hyderabad. He is trained in General surgery at Osmania General Hospital and got training in Surgical Gastroenterology from the prestigious Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI)-Lucknow. He has received fellowship training at Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)-South Korea  to specialize in Liver Surgery and Liver Transplantation. 

Academic  Achievements :

  • National Merit scholarship 1986, 1988
  • State 10th rank in M.B.B.S entrance examination –EAMCET- Andhrapradesh -1988
  • State 5th rank –PG entrance examination –University of health sciences – Andhrapradesh -1995
  • All India 1ST Rank – Superspeciality entrance examination –SGPGIMS -2000
  • Advanced laparoscopy fellowship –IRCAD –France -2005
  • International Liver Transplantation fellowship – Seoul –South Korea- 2007

 Memberships – International Societies:

  • International Hepatopancreatico Biliary Association (IHPBA)
  • International Liver cancer association (ILCA)
  • International society of Organ transplantation (ISOT)
  • Asia pacific Association for study of Liver (APASAL)

Memberships - Indian Societies:

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Association of surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian society of organ Transplantation (ISOT)
  • Indian association of surgical gastroenterology (IASG)
  • International Hepatopancreatico Biliary Association (IHPBA-India)

    Awards – International :

  • Young Investigator abstract award at the 11th ISDS convention at Hong Kong -2002
  • Best paper award at 18th UEGW –Spain -2003
  • Travel Grant IRCAD –Strausberg-France. 2005
  • Best paper Award- KSOT- Busan –southkorea -2008
  • Best poster /paper award – International organ  transplantation week – Seoul –south korea -2016

   Awards – National

  • Best paper award –IASG -2002
  • Gold Medal –Indian  Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG) -2003
  • Best paper award – ISOT –Indian chapter -2003

Positions Held:

  • Executive council member – Indian Association of surgical gastroenterology (IASG) – 2 consecutive terms – 2014 -15 and 2016-2017
  • Executive council member International Hepato pancreatico biliary association (IHPBA –India) -2015-2017
  • Academic council member – IASG – current