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Liver Transplant Surgery in Dubai
The Only Liver Transplant Centre in Dubai

Introducing The King’s Liver Centre

Specialist Care for Complex Liver Diseases, Liver Transplantation, and Pancreatobiliary Disorders.

The Liver Centre at King’s College Hospital London, Dubai specializes in the management of a wide range of acute and chronic conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, and the biliary system.

King’s College Hospital is proud to be licensed as the first ever liver transplant centre in Dubai. King’s College Hospital facilities are on the cutting edge pushing the limits of what is possible, so that our patients receive the best quality care with the highest standard of medical practice. With trained specialists and pristine facilities, King’s College Hospital, Dubai is ready to make your journey from advanced liver disease and liver failure to liver transplantation comfortable, personalized and prioritized.

Our Liver Transplantation and hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) teams are supported by a dedicated liver intensive care unit, interventional hepatobiliary radiology, advanced therapeutic pancreatobiliary endoscopy and a dedicated liver pathology service.

Our clinical team includes highly experienced consultants in the field of hepatology, HPB and liver transplant surgery, critical care, anaesthesia, and interventional radiology. Our clinical team is well supported by all other related medical specialities (cardiology, pulmonary medicine, nephrology, internal medicine, infectious diseases, nutrition, and physiotherapy). We bring to you the expertise and experience of one of the largest liver transplant centres in the world at King’s College Hospital London in the UK. This gives you assurance that you are in the hands of the foremost clinicians in their field.

Our services cover the entire spectrum of acute and chronic liver conditions, including liver cirrhosis, liver failure, and liver cancer as well as diseases of the pancreas including pancreatitis and pancreatic cancers. We offer the entire range of surgical, endoscopic, and radiological therapeutic interventions for the management of these complex disorders.

DISEASES

  • Chronic liver disease and liver cirrhosis
  • Portal hypertension
  • Decompensated end stage liver disease
  • Acute liver failure
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Metabolism associated fatty liver disease
  • Autoimmune liver disease
  • Liver cancer
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Biliary tract disorders
  • Complicated gallstone disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile duct cancer)
  • Neuroendocrine tumours

PROCEDURES

  • Liver transplantation
  • Complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery
  • Laparoscopic hepatobiliary surgery
  • Endoscopic hepatobiliary intervention (ERCP and EUS)
  • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
  • Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)
  • Irreversible electroporation (IRE) Nano Knife
  • Microwave ablation (MWA)
  • Trans-jugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPSS)
  • Balloon occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO)
  • Portal pressure measurement
  • Liver biopsy (percutaneous, trans-jugular, or EUS-guided)

King’s Liver Centre in Dubai is associated and works in close co-ordination with the King’s College Hospital Liver Centre in London. We have the expertise of consultants from UK with international reputations for their pioneering work in HPB medicine and liver transplantation. Our teams of specialized clinicians include:

  • Hepatologists
  • Transplant Surgeons
  • Interventional Radiologists
  • Liver Intensivists
  • Liver Pathologists
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Transplant Coordinators

Advanced and Dedicated Liver Care

Comprehensive Patient Care

The King’s Liver Centre offers the full spectrum of care for management of complex liver diseases including out-patient evaluation and therapeutic treatment, in-patient care including critical care, and advanced surgical and endoscopic interventions. All services are available under one roof and patients receive comprehensive care throughout their journey, from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up.

Personalized Care

The Liver team at King’s College Hospital Dubai understands that each patient is unique, and they provide personalized care plans to address individual needs and concerns. We prioritize patient education and involvement in decision-making, ensuring a holistic approach to care of patients with advanced liver diseases and ensuring optimal management after liver transplantation.

Advanced Diagnostics

The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities, including advanced imaging technology, endoscopy, and laboratory services. Our dedicated transplant operation theatres have all the resources and equipment required for complex hepato-pancreato-biliary and organ transplantation surgeries.

Multidisciplinary Approach

Our liver team emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Hepatologists collaborate closely with other specialists, including liver transplant surgeons, radiologists, and oncologists to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.

Patient Support

King’s College Hospital, London in Dubai recognizes the emotional and psychological impact of liver diseases on patients and their families. We strive to provide comprehensive support services to address these aspects of care, including counseling and support groups.

Research and Innovation

King’s College Hospital, London in Dubai is committed to staying at the forefront of hepatology and liver care. We are actively involved in research and clinical trials, contributing to advancements in liver disease treatment and management.

About King’s College Hospital London

The UAE’s strong ties with King’s College Hospital London go back to 1979 when the nation’s founder, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, provided a donation that helped establish the King’s liver research centre which is now among the top three specialist liver centres in the world.

King’s College Hospital London, Dubai brings the 175 years legacy and experience as a leading healthcare provider to Dubai, UAE and the wider Gulf region. Patients from Africa, Asia and the Middle East previously would have flown to London for specialist care, can now benefit from the same highly qualified doctors, combined with the luxury hospitality Dubai is famous for.

A team leading in the fields of hepatology and liver surgery.

The Kings College Hospital London, Dubai Liver Centre also offers a solution for patients with end-stage liver failure or acute liver failure needing a liver graft, but do not have access to a deceased donor organ. The center offers adult-to-adult right lobe living donor liver transplantation.

This treatment is cost-effective increasing the recipient’s quality of life and life expectancy. The surgery can be performed at an optimal time before the recipient’s health deteriorate, giving it an advantage over traditional procedures. If there are no complications, long-term liver function is possible for both the donor and recipient as the liver regenerates.

Excellent patient outcomes

The multidisciplinary team at the Liver Centre’s top priority is donor safety.  Our surgeons have a proven track record, with donor safety and excellent recipient outcomes. No donor has suffered life-threatening organ dysfunction or residual disability and donors return to their normal lives.

World-Class, Multidisciplinary Team

The liver team at King’s in Dubai is led by internationally recognized transplant surgeon Dr. Parthi Srinivasan and hepatologist Dr Kaiser Raja and are supported by dedicated teams of liver surgeons, transplant anaesthetists, intensive care specialists, radiologists and transplant coordinators with skills developed at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.

Faqs

A liver transplant surgery is a medical procedure in which a diseased or failing liver is replaced with a healthy liver from another person. This surgery is typically a life-saving measure for conditions like end-stage liver disease, severe liver failure, and certain types of liver cancer.

King’s College Hospital London in Dubai is renowned for having the best liver transplant surgery center in Dubai.

Donors are matched based on blood type, body size, and severity of the recipient’s liver disease. In living-donor transplants, compatibility and the health of the donor are also key factors.

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