MS (AIIMS), DNBAbdominal Transplant Fellowship (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA)Clinical Fellow in Surgery (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)
01/2014- present: Senior Consultant and Head of Department, Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India 09/2011- 01/2014, Multi-Organ Transplantation and HPB surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road India 07/2011- 08/2011 Senior Fellow, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA 07/2009- 06/2011 Clinical Fellow in Surgery, Harvard, Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 07/2009- 06/2011 Clinical and Research Fellow in Abdominal Transplantation. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA 05/2008- 06/2009 Pool Officer, Department of Surgical Oncology, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India 02/2005- 02/2008 Senior Resident, Department of Surgical Oncology All India Institute of Medical Sciences,New Delhi, India.
Awards and Achievements
Pandurang Hari Helekar Memorial Scholarship University of Mumbai, India Dr. S.R.Moolgavkar Gold Medal for Surgery, University of Mumbai, India J.C.Lisboa gold Medal For Surgery, University Of Mumbai, India. Dr. G.W.Kane Memorial Prize and Gold Medal for Surgery Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai India Gordhandas Shankarlal Bhalja C.I.E., I.C.S. Prize for Surgery University of Mumbai, India Poster Of Distinction, Geographic Inequity in Access to Livers For Transplantation.Presented at ASTS 11th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium, 2011
Research and Publications
Up to 9-day survival and control of thrombocytopenia following alpha1,3-galactosyl transferase knockout swine liver xenotransplantation in baboons. Karen Kim, Christian Schuetz, Nahel Elias, Gregory R. Veillette, Isaac Wamala, Manish Varma , R. Neal Smith, Simon C. Robson, A. Benedict Cosimi, David H. Sachs, Martin Hertl. Xenotransplantation. 2012 Jul-Aug;19(4):256-64 Significance of protocol biopsies in living related renal transplant recipients. Varma M , Guleria S, Gupta S, Dinda AK, Agarwal SK, Mahajan S, Bhowmik D, Tiwari SC, Dash SC. Transplant Proceeding 2006 Sep; 38 (7): 2016-7 Effect of bisphosphonates on bone mineral density after renal transplantation as assessed by bone mineral densitometry . Nayak B, Guleria S, Varma M , Tandon N, Aggarwal S, Bhowmick D, Agarwal SK, Mahajan S, Gupta S, Tiwari SC. Transplant Proc. 2007 Apr;39(3):750-2 Management of patients with breast cancer: are we ready in India for sentinel lymph node biopsy? Deo SV, Varma MC , Shukla NK. Natl Med J India. 2008 Jan-Feb; 21(1):27-30 Image of the month--quiz case. Martins PN, Varma MC , Elias N, Markmann JF. Arch Surg. 2012 Mar;147(3):291. Early Onset Adenovirus Infection after Simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas Transplant: Report of a Case. Varma MC, Kushner YB, Ko DS, Kawai T, Martins P, Kaur P, Markmann JF and Kotton CN. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):623-7 Disseminated M. kansasii infection with hepatic abscesses in a renal transplant recipient. Preeti Kaur, Jay A. Fishman, Joseph Misdraji, Manish C. Varma , Camille N. Kotton. Transpl Infect Dis. 2011 Apr 5. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2011.00633.x. The first successful simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant in India . Guleria S, Aggarwal S, Bansal VK, Varma M , Ka/shyap L, Tandon N, Mahajan S, Bhowmik D, Agarwal SK, Mehra NK, Misra MC. Natl Med J India: 18(1) 18-19.Jan/Feb 2005
American Society of Transplant Surgeons American Medical Association (2011) Massachusetts Medical Society (2011) Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (Life member) Association of Surgeons of India (Life member) National Academy of Medical sciences (Life member) Liver Sub-Committee: Jeevandan, Telangana State, India(current)
Adult Liver Transplantation (Living Donor and Deceased Donor) Pediatric Liver transplantation Pancreatic Transplantation Multi-organ (Combined organs) transplantation Hepatobiliary Surgery: Liver resections. Pancreatic and Gall Bladder Surgery, Portal Hypertension Surgery