Dr. Vachan S Hukkeri, Chennai


Dr. Vachan S Hukkeri, Chennai, Chennai

  • Designation : Gastroenterologist
  • Qualifications: MBBS,MS
  • Experience: 9 Years
  • Speciality: Liver Transplant,Hepatobiliary,Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Category: Organ Transplant

  • Hospital :Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Location : Chennai, Tamil Nadu

About Doctor

Dr Vachan S Hukkeri is a Gastrointestinal Consultant practising at Apollo Institute of Liver Transplantation, Chennai. He has multiple publications to his name in the field of gastroenterology and hepatic sciences. He has been a part of some of the most prestigious Liver Transplantation organisations in the country.


  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Esophagus Disease
  • Hepatology & Liver Transplantation
  • Anorectal Function & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

List of Awards

  • Dr S Hukkeri is associated with several research activities. And has several papers to his credit and has given a number of presentations both on the national and international level :
  • Cholecystoenteric Fistulae
  • Chapter-07 Robotic Surgery for Benign Colorectal Diseases
  • Robotic repair of a parastatal hernia with gastric volvulus
  • Groove pancreatitis: A Pancreatic Dilemma
  • Robotic transhiatal excision of epiphanic diverticula
  • Jejunal diverticula: A diagnostic challenge
  • Hybrid robotic total proctocolectomy with IPAA
  • Minimizing locoregional recurrences in colorectal cancer surgery
  • Gall stone ileus as a cause of intestinal obstruction in an obese elderly male
  • Robotic-assisted hiatal hernia surgery with the da Vinci system: A 2-year experience in a single institution
  • Robotic colorectal surgery: Technique, advantages, disadvantages and its impact in today's era of minimal access surgery

Work Experience

  • Presently working as a Consultant at Apollo Institute of Liver Transplantation, Chennai
  • Formerly Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
  • Associated with Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

Education & Training

  • MBBS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
  • MS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
  • DNB from Indraprastha Apollo Hospital Delhi
  • Fellowship from  Centre for Liver and Biliary Sciences, Max Hospital Delhi