Dr. Joy Varghese: Leading Transplant Hepatologist in India

Dr. Joy Varghese

Director - Department of Hepatology & Transplant
Liver Transplant Surgeon
25+ years of experience
Global Hospital, Chennai

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    About Dr. Joy Varghese

    • Dr. Joy Varghese is a Leading Transplant Hepatologist in India and currently holds the position of Director of Hepatology & Transplant Hepatology at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, India.
    • With over a decade of experience in the medical field, Dr. Joy is one of the senior-most transplant hepatologists in India.
    • Dr. Joy Varghese’s remarkable career includes the successful performance of more than 1500 liver transplantations, showcasing his expertise in the field.
    • He has been instrumental in establishing liver transplant programs in both government and private institutions in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
    • Dr. Joy possesses extensive knowledge in general hepatology and has delivered over 1000 lectures on liver disease and liver transplantation in India and internationally.
    • Notably, he was the first individual in India to introduce therapeutic plasma exchange for various liver conditions, demonstrating his pioneering approach to treatment.
    • Dr. Joy Varghese has achieved success in performing hepatitis B virus-related liver transplantation using hyper immune plasma, a significant medical advancement.
    • He is also a prolific contributor to the scientific community, having published over 100 scientific papers in the field of liver diseases.

    Qualification & Training of Dr. Joy Varghese

    • MCh, 2005, University of Mumbai
    • MS, 2001, – Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal
    • MBBS, 1994, Government Medical College Thrissur.

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Hepatocellular Transplant Hepatology
    • Adult & Pediatric liver transplantation
    • Combined liver & kidney transplantation
    • Acute liver failure
    • Liver dialysis
    • Chronic Hepatitis B
    • Chronic Hepatitis C


    • Best Paper award at the annual research meeting of medical research centre Bombay Hospital Trust for the paper on ‘Clinical outcome of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy with special reference to Myelomalacia’, Aug 2005.

    List of Treatments

    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Cerebral Angioplasty
    • Cerebral or Brain Aneurysm Treatment
    • Endovascular Coiling
    • Surgical Clipping
    • Temporal Lobectomy
    • Lesionectomy
    • Hemispherectomy
    • Corpus Callosotomy
    • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
    • Multiple Subpial Transections MST
    • Microvascular Decompression MVD
    • Percutaneous Balloon Compression (PBC)
    • Stereotactic Radio Surgery
    • Percutaneous Steriotactic Treatment – PSR
    • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy – Neurotomy
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Pineal Region Tumors Treatment
    • Gliomas Treatment
    • Meningioma
    • Schwannomas
    • VP Shunting
    • Ventriculostomy
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment
    • Narcolepsy Treatment
    • Endoscopic decompression
    • Brain AVM Embolization with Onyx
    • Deep Brain Stimulation (non-rechargeable)
    • NeuroRehabilitation
    • Microsurgical repair of encephalocele
    • VNS implantation
    • Headache
    • Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
    • Chronic Cerebro Spinal Venous Insufficiency Treatment
    • Liberation Treatment
    • Sensory Ataxia Treatment
    • Pituitary Tumor Treatment
    • Paediatric Aneurysm
    • Arteriovenous Malformations
    • Bell’s Palsy Treatment
    • Cerebral Angiogram
    • Craniotomy Surgery
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Gamma Knife for AVM or Brain Tumor
    • Cranioplasty
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Brain Haemorrhage Treatment
    • Blood Clot Brain Surgery
    • CyberKnife Treatment
    • Neurosurgery
    • Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Stroke Treatment
    • High Cervical Stimulation
    • Electrical Cortical Stimulation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain
    • Drug Pump Implantation for Chronic Pain Management
    • Sacral Neuromodulation
    • Conservative management
    • Thecoperitonial shunt
    • Microsurgical tumor removal

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