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Dr. Sonal Asthana

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Dr. Sonal Asthana-Global Hospital

Dr. Sonal Asthana
Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Stomach & Liver) ,
Nephrology (Kidney Diseases)
M.D., M.S., M.R.C.S., M.Sc., A.S.T.S.

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Dr. Sonal Asthana

Name :Dr. Sonal Asthana

global hospital india

Credentials :M.D., M.S., M.R.C.S., M.Sc., A.S.T.S.

Designation :Head of Department - Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Multiorgan Transplantation

Main Speciality : Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Stomach & Liver) , Nephrology (Kidney Diseases)

Special Interest : Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery , Liver Transplantation , Renal (Kidney) Transplant , Renal Failure


Awards & Honours:

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation award, American Association for the Study of Liver disease, November 2011.

  • International Basic Science Mentee/Mentor Award, International Transplantation Society, August 2010.

  • Nominated for the BMO Financial Group Graduate Scholarship, Univ of Alberta, 2010

  • Canadian Society for Transplantation (CST) grant, 2010.

  • Young Scientist Travel Grant Award - (CSIR), Govt of India, 2001.

  • Department of Science and Technology (DST) Endowment Award Govt of India, 2001.


  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi - Senior Research Associate, Senior Resident, Surgical Oncology

  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) Pondicherry, India - Chief Resident, General Surgery, Surgical Residency

  • Education:

  • Bachelors Degree: JIPMER, Pondicherry

  • Master Degree: JIPMER, Pondicherry, University of Alberta, Canada

  • Residency Training: JIPMER Pondicherry and Leeds, United Kingdom

  • Residency: Yorkshire School of Surgery

  • Chief Residency: JIPMER, Pondicherry and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) , New Delhi

  • FellowShip: American Society of Transplant Surgeons ( ASTS)


  • S Asthana, C Toso, G Meeberg et al. The impact of sirolimus on Hepatitis C recurrence after liver transplantation. Canadian J Gastroenterology Jan 2011.

  • Bloodstream infection after elective liver transplantation is associated with increased mortality in patients with cirrhosis Karvellas CJ, McPhail M, Pink F, Asthana S , Muiesan P, Nigel Heaton et al Journal of Critical Care 2011

  • C Toso, S Asthana, D Bigam, J Shapiro N Kneteman Reassessing selection criteria for liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma with the scientific registry of transplant recipients database. Hepatology 2009 Mar; 49(3): 832-8.

  • P Goldsmith, S Asthana, N Ahmad. Transplantation Of Adult Sized Kidneys In Low Weight Paediatric Recipients Achieves Short-Term Outcomes Comparable To Size Matched Grafts Pediatric Transplantation 2010 Nov;14(7):919-24.

  • S Asthana, C Toso, M McCarthy, AMJ Shapiro. The management of splenic artery aneurysms in patients awaiting liver transplantation. Clinical Transplantation Sep-Oct;24(5):691-4.

Conferences / Speakers

  • 2011- AASLD (San Francisco, BSS (Cape Cod)

  • ATC (Philadelphia)

  • CST (Quebec)

Key Positions Held / Memberships

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)

  • Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST)

  • British Transplant Society (BTS)

  • The Transplantation Society (TTS)

  • International Pediatric Transplant Association(IPTA)

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


  • Surgery

  • Surgical Oncology

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Liver Transplant

  • Kidney Transplant

  • Intensive Renal Care

  • Renal Failure

  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery

  • Surgical Gastroenterology

  • Bariatric Surgeries

  • Minimal Invasive Surgeries