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Dr. Anand K Khakhar - Gastroenterologist, Chennai

Dr. Anand K Khakhar

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Dr. Anand Khakhar is presently a Senior Consultant Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery and Program Director for the Liver Transplant program at the Center for Liver Disease & Transpl......more
Dr. Anand Khakhar is presently a Senior Consultant Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery and Program Director for the Liver Transplant program at the Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation, Apollo Hospitals. At Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, he has established the most up-to-date infrastructure geared towards undertaking successful liver transplant, complex liver, hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery. He undertakes both living donor liver transplant as well as cadaveric liver transplant. He completed his MBBS, M.S. (Master of Surgery) & DNB (Diploma of National Board) (super-specialization – GU Surgery). He was awarded an international scholarship from ‘SIU’ to undertake multi-organ transplantation surgery. He underwent an American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) accredited Fellowship in Liver & Multi-organ transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery at the University of Western Ontario (2001-2003). He undertook a second ASTS accredited Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) (2004 & 2005) where he focused on Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Pancreas transplantation & laparoscopic liver surgery. Here he worked with Professor Dr Thomas E Starzl who performed the world’s first liver transplantation and is considered a ‘Father’ of Liver Transplantation in the world. In Pittsburgh he also worked with Dr Amadeo Marcos, who is a pioneer in Living Donor Liver Transplantation and has performed the largest number of living donor liver transplants in USA. Pittsburgh is the largest volume liver transplant program both in terms of cadaveric liver transplantation as well as living donor liver transplants in USA. Here Dr Khakhar was trained in advanced transplant immunology including the ‘transplant tolerance’. After his fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh , he was appointed as a ‘Clinical Instructor’ in Liver transplantation, Multi-organ transplantation & Hepatobiliary surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center in New-York city. Here he worked with Dr Jean Emond who is a pioneer in Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Dr Emond and colleagues (Dr CE Broelsch) pioneered Living donor Liver Transplantation for children, in the late 1980s. Here he also worked with Dr Lloyd Ratner who performed the world’s first laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Dr Khakhar worked at Columbia University for 18 months as a ‘Clinical Instructor’ in transplant & hepatobiliary surgery before returning to India . During his Fellowship at Canada, Pittsburgh (USA) & as a ‘Clinical Instructor’ at Columbia University in New-York, Dr Khakhar cared for hundreds of pre-and post-abdominal organ transplant patients, and performed more than 250 Liver transplants of which he was the primary surgeon for more than 120 liver transplants, and a vast number of kidney, pancreas and multi-visceral abdominal organ transplants. He has been awarded several research grants during his stay in North America, has published several peer reviewed original research articles and has written textbook
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Dr. Anand K Khakhar is one of the best Gastroenterologists in Bharathiraja Hospital, Chennai. You can visit him at Centre for Liver Disease & Transplantation in Bharathiraja Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Anand K Khakhar on Lybrate.com.

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Please suggest. Meri pachan shakti bahut hi weak hain (digestion). Khane ke baad walk par bhi jata haun. Khane ke baad aadha glass warm water bhi pita haun. Mere body ki nase kamjor ho gayi hain. Please kuch suggest kare.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Please suggest. Meri pachan shakti bahut hi weak hain (digestion). Khane ke baad walk par bhi jata haun. Khane ke baa...
You have to improve your food habits do 1. Take 2/ 3 glass of warm water in the morning before brush 2. Take more water in day 3. Take meals at fixed hrs, chew food properly/ completely, no eating quickly 4. Take small amount of food at a time, take more frequent meals - may be five times a day. 5. No spicy/ fried/ fast/ junk/processed food. 6. No smoking, chewing gum, and carbonated beverages. 6. No milk for few days, can take curd, no uncooked salad 7. Avoid constipation 8. Use nibu pani (lemon water) 2/ 3 times a day 9. Do not drink/ store water in plastic bottles. 10. Relax and walk for 30 mts daily 11. Take enough rest- do not lie down immediately after eating. Take dinner 3 hrs before sleeping. No late nights 11. Keep your weight under control. 13. Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol 15. Reduce physical and mental stress. Maintain healthy life style. Do exercise regularly. 16. No unnecessary medicines for medicine contact on private chat.
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I am aged 40. I have been medicated with overall tab for left ovary cyst. But I am diagnosed with gallstones of 5 mm. Is it advisable to consume overall tab ?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am aged 40. I have been medicated with overall tab for left ovary cyst. But I am diagnosed with gallstones of 5 mm....
Hello, Low dose oc pills for a month can help reduce or treat the cyst , gall stones won't be affected.
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I have a problem with acidity after eating of food what measures I want to take to avoid acidity.

BHMS
Homeopath, Murshidabad
I have a problem with acidity after eating of food what measures I want to take to avoid acidity.
Dear lybrate-user, you need to take homoeopathic carbo veg 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. You can also try homoeopathic liver tonic liv-t (sbl company). Take 20 ml of the aforesaid liver tonic, thrice daily, after meals. Try to drink as much water as you can drink daily. Try to get an uninterrupted sleep of minimum 8 hours.
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I am 26 year old , female. I am suffering from anal fissure and its very painful. I have take acetaphenomyn as pain kill. Still i'm facing this from last one week . Please suggest. After stool comes out .i m feeling lot of pain and some cracks are also there in anus from where I am observing blood. Please help me on this.

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected lybrate-user hi avoid all oily spicy nonveg stuffs at all have more liquids, fibers, fruits, curd for better digestion. Take sitz bath (sitting in a tub filled with leuk warm water for 10-10 min mor.
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I am 33 years old married women. I did some test for post pregnancy.in blood test thyroid problem deducted. My THS is 6.54.Doctor give me thyronorm 100 mcg. In ultrasound test of whole abdomen. All part is normal. They give opinion in report Fatty liver grade 3. I am very tense because of I am not very fatty. But my abdomen side some fat shows. I don't have diabetes.

B H M S, MD
Homeopath, Thrissur
I am 33 years old married women. I did some test for post pregnancy.in blood test thyroid problem deducted. My THS is...
Fatty liver is the deposition of excessive fat in the liver and it may be asymptomatic mostly. usually there is no treatment for the same except making some dietary modifications and excercise which may relieve it. Homoeopathy offers good solution for the same . Its done after identifying the cause of this condition by studying the body and the mind of the patient which is genetically determined. if you are interested opt for a homoeopathic consultation. usually fatty livers wont cause a problem but some cases may go for liver damage and cirrhosis
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I have an digestive problem. What ever I eat that doesn't help me to grow my muscles. I am 21 year old but I look like a very thin & very ugly. Please help me to find my perfect diet. I want chubby chicks too.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I have an digestive problem. What ever I eat that doesn't help me to grow my muscles. I am 21 year old but I look lik...
Start with vidangaristha 20ml+ water 20ml after lunch& dinner than satavari granules with warm milk empty stomach morn& even.
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I am suffering from 4 mm to 5 mm gallbladder stones what is symptoms for the same I faced lot of vomiting and loose motion ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Delhi
I am suffering from 4 mm to 5 mm gallbladder stones what is symptoms for the same I faced lot of vomiting and loose m...
Some common symptoms of gall bladder stones include: - severe pain in the upper abdomen that starts suddenly and lasts from 30 minutes to many hours. - pain under the right shoulder or in the right shoulder blade. - nausea or vomiting. - indigestion after eating high-fat foods, such as fried foods or desserts. The most common triggers for gallbladder attacks are caffeine, chocolate, eggs, dairy products (especially ice cream) and greasy or deep fried foods. Now to avoid and getting cure with gallstones you need to take medicines that can help in removing them naturally such as our medicines combination of herbal and homeo that will help in removing stones. Gall bladder gets diseased due to an unhealthy diet and lifestyle. This leads to an imbalance of the acid-alkali balance in the body which causes the cholesterol to precipitate in the gall bladder leading to stone formation. Over time, these may get infected and lead to an acute inflammation, pain, fever etc. A stone may move ahead into a narrow passage or the duct and get stuck leading to severe agony. The safest and way that should be used to remove gall stones is removing it naturally, not just remove gall stones from gall bladder but also remove the cause of gall stones.
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I have problem of liver whenever I eat anything I feel like vomiting. Food not digest properly.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I have problem of liver whenever I eat anything
I feel like vomiting.
Food not digest properly.
This need not be liver problem and you may have gastric motility problem and Emeset tab helps vomiting and you have to do a check up to assess the cause
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I am suffering hyper acidity from last 3 years. But not solve my problem. Acidity created spasmodic chest pain and abdominal pain. So what will be do.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am suffering hyper acidity from last 3 years. But not solve my problem. Acidity created spasmodic chest pain and ab...
There are several things you can do to prevent an episode of acidity like: Avoid alcohol. Normally alcohol in moderation is well tolerated but for people prone to acidity even a small amount of alcohol can cause discomfort. Avoid smoking .The nicotine in the tobacco affects the opening and closing of the food pipe allowing back flow of the normal stomach acid into the food pipe. Eat small meals. Instead of 3 big meals, have 5 small meals every 3-4 hours. Eat slowly. Don’t sleep on a full stomach. Try to have an early dinner. Make sure there is a gap of 3 hours between your last meal and bed time. Wear loose-fitting clothes. Avoid certain known foods which cause acidity like, coffee, tea, colas, and citrus fruits, oily and spicy food. If your weight is high – losing a few kilos will reduce acidity too. Keep a gap of 2 hours between exercise and meals. Drink at least 3 litres of water every day. Try meditation and yoga to minimise daily stress.
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