Prof. Sandeep Guleria has recently joined the Indraprastha Apollo hospital as senior consultant surgeon in General Surgery, GI Surgery and transplantation.
Prof. Guleria was recently Professor of Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS).
Prof . Guleria has numerous firsts to his credit . He led the team that did the first cadaveric renal transplant in India from a brain dead donor.
He also led the team that did the first two successful kidney pancreas transplants in India. He was actively involved in the modifications of the Human Organ Transplant Act through the Rajiv Gandhi foundation.
Dr. Guleria was trained in the UK and was appointed as a consultant surgeon in surgery and transplantation at Europeís Largest teaching hospital the St. Jamesís University hospital, Leeds. He was till recently the Secretary of the Indian Society of Organ transplantation and is its current vice president. He is also a member of the ethics committee of the Transplantation Society.
Dr. Guleria has been felicitated with numerous awards, has more than 106 indexed publications and has given seven orations.