Milestones in liver transplantation in India achieved by
Dr A.S. Soin
Dr A.S. Soin's academic awards and achievements
- First successful cadaveric liver transplant in India - 1998
- First successful left lobe transplant in India - 1999
- First successful right lobe transplant in India - 2000
- First successful long distance cadaveric Liver Transplant in which the liver was flown in from Chennai and transplanted in Delhi - 1999.
- First successful transplant at SGRH - 2001
- First and the only successful combined liver and kidney transplant in India - 1999
- First successful reduced cadaveric liver transplant in a child - 2003
- First successful transplant in India on a Pakistani patient - 2004
- First bloodless liver transplant in India - 2005
- First successful emergency liver transplant on a patient transported to Delhi by air ambulance in deep coma - 2005
- He transplanted the youngest ever child to receive a successful liver transplant in India – 2006.
- He transplanted India’s oldest recipient (70 years) of a successful liver transplant
- In November 2006, his team became the first in South Asia to complete 100 liver transplants
- May 2007: World's first combined liver and kidney transplant from two live donors saves 15 year old with Hyperoxaluria
- July 2007: South Asia’s first double liver transplant in the same patient.
- September 2007: India’s first combined liver and kidney transplant in an adult (with both liver and kidney failure) using organs from two separate living donors.
- India’s first successful dual lobe liver transplant (two liver transplants in one man – 2007)
- India’s first combined liver and kidney transplant in an adult (with both liver and kidney failure) using organs from two separate living donors – 2007
- India’s first successful re-liver transplant (in a patient who received a liver transplant 1.5 years earlier) – 2008
- India’s first and world’s youngest successful domino liver transplant in 2009
- India’s first (and the World’s first reported) swap liver transplant (exchange of liver donors between two families) 2009
- India’s smallest liver transplant recipient (5kg) – 2010
- India’s first team to complete 50 liver transplants in children – 2010
Dr AS Soin awarded the Padma Shri
in 2010 for pioneering the development of Liver Transplantation in India.
- Annual research awards of the British Transplantation Society - 1994
- Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Research Award - 1996
- Annual research awards of the British Transplantation Society - 1997
- Delhi Medical Association Distinguished Services Award - 2005 for pioneering contributions in the field of Transplantation in India
- Medindia Oration Award for 2008 for pioneering contributions to Liver Transplantation in India
Delivered 3 prestigious orations
- Naseem Ansari Oration at King George Medical College, Lucknow, 2007
- Medindia Oration at Chennai, 2008
- K.E.M. Mumbai, Oration, 2009
Bestowed Honorary Fellowship of the King George Medical College at the Annual Convocation in 2007.
Appointed Visiting Professor in Liver Surgery at K.E.M. Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai - in 2009.
Delivered more than 450 papers and invited lectures
all over the world in his field.