Dr. S. Sudhindran, Clinical Professor and Chief Transplant Surgeon, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Solid Organ Transplantation, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, has been awarded “The Distinguished Alumnus Award” by Trivandrum Medical College. This award was presented on February 15, 2020, by Hon. Governor of Kerala, Sri. Arif Mohammad Khan, in grateful appreciation for the leadership and outstanding service to the alma mater, Trivandrum Medical College and for the contributions to the society at large.
He is the first liver transplant surgeon in Kerala and a well-known expert in liver transplants. He has completed 820 liver transplants, mostly live donor transplants. He also has expertise in pancreas transplant as well as small bowel transplants. He completed his MBBS and MS from Trivandrum Medical College. Later, he trained in vascular surgery and solid organ transplantation from the UK. He has worked as a Clinical Fellow in Transplantation in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. He has more than a hundred publications to his credit.