Back close
Courses offered at the following campus


Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital), based in Faridabad, Delhi, India is recognised as one of the premier hospitals in South Asia. Our commitment to affordable quality care has attracted a dedicated team of highly qualified medical professionals and other healthcare professionals from across the world to provide the highest standards of medical treatment. The institution currently offers Fellowship programs in various specialities.

As this is a specialised field needing immense amount of monitoring, rehabilitation and occupational therapy the specialised immunological and drug monitoring and documentation creates the need for a dedicated transplant fellow to help us run this program successfully and efficiently.

Attention Please!

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has not appointed any Agent or Third-Party Client for securing admission in any programme. Students are hereby requested to contact only the toll-free number on our website for any admission related queries.

– Issued In Public Interest By Directorate Of Admissions And Academic Outreach

Course Objective

Block Image

The aim of the programme will be to provide training to freshly graduated plastic surgeons ,in the field of composite tissue allotransplantation. Training in hand , face, penile, abdominal wall, uterine and tracheal transplant surgery.

there are few centres in the country performing vascularised allotransplant, and none providing a fellowship course in it.

We are going to start the VCA program by the month of March- April and we expect with our experienced team and the number of patients waiting we expect a very high volume of cases which may reach at least one transplant a month.


Clinical Training

A fellow will attend outpatient clinic and evaluate the patients, (amputees and other candidates presenting for transplant). They will be guided regarding a.

a. selection of suitable patient for transplant

b. counselling

c. short listing of candidates

d. pre operative work up which includes studying level of amputation, vascular studies where and when required, work up for infections and patient specific antibodies etc.

e. Charting plan for the surgery.

Hands On Experience Participating In The Surgery

a. Guidance regarding immediate preoperative care, forming team (to alert the nephrologist, anaesthetist, orthopedician and paraclinical staff) , sending samples for matching , counselling, consent and immunosuppression. After 5 cases will be expected to perform such duties independently.

b. Assisting in donor preparation, harvesting, on table dissection, recipient preparation and transplant process. Once the fellow shows satisfactory skills, will be allowed to participate in a more responsible capacity in the team.

c. taking care of donor preparation after harvest and providing  prosthesis

Postoperative Care

a. Guidance regarding post operative monitoring.

b. Management of complications

c. Tracking immunosupression and coordinating with the team (which includes intensivist and nephrologist)

Rehabilitation Programme, Physiotherapy

Coordinating with physiatrist regarding post op physiotherapy mobilisation , ambulation etc.

Immunosuppression And Management Of Rejection

Coordinating with nephrologist regarding immunosuppression, baseline post transplant histology, coordinating with pathologist. Training in diagnosing, evaluating and managing rejection.



Interested candidates may contact below mentioned phone numbers / email IDs:

Phone: +91 484 4008131
Phone: +91 484 2801234
Phone: +91 484 4341234

Admissions Apply Now