Consultant Organ Transplant
45 Years Experience
Renal Transplant Specialist
MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery)
Plot no 253, Sector 51, Gurgaon, Haryana - 122001
Dr. Harsha Jauhari, He was Awarded Dr. B.C. Roy National Award 2016, by the Hon’ble President of India.
M.S.(Gen.Surg.), F.R.C.S., F.I.C.S., F.A.I.S., Diplomate in Medical Ethics & Law, graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune (1968-72), was awarded M.S.(Gen.Surg) from G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur (1973-76), was elected F.R.C.S. in 1983. He was awarded the Dr. P.N. Berry Trust Scholarship by the Indian High Commission, U.K on request by the Institute of Urology, London, to train in Transplant Surgery. In 1988 he returned to India, to serve the country by setting up Transplant Programs first in Delhi, followed by U.P & then Haryana.
He has to his credit almost 6000 Renal Transplant & 3500 C.A.P.D. catheter insertions, which are probably the largest series in India. In addition, he has over 200 original Publications, Surgical Innovations and Lectures, delivered at National & International Forums, concerned with various facets of Transplantation. The past few years have been devoted to propagating the Ethics & Law of Transplantation & the need for Organ donation.
He is Chairman & Sr. Consultant, Department of Renal Transplant Surgery, at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi for the past 31 yrs. He is also heading the Transplant services at Artemis Health Sciences Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana over the past decade. He has been Head of Renal Transplant Services at Noida Medicare Center, Noida, U.P.
Dr. Harsha Jauhari has been the pioneer in starting successful Renal Transplant Surgery Programs at Govt. Registered Centers in 3 States.
He is Advisor, (Organ Transplantation), to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India since 2014 & is involved in developing the National Organ Transplant Programme (NOTP) & National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO). He is a core member of Advisory and Expert groups to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, for matters pertaining to Transplantation, dialysis and kidney Disease.
In 2004, the Hon'ble Delhi High Court appointed him by name, as a member of a High Powered committee comprising the Health Secretary, Govt. of India, the Director General of Health Services and others to review the provisions of the Transplantation of Human Organ Act (1994) and it’s Rules. Dr. H.Jauhari’s contribution in this was integral and considerable. Among his various recommendations was one to set up a National Organ Transplant Programme. This is now operational and in its second phase of implementation
Dr. Harsha Jauhari is Member to various expert Committees in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. They include National Organ Transplant Programme, setting up of Stand - alone Dialysis centers, training of Dialysis Physicians, Transplant Surgeons and Transplant Coordinators. Other committees include policy making on Medical Tourism & Movement of Health care Personnel at W.H.O & GATT.
He is member of Expert Core Group, National Patient Safety Implementation Framework for India (2018-2025).
The Director General Health Services had appointed Dr. Harsha Jauhari as the Organizing Secretary for the public events of the World Organ Donation Day, held in Nov 2010, at India Gate, New Delhi, with the aim of propagating the message of Organ Donation.
In 2011, he was the only non Govt. member of a 6 member team, headed by the Director General Health Services, for the training to the National Transplant Organization of Spain, at Madrid.
His services had been requested by the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, for training their staff and fostering a Transplant Programme at that Hospital in a Holistic manner. This programme is now successfully underway, and represents the best of P.P.P.
In 2002, Dr.Harsha Jauhari conceived & conducted a course “The Art of Surgery” aimed at training young Doctors especially Surgeons in optimizing their Surgical skills. A specially created ‘O.T. Skills Room’ helped students in acquiring Basic Surgical Skills. This was reinforced with Lectures on “Concept & Attitudes”. A large number of doctors have already benefited from this course. A book on the subject, written by him, is soon to be released
Among his various qualifications is a Diploma in Medical Ethics & Law. He has been Chairman of Medico-Legal Committees for the India Society of Transplantation (ISOT), Delhi Nephrology Society (DNS), The Association of Surgeons of India (Delhi) and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for the past decade and has helped steer more than 70 Medico-Legal complaints against Doctors & Institutions to safety.
He had been unanimously elected President of the Association of Surgeon of India – Delhi State Chapter 2016-17.
The esteem his colleagues hold him in is seen by the fact that although a Transplant Surgeon, he was unanimously elected President of The Delhi Nephrology Society in 2007-2008.
He is Chairman of the ASICON CME Foundation, New Delhi.
In conclusion, it can be said that Dr. Harsha Jauhari has contributed considerably in his chosen field of Transplant Surgery, both as a clinician & as a Teacher. He is an acknowledged expert in the Ethics & Law in Transplantation.