Dr. Sandeep 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 Europe’s Largest teaching hospital the St. James’s 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.
I.S.C.E.( Class XII) St. Columba's School, New Delhi - March 1980.
M.B., B.S. (University Of Delhi) University College Of Medical Sciences, And associated Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi. - December 1984.
Finished a one-year rotating internship in December 1985.
M.S. (Gen. Surgery) (1986-1988) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029. - December 1988.
D.N.B.E. (Gen. Surgery) Diplomate National Board of Examinations, National Board of Examinations (India) - 1989.
P.L.A.B. Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board, For registration with the General Medical Council. UK 1991. I hold full registration with the GMC
F.R.C.S. (Glasgow) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - U.K. 1993
F.R.C.S. ( Edinburgh) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - UK 1993
MNAMS Member National Academy of Medical Sciences, National Academy Of Medical Sciences - 2001
F.R.C.S. (England) Ad Euniendum, Royal College of Surgeons of England - 2010
F.R.C.P. (Edinburgh) By Nomination, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - 2010
Awarded the Padamshreed by the President of India in recognition of my contribution to medicine in 2019. This is the fourth highest civilian award of the Government of India
Smt. Rukmani Gopalkrishnan Award for standing FIRST in SURGERY.
Award for standing THIRD in MEDICINE.
University College Of Medical Sciences, Distinguished Alumni Award 1996.
Awarded the Luminary Award by the IMA South Delhi Branch in Delhi. In recognition of his "outstanding contribution rendered to the medical profession and the community" 2007.
Awarded Exemplary Contribution Award by Indian Medical Association 2008.
Awarded the Himachal Gaurav Himalayan Jagriti Manch. 2011.
ATLS Accredited Provider 2011 Identified as Instructor Potential.
Awards and Achievements
Led the team that did the FIRST two Kidney Pancreas Transplants in India
Invited by the Government of Nepal to set up the Renal Transplant Program at Bir Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal. I trained the surgical team, did the first two Successful renal transplants in the Bir Hospital. The hospital currently runs a successful transplant program that I mentor.
Pioneered Cadaveric Renal Transplantation in New Delhi.
Introduced the "DONOR CARD" in the city of New Delhi.
Set up the Pediatric Transplant Unit at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Set up the Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy program at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Set up the Renal Transplant Program at RML Hospital.
A) Member: Transplantation Society
B) Life Member:
Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
Association of Surgeons of India (11947)
Indian Society of Nephrology
Indian Society of Emergency Services
Delhi Nephrology Society
Association of Minimal Invasive surgeons of India
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
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