Dr. Mathew Jacob

Brief Profile

Dr. Mathew Jacob is a Senior Consultant in Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery associated with the Aster Integrated Liver Care Program at Aster Medcity, Kochi and Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore. He graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune following which he spent thirteen years in the UK gaining valuable experience in Hepatobiliary and Transplantation Surgery. He completed his basic surgical training at the Yorkshire School of Surgery in Leeds. In 2002 he was awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of England (London) research fellowship.

In 2004, he obtained the national training number for further specialization in the field of Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery. On completion of training, he was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) by the General Medical Council (UK). He then moved to St James Hospital in Leeds as a post-CCT Royal College Transplant Fellow. He was also granted the HESPERIS Fellowship by the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT) in 2011. In addition to routine general surgical and hepatobiliary procedures, he has experience in advanced procedures including surgery for gall bladder cancer, liver cancer, bile duct cancers, and pancreatic cancer. He is also experienced in laparoscopic liver surgery. He is an expert in liver transplantation and has experience in both cadaveric and living donor liver transplantation.

Dr. Mathew Jacob is also an Honorary Research Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His research interest is in transplant epidemiology and prognostic modeling in liver transplantation. He has had oral presentations at various national and international meetings and congresses including American Transplant Congress, International Liver Transplant Congress and at the British Transplant Society Congress. He has worked with the Department of Health and the UK National Health Blood and Transplant Services conducting extensive research in the field of Liver Transplantation. He has written several scientific articles on liver transplantation and complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.

A highly experienced Hepato Pancreato Biliary surgeon, Dr. Mathew Jacob is an expert in abdominal multi organ transplant surgery (liver, kidneys and pancreas). Trained extensively at some of the best institutes in the UK, he performs both living donor and cadaveric transplant of the liver. An expert in advanced Hepato Pancreato Biliary procedures including complex surgeries for cancers of the liver, gall bladder, liver, bile duct and pancreas; he is also a highly-skilled laparoscopic surgeon.



HESPERIS Fellowship by the European Society for Organ Transplantation | Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) | Member of Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS)|Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T) (General Medical Council, U.K) |MBBS (Armed Forces Medical College, Pune)



  • Medical adviser to the Zonal Coordination Committee of Karnataka (ZCCK-The Organization empowered to coordinate the cadaveric transplantation activities and also educate the public on organ donation)
  • Senior Consultant, Hepato Pancreato Biliary & Abdominal Multi Organ Transplant Surgery, Global Hospitals Bangalore
  • Research in liver transplantation, Department of Health and the UK National Health Blood and Transplant Services
  • Post CCT Royal College Transplant Fellow, St James Hospital,Leeds, UK
  • Research Fellow, Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons, UK
  • Research Fellow, Ireland liver Transplant Audit
  • Trained in Yorkshire school of surgery & Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Research interest: transplant epidemiology and prognostic modelling in liver transplantation
  • Published articles in peer reviewed journals
  • Proficient in English, Malayalam Hindi, Kannada