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.