Rehan Saif

Dr. Rehan Saif Clinical Lead HPB Surgery & Transplantation | Consultant General Surgery

Years of Experience : 15

Nationality : UK

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Telugu



Dr. Rehan Saif is an experienced Consultant General and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary/Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplant Surgeon (Liver/Pancreas/Kidney) at Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi. He completed his MBBS and MS in General Surgery from JJM Medical College, India. His interest in HPB/GI Surgery and Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplantation led him to the United Kingdom, where he spent 12 years gaining further Specialist Higher Surgical Training with a National Training Number leading on to CCT (UK). He is the UK, and European Board certified HPB and Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplant Surgeon. He has also completed numerous fellowships in Minimally Invasive Robotic HPB/GI Surgery and Complex Liver Surgery and Transplantation. In his previous post, Dr. Rehan has been an integral part of an extensive multicenter abdominal transplant program that has completed close to 400 liver transplants and numerous pancreas and kidney transplants in South India. He is also one of the few surgeons to have performed major robotic liver and pancreatic-biliary resections in India. With over 15 years of experience in the field, Dr. Rehan is an expert in all aspects of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Disease and Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplantation – Liver, Pancreas, and Kidney Transplantation. His areas of special interest include managing hepatocellular carcinoma, complex gallbladder and biliary cancers, benign and malignant pancreatic disease, and minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) HPB/GI surgery. A Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Dr. Rehan also has an active research interest with a research degree from Newcastle University, UK, and has published several scientific articles in leading international peer-reviewed journals. His areas of expertise include,

  • Liver transplantation (cadaveric and living donor)
  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) HPB surgery
  • Complex liver surgery
  • Multimodality management of HCC
  • Surgery for portal hypertension
  • Surgery for pancreatic-biliary cancer
  • Management of acute and chronic pancreatitis