Dr. Prithiviraj Nabi

Dr. Prithiviraj Nabi


HPB Surgery & Liver Transplantation

Associate Consultant - HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon

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Brief Profile

Dr.Prithiviraj Nabi completed his MBBS training from Madurai Medical College. He did his MS General Surgery from PGI chandigarh. He completed his super specialisation (MCh) in Gastrointestinal/HPB surgery at GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi. He worked in the Liver surgery and Liver Transplantation unit in Centre hépato biliaire, Paul Brousse Hospital, Paris. He worked as the Consultant Incharge, in the Department of GI and HPB surgery, Vadamalayan Hospital. He specialises in advanced laparoscopic surgeries, liver surgery and liver transplantation.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS 2008, Madurai medical college, Madurai.
  • MS General surgery 2012, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • MCh Surgical Gastroenterology 2017 GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi.
  • DNB Surgical Gastroenterology 2018 NBE Board, New Delhi.
  • FMAS, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery.
  • FALS, Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Oncology.

Honors and Awards

  • First order medal in MS general surgery passing exam May 2012. 
  • Best Orator award in national level debate in GI surgery- Torrentz young scholar 2016.
  • Best Outgoing Student in Mch GI surgery exit exam 2017.
  • Vocational Excellence Award by Rotary west, RI district 3000 club for work in the field of Gastroenterology and Organ Donation awareness 2020
  • Best E-poster in E- Poster presentation in IASG Virtual Annual Conference AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar 2021. Radiation Induced Liver Injury mimicking Metastasis- Malignant Masquerade.

Research and Publication

  • Raj P, Kaman L, Singh R, Dahyia D, Bhattacharya A, Bal A. Sensitivity and specificity of FDG PET-CT scan in detecting lymph node metastasis in operable periampullary tumours in correlation with the final histopathology after curative surgery. Updates in surgery.2013:65;103-7. 
  • Anirudh Srinivas , Lileswar Kaman, Prithivi Raj,  Vikas Gautam, Divya Dahiya,  Gurpreet Singh, Rajinder Singh,Bikash Medhi. Comparison of the efficacy of chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone iodine as preoperative skin preparation for the prevention of surgical site infections in clean-contaminated upper abdominal surgeries. Surgery today 2015: 45; 1378-1384 
  • Vijay Richard, Divya Dahiya, Lileswar Kaman, Prithvi raj, Arunanshu Behera. Effect of perioperative glutamine administration on C-reactive protein and liver function tests in patients undergoing hepatic resection. Polish journal of surgery.2014:86;11-14. 
  • Divya Dahiya, Prithviraj, Lileswar Kaman, Arunanshu Behera. Epidermoid cyst of the spleen: A rare case report with review of the literature. Journal, Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine.2014:15;249-51.
  • Satyajit Ashok Godhi, Prithivi Raj Nabi, Sundeep Saluja, Pramod Mishra. Minimally Invasive Versus Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Cancer: Practice Patterns and Short-term Outcomes Among 7061 Patients. Annals of surgery 2015 Epub Jun23.(Letter to editor)
  • Mishra PK, Saluja SS, Prithiviraj N, Varshney V, Goel N, Patil N. Predictors of curative resection and long term survival of gallbladder cancer – A retrospective analysis. Am J Surg. 2017 Aug;214(2):278-286. 
  • Nabi, P., Mishra, S. & Nag, H.H. An Experience of Radical Gastrectomy in Indian Patients with Gastric Carcinoma. Indian J Surg 80, 452–456 (2018). 
  • Nag HH, Raj P, Sisodia K. The technique of laparoscopic hepatic bisegmentectomy with regional lymphadenectomy for gallbladder cancer. J Minim Access Surg. 2017 Sep 20. 
  • Gupta RK, Saran RK, Nabi P, Nag HH, Srivastava S. Importance of cytohistological correlation  and  diagnostic  utility  of  endoscopic  ultrasound  in  gastric  glomus  tumor:  A  case  report.  Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2018
  • Nag HH, Nekarakanti PK, Sachan A, Nabi P, Tyagi S.  Bi-segmentectomy versus wedge hepatic resection in extended cholecystectomy for T2 and T3 gallbladder cancer: A matched case-control study.  Ann Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2021;25:485- 491.   
  • Poster presentations in 12th world congress IHPBA 2016, Brazil
  • Laparoscopic liver surgery program: an early experience from an indian centre”
  •  “proximal splenoadrenorenal shunt: a safe and effective alternative in non cirrhotic portal hypertension”. 
  • “well differentiated lymph nodal neuroendocrine tumour: can they be primary?”
  • Extra hepatic portal venous obstruction [ehpvo] with or without portal biliopathy – intra operative portal pressure measurements: a comparative study.
  • Video presentation in 12 th world congress IHPBA 2016, Brazil – Technique of laparoscopic radical cholecystectomy with hepatic bisegmentectomy (s4b,s5) for gallbladder cancer.
  • Poster in IASG 2019. Peritoneal Tuberculosis- Ascites Forming Type. Role of laparoscopic biopsy with Gene Xpert plus analysis.. Prithiviraj Nabi Ms Mch ; Sowmiya Sampathrajan Md ; Narendran Md; Arunkumar Md. Department Of Gastroenterology & Liver Transplantation , Vadamalayan Hospital , Madurai.
  • E- Poster presentation in IASG Virtual Annual Conference AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar. Radiation Induced Liver Injury mimicking Metastasis- Malignant Masquerade.

Clinical Expertise

  • Laparoscopic HPB surgery including laparoscopic hepatic and pancreatic resections.
  • HPB surgery and Liver transplantation.


  • Senior Resident in Department of Vascular surgery and liver transplantation, PGIMER, Chandigarh, 2012 – 2014
  • Surgical trainee in Liver surgery and Liver Transplantation, Paul Brousse Hospital, Paris France 2017
  • Visiting Consultant , Department GI,HPB surgery and Liver Transplantation, KIMS, Trivandrum 2018-2020
  • Consultant Incharge, Department of GI and HPB surgery, Vadamalayan Hospital, 2018-2022
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