Dr. Fysal Kollanta Valappil

Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon

MBBS, MS(General Surgery), MCh(Surgical Gastroenterology), FNB-PD Liver Transplant Surgery(NBE), FMAS


Dr. Fysal Kollanta Valappil, is the best liver transplant surgeon in Kottakkal, known for his perfectionism and as a leader in Robotic Donor Hepatectomy and Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. Dr. Fysal and his team offer effective, minimally invasive as well as advanced surgical treatments for the disorders of the liver, pancreas, intestine, and bile duct. In his rewarding career that spans close to two decades, he has assisted in and performed over 650 liver transplants. 


Dr. Fysal focuses on a variety of advanced laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgical procedures that require smaller incisions than major, open surgery, and less anesthesia, which puts patients at less risk for complications. His specialties include, 

  • Living donor liver transplant
  • Extended Hepatectomies
  • Whipple’s procedure
  • Frey’s procedure
  • Distal pancreatectomy
  • Open and Lap cholecystectomy
  • Choledochoduodenostomy
  • CBD exploration
  • Radical cholecystectomy
  • Liver resection
  • Splenectomy
  • Hepaticojejunostomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Transhiatal esophagectomy
  • Total Proctocolectomy-IPAA
  • Colectomy
  • Small bowel resection
  • Anterior resection
  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Appendectomy

In addition to his cutting-edge clinical work, Dr. Fysal has held faculty positions at Government Medical College, Trivandrum, and Government Medical College, Kozhikode. Dr. Fysal received his medical degree at the Academy of Medical Sciences, Pariyaram, where he also completed his internship. He completed his MCh in Surgical Gastroenterology at Government Medical College, Trivandrum. Dr. Fysal also completed a clinical fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery and Liver Transplantation at Fortis Group of Hospitals, Delhi.


Dr. Fysal is the first in the country to acquire an FNB in Liver Transplantation. His research has appeared in numerous publications and presentations at local, national, and international meetings. Dr. Fysal is a member of many professional societies and associations, including LTSI, IMA, and ASI.

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