Dr.Venkatesh B.S. has many outstanding achievements in his professional career. His impeccable record includes vast experience in the field of HPB surgery and Liver transplantation. He completed his MBBS from Govt.Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem and M.S. General Surgery from Govt.Stanley Medical College & Hospital, Chennai. He was awarded the prestigious Surgical Gastroenterology Medal in his final M.S. Examination. In his two year work period as Assistant professor at SRM Medical College & Research Institute, he was actively involved in Laparoscopic and Gastro-intestinal oncosurgeries. He developed keen interest in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery and Liver transplant and hence he did his M.Ch. super-speciality training in the same (HPB Surgery & Liver transplant) from the prestigious Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences(ILBS), New Delhi. (ILBS is the first mono-speciality institute in Asia dedicated to diseases of liver and biliary tract, headed by Padma Bhushan Dr.S.K.Sarin). He received the Young Mentor award for his academic and clinical excellence and for promoting a culture of mentoring, first of its kind, from the Chairman of University Grants Commission. He is currently working as a consultant in Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai. His interests are liver, pancreas, GI surgery and live donor liver transplant. He is involved in more than 150 hepatectomies, 100 Whipple’s procedure and more than 300 living donor liver transplants and their perioperative care.