Procedures / Surgeries conducted

  • Peripheral arterial and venous system

    • Varicose vein ablation and laser treatment

    • Embolisation / Sclerotherapy for AV malformations.

    • Angioplasty

    • Stenting

    • Thrombolysis
  • Hepatobiliary

    • PTBD (Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage)

    • Biliary stenting

    • Portal vein angioplasty / stenting

    • Hepatic vein angioplasty / stenting

    • Hepatic artery embolisation for trauma and aneurysms
    • Chemoembolisation for all types of liver cancers

    • Portal vein embolisation prior to hepatectomy

    • Radioembolisation(Yttrium 90) for Multifocal HCC and metastatic disease

    • Radiofrequency ablation (RF) for liver tumours

    • TIPSS - Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt

    • BRTO - Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration

  • Gastrointestinal
    • Embolisation in GI bleeding

    • Embolisation for aneurysm and trauma

    • Oesophageal, duodenal and colonic stenting

    • Percutaneous Gastrostomy

    • Percutaneous Cholecystostomy

  • Obstetric/Gynaecology

    • Embolisation for post partum hemorrhage (PPH)

    • Embolisation in high risk pregnancy

    • Uterine fibroid embolisation

    • Fallopian tube recanalization

  • Nephro Urology
    • Renal artery stenting

    • Renal artery embolisation for aneurysm and AV malformation

    • Embolisation for haematuria

    • Fistulogram / Venoplasty / stenting for dialysis access

    • Nephrostomy

    • Antegrade ureteric stenting

    • RF ablation of kidney tumours

    • Antegrade ureteric stenting

    • Varicocele embolization

    • Prostate artery embolization

  • Respiratory
    • Bronchial artery embolisation for hemoptysis

    • RF ablation for lung cancer

  • Trauma

    • Embolisation in liver, renal, splenic injury

    • Embolisation in severe pelvic fractures

  • Miscellaneous
    • Ultrasound guided central venous access for chemotherapy / dialysis

    • IVC filter placement and Thrombolysis in severe DVT

    • Vascular foreign body removal

    • Transjugular liver and renal biopsy

    • Prostate brachytherapy

    • Palliative RF ablation for bone tumours

    • RF ablation for head & neck tumors including thyroid tumours




  • MBBS - Mysore
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • FRCR - Urology, Royal College of Surgeoons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST), United Kingdom
  • Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Awards/Recognisation

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  • About the doctor

    Dr. Vippin Uthappa, is the director of Interventional Radiology and Interventional Oncology at Global Hospitals, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai.

    He also has extensive experience in uterine fibroid embolisation, embolisation in emergency cases like liver trauma, pelvic trauma, GI bleeding and bronchial artery Embolisation. He is one of the few Interventional Radiologist who has significant experience in management of post liver transplant complications. Dr Uthappa has also started the department of interventional oncology as the emerging field in cancer care

    He now has an experience of over 6000 minor and 3500 major interventional radiology cases. He was an advisor for interventional Radiology for NICE, UK from 2007 to 2010. He is an expert in all types of interventional radiology procedures for liver cancer and these include Percutaneous Ethanol Injection (PEI), Radiofrequency Ablation (RF), Conventional Transarterial Chemoembolisation (cTACE), DC bead Embolisation, Portal vein Embolisation and Radioembolisation (SIRT). His other areas of interest include hepatic vein and IVC intervention for budd chiari syndrome, TIPSS and BRTO.

    Dr. Uthappa has an extensive research background with more than 30 publications and scientific articles, numerous abstracts and presentations at various national and international meetings to his credit. 



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    Thank you Medfin. They ensured the whole process from selecting a very experienced doctor to offering the latest procedure at a very reasonable price. They also arranged a follow up post my surgery with the doctor to ensure my recovery was on track. Thank you for being there throughout

    -Deepa Shree, Bangalore

    Dr. Uthappa is a very sincere doctor

    I had visited Dr. MC Uthappa for venous ulcer treatment ,he diagnosed varicose veins in my legs and suggest for laser treatment (EVLT) . My venous ulcer also healed completely.I am really happy. Dr. MC Uthappa is really very nice and friendly person he's very sincere in work. I really thank you sir

    -Sriram, Bangalore

    Experienced doctor who patiently explains the problem

    Met Dr. Uthappa for my fathers varicose vein problem. He spent good qulaity time in explaining my fatther and me the solution to his problem. Even during the surgery he explained once again the entire process. Also thanks to Medfin for fixing all the charges and getting me a great package

    -Kiran Mohapatra, Chennai

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    Gleneagles Global Hospitals at Richmond Road is a 40 bed specialty center with focus on Orthopedics, MIS, Interventional Radiology , ENT, Urology and Gynaecology. 

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