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Dr. Maya Peethambaran



  • Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
  • Special interest in –  Transplant Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology   


  • Dr. Maya joined Lakeshore after rendering her professional service at PVS Memorial Hospital, Kochi and Government Medical College, Trivandrum. She has more than  8 years experience in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
  • She also has Transplant Hepatology experience from Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Center.
  • Her special interests are in Transplant Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
  • She runs one of the few Pediatric Gastroenterology clinics in the state.
  • She is successfully running the transplant hepatology clinic catering to both adult and pediatric patients .

Other Information

  • Dr. Maya received her MBBS from Government Medical College, Trivandrum, after which she acquired MD in Pediatrics from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.
  • She was awarded with DNB in both Pediatrics & Gastroenterology from National Board of examinations, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Maya has also gained MRCPCH (Membership of The Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health) and MRCP from the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow.
  • She is an invited speaker in national and state forums  and has many publications to her  credit.
  • She has authored a chapter in “Differential Diagnosis in Pediatrics (Indian Academy of Pediatrics)”  – Jaypee Publishers
  • She is a member of various bodies including
    • ISG ( Indian Society of Gastroenterology)
    • INASL ( Indian National Association for study of Liver diseases
    • ISPGHAN (Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology  and Nutrition
    • IAP ( Indian Academy of Paediatrics)
    • IMA (Indian Medical Association)
  • She is the Secretary of IAP, Pediatric Gastroenterology chapter since 2019.

Dr. Abhishek Yadav is a well known gastrointestinal, liver diseases and liver transplant specialist with more than 10 years of clinical experience in managing patients with complex surgical problems of the liver and gastrointestinal tract.

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