Dr. Sikora S Sikora had his MBBS and General Surgical training from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. Then he moved to the prestigious Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) at Lucknow for his specialization and subsequent faculty position. He was a faculty in Department of “Surgical Gastroenterology” from 1991 to 2005 and was involved in teaching, training, and research producing several publications in the area of work. He later completed the “Surgical Oncology Fellowship” from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. At the Johns Hopkins Institute, Baltimore, Maryland with Prof JL Cameron, he gained insight into the nuances of pancreatic and biliary surgery, while on a UICC sponsored ICRETT fellowship. The experience in Surgical Oncology, as a fellow in Surgical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh provided an in-depth understanding of cancer, the multimodality approach to this problem and an insight into the novel and innovative (immunotherapy and gene therapy) treatment approaches to this dismal ailment. Dr. Sadiq Sikora has a vast experience of 25 years of conducting specialized surgical procedures which includes “Living related liver transplantation”, complex “Pancreaticobiliary” resections for both benign and malignant disease, “Liver resections, esophageal resections, surgery for portal hypertension and colorectal disorders”. He was the key member of the team, which established the living related liver transplant program at Kochi, Kerala and was a member of the liver transplant team at SGPGIMS, Lucknow. Dr. Sikora started the successful Liver Transplant Program (cadaveric and living donor) at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. His major contributions are in the area of bile duct injury repairs, Biliary and Pancreatic cancers, innovative techniques in Esophagus resection, Pancreatic surgery and Hepaticojejunostomy. Imparting training for a “safe cholecystectomy” (gallbladder removal) and preventing bile duct injury are his passion. • Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HBP) Surgery • Surgical Gi Oncology • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery • Liver Transplantation.