Dr. Sunil Shroff

Dr. Sunil Shroff

Managing Trustee, Mohan Foundation

Sunil Shroff is the managing trustee of a non-government and non-profit organisation called MOHAN Foundation and is well known for his work in the field of deceased donation transplantation in India. He has worked towards improving the deceased organ donation rate in India. Dr. Sunil Shroff is pioneer urologist, transplant surgeon and a social entrepreneur who has been instrumental in establishing the deceased donation and transplantation program in India. He was one of the first to publish his experience with the application of the holmium laser in urology from the Institute of Urology, London UK in collaboration with his mentor Dr. Graham Watson.

He is currently the Senior Consultant Urologist at Madras Medical Mission Hospital. He performed the first kidney transplant on an HIV positive patient in India and transplant of kidneys from cobra-bitten brain death victims. As a founder trustee of MOHAN Foundation, he has been actively promoting the concept of deceased donation after brain death since 1997. Through the foundation, he has worked for policy improvements and amendment of the law to ease deceased donation in India. He has campaigned against organ commerce and believes that such activities which are reported widely by the media adversely affect public perception and acceptance of the deceased donation programme. He is also the front runner in promoting the use of computer and information technology among doctors in India to make healthcare delivery more efficient, easily accessible and affordable. He is amongst the first to start a health website Medindia that networks doctors and provides the public with health related information. He is the President of Medical Computer Society of India. He is the President of Nephrology, Urology and Transplantation Society of SAARC.  He is the chief editor of Indian Transplant Newsletter that reaches over 2000 transplant professionals worldwide every quarter. He is on the advisory board for the state of Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan to establish Cadaver Transplant Programmes