IGIMS Nephrology Department head Dr Om Prakash said that earlier the hospital had to call doctors from
Delhi for kidney transplant operation.
"But from next month onward, doctors of the IGIMS will do the job", he said.
He said the number of waiting list patients seeking kidney transplant had gone up sharply. "Now there are 50 patients in the waiting list", he said.
Senior surgeon and kidney transplant specialist Dr V Sheenu said the IGIMS team of doctors has been doing a good job in kidney transplant cases.
The IGIMS has recently done the 21st and 22nd transplant and both the transplant surgery was done by IGIMS team of doctors.
File photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui