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Pioneers of liver transplant surgery in India, with dreams of a liver disease free society.

Chennai Liver Foundation (CLF) is a voluntary, non-profit organisation which aims to promote awareness about liver health by supporting research and educational activities. It offers help, support and information to the medical fraternity and the general public about diagnosis, prevention and treatment of liver related diseases.

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Dr Vivek Shanmugam

Dr Vivekanandan [ MBBS, MRCS, FRCS] is a Liver Transplant Surgeon and the Managing Trustee of CLF. He’s been providing FREE Consulting Services for Liver Patients and has been sharing many important information about Liver Health on Social Media

The Free Liver Clinic is open to general public on all week days between 5 PM and 7 PM. Consultations for people suffering from any liver disease like Jaundice, Hepatitis, Liver Cirrhosis, Liver Cancer, Liver Fibrosis or Alcoholic Liver Diseases can pre-book an appointment.

Get a FREE second opinion from Dr Vivek on your diagnosis in case you want to be very sure. Chennai Liver Foundation has a partnership with RPS Hospitals to treat Liver Patients.

For more details do call RPS Hospitals, Phone : +91 2651 2600 / +91 7338817817 or walkin to RPS Hospitals, Korattur, Chennai

NOhep unites people around the world behind a shared goal: the elimination of viral hepatitis. With one voice we demand action, we demand change and we demand that millions of people around the world are given a chance to live a life free of this disease!

Chennai Liver Foundation in association with World Hepatitis Alliance has been promoting awareness about Hepatitis to the masses with the mission of eliminating Hepatitis by 2030.

World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis - a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E — and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Chennai Liver Foundation - Pioneer of Liver Transplant Surgery

Concerned about the increasing incidence of liver disease, Prof. R.P. Shanmugam founded Chennai Liver Foundation in 1997. Later Dr.Vivekanandan joined hands to make CLF focus in providing support for research & education, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of all liver diseases.


Chennai Liver Foundation (CLF) envisages a liver disease free society.

Liver disease is a great cause of morbidity and mortality which pose a great threat to the health of the Indian population. Based on the magnitude of liver disease which is on the rise day by day, there is a an absolute necessity to in crease the awareness among the general public and the policy maker for prevention and reduction of mortality.


Come, Let's Fight Liver
Disease Together

  • Become a Volunteer

    The Foundation relies on volunteer support in many aspects of the service. Your small contribution of time can make a huge impact on listicon and education.

  • Become an Organ Donor

    On any given day, thousands of patients are waiting for critical organ transplants across the country. Sadly, hundreds die each year waiting. One person donating their vital organs and tissue can save the lives of as many as eight other people, and make a difference in the lives of many more

  • Corporate Partnership

    Much of what CLF has accomplished through the years reflects the power of partnerships. The successes we have seen in the exchange of information and the promotion of prevention and positive health attest to the meaningful relationships.

  • Host an Event

    One of the many ways you can support the Chennai Liver Foundation is by planning and organizing an event.

  • Advocate Liver Health

    Our mission is to reduce the incidence & impact of liver disease and we strive to achieve this by promoting liver health and raising funds to support research & education to improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of liver diseases.

  • Make a Donation

    Chennai Liver Foundation is a not-for-profit, community organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by Liver diseases & viral hepatitis in particular.

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Our International Alliances

  • World Hepatitis Alliance
  • NOhep

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Know your Liver

2 Minutes for Liver - A Video Series to help you understand & fight Liver diseases!

  • About Chennai Liver Foundation

    A Quick summary of the Journey of Chennai Liver Foundation so far
  • Importance of Face Masks to fight Covid'19

    Dr Vivek explains why is it important to wear face masks
  • Fighting Covid19 with Vitamins

    Dr Vivek talks about how Vitamin C and other Immunity Boosting food cannot be a cure for COVID-19

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