Srinath Chinnakotla, MD

Srinath Chinnakotla, MD

Transplant Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Liver transplantation (split livers, high surgical risk patients)
  • Liver tumors
  • Multi-organ transplantation
  • Portal hypertension surgery

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India


  • All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry, India


  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Other Education

  • Visiting Fellow - Liver-Pancreas Transplant Program (2 weeks) UCLA
  • Visiting Fellow - Liver Transplant Program (2 weeks) King's College London

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016-2018)
  • U.S. News & World Report Top Doctor (2012)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2012)
  • America's Top Surgeons (2008)
  • Young Investigator Excellence Award, The 2nd International Congress on Immunosuppression, San Diego, CA (2001)


  • Clinical Director, Pediatric Transplantation, University of Minnesota
  • Member, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Member, International Pediatric Transplant Association
  • Member, The Transplantation Society
  • Surgical Director, Liver Transplant

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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