Dr. Ashley Lucien Joseph D’Cruz in Bangalore: Fees, Timing, Reviews | Narayana Health

Dr. Ashley Lucien Joseph D’Cruz

MBBS, MS, MCh Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityPaediatric Liver Transplantation, Paediatrics Surgery, Kidney Transplant - Paediatric, Robotic Surgery

  • HospitalBangalore - Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Bommasandra, Bangalore - Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, HSR Layout


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Brief Profile

Dr. Ashley Lucien Joseph D’Cruz has completed his MCh Paediatric Surgery from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He is a highly experienced pediatric surgeon and is currently working as Senior Consultant Paediatric Surgery, Liver & Kidney transplant at Narayana Health City, Bangalore

Fields of Expertise

  • Reconstructive Urology
  • Kidney & Liver Transplantation


  • MBBS : St John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore
  • MS : Command Hospital Air Force Bangalore University, Bangalore
  • MCh: Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh


Reading, painting, fishing and golf

Posts Held in the past

  • Medical Superintendent Professor & HOD: St. John’s medical College Hospital. Dept. of Padeiatric Surgery, SJMC & H, Bangalore, India.
  • Locum consultant Paediatric Surgeon & Urologist: Dept. of Padeiatric Surgery, St. James University Hospital & The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds Yrkshire, U.K
  • Professor & HOD: Department of Paediatric Surgery, SJMC&H, Bangalore, India.
  • Associate professor & HOD: Department of Paediatric Surgery, SJMC&H, Bangalore, India.
  • Senior registrar: Dept. of Padeiatric Surgery, St. James University Hospital & The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds Yrkshire, U.K
  • Assistance professor & HOD: Department of Paediatric Surgery, SJMC&H, Bangalore, India.
  • Assistance professor: Department of Paediatric Surgery, SJMC&H, Bangalore, India.
  • Senior registrar: Department of Paediatric Surgery Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.
  • Clinical Tutor/Lecturer: Department of Paediatric Surgery, SJMC&H, Bangalore, India.
  • Registrar: Department of Cardiac & General Surgery, Church of South India Hospital, Bangalore, India.
  • Registrar (Post Graduate trainee): Department of General Surgery, Command Hospital, Air Force, Bangalore, India.
  • Senior House Officer & Casualty medical Officer: Department of Paediatric Surgery, SJMC&H and St. Martha’s, Bangalore, India.
  • Rotating Internship: SJMC&H and St. Martha’s, Bangalore, India.

Awards & Recognition

  • Isotope and the Child – Prof Ramadas Oration - 6th annual conference of the society of Nuclear medicine, southern chapter, Bangalore, Sept. 2000.
  • Vocational service award 2002 – 2003, Rotary international, Jayanagar, Bangalore.
  • Evolutions of neonatal surgeries in St. John's – The third Professor Alfred Mascraenhas Oration, Bangalore, June 2004.
  • Dr. M.S. Ramakrishnan Oration – IAPS, 9th Oct. 2014, Ooty
  • 6th Cavalier Dr G. K Devarajalu Endowment Oration, 9th Feb 2020 - Coimbatore

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Karnataka Medical Council
  • Indian association of Paediatric surgeons
  • Research society SJMC & H and Bangalore
  • Asian society of Paediatric Urology
  • Indian society of gastroenterology
  • Association of surgeons of India
  • State chapter and surgical society of Bangalore
  • The Bangalore gastroenterology group
  • The British association of Endoscopic surgery



Experimental Research:
{Sponsored by Research Society, SJMCH)

  • Autologous Vein Graft to bridge Com mon bile duct defects in dogs
  • Techniques in Microvascular Anastomosis
  • Segmental and whole liver transplantation in dogs - acute experiments
  • Standardization of normal values of serum potassium in infants and newborns

Clinical Research and thesis:

  • Highly Selective Vagotomy: its changing role in the treatment of acid peptic diseases
  • Highly Selective Vagotomy in the treatment of uncomplicated duodenal ulcer - M.S. thesis, Bangalore University
  • Research Associate in Government of India project entitled ""Incidence of Congenital Anomalies in Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes 1985- 1987
  • Posterior Sagittal Anorectoplasty in the treatment of anorectal malformations. Posterior Sagittal Approach for lesions of the rectum and urogenital sinus.
  • Side-to-side Lieno-renal shunt versus Warren shunt in the treatment of extra hepatic portal hypertension in children. Distal spleno-renal shunt for bleeding gastric varices.
  • The use of inter-positional jejunal loop in reconstructive surgery after excision of choledochal cysts and after a Kasai procedure for biliary atresia.
  • Biliary Atresia -A prospective trial of extended portal dissection and Roux-en-Y portocnterostomy. Biliary atresia - Nutritional supplementation.
  • Management of antenatally diagnosed PUJ obstruction
  • Prospective study of posterior urethral valves in children.
  • Neonatal Surgical Audit.
  • Reversed Gastric Tube for esophageal substitution in children.
  • Single stage onlay urethroplasty in the management of proximal hypospadias.
  • Histochemical study of Hirschsprung's disease.
  • Effectiveness of a newly devised flow chart vs the existing documentation system in the post-operative care of children of PSICU of SJMCH. Ms T N Lakshmi Devi July 2000 (MSc Nursing degree).
  • Effectiveness of Heparin vs saline flush for intermittent peripheral venous access in children admitted to the Paediatric wards of St John's Medical College Hospital. Ms Regi Thomas (in preparation towards award of MSc Nursing degree)
  • Central / long term vascular access in children - a prospective study.
  • Hydrocephalus and spina bifida follow up clinic.
  • Paediatric Nephro- Urology follow up clinic.
  • Effect of a structured pre-op programme on the post op recovery of children.
  • Obstructive Cholangiopathy in infancy and children. Lakshmikanth CN. 1998, Bangalore University. (MS Surgery Degree)."


  • D'Cruz AJ, Mascarenhas AFA.: Highly Selective Vagotomy - Its changing role in the treatment of acid peptic disease. Indian J Gastroentrol 1984;3:Suppl 4 pg 67."
  • Kamath PS, Joseph DC, Chundran R, Ramarao SR, Sriprakash ML, D'Cruz AJ: Biliary" Ascariasis Ultrasonography, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreaticography and Biliary Drainage. Gastroenterology 1986; 91:730-732.
  • "Narasimharao KL, Sabharwal A, D'Cruz AJ, Narasimhan KL, Bal RK, Mitra SK.:" Gastric Volvulus. Indian Pediatr 1987;24:430-432
  • "Narasimharao KL, D'Cruz AJ, Mitra SK. Giant Ileal Diverticulum. Indian J Paediatr" l988;55:995-997.
  • "Narasimharao KL, D'Cruz AJ, Patel RV, Narasimhan KL, Bannerjee CK, Mitra SK.:"Infantile Myofibromatosis of Omentum. Kinderchir Z., 1988;43:50-51."
  • "D'Cruz AJ, Ramachandra C, Roy GT, Fernandez I. Neonatal Surgery: A Profile of" "Experience at St. John's Medical College Hospital., St. John's Med. Coll. J. Med. 1988;3:19-21."
  • "D'Cruz AJ, Ramachandra C, Geetha P, Paul. Gastric Perforation in the Newborn." Indian Paed. 1991;28:83-84.
  • "Dias E, Ramachandra C, D'Cruz AJ, Yeshwanth M. An unusual presentation of gastro­ esophageal reflux - Sandifer's syndrome. Tropical Doctor 1992;2:131. "D'Cruz AJ, Priorities in Paediatric Surgery. Physician's Update. 1992."
  • "D'Cruz AJ, Ramachandra C, Rao C, Kamalh P. Colonoscopically reduced intussusception and testicular involvement in Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Indian Paed. "1992, 1141-42"
  • "Subba Rao SD, Lewin S, Shetty B, D'Cruz AJ, Ramachanadra C, Chandrasekhara MK. Acute Acalculus Cholecystitis in Typhoid Fever. Indian Paed. 1992, 1431 -1434" "Thomas PG, D'Cruz AJ. Distal splcnorenal shunting for bleeding gastric varices. Br J Surg 1994;81:241-244.
  • "Alladi A, Saoji R, Ramachandra C, D'Cruz AJ. Hydatid cyst - another differen tial" "diagnosis of choledochal cyst. Paediatr Surg Int 1995, 10:422-423"
  • "Saoji R, Ramachandra C, D'Cruz AJ. Subcutaneous emphysema: An unusual" "presentation of foreign body in the airway. J Ped Surg 1995,30:860-862"
  • "D'Cruz AJ el al. Non-conventional porto-systemic shunts in children with extra hepatic portal vein obstruction. Acta Paediatrica Japonica Feb; 7(1): 17- 20, 1995."
  • D’Cruz AJ. Kamath PS. Ramachandra C. Jalihal A. Pancreatic ascites in children. Acta "Paediatrica Japonica. 37(5) :630-603, 1995."
  • "D'Cruz AJ, Squire RB, Stringer MD. Post-operative Haemmorhage from stress ulceration in a Meckel's Diverticulum. Paediatr Surg Int. 1995,10:384-385"
  • "Lakhoo K, Feunfer M, Thomas DFM, D'Cruz AJ. Failure of Prenatal Ultrasound to prevent infection associated with underlying urological abnormalities. (Paper presented at the annual meeting of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Rotterdam, Netherlands 1994. ) British Journal of Urology. 77(6): 905-908, 1996."
  • D'Cruz AJ. Posterior Urethral Valves. 1997.
  • "Thomas PG , D'Cruz AJ, Ravindra.KV, Rozario A, Das K, Alladi A. Living Related Liver" "Transplantation - a beginning at our centre. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 1999 ; 18(Z) A77."
  • "Alladi A, Das K, Karuna V, D'Cruz AJ. Non specific Jejunoileitis: A report of 8 cases:" "Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2001,20: 195-196."
  • "Babu MK, Kini U, Das K, Alladi A, D'Cruz AJ. Modified acetylcholinesterase staining of rectal mucosa - a potential aid to diagnosis in suspected Hirschsprung' s disease. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology April 2001, 214 (abstract)."
  • "Das K, Alladi A, Kini U, Babu MK, D'Cruz AJ. Hirschsprung's disease and associated rare congenital anomalies, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 2001,68(9): 835-837."
  • "Rao S, Alladi A, Das K, D'Cruz AJ. Medium and long term central venous access in children. India n Pediatrics Jan 2003; 40(1): 41-46."
  • "Das K, Jackson PB, D'Cruz AJ. Periscapular bronchogenic cyst. Indian Journal of Paediatrics Feb 2003; 70(2): 181 - 182."
  • "Das K, Jackson PB, D'Cuz AJ Pyeloplasty in Infancy. Indian Journal of Paediatrics May" 2003; 70(5): 379 - 382.
  • "Rao S, Kumar KS, Kannan.R , D'Cruz AJ. Bloody diarrhoea caused by a needle in the pancreatic head. Journal of Paediatric Surgery 2003; 38: 9."
  • "Mohanty S, Das K, Correa MA, D'Cruz AJ . Extranasal glial heterotopia: Case" report. Neurology India 2003; 51(2)
  • "Charles AR, Das K, D'Cmz AJ. Posterior Urethral Valves. In Nammalwar BR, Vijayakumar M, ed. Principles and practices of Paediatric Nephrology. First Edition-" 2004, New Delhi; Jaypee Brothers, 2004; 297 - 310."
  • "Alladi A, D'Cruz AJ ""Esophageal Perforation in a neonate: A case report""" Journal of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeon April - June 2004; 9:153- 155.
  • "Das K, Charles AR, Alladi A, Rao S, D'Cruz AJ. Traumatic Posterior Urethral" "Disruption in boys - The progressive surgical technique . Paediatric Surgical International. June 2004, 20(6); 449- 454"
  • "Alladi A, Rao S, Das K, Charles AR, D'Cruz AJ: Pediatric tracheostomy: a 13 year experience. Paediatric Surgery International. September 2004, 20(9) ; 695- 698."
  • "D'Cruz AJ, Das K. Undesended testis. In Symposium on Common Pediatric Surgical problems -I. Indian Journal of Paediatrics, Dec 2004; 71: 1111-1116"
  • "Kumar KS, Das K, D'Cruz AJ. Aspiration of a Cryptic Foreign Body" "(Tracheostomy Tube Flange). Indian Journal of Paediatric, 2004, 71 (12); E81 -" E83.
  • "Alexander MP*, Alladi A, Correa M*, D'Cruz AJ ""Neonatal colonic Mucormycosis" "- a tropical perspective"" Journal of Tropical Paediatrics, 15th December 2004, E­" Pub ahead of print.
  • "Das K, Charles M, D'Cruz AJ. Terminal illness in Paediatric Surgical Practice -" "Chapter in ""Text book of Paediatric Surgery"", ed- Gupta DK. (In press)."
  • "Memon MA, Mohanty S, Das K, Garg I, D'Cruz AJ ""Hemihypertrophy, renal" "dysplasia and benign nephromegaJy"". Pediatric Nephrology (Accepted for publication , December 2004)."

Key Procedures Performed

  • Reconstructive paediatric urology
  • Liver and kidney transplants

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi,Tamil, Kannada,Telugu