Department of Plastic Surgery

Consultants with qualifications

Prof V. Bhattacharya (Head)
He joined the department in 1976. He has been the President of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India in 2008. He is the 3rd person who has received PhD in Plastic Surgery in the country. He has been a keen research worker since 1984. He has to his credit many original contributions and several innovative surgical techniques. He has around 100 publications - 48 international and 51 national. He has written 5 chapters in books. He has presented 213 papers in various conferences and has delivered 59 orations and guest lectures in several national organisations. He has supervised 41 projects and is MCh examiner of 17 institutions. He has received almost every academic award of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India.

Prof P. Jain
PhD in Plastic surgery and among the only few in the country. He has, to his credit, many awards and fellowships and has been a part of the department since 1992. He has supervised 10 research projects of both MS and MCh candidates. He is a member of the executive body of the National Association of Burns of India.

He received Dr. B.M.Agrawal Gold Medal for being the best MCh student for the year 1995. He joined the department in 2006. He also won the APSI best paper award in 2003 along with the McNeil award for the best audio visual presentation. Received Advanced Microsurgery training from the reputed Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore. He is an excellent speaker and has bagged 52 awards for his speaking ability in different competitions. He has been enrolled for PhD.


Residents registered for MCh are working round the clock. There are two residents registered for MCh every year. At a time there are six students.
Currently the following senior residents are working with us:

  • Dr. P. S. Barooah
  • Dr. Shammi Purwar
  • Dr. Gurab Ranjan Chaudhary
  • Dr. Amol Patel
  • Dr. P. P. Datta

Apart from these, Junior Residents from the department of General Surgery are also posted in the department of Plastic Surgery by rotation.