- Defects of various
etiologies on various regions of the body are covered by various flaps (including
fascial flaps, expanded flaps on extremities)
- Tissue expansion
to expand limited tissue so that large defects can be covered from a smaller region
interventions mainly in the emergency setting
of all kinds of trauma in the emergency setting - scalp avulsion and penoscrotal
- Maxillofacial fractures managed by reduction
and plating, latest being the biodegradable plates
surgery - congenital disorders like syndactyly, polydactyly etc, tendon transfers,
management of hand fractures, flexor tendon surgeries, distraction osteogenesis
- Surgery for hypospadias (mainly single stage procedures),
epispadias and intersex disorders
- Nodovenous shunts
and aesthetic contouring for lymphedema of the extremities
lip and palate and associated anomalies
and malformed ears treated by various methods including total ear reconstruction
(nose job), blepahroplasty (for baggy eyelids), augmentation and reduction mammoplasty
(enlargement or reduction of breast size).
aesthetic surgery - genioplasty, corrective osteotomies, implants
palsy - muscle transfers
- Botox for facial wrinkles
for burns in fresh burns as well as in established contractures involving various
regions of the body
Specialization and speciality
In routine plastic surgery OPD, all kinds
of patients pertaining only to plastic surgery are seen. In emergency, all kinds
of trauma including vascular trauma and burns are dealt with.
of beds in IPD
The department has 19 beds for plastic surgery,
one special ward and a dedicated 6 bedded burn unit.
Routine haematological investigations are done in the laboratory
of the department.