Department of Plastic Surgery

Year of establishment: 1998

The division of Plastic Surgery was started in 1964 with the objective of developing superspeciality of Plastic Surgery in this part of the country, training of post graduates and rendering speciality services to the patients. The M.Ch (Plastic Surgery) course was started in 1976. The division was upgraded to Department in 1998. The sanctioned teaching posts are 4. Thrust areas for research include micro-circulation in fascia, evaluation of surgical outcome in cleft lip and palate. The department has done pioneering work in Fascio cutaneous, Adipofascial and Perforator based flaps and their vascularity, bacteriological study in Lymphedema, study of tendon healing, Distraction osteogenesis in short bones of hands and feet.
The department has published 36 papers including 9 international publications in last 5 years. The department has organized a number of national and international conferences and workshops. and is an active participant in INSA -PAS (Polish) Exchange programme. Several international eminent personalities have visited the department. Future development plans include Naso endoscopy, LASER surgery and various endoscopic procedures and Aesthetic Surgery.

In the Operation theatre