During my tenure at Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad I had a wide exposure in both Burns and Plastic
surgery. We had a vast number of both, planned and emergency cases. I would like to list a few of
the cases I have handled and operated during my residency program.
Trauma and Emergency surgeries:
Hand injuries - Tendon and Vascular injuries
Reimplantation of fingers
Flap coverage of raw areas
Split Thickness Skin Grafting
Debridement and VAC application
Dog bite repair
CLW debridement and primary closure
Mandible fractures: Para-symphyseal, Symphyseal, Condylar fractures, Combined
Para-symphyseal and Condylar fractures, Angle fractures, Edentulous
Mandible fractures, Unilateral and Bilateral condylar Fractures with various
involvement of body, angle /or Para-symphysis
Nasal bone Fractures: Open reduction, closed reduction
Zygoma Elevation: Gilles method, Plating of zygoma bone
Pan Facial fractures
Orbit floor fracture reconstruction with bone graft, PDS plate
Brachial Plexus Injury and Nerve Surgery
Flap coverage for pressure sore in Sacral, Gluteal, Ischial and Trochanteric region
Facial cleft surgery
Cleft lip repair
Cleft palate repair
Cleft lip and palate revision surgery and fistula repair
Microtia reconstruction - Firmin method
Repair of Various congenital ear malformation like Bat ear, Cryptotia, Cup ear
to name a few
Post burn contracture release and coverage
Early excision in burns and coverage
Flap coverage for burns raw areas
Electric burn injury management
Liposuction : Abdomen, back, buttocks, arms and thighs
Breast surgeries: Augmentation, reduction and lift
Rhinoplasty: Silicon implant, Cartilage graft, Bone graft
Upper and Lower body lift
High definition lipo sculpting Buccal fat removal
Brazilian butt lift
Non Surgical Aesthetic Procedures
Lasers: CO2, Nd:Yag, IPL, Radio Frequency
Derma-abrasion and Micro Derma-abrasion
Laser hair removal
Intra venous Glutathione therapy
Actively participated as a Co-Investigator in conducting clinical study entitled
"Efficacy and Safety of Ceftriaxone and Sulbactum injection in comparison with
Amoxicillin-Clavulanate injection as surgical prophylaxis in clean contaminated abdominal
surgery" as per GCP Standards, at Department of Surgery, S.C.L. Municipal
General Hospital and N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad.
Presented a Scientific Paper on "Burn Injuries in Kitchen: An Epidemiological
Study" in Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns - India, NABICON
2016 held in Puri, Orissa in 2016.
Presented a Scientific Paper on "Study of Flash Powder Burns At A Major Centre
In Western India" in National Annual Conference of Association of Plastic Surgeons
of India, APSICON 2014 held in Chandigarh 2014.
Successfully completed a Hands on microsurgery training programme (designed
by Dr. Acland) at Ganga Microsurgery Training Institute, Coimbatore, India from
10th - 14th November, 2014.
Actively participated and assisted Dr. Subramania Iyer MS, MCh, FRCS, Professor
and HOD, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences - The Plastic Surgeon who had
successfully done India’s first ever Bilateral Hand Transplant, during an Observership
programme from 17th - 27th November 2014 at Amrita Institute of Medical
Sciences, Kochi, India.
Successfully completed Intern doctors training program on Diabetes and its Ocular
manifestations held at Shri C.H.Nagri Municipal Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad on 21-22
Completed a program on Problem Solving for Better Health (PSBH) held at Smt.
N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad in association with The Dreyfus
Health foundation, New York, USA, on 17-18 April 2006.
Assisted actively in Undergraduate and Post graduate teaching and training programmes.