M.S. ( GEN ), MCH ( Plastic )
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand, Microvascular, Cranio-Maxillo-Facial, Surgery burns, Consmetic Laser surgery.
Is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with special interest in Cosmetic and laser surgery and congenital deformities (Birth Deformities)
He has his surgical clinic at Shahupuri 3rd lane near Kodak Express.
He is the Director and Head of Plastic Surgery Department at Lotus Hospital Kolhapur.
He is also attached to the SavitribaiPhule Municipal General Hospital And is the Incharge of the Plastic surgery and Burn Unit at Walawalkar Trust Charitable hospital At Udyamnagar.
He is attached to WIINS (Western India Institute of Neurosciences, Kolhapur) where he extensively deals with Maxillofacial Trauma and Clefts
He did His Plastic Surgery Training at the Prestigious Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai and Passed His MCh Plastic Surgery In 1991.
He was an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at JJ Group Of Hospitals attached to the Grant Medical College Mumbai for over 2 years.
He has also worked in Breech Candy Hospital Mumbai for nearly a year with internationally renowned Cosmetic Surgeons like Dr. Narendra Pandya, Dr. Gupta.
He is attached to the J N Medical College and KLE University, Belgaum since March 2008 as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery.The Plastic Surgery Department is a teaching department with Medical Council of India approved residency program of three years M.Ch. training.The Plastic Surgery Department is a teaching department with Medical Council of India approved residency Program of three years MCh training.
He has presented over 50 scientific papers at State, National and International Conferences and has been a National Faculty at the Annual Congress.
He has many Scientific publications to his credit in national and international Journals and has authored couple of chapters in Paediatric surgery and Textbook of Plastic surgery
He had been invited for the 3rd International Workshop on Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial anomalies at Taiwan in September 2004 and has been awarded the Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation fellowship at the Taiwan University.
He was awarded the scholarship to attend the international conference of Plastic surgery and the 4th international workshop on Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial anomalies in September 2006.
He was Invited by the ASPS(American Society of Plastic Surgeons ) and PSEF(Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation)to attend the Plasitc surgery 2007 Baltimore congress the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic surgeons in October 2007.
He has performed over 2500 Cleft Surgeries and is an expert in Secondary Deformities of the Clefts including Redo Surgery for Cleft Palate. And in the last 14 years he has performed more than 1750 free Surgeries for Cleft Lip and Palate through the Smile Train Project.
He is a Internationally accredited Plastic surgery Volunteer Surgeon for various organizations Including the Rotary International, Operation Smile and the MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres or Doctors without Borders) and has performed free surgeries at various camps in India , South East Asia and Africa and the middle East.He is a member of the team(Surgeons Gynaecologists and Anasthesiologists ) which has been conducting Surgical Camps for over 12 years twice a year in Dhanora Gadchiroli at SEARCH an organization run by Drs Abhay and Rani Bang on an average 100 to 120 surgeries are performed on 6 operating tables in 3 days
He is also associated with Operation Restore at National Burns Centre Airoli Mumbai where patients with post burn deformities are operated free of cost he has been involved in this activity since its inception in 2010 and has attended more than 13 such camps (almost all) and performed complex burn reconstructive surgeries along with his team of Residents
His other interest include Cosmetic and Laser Surgery and was one of the earliest surgeons to have performed Liposuction in this region.
He routinely performs all type of Aesthetic surgery in his clinic which fully equipped day care surgical facility.
He is the Project Director of the Smile Train WIINS Cleft Project through which free surgery is done for patients suffering from Cleft of Lip and Palate. More than 1750 patients have been successfully operated over the last 14 years with the partnership with the Smile Train.