Plastic Surgery

The department of Plastic Surgery was started in 1967 and is committed towards comprehensive and holistic patient care.

With over 50 years of experience, we are involved in Cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, cleft lips and palate repairs as well as burns management.

A wide range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries requiring refined and specialized skills are performed here. The department also provides back up to the various other departments in the hospital in the field of trauma, onco-surgery, head and neck reconstruction, diabetic foot reconstruction and complex wound management.

The Burns unit is amongst the best in the country and is recognized as the highest referral center for coastal and central Karnataka for the department of Complex injuries related to thermal, electric and chemical burns. The Burns ICU is equipped to provide lifesaving care with a multidisciplinary approach with emphasis on optimal recovery and rehabilitation



  • Reconstructive flap and skin graft
  • Micro vascular surgeries
  • Reimplantation surgeries
  • Nerve repair
  • Scalp reconstruction
  • Hand surgery
  • Pressure sore reconstruction
  • Onco surgical reconstruction
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Tissue expansion

Cosmetic Surgery

  • Liposuction
  • Fat injection
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Breast reduction and augmentation
  • Hair Transplantation
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Scars and keloid treatment
  • Facial plastic surgery


  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Treatment of Vascular anomalies
  • Repair and reconstruction of Congenital anomalies of hand face trunk and genitalia

Other Procedures

  • Burns- tangential excision and grafting
  • Skin transplantation
  • Post burns reconstruction for contractures and disabilities


Dr. Joseph Thomas

Professor & HOD

Dr. Sreekumar N C


Dr. Carlsen Bernard Periera

Assistant Professor

Dr. Harshavardhan K Shetty

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tanvi Rao

Assistant Professor