The department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery has made a beginning in collaboration with department of General Surgery from the time of inception of the hospital. It has been provided with a daily running O.P.D. exclusive operation theater (armed with competent anesthesiologist, state of the art, operating microscope, micro surgical instruments and well trained Plastic Surgery Staff, Intensive Care Unit looked after round the clock by well-trained nursing staff under the supervision of anesthesiologists) and inpatient wards (catering to all the strata of the society). Accident and Emergency Care Unit (Casualty) is handling all the Plastic & Reconstructive Emergencies backed by round the clock C.T. and M.R.I Scan facilities from the department of radiology. Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is willing to expand and want to explore in Skull Base Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery….
Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery runs daily outpatient services between 8.30am to 5.00pm and emergency services round the clock. It is backed by round the clock services of laboratory, radiology, accidents and emergencies and anesthesiologist. Because of early availability of investigation reports and the availability of PACS- picture archiving and communication system, definitive plan of treatment is often decided on the day of admission itself. Inter departmental references are done on the same day if necessary. Department of Physiotherapy and Re-Habilitation is taking care of outpatients and admitted patients.
In-patient bed capacity – 75 Beds
Intensive Care Unit – 25 Beds
About the Staff
Prof. Niranjan Kumar, MBBS, M.S. (Gen.Surg.), M.Ch.(Plastic Surgery), FRCS, heads the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and also the Craniofacial Unit attached to the department. Dr. Niranjan Kumar completed his MBBS & MS (Gen.Surg.) from KMC, Mangalore and M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery) from Madras Medical College, Madras. He was awarded FRCS in Plastic Surgery in 2013 from Royal College of Surgeons, London, United Kingdom. In 1993 he joined Manipal Hospital, Bangalore as Consultant and Head of the department of Plastic Surgery & established Micro Vascular Surgery & NEURO PLASTICA, a Craniofacial & Skull Base Surgery Unit. He joined SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital as Medical Director in 2004.
He is a life member of the APSI (Association of Plastic Surgeons of India), ISCLP & CA (Indian Society for Cleft Lip & Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies), Smile-Train, USA, FICS-IS (Faculty of International College of Surgeons – Indian Section), AOCMF (Association of Oral &Cranio;-Maxillofacial Surgeons), IMA (Indian Medical Association), ASI (Association of Surgeons of India), AMASI (Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India).
Dr. AvinashPrabhu joined the department as Assistant Professor. He completed his MBBS from KMC, Manipal& MS (Gen. Surg). from JJMC, Davangere. He completed his M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery) from JNMC, Belgaum. He is now serving the department as Associate Professor. He is a Life Member of APSI (Association of Plastic Surgeons of India), IMA (Indian Medical Association), ISCLP & CA ( Indian Society for Cleft Lip & Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies).
Surgical procedures performed by the department include:Congenital Deformities:
3. Lower limb
6. Bed Sores (Pressure sore)
7. Chronic Wound management
|Dr. Avinash Prabhu||Associate Professor|
|Dr. Anil R.||Assistant Professor|
|Dr. Anantesheswara Y. N. Rao||Visiting Consultant|
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