Department of Plastic Surgery

About Us

  • Plastic Surgery is a specialized branch of surgery that deals with deformities, defects that are either congenital or acquired and aims at restoring and improving their form, function, and aesthetic appearance.
  • This Department has been functioning since 2005. It has grown steadily and is now fully equipped with adequate faculty and sound infrastructure. It is recognized by the National Medical Council for training one M.Ch Post graduate per year since 2014. This department is headed by former Professor & HOD Dr. C. Balasubramanian in Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  • It provides state-of-the-art care in all sub-specialties. Hand Surgery, Micro Vascular Surgery, Burns, Aesthetic Surgery, cleft lip, cleft palate, craniofacial anomaly surgery, Lymphedema care, and complex wound management.

Our Vision

  • Excellent Plastic Surgery care at affordable cost.
  • To give training to M.Ch Plastic Surgery Post Graduates and other Postgraduates in General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, OMFS.

Our Mission

  • Our mission has been constantly updating infrastructure to meet the demands of the growing specialty, providing personalized care for needy patients on a 24x7 basis, streamlining academics, encouraging research, and innovative ideas, and providing a database for publications.


  • M.Ch., Plastic Surgery PG course is approved by NMC. 3 M.Ch., Post Graduates already qualified from our Department. Two M.Ch., Post Graduate is undergoing training in our department, at present.
  • Postgraduates in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, and OMFS [Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery] are being trained in our department on a routine basis with satisfying outcomes.
  • Students from Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, and speech therapy are also undergoing training with us.


  • Fully equipped with adequate Faculty, required area for special patient care, and adequate operation theatres with Instrumentation is available Instrumentation to address the demands of various subspecialties also available
  • Exclusive Burns ward with 10 beds providing Tertiary care.
  • Providing 24x7 coverage for Trauma, Burns, and other Emergency Plastic Surgery cases.
  • Case Presentation in OP and during ward rounds.
  • Presentation on the topics and the planning sessions
  • Planning session
  • Journal Club
  • Observing and assisting in surgical cases in elective and emergency theatres
  • Presenting Papers in the Clinical Society Meeting regularly.
  • Providing an opportunity for the postgraduates to assist cases in the operation theatre
  • Special Concentration for training in Microvascular Surgery, Cancer Reconstruction, Cleft lip and Palate, and Aesthetic Surgery is provided for the trainees
  • BLS; ATLS Training is given
  • Lectures by the Faculty members
  • Well-equipped departmental library
  • Online access to peer-reviewed and indexed journals
  • By presenting clinical cases in the outpatient department and the wards
  • Access to the Journal Club
  • Regularly attending and presenting cases in clinical society meetings, Interdepartmental meetings