Department of Plastic, Reconstructive And Maxillofacial Surgery was started at Saveetha Medical College in October 2011 by Dr.Surya Rao. Dr.Alagar Raja joined the department in November in 2011. We started off with hand injuries, burns and lower limb reconstruction with dedicated work of our team, department rapidly became the centre of excellence in maxillofacial
surgery with unparalleled member cases in companion with other established units.
Our department takes pride in having excellent interpersonal relationship with other allied specialities. Coordination with department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology we have done successful tubal recanalisations ones providing hopes of motherhood to sterilized women. we have successfully operated various congenital anomalies include cleft lip and palates, syndactylies of hands and feet, ear reconstruction etc. Congenital deformities of chest were corrected in collaboration with department of cardiothoracic surgery.
The department also provides constant support to department of general surgery and orthopaedics in wound management, reconstructive surgeries following trauma, diabetic foot care, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, pressure sores in bedridden ICU patients. Cosmetic surgeries like liposuction with body sculpting, gynaecomastia, fat grafting and scar management.
Dr.Narayanamurthy joined the department that has been well established by the seniors in July 2015. Oncoplastic and microvascular reconstructive surgeries were started. Currently we operate about 80-100 cases a month that includes the entire spectrum of subspecialties in plastic surgery which are burns, hand injuries of reconstruction, peripheral nerve injuries, microvascular surgeries, cleft lip, palate and other congenital anomalies, oncoplastic reconstruction, lymph oedema surgery and sex reassignment surgeries and management of pressure sores.