Advanced Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai
Plastic surgery is a surgical branch that addresses both form and function. The word “Plastic is derived from the greek word “Plastikos” which means to give form. It may be broadly divided into two sub-specialties - Reconstructive Surgery and Cosmetic or Aesthetic Surgery.
Reconstructive surgery aims to restoring a body part to either its normal appearance of to its normal function. People may be either born with deformities - (congenital) or may acquire them due to injuries, burns, accidents or following the removal of cancerous tissue.
Cosmetic or Aesthetic surgery, on the other hand, aims at improving and enhancing the appearance of a person.
In Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai, The Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery Department is equipped to provide comprehensive care across all age-groups ranging from pediatric patients with birth defects to young adults with accidental injuries or the elderly population with ageing issues. The centre provides end-to-end service starting with accurate diagnosis, state-of-the-art surgical expertise to comprehensive post-surgical care. Patients have access to a variety of surgical techniques such as traditional open surgeries such as Skin grafting and routine skin flaps to highly advanced minimally invasive procedures (endoscopic, laser) and complex procedures such as microsurgical reconstruction and craniofacial and maxillofacial reconstruction Our department surgeons utilize a collaborative approach to customize treatment as per patient’s clinical condition; working across departments such as dermatology, gynecology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics and otolaryngology.
An equally comprehensive list of cosmetic surgical procedures that address issues such as gynecomastia, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation and reduction and body contouring to name a few are available
Pivotal in our plastic and cosmetic surgery program is an ecosystem that comprises pre-surgical counselling, psychosocial & mental wellbeing support, advanced post-recovery care that is crucial for patients to recuperate early and lead an enhanced quality of life. We are leading in the city for best surgical outcomes, at par with international standards.
Our team works in a multidisciplinary manner to bring you individualized care:
- Plastic and cosmetic surgeons
- Oral and maxillofacial surgeons
- Bariatric surgeons
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Oncology surgeons
- Pediatric surgeons
- Well-trained operation theatre nurses, clinical nutritionists, rehabilitation counsellors and psychologists
The team is ably supported by intensive care specialists, infectious diseases specialists, radiologists and clinical pharmacologists.