Consultant , years of experience , MS,MCh,Fellowship,Fellowship Highlights
Dr Nilesh Satbhai holds over 9 years of working experience in Cosmetic, Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery.
He has completed training in Plastic Surgery from the the very well-known Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.
His international training includes numerous fellowships in various countries in Pacific Asia.
He underwent his Fellowship in Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery at Ganga Medical Centre and Hospitals in Coimbatore (under Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy)
Additionally, he completed his Fellowship in Hand Surgery, Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve surgery at Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan (under Prof. Kazuteru Doi) and Travelling fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery at Chang Gung Medical Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan (under Prof. Fu-Chan Wei and Prof. David CC Chuang).
He is a very active member and also affiliated with the following general bodies like the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI), Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand (ISSH), Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ISRM), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) and the National Academy of Burns, India (NABI)
Dr. Parag Telang is a Plastic Surgeon with experience of 11+ years performing Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery.
He has done 4000 Cosmetic surgeries which include Face and Body Contouring, Ear Reconstruction and Breast Surgeries, 500 surgeries for breast implants and 30 sex-change surgeries.
Besides, he carries out Rhinoplasty, Post Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction and pioneering Stem Cell Enriched Fat Grafting for Breast Augmentation.
He is one of the spearheads of Ultrasonic Liposuction for body contouring. He has so far performed 800 such surgeries.
He is the only plastic surgeon from India who has a Fellowship in the field of Autologous Ear Reconstruction Surgery for Microtia and Post Traumatic ear defects using Rib Cartilage from Dr. Francoise Fermin in Paris, France. He has performed 200 such complex surgeries.
His clientele includes celebrities from Bollywood and Television Industries.
He was the recipient of Gray Medal in Anatomy (1999) and Good Contractor Award for Best Trauma Resident (2005-2006).
He has the Life Membership of several prestigious associations like International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (IAAPS).
He is also associated with Acworth Leprosy Foundation. This is a charitable organization, working in the field of Leprosy eradication, on recent advances in Leprosy, HIV and Tuberculosis.
He has published more than 15 papers in National and International Peer-Reviewed journals.
Dr. Devayani Barve Venkat is a plastic surgeon with 11+ years of experience.
She has been awarded the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s International fellowship.
She won the Dr. J.R. Jaju Best Paper Award 2012, Dr. Geeta Rao Memorial Prize 2011, ranked 4th in the Maharashtra University in M.S General Surgery in 2010, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Scholarship and more.
She has worked with Dr. Onelio Garcia Jr in Miami for more than 2 and half years as Aesthetic Fellow.
Consultant , 14 years of experience , MBBS,Diploma,Diploma Highlights
Dr Prachi Patil is a famed cosmetologist in Mumbai.
With an experience of over 14+ years, she is an internationally certified & trained professional in Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr Patil has completed her MBBS from the eminent Government Medical College, Dhule .Following which she did her diploma in Cosmetology from UK.
She has attained certificates of competency in administering dermal fillers, chemical peels, and performing laser treatments for hair removal, fractional skin resurfacing, and intense pulsed light, among others.
She got the opportunity to work as a consultant & trainer with the famed institutions in beauty like Lakme Training Institute.
Dr Patil keeps herself updated by attending national & international conferences and workshops on latest advances in aesthetic medicines.
What is the difference between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery?
Cosmetic surgery is basically reshaping of normal structures so as to improve physical appearance and boost self-confidence. Generally, it doesn’t cover by health insurance.
Reconstructive surgery enhances abnormal structures of the body due to birth deformities, tumors, trauma, infection or any disease. It is basically conducted to bring improvements in functionalities; however, it also brings changes in physical appearance as well. It is covered by health insurance policies, although various parameters may vary.
How would I know what size of breast implant is right for me?
Like any other surgery, the decision depends on various factors such as patient’s needs, the reason for this surgical procedure and patient’s overall health. There could be various reasons, for instance, your breast size doesn’t fit perfectly with the rest of the body, you might be unhappy with your breast size following your pregnancy, breastfeeding or sudden, unexplained weight loss. In such cases, your surgeon helps in finalizing what you exactly want.
What types of breast implants are available and how much safe are they?
Nowadays, people prefer breast augmentation which is quite a safer option. Most implants are filled with saline (salt water). In fact, there are various types of saline implants available that give positive, natural results. Surgeons, however, personally that these implants should be used according to the patient’s body shape and size.
Is it possible that a person’s voice changes post rhinoplasty (nose surgery)?
Well, rhinoplasty is not directly associated with voice change. However, minor changes could be possible and if someone notices a minor change in their voice, then it is avoidable and uncommon. But if professionals such as singers experience such problems post rhinoplasty, then this is a concern and should seek medical advice as soon as possible.
What is the best option to get back my old tummy as my abdomen now has extra fat and skin?
In this case, a tummy tuck is a safer option to remove the extra skin and fat. This procedure tightens muscles around the abdomen to get back to your previous shape. The best part is the abdomen immediately restores to its previous shape as soon as the surgery is performed. If liposuction is performed along, the results are immediate and long-lasting.
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