Department of Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery is a surgical speciality in Medicine that focuses on the surgical repair of defects of form or function of any of the parts of the human body. This specialty is further classified into two sub-specialties namely, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery. Reconstructive Plastic Surgery corrects structural and functional defects whereas Cosmetic Surgery goes beyond mere form and function by enhancingeven the appearance ofbody through medical and surgical procedures.

Our Department

Our well equipped Department of Plastic and Microvascular Surgery is capable of performing all types of surgical procedures, both reconstructive as well as cosmetic in nature. With our world-class operation theatres equipped with the latest Zeiss microscopes and other vital life-saving equipment on stand-by, we are ready round the clock, to meet all types of surgical emergencies that may require plastic surgical procedures.

Meet the Surgeon

DrMahesh | Sunrise Hospital

Dr. Mahesh Karunakaran Nair

Consultant Plastic, Aesthetic & Hair Transplant Surgeon

MBBS, MS, MCh(Plastic Surgery)

Treatments and Procedures

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery for managing deformities as a result of

  • Post burn contractures
  • Traumatic injuries, such as craniofacial fractures, limb trauma following road traffic accidents
  • Congenital abnormalities, such as cleft lip/palate
  • Developmental abnormalities
  • Post - infection deformities (Eg: Leprosy, CancrumOris)
  • Post - mastectomy defects in case of breast cancer patients
  • Head and neck reconstruction post ablative cancer surgery of these regions

Cosmetic Surgery

  • Abdominoplasty (or "tummy tuck") reshaping and firming of the abdomen
  • Blepharoplasty (or "eyelid surgery") Reshaping of the eyelids or the application of permanent eyeliner, including Asian blepharoplasty
  • Thread Lift for non-surgical face lift
  • Advanced face lift techniques like MACS (Minimal Access Cranial Suspension) for age reversal
  • Gynecomastia Correction
  • Breast augmentation This can involve either fat grafting, saline or silicone gel prosthetics.
  • Breast reduction Removal of skin and glandular tissue to reduce the size
  • Breast lift (Mastopexy) Lifting or reshaping of breasts to make them less saggy, often after weight loss (after a pregnancy, for example).
  • Buttock Augmentation Enhancement of the buttocks, Brazilian butt-lift (implant+fat grafting)
  • Rhinoplasty Reshaping of the nose (form and function)
  • Otoplasty (or ear surgery) Reshaping of the ear.
  • Suction-Assisted Lipectomy (or liposuction) Removal of fat from the body
  • Liposculpturing which involves removal and insertion of fat at strategic anatomical locations to give you the “perfect” form.
  • Chin augmentation
  • Cheek augmentation
  • Male and female Implant based augmentations (breasts/pectorals/calf/jaw/etc)
  • Post bariatric surgeries like belt lipectomy, upper body lift, lower body lift, etc

Facilities we offer in brief

Hand and Micro Vascular Surgery

  • Includes Re-plantation/ Re-vascularisation, Free Flap Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Repair/ Reconstruction.

Cosmetic Surgery

  • Abdominoplasty, Body Contouring Surgery (SAL), Augmentation/ Reduction Mammolasty, Rhinoplasty, Scar Revision, Correction of Gynecomastia, Fat grafting, Buttock augmentation

General Plastic Surgery

  • Correction of Congenital and Post Traumatic Defects, Skin Grafting (PTSG and WSG) Flap Surgery, Ear lobe repair, Keloid management.

Cosmetic Surgery

  • Abdominoplasty, Body Contouring Surgery (SAL), Augmentation/ Reduction Mammolasty, Rhinoplasty, Scar Revision, Correction of Gynecomastia, Fat grafting, Buttock augmentation

Burns Management

  • All types of Burn Wounds. Post Burn Contracture Correction


With commencement of the Identity Clinic for Gender Dysphorics (Transgenders), we also undertake all their cosmetic and functional needs in their transition such as:

  • Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS for M -> F or F -> M)
  • Feminization procedures for face (rhinoplasty, jawline correction, etc), breasts (augmentation with implant/fat), buttocks (fat grafting/implants), hair line correction, etc
  • Masculinization procedures for face (chin/jaw line implants, malar implants, etc), hair line correction, breast reduction, testicular implants, penile implants, etc.
  • Genital rejuvenation procedures (surgical/non-surgical)
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