13 Years Experience Overall (6 years as specialist)
Medical Registration Verified
87% (15 votes)
Dr. Neha Chauhan's belief and vision is to create positive impact on the lives of her patients by delivering high quality plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries with utmost compassion. Currently associated with Ovum hospitals, she has worked with Cloudnine hospitals, Church of South India Hospital and Chinmaya Mission Hospital in the past. According to her plastic surgery is the most creative of all super-specialities of medicine as it combines art and science for betterment of fellow human beings. Having graduated(MBBS) from the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University as a gold medalist, she went on to pursue her MS(General Surgery) from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU. She won the best student of the year award of the UP chapter of Association of surgeons of India in year 2007. She topped the all India entrance exam of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and completed her MCh Plastic surgery training from one of the largest, busiest and well-renouned centers in India, Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang hospital, New Delhi. She has vast experience in general plastic surgery, paediatric plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, microsurgery and burns. She was awarded the Ethicon sponsored fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery for year 2012. She also won the runners up of the national level quiz in plastic surgery in 2012. Besides clinical expertise she also has an excellent academic record. She has presented a lot of research papers at national conferences and has three publications to her credit. Her special field of interest is cosmetic surgery, paediatric plastic surgery and post breast cancer surgery reconstruction. on.
A: A plastic surgeon is one who is specialized in moulding, reshaping, reducing scarring and disfigurement caused by birth, accident, injury, burn or due to diseases by surgical procedures and enhance appearance.
Q: Can a general surgeon also be a plastic surgeon?
A: Every specialist surgeon has to go through a general surgical residency program before further specialization. Therefore, any general surgeon can be a plastic surgeon with advanced training.
Q: Does a plastic surgeon only perform cosmetic surgery?
A: Yes, a plastic surgeon primarily performs cosmetic surgeries for increasing the aesthetic value of body parts.
Q: Do plastic surgeons have training in laser treatment?
A: Yes,a plastic surgeon also has training in laser treatment along with other surgical procedures. Laser treatments are used to reduce hair on face and other areas, reduce scars, and removal of warts and moles.
Q: Is a dermatologist and plastic surgeon different?
A: Yes, dermatologists and plastic surgeons have many common procedures, but both are a unique. A dermatologist can do all kinds of skin treatments but cannot perform surgeries like skin transplantation, hair transplantation or facial sculpting, cleft lip repair, etc. and focuses on medicines for treatment. A plastic surgeon is specialied in operative procedures to enhance appearances.