MCh - Plastic Surgery, MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Diploma in Anesthesiology
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Dr. Richie Gupta has been in clinical practice in the field of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, since past 24 years. He is widely experienced in all aspects of Plastic Surgery. He is one of the leading surgeons in the country in the field of Sex Change Surgery and Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery. He also has a special interest in micro-vascular surgery and complex reconstructions in cases of trauma, birth defects and post cancer resections. He is an invited faculty at various Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery conferences in the country. An alumni of Maulana Azad Medical College and associated LNJP and GB Pant Hospitals, Delhi, Dr. Richie completed his M.S. in Surgery in 1990. He completed his M.Ch.in Plastic Surgery from Armed Forces Medical College and associated Command Hospital in Pune in 1993. Dr. Richie has previously worked as Visiting Clinical Professor at Subharti Institute of Medical Sciences, Meerut. He was also the Director of Smile Train Project at Subharti, and later, Sunderlal Jain Hospital, where he carried out hundreds of free operations in children with cleft lip and cleft palate, a common birth defect. He helped to establish a Burns ICU in Sunderlal Jain Hospital, in the year 2000, the only one of it’s kind in private sector in Delhi, at that time. He has also worked as Senior Consultant in Plastic Surgery at Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Punjabi Bagh, Max Hospitals at Pitampura and Shalimar Bagh and B.L.K. Superspeciality Hospital at Pusa Road. Presently, he is Senior Consultant and Head of the Department of Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh. The Department together with Department of Dermatology is providing the latest in the field of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery. A large number of reconstructive surgeries such as craniofacial surgery, post cancer resection reconstructive surgery, microvascular and free flap surgery, sex change surgery, hand and brachial plexus surgery, post burns reconstructive surgery and surgery for correction of birth defects are routinely carried out in this Department. This Department is also the leading unit in country in terms of number of sex change operations being performed, currently, around 50-60 per year.
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I didn't feel as if I am visiting him for the first time because he was very nice to me and listened to my issues with patience. He also explained the diagnosis in an understandable manner. I am completely satisfied with the consultation. There was no waiting period as such. I was into the consultation within 10 minutes, subsequent to the registration.
I'm really happy doctor was very nice he advises everything for my sex change surgery . And in future I recommended only Dr richei Gupta..
Q: Who is a plastic surgeon?
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.