MS - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Milind Wagh is a Plastic Surgeon in C Scheme, Jaipur and has an experience of 25 years in this field. Dr. Milind Wagh practices at Institute of cosmetic & plastic surgery in C Scheme, Jaipur. He completed MS - General Surgery from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 1991 and MCh - Plastic Surgery from University Of Bombay in 1995.
The best part of this institute is the information sharing at different steps,a culture of taking care is very good for the patient and a very professional team. I just got my Rhinoplasty and I'm very happy.
Q: Who is a plastic surgeon?
A: A plastic surgeon is a doctor who performs surgery on people for improving the appearance of the face or other body parts. The plastic surgery may be performed either for medical treatment or as a cosmetic procedure to enhance appearance.
Q: Can a general surgeon also be a plastic surgeon?
A: A general surgeon who has obtained a master's degree (M.Ch) in plastic surgery can become a plastic surgeon. Without having a certified degree and experience in plastic surgery, a general surgeon is not allowed to perform such kind of operation.
Q: Does a plastic surgeon only perform cosmetic surgery?
A: No, a plastic surgeon performs reconstructive surgeries on patients who have acquired deformities due to accidents, burns or by birth. Other than cosmetic surgeries, a plastic surgeon may perform surgeries of the urinary tracts and sex organs, hands and legs.
Q: Do plastic surgeons have training in laser treatment?
A: Laser treatment is commonly used as a part of cosmetic surgery. Therefore, plastic surgeons are well-trained to carry out laser treatment. Hair removal, removal of the surface layer of the skin and treatment of acne are some procedures commonly done with laser.
Q: Is a dermatologist and plastic surgeon different?
A: Yes, a dermatologist is different from a plastic surgeon. A dermatologist deals with skin problems by prescribing medicines and can perform minor non-surgical procedures on patients. However, a dermatologist cannot perform major surgeries. On the other hand, a plastic surgeon performs operations on people, as a part of medical treatment and also for cosmetic purposes.