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Dr (Prof) S Raja Sabapathy


Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery and Burns

About the Doctor

About the Doctor

One of the leading Plastic & Reconstructive surgeons in Asia
Expertise in Hand Surgery & Reconstructive Microsurgery
Visiting Professor at Mayo Clinic & Yale University

Dr S. Raja Sabapathy, Chairman of the Department graduated from Stanley Medical College, Madras as the Best Outgoing Student, standing first in the University in Medicine and Surgery. He counts himself fortunate in having many great men like Prof R.Sarat Chandra, Dr V R Ravi Kumar Prof R, Venkataswami, Mr Bruce Bailey and Dr Harold Kleinert as his teachers and role models during his training period. He values that each of them in their own way, in addition to teaching surgical techniques taught him the skills in setting up a department and leading a dynamic team. This helped him to introduce reconstructive microsurgery to the region in 1991 and build up a world-renowned institution. His core interests and strengths have been in the field of Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery and built up a very busy hand injury and replantation service.

Medical Qualifications

Hon FACS American College of Surgeons 2020
D.Sc Hon Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai 2019
FAMS Fellow, National Academy of Medical Sciences 2018
Hon FRCS Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow 2018
Fellowship in Hand & Microsurgery Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, USA 1990
FRCS Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1989
M.Ch (Plastic Surgery) Stanley Medical College, Madras 1985
Dip NB (Plastic Surgery) National Board of Exams, New Delhi 1985
M.S (General Surgery) Madras Medical College, Madras 1982
MBBS Stanley Medical College, Madras 1979