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DEPARTMENT OF PLASTIC SURGERY
 
COIMBATORE MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL
 
 
 
 
HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PLASTIC SURGERY
 
         The Department of  Plastic surgery at Coimbatore Medical College Hospital was started by
Prof. Dr. C. N. Ramasamy in the year 1980. When started,  the department had four beds attached to the Department of General Surgery.
 
         Then,  a separate  plastic surgery block  was built and  now caters the plastic surgery needs of the public in and around Coimbatore.
 
         The Department was first headed by Prof. Dr. N. Mahendran, then followed by Prof. Dr. C. N. Ramasamy,
Prof. Dr. R. Vijayakumar, .Dr. S. Palanivelu, Prof. Dr.  B. Asokan in that  order. With the continued efforts of  our   dean   we have the following facilities like Operating Microscope ,LED lights,  Orthopantomogram(OPG), to serve  the people  in a better way
          
 
                                  TEACHING FACULTY
 
           The Department has one Professor, One associate professor and four Assistant Professors.
 
               
 NONTEACHING STAFFS
 
STAFF NURSES                            : 5
 
MNA                                              : 2
 
PHYSIOTHERAPIST                    : 1
 
HOSPITAL WORKER                   : 2
 
SANITARY WORKER                   : 2
 
LAB TECHNICIAN                        : 1
 
 
 
OPERATION THEATRE STAFFS
 
STAFF NURSES                                     : 3
 
THEATRE ASSISTANT                          : 2
 
MNA/FNA                                              :1
 
STRETCHER BEARER                           : 2
   
 
 
ACADEMIC INFORMATION
 
 NAME OF THE COURSE:   M.Ch –plastic and reconstructive surgery
 
 
RECOGNITION BY M.C.I :                                             YES                      
 
 
Eligibility  M.S –General Surgery
Course Duration  3 Yrs
Sanctioned number of seats  Two per Year
Details of affiliated university Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.
Selection procedure  Through Entrance examination
University examination details  End of the course
 
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
 
·         M.S General Surgery and M.S Ortho Post graduates are getting training in Plastic Surgery Department.
·         We are taking classes for MBBS and Nursing students
·         We are conducting planning sessions weekly once.
·         Clinical cases are discussed on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
·         We have Journal Club on Friday
 
 
 
 
 
 
CME AND WORKSHOPS
·         Attending and presenting Papers in various State and National and International Conferences.
·         Taking part in CMEs conducted by Coimbatore Medical College Hospital every month 1st Saturday by Coimbatore Association of Plastic Surgery
 
·         Papers are presented in various conferences by the Department of Plastic Surgery.
·         A state Conference was conducted (TANPAPS) in January 2007  by the Department of Plastic Surgery, CMCH at Coimbatore.
 
 
Facilities available:
 
1.OUT PATIENT DEPARMENT
 
         We conduct regular O.P.D s on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/saturday
 
 
2.IN PATIENT DEPARTMENT
 
     We have total of  33 beds for male and female including children
 
3. SURGEGICAL FACILITIES
 
  We do regularly following plastic surgery cases regularly
 
 
   1. Cleft lip and palate
   2. Soft Tissue Injuries of face
   3. TMJ dislocation  & Ankylosis
   4. Faciomaxillary trauma
   5. Congenital anomalies of hand & ear
   6. Abdominoplasty
  7. Reduction mammoplasty
  8. Rhinoplasty
  9. Vascular anomalies
10. Post burndeformities
11. Hand injuries
 12. Post traumatic raw areas
13. Hypospadias
14. Nerve injuries
15. Cosmetic surgeries
16. Vaginoplasty
17. Tubal recanalisation
18. Penoscrotal injuries
19. Complete perineal tear
20. Degloving injury
21. Crush injury with skin loss
22. Heel pad avulsion
23. Fasciotomy
24. Tendon injuries
25. Pressure sores
 
                                                 
4.INTER DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES
 
All Plastic Surgeons in turns associate with other surgeons as a team for various reconstructive procedures in various departments like General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, ENT, Neurosurgery, Paediatric Surgery, Gynaecology and Genito urinary.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clinical material
 
No Of Units In The Department  ONE
O.P Days &Timings Tuesday, Wednesday Friday, Saturday
 
Admission Day  All the above days
Bed Strength 33
Average O.P/Per Annum 5898
Average I.P 827
Special Clinics Congenital deformities, Correction clinic
Cosmetic surgery clinic
Surgeries per annum 818
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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