Plastic Surgery & Cosmetology


Plastic surgery:- Plastic surgery is a surgical procedure that involves restoring, reconstructing, or altering the human body. There are 2 broad categories for the surgery – Reconstructive Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery.

Reconstructive Surgery – Reconstructive surgery is performed to restore function and normal appearance, and correct deformities created by birth defects, trauma or medical conditions including cancer. Examples include cleft lip and palate repair, breast reconstruction following a lumpectomy or mastectomy for breast cancer, and reconstructive surgery after burn injuries.

Cosmetic Surgery- Cosmetic surgery is performed to enhance overall cosmetic appearance by reshaping and adjusting normal anatomy to make it visually more appealing. Unlike reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery is not considered medically necessary. Breast augmentation, breast lift, liposuction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and facelift are popular

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How are they similar?

In reality, there is often significant overlap between reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery since they share many of the same underlying surgical principles. No matter the type of plastic surgery that is being performed, the end goal should always include maximizing the cosmetic result as much as possible. Regardless of the plastic surgery procedure being planned, it is very important for patients to discuss the anticipated cosmetic result with their surgeon ahead of time to ensure appropriate expectations are met.

In this post, we’ll talk about some of the best plastic surgery hospitals  in India, who have not only achieved notable degrees in medical sciences but have earned huge success and experience in risky surgeries as well.

Artemis Hospital, Delhi NCR 

Artemis Hospital is a super-speciality hospital, established in the year 2007, in Delhi NCR. It is located within a 9-acre plot and the hospital houses 380 beds.

It is the first hospital in Delhi NCR to be accredited by both the JCI and NABH.

In 2011, it was awarded the ‘Asia Pacific Hand Hygiene Excellence Award’ by WHO

Artemis Hospital employs 300 full-time doctors, has 11 centres of excellence, and provides 40 specialties for treatment.

Medanta – The Medicity, Delhi NCR

Medanta Hospital was founded in 2009 by Dr. Naresh Trehan, the renowned Cardiovascular and Cardiothoracic surgeon. The hospital is accredited by both the NABH and the NABL.

Its centers of excellence include the Heart Institute, the  Institute of Neurosciences, the Bone & Joint Institute, the Kidney & Urology Institute, the Cancer Institute, and the Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology. It is also the first hospital in the country to offer Robotic Surgeries in Cardiology, Urology, and Gynaecology. It was named as the Best Multispecialty Hospital by Asia’s First Bloodless Bone Marrow Transplant HealthCare Global Enterprises (HCG) in 2010 and also won the  VCCircle Healthcare Awards for single-specialty Healthcare Entity category in 2013. It offers training rooms, a library area, a simulation lab well equipped with audio-visual training aids, access to digital resources, and expert full-time faculty.

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital was established in 1996 and is accredited by the NABH, NABL, and JCI. It offers 52 specialties under one roof. The hospital was awarded a Special Commendation for the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award for its environmental practices.

Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

Max Super Specialty Hospital in Saket is a NABH & NABL accredited super specialty hospital, founded in 2006. It specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cancer Care, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, Endocrinology, ENT, Neurosciences, Eye Care, Internal Medicine, and Minimal Access Surgery. It has been awarded for its customer experience improvement and patient safety initiatives at FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards. Other awards include the Express Healthcare Awards for Excellence in Healthcare, the DL Shah National Award on ‘Economics of Quality’ by Quality Council of India. It was honoured with the First Global Green OT Accreditation. 


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