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CURRICULUM VITAE

Of

Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy


MS., M Ch., DNB (Plastic)., FRCS Ed., Hon FRCS (Glasgow) MAMS, FAMS

Chairman, Dept of Plastic Surgery,


Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery and Burns
Director, Ganga Hospital,
Coimbatore, India.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
MS., M Ch., DNB (Plastic)., FRCS Ed., Hon FRCS (Glasgow) MAMS, FAMS
Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery, Hand and
Reconstructive Microsurgery and Burns
Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Address for Communication (Work)

Ganga Hospital,
313, Mettupalayam Road
Coimbatore – 641 043, INDIA

Phone : 0422 2485000


Mobile : 91 98422 19328
Fax : 0422 2436444
E mail : rajahand@gmail.com
Website : www.gangahospital.com

Residential Address

13, Sivanandam Colony


Second Street,
Coimbatore – 641 012, INDIA

Phone : 91 422 2498433


: 91 9842219328 (Mobile)

Date of Birth : 19th June, 1955.

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Current Positions Held Dr S Raja Sabapathy
Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand and Microsurgery and Burns
Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Director, Ganga Hospital

Hon Consultant and Advisor to the Armed Forces Medical Services.


President Elect – Asia Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (APFSSH)
Sushruta - Guha Professor in Plastic Surgery and Wound Healing of the Royal College of
Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK 2016
Member EC, IFSSH

Past President
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India - 2011
Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand – 2010 - 12
Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery 2004- 2006
International Trauma Care (Indian Section)
Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India – 2011 – 13

Member of the Executive Committee


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Diabetic Foor Society of India

National Liaison
World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM)

Head Quarters Coordinator


Association of Plastic Surgeons of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry region

Secretary
Association of Plastic Surgeons of Coimbatore Region

Member of the Editorial Board of

1. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (JPRAS) formerly the British Journal of
Plastic Surgery
2. Journal of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery (USA)
3. Hand Surgery (Springer).
4. Hand (AAHS)
5. Hand Surgery (Asia Pacific)

Member of the Reviewer Board

1. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery (Editor – IJPS 1994 – 1999).

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Previous Positions Held Dr S Raja Sabapathy

Founder Secretary
Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India (2004 - 2007)

Editor
Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery (1994-99)

Member Executive Committee


Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (1994-1999)
National Association of Burns of India. – 2013 to 2016

Secretary
Indian Society for the Surgery of the Hand (2002 - 2008)

Secretary
Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (2000-02)

Member, Armed Forces Medical Research Committee.

Educational Qualifications Dr S Raja Sabapathy

M.B.B.S : 1979 Stanley Medical College, Madras


Best outgoing student of the Year

M.S. General Surgery : 1982 Madras Medical College, Madras

M. Ch (Plastic Surg) : 1985 Stanley Medical College, Madras

Dip NB (Plastic Surg) : 1985 National Board of Exams, N Delhi

FRCS : 1989 Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK

Fellowship in Hand & : 1990 Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand and
Microsurgery Microsurgery, Louisville, USA

FAMS : 2018

Hon FRCS : Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow

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Publications

Books Dr S Raja Sabapathy

1. Practice Manual for Microvascular Surgery, 3rd Edition, 2008 - Robert D. Acland
and S Raja Sabapathy. Published by The Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Reprinted: 2011, 2015.

This is considered to be the Bible for all trainees in Microsurgery. Dr Raja Sabapathy
was involved in reprinting the second edition of this book in India and Co authored the
3rd Edition of this book.
(Due to Dr Raja Sabapathy‟s efforts as Secretary of the Indian Society for Surgery of the
Hand, +Dr Acland gave the copyright of the book to the Indian Society. The book was
published at Coimbatore for world wide distribution and the entire sale proceeds of the
book (Rs 40 lakhs up to 2014) was donated to the society. An overseas traveling fellowship
called the Robert Acland – S & T overseas traveling Fellowship has been set up in the
Indian Hand Society funded by the interest generated from the amount.

2. Volume Editor. Hand and Upper Extremity – Text Book of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery Ed Karoon Agrawal. Thime, New Delhi, 2017.

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Book Chapters – 41 Dr S Raja Sabapathy
1. Sabapathy SR , Dunn R, Reconstruction In: Warwick D, Dunn R, Ed. Oxford Specialist
Handbooks in Surgery: Hand Surgery. Chapter 7, 3rd Ed. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
2018

2. Shanmugakrishnan R, Sabapathy SR, Dunn R. Infection. In Warwick D, Dunn. Ed. Oxford


Specialist Handbooks in Surgery. Hand Surgery. Chapter 10, 3rd Ed. Oxford, Oxford
University Press. 2018

3. Sabapathy SR, Shanmugakrishnan RR. Hand Trauma. In: Diego Marre. Ed. Fundamental
Topics in Plastic Surgery. Stuttgart: Thieme 2018:p 393 – 409.(Chapter 21).

4. Khan MF, Subramanian R, Bhardwaj P, Reddy VS , Sabapathy S R. Upper Limb in


Cerebral Palsy. In: Agarwal K. ed. Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery. Vol 2. First edition Delhi : Thieme, 2017: p 201-210. (Chapter 7).

5. Sabapathy SR, Purushothaman V, Malokar DD. General Principles in the Management of


Hand Injuries. In: Agarwal K. ed. Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery. Vol 2. First edition Delhi : Thieme, 2017: p 405-414. (Chapter 16).

6. Sankaran A, Kumaran MS, Sabapathy SR. Fingertip Reconstruction. In: Agarwal K. ed.
Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 2. First edition Delhi :
Thieme, 2017: p 433-456. (Chapter 18).

7. Bharathi RR, Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR. Flexor Tendon Repair and Reconstruction. In:
Agarwal K. ed. Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 2. First
edition Delhi : Thieme, 2017: p 513-534. (Chapter 21).

8. Bhardwaj P, Sankaran A, Sabapathy SR. Extensor Tendon Injuries. In: Agarwal K. ed.
Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 2. First edition Delhi :
Thieme, 2017: p 535-552. (Chapter 22).

9. Bhardwaj P, Sankaran A, Sabapathy SR. Fractures of the Hand. In: Agarwal K. ed. Text
book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 2. First edition Delhi : Thieme,
2017: p 553-573. (Chapter 23).

10. Thomas AG, Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H. Replantation and Revascularization. In:
Agarwal K. ed. Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 2. First
edition Delhi : Thieme, 2017: p 653-664. (Chapter 28).

11. Venkatramani H, Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR. Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy. In: Agarwal K.
ed. Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 2. First edition Delhi :
Thieme, 2017: p 665-695. (Chapter 29).

12. Malokar DD , Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR. Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy of


Hand.In: Agarwal K. ed. Text book of Plastic & Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 2.
First edition Delhi : Thieme, 2017: p 715-736. (Chapter 31).

13. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H. Harvest of Extraplexal donor nerve for transfer or grafting
. In Dy C.J , Isaacs J ed. ASSH Surgical Anatomy: Nerve Reconstruction 2017 : p 160-176
(Chapter 13).

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14. Sabapathy SR, Soft Tissue Coverage for Lower Extremity. In. Text book of Orthopaedics
and Trauma. 3rd ed. Vol 2. Kulkarni GS. ed. Jaypee Brothers, 2016: p 852 – 859.
(Chapter 118).

15. Sabapathy SR, Disorders of the Nail. In. Text book of Orthopaedics and Trauma. 3rd ed.
Vol 3. Kulkarni GS. ed. Jaypee Brothers, 2016;1840 – 1846. (Chapter 210).

16. Sabapathy SR,. In. Extensor Tendon Injuries. Text book of Orthopaedics and Trauma. 3rd
ed. Vol 3. Kulkarni GS. ed. Jaypee Brothers 2016: p 1784 – 1795. (Chapter 203).

17. Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, Bhardwaj P, Volkmann‘s Ischaemic Contracture.In


Essentials of Hand Surgery. Ed. Chung.KC. JP Medical Publishers, London , 2015

18. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Massive Upper Limb Trauma. In Disorders of the Hand –
Diagnosis and Treatment Ed Trail I Fleming A. Vol 1. Springer-Verlag, London 2015:
p 391 - 414 (Chapter 18)

19. Rajasekaran S, Sabapathy SR, Management of Mangled Extremities. In Disaster


Orthopaedics – Orthopaedic injuries in National disasters and mass causality events Ed
Nikalaj Wofron. p 305 - 320 (Chapter 28).

20. Sabapathy SR, Chen JT, Afifi A. Secondary Reconstruction following Replantation. In
Extremity Replantation – A comprehensive clinical guide. Ed. Salyapongse, A.N., Poore, S.,
Afifi, A., Bentz M, Springer, 2015: p 171 – 190. (Chapter 14).

21. Sabapathy SR, Elliot D, Venkatramani H. Major Replantation. In Operative Microsurgery


ed. Boyd B, Jones NF, McGraw Hill, New York 2015: p 698-719 (Chapter 56).

22. Sabapathy SR, Bharathi R.R. Replantation in the Lower Extremity. In Operative
Microsurgery ed. Boyd B, Jones NF, McGraw Hill, New York 2015 : p 1135-1161
(Chapter 84).

23. Sabapathy SR, Bhardwaj P. Microsurgery in Complex Hand Injuries. In Complex Injuries
of the Hand Cheema TA, JP Medical Publishers, London, 2014: p 233-254 (Chapter 18).

24. Sabapathy SR, Elliot D. Complex injuries to the flexors in the Hand and Forearm. In
Complex Injuries of the Hand ed. Cheema TA, JP Medical Publishers, London, 2014: p 115-
128 (Chapter 10).

25. Sabapathy SR, Saint-Cyr M & Morris SF. Hand reconstruction. In: Blondeel PN, Morris
SF, Hallock GG, Neligan PC. ed. . Perforater flaps – Anatomy, technique & clinical
application. Quality Medical Publishing, 2013:p 995-1028 (Chapter 58)

26. Sabapathy SR, Bhardwaj P. Tendon Injuries. In: Sivananthan S, Sherry E, Warnke P, Miller
MD. ed. Mercer‘s Text book of Orthopaedics and Trauma.Hodder Arnold,2012:1292-1301
(Chapter 112)

27. Sabapathy SR. Debridement- preparing the wound bed for cover. In Sarabahi S, Tiwari VK
ed . Principles and practice of wound care. Jaypee Publishers, 2012:113-121
(Chapter 8)

28. Sabapathy SR, Bhardwaj P. Crush injuries of the limbs. In Sarabahi S, Tiwari VK ed .
Principles and practice of wound care. Jaypee Publishers, 2012:113-121 (Chapter 13)

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29. Sabapathy SR, Hand Surgery in India. In Hand Surgery Worldwide – International
Reconstruction of a Beautiful and ready instrument of the mind Eds Urbaniak, Levin S, Baek
GH., Soucacas PN. Konstantaras Medical Publications. 2010. 93 – 98. (Chapter 20).

30. Sabapathy SR, Management of Hand Burns. In: Sarabahi S ed. Principles and Practice of
Burn Care, Jaypee S Publishers, 2010: 362 – 382. (Chapter 27).

31. Sabapathy SR, Vessels. In: Wei FC and Mardini S, ed. Flaps in Reconstructive Surgery,
Elsevier, 2009: 81 – 92. (Chapter No 9)

32. Sabapathy SR, Amputations and Replantations. In: Guyuron B, Eriksson E, Persing JA.
Ed.Plastic Surgery – Indications and Practice. Elsevier. 2009: 1211 – 1224. (Chapter 94)

33. Sabapathy SR, Refinements of Pedicle Flaps for Soft Tissue Cover in the Upper Limb. In:
Venkataswami ed: Surgery of the Injured Hand – Towards Functional Restoration. Jaypee
Publishers. 2009: 131 – 138. (Chapter 10).

34. Sabapathy SR, Rajasekaran S. Management of Complex Injuries of the Upper Extremity
Proximal to the Wrist. In: Venkataswami R. ed: Surgery of the Injured Hand – Towards
Functional Restoration.. Jaypee Publishers. 2009: 150 - 160. (Chapter 12)
35. Sabapathy SR, Organization of a Microsurgery Service. In: Venkataswami R. ed: Surgery of
the Injured Hand – Towards Functional Restoration.. Jaypee Publishers. 2009: 497 - 500.
(Chapter 39)
36. Sabapathy SR, Soft Tissue Coverage for Lower Extremity. In. Text book of Orthopaedics
and Trauma. 2nd ed. Vol 2. Kulkarni GS. ed. Jaypee Brothers, 2008; 1306 – 1311. (Chapter
159).

37. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H. Microvascular Techniques in Thumb Reconstruction.


In: . Joshi BB ed Concepts and Strategies in Thumb Repair and Reconstruction. Jess Research
and Development Society. 2007; 105 – 123. (Section IX).
38. Sabapathy SR, Technique of Micro reconstruction of Peripheral Nerves. In: Singh AK, ed.
Indian Clinical Neurosurgery, Vol. 1. CBS Publishers and Distributors, 2001; 354 – 371.
(Chapter 31)

39. Sabapathy SR, Principles of Management of Severely Injured Extremities. In: Panhani ML.
Bhatti TG. ed. Trauma Hindustan Offset, 1993.

40. Sabapathy SR, Hande KH. Carcinoid Tumour and Carcinoid Syndrome. In Sarat Chandra
R, Vittal S eds. Surgical Endocrinology, Viswanathan Publishers, 1983. 263 – 273.(Chapter
28)
41. Sabapathy SR, Ramgopal V. Hormones and Neoplasia. In Sarat Chandra R, Vittal S eds.
Surgical Endocrinology, Viswanathan Publishers, 1983. 274 - 284. (Chapter 29)

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Guest Editor for Special Issues of International Journals (3)

1. Guest Editor for the Special Issue on ‗ Recent Advances in Trauma and Reconstructive
Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity‟

Guest Editors: Sabapathy SR and Soucacos PN . Injury Vol 44; Mar, 2013:

2. Guest Editor for the Special issue on „Replantation „


Guest Editor: Sabapathy SR Seminars in Plastic Surgery, Vol 27 (4), Nov, 2013

3. Guest Editor „Mutilating injuries of the Hand – An International Perspective ‟ -


Hand Clinics, November 2016

Peer Reviewed Publications: (120)

1. Sabapathy SR, Roberts JO, Regan PJ, Ramaswamy CN. Pedal Macrodactyly treated by Digital
Shortening and Free nail grafting; a report of two cases. British Journal of Plastic Surgery 1990;
43: 116 - 119.

2. Regan PJ, Robert JO, Sabapathy SR, Robert AHN Use of the medicinal leech to salvage
specialized skin jeopardized by venous impairment. Injury -British Journal of Accident Surgery
1991; 22,161 - 163.

3. Tsai TM, Sabapathy SR, Martin D. Revascularization of a finger with a Thenar Mini Free Flap.
Journal of Hand Surgery 1991; 16A, 604 - 606.

4. Sabapathy SR, Firrell JC, Kleinert J M. Evaluation of Sympathetic control of Digital Blood
Flow. Journal of Hand Surgery 1993 18 A, 634 - 638.

5. Rachmiel J, Jackson I T, Sabapathy SR, Forte RA Severe Congenital hypoplasia of tongue and
abnormal shape of soft palate and tonsillar pillars - European Journal of Plastic Surgery
1993;16: 149 - 153.

6. Sabapathy SR, Bose VC, Rex C, Dheenadhaylan J. Simultaneous Volar and Dorsal dislocation of
proximal inter phalangeal joints in adjacent fingers - A Case Report. Indian Journal of Plastic
Surgery 1994; 27:26-28.

7. Ravindra Bhat, Sabapathy SR, Dinesh Kumar Shetty.Subclavian Perivascular Approach For
Brachial Plexus Blockade in Upper Extremity Surgery. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery 1994;
27: 79 - 81.

8. Sabapathy SR, Bose V C, Rex C. Irreducible Dislocation of the thumb due to sesamoid bone
interposition. A Case Report. Journal of Hand Surgery 1995; 20A: 487 - 489.

9. Sabapathy SR, Suresh Babu S, Agarwal A K, Reverse Digital Artery Island Flap for finger-tip
defects. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery.1995; 28:73-76

10. Sabapathy SR, Rajasekaran S.Management of Upper limb Monomelic Polytrauma with
Neurovascular Problems. 12th Symposium. ISRM. Singapore. 1996; 279-283.

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11.Madhusudhan HP, Agarwal AK, Sabapathy SR, Isolated Complex Dorsal Dislocation of the
middle finger metacarpophalangeal joint. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 1996; 29: 20-22.

12. Sabapathy SR, Study on the availability and utilization of Plastic Surgery services in the
management of open fractures in India .Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery 1999; 32:9-20.

13.Sabapathy SR, Distally based superficial sural artery flap – discussion. On the article by Gupta
A, Prakash PJ, Thomas BP, et al. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery.1999;32:48-49.

14.Sabapathy SR, Shailendra Singh., Mohan.D., Hari .V. Replantation of great and second toes : A
worthwhile effort . Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2000; 106: 229-230.

15. Sabapathy SR, Mohan.D., Bharathi.R.R. Jumping cross finger flaps; A useful technique for
salvaging parts in mutilating hand injuries. British Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2000; 53: 488-
490.

16. Sabapathy SR, Concepts in wound management – Management of wounds in major open
fractures. Bulletin of the European Tissue Repair Society. 2000; 7:127-129.

17. Hari Venkatramani, Sabapathy SR, Simple method of shaving avulsed scalp before replantation.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2001; 107: 286.

18. Sabapathy SR, Hari Venkatramani, Bharathi RR... Romberg‘s Disease: Modified Washio flap
for Facial contour reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2001 Vol.108:705-708.

19. Sabapathy SR, Hari Venkatramani, Bharathi RR. Reconstruction of finger- tip amputations with
Advancement flap and free nail bed graft. Journal of Hand Surgery 2002; 27B:134-138.

20. Sabapathy SR, Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries. Journal of Kerala Orthopaedic Association
2002; 16: 5-13.

21. Hari Venkatramani, Sabapathy SR, Collagen sheets as temporary wound cover in major
fractures prior to definitive flap cover. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2002; 110: 1613-1614

22. Sabapathy SR, Hari Venkatramani, Bharathi RR. Functional Evaluation of Great Toe Transfer
and Osteoplastic Technique for Thumb Reconstruction in the Same Individual. Journal of Hand
Surgery, 2003; 28B: 405-408.

23. V. Ravindra Bhat, Maheshwari Kumar, Sabapathy SR, Cardiac Arrest Following Brachial
Plexus Block in a Patient with Missed Brachial Plexus Injury, Indian Journal of Trauma.
Anaesthesia and Critical Care. 2003;4: 177-178

24. Sabapathy SR, Hari Venkatramani, Ravindra Bharathi R, Sandeep J Sebastin. Replantation of
Ring Avulsion Amputations. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2003;36:76-83.
(Awarded the RN Sinha Prize by the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India for the best
paper published in Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery)

25. Sabapathy SR, Sandeep J. Sebastin, Hari Venkatramani, Balaji G. Primary use of the Index
finger for reconstruction of Amputated Thumbs. Brit. J. Plast. Surg. 2004; 57:50-60.

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26. Hari Venkatramani, Sabapathy SR, Simple technique for stabilizing sub totally amputated
fingers during transport. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004;113:1527-8

27. Venkatramani H , Sabapathy SR, A Simple Technique for securing the amputated part in
fingertip replantation. Brit. J. Plast. Surg. 2004; 57:592-3.

28. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Bharathi RR, Sebastin SJ. Distal Fingertip Replantation
without Skeletal Fixation. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2005; 21:11-13

29. Sabapathy SR, Deepak KL, Ranade AB, Venkatramani H, Sebastin SJ. Functional Outcome of
ECRL Transfer for Finger Flexion in Post Traumatic Flexor Muscle Loss. Journal of Hand
Surgery, 2005; 30A: 267-272.

30. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Gauraw Sawhney. Microsurgery in Trauma. Indian Journal of
Trauma, Anaesthesia and Critical Care, 2005;6:322-325.

31. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Ravindra Bharathi R, D‘Silva J. Technical Considerations in


Replantation of Total Scalp Avulsions. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery,
2006; 59:2-10.

Selected for inclusion in Year Book of Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery, 2007. 95-97.
Awarded the NH Antia Prize by the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India for the best
paper published from India in an international journal in 2006.

32. Sabapathy SR, Acute Management of Major Hand Injuries – Skin Cover. Journal of Bone and
Joint Surgery – British Volume, Orthopaedic Proceedings, Vol 88-B, Issue SUPP 1, 13.

33. Sabapathy SR, Management of Complex Tissue Injuries and Replantation across the World.
INJURY, 2006; 37:1057-60.

34. Dias J, Chung KC, Garcia – Elias M, Sabapathy SR, Tang JB. Recommendations for the
improvement of Hand Injury Care across the world. INJURY, 2006; 37:1078-82.

35. S Rajasekaran, J Naresh Babu, J Dheenadhayalan, A P Shetty, SR Sundararajan, M Kumar, S


Sabapathy SR, A score for predicting salvage and outcome in Gustillo type –III A and type-III
B open tibial fractures. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 2006; 88-B: 1351-60.

36. Mckenzie JRW, Mac Lean G, Bharathi RR, Sabapathy SR, Tube Pedicle Flap in the
Management of a Grade III C Lower Limb Injury. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive &
Aesthetic Surgery, 2006; 59:1420-23.

37. Rajasekaran S, Sabapathy SR, A philosophy of care of open injuries based on the Ganga
Hospital score. Injury, 2007; 38:137-146.

38. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Udhaya Shankar S, Sanjai Ramkumar. Rhabdomyosarcoma of


Thumb – A Case Report with Review of Literature. Indian J Plast Surg. 2007; 40:178-182

39. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Ravindra Bharathi R, Dheenadhayalan J, Ravindra Bhat V,


Rajasekaran S. Technical considerations and functional outcome of 22 major replantations.
(The BSSH Douglas Lamb Lecture, 2005). Journal of Hand Surgery (Brit & European Vol)
2007; 32E:488-501.

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40. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Giesen T, Ullah SA. Primary bone grafting with pedicled flap
cover for dorsal combined injuries of the digits. The Journal of Hand Surgery (Brit & European
Vol), 2008; 33E:65-70.

41.Sabapathy SR, Praveen Bharadwaj, Soft tissue Cover in Hand Injuries. Current Orthopaedics.
2008; 22: 1 – 8.

42. Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, An useful technique to maintain the position of hand following
abdominal flap. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2008; 41: 100 – 101

43. Sabapathy SR, CME - Acute finger injuries. Physicians Digest 2008; 17:30-35.

44. Venkatramani H, Bhardwaj P, Faruquee SR, Sabapathy SR, Functional Outcome Of Nerve
Transfer For Restoration Of Shoulder And Elbow Function In Upper Brachial Plexus Injury.
Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury. 2008; 3:15

45. Sabapathy SR, Vijay Langer, Ankur Bhatnagar. Intraneural Lipoma Associated with the
Superficial Peroneal Nerve. The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery.2008; 47: 576 -578.

46. Rajasekaran S, Dheenadayalan J, Babu JN, Sundarrajan SR, Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR,
Immediate Primary skin closure in type – III A and B open injuries. Results after a minimum of
five years. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2009; 91B: 217 -224.

47. Sabapathy SR. Invited Commentary on ‗Temporary catheter perfusion and artery –last
sequence of repair in macroreplantations‘. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic
Surgery. 2009; 62, 1326.

48. Ravindra Bharathi R, Terrence Jose Jerome, Kalson NS, Sabapathy SR. V – Y Advancement
Flap Cover of Toe – Tip Injuries. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2009; 48(3), 368-371.

49. Invitation article to the Inaugural Newsletter of the World Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery
Sabapathy SR, What is new in Microsurgery? – Nov 2009. Vol 1 p. 2 – 3.

50. Sabapathy SR, Bajanthri B, Bharathi RR. Management of Post Burns Hand
Deformities. Indian JPlast Surg. 2010; 43(Suppl): S72 – 79

51. Venkatramani H, Ramani V, Sabapathy SR, Giant Cervicothoraciclipoma as a manifestation of


human immunodeficiency virus- associated lipodystrophy. PlastReconstr Surgery 2010; 126:
316 – 317 e.

52. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Bhardwaj P. Pseudarthrosis of cervical rib: An Unusual Cause
of thoracic Outlet Syndrome. J Hand Surg (Am). 2010; 35(12): 2018 – 2021.

53. Libberecht K, Sabapathy SR,, Bhardwaj P. The relation of patient satisfaction and functional
and cosmetic outcome following correction of the wrist flexion deformity in cerebral palsy. J
Hand Surg (Eur Vol.) 2011; 36(2):141-146.

54. Bajantri B., Sabapathy SR, Burgess TM. The ‗Throw over flap‘: A modification of the Propeller
flap for reconstruction of non-adjacent soft tissue defects. A report of two cases. Indian J
PlastSurg 2011; 44(3): 525-526.

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55. Bhardwaj P. Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, A modified towel test for assessment elbow
flexion in children less than 9 months old with birth brachial plexus palsy. J Hand Surg(Eur
Vol.) 2011; 36 (8):707-708.

56. Sabapathy SR, Bharathi RR, Balaraman K. Changing Patterns in demography of cleft lip-cleft
Palate deformities in a developing Country: The smile train Effect-What lies ahead?
PlastReconstr Surg. 2011 ;128 (3) : 809 -810

57. Bharadwaj P. Nayak SK, Ahmed K, Sabapathy SR, Effect of static wrist position on
grip strength. Indian J Plast Surg. 2011; 44(1):55-58.

58. Sabapathy SR, Venkataramani H. Issues in Hand Surgery. Indian J PlastSurg 2011; 44 (2): 173-
175.

59. Venkataramani H, Sabapathy SR, Fingertip replantation: Technical considerations and outcome
analysis of 24 consecutive fingertip replants. Indian JPlastSurg 2011; 44(2):237-245.

60. Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR, Assessment of Hand in Cerebral Palsy. Indian JPlastSurg 2011;
44(2): 348-356.

61. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Bharathi RR, Bhardwaj P. Replantation surgery.J Hand Surg
Am.2011 ;36(6):1104-10

62. Jain DK, Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR, Closed rupture of the extensor indicis tendon: an unusual
cause of swelling over the dorsum of the hand. J Hand SurgEurVol 2012; 37(5) : 471 - 72

63. Bhardwaj P, Sharma C, Sabapathy SR, Concomitant avascular necrosis of scaphoid and lunate.
Hand Surg. 2012;17(2) : 239-41

64. Bhardwaj P, Sharma C, Sabapathy SR, Synovitis of the wrist joint caused by an intraarticular
perforation of an osteoid osteoma of the Scaphoid. Indian J Orthop. 2012 ; 46 (5) : 599-601

65. Periasamy M, Venkataramani H , Sabapathy SR, Preparation of a partially avulsed scalp. Indian
Journal of Plastic Surgery Sup 1, 2012; 45 (3) : 586-587

66. Venkatramani H, Jain DK, Sabapathy SR, A useful modifcationof the plaster backslab to off-
load pressure from reconstructions of the heel and elbow. Indian J Plast Surg. 2012; 45 (3) :
588-589

67. Jain DK, Bhardwaj P, Venkataramani H, Sabapathy SR, An epidemiological study of traumatic
brachial plexus injury patients treated at an Indian centre. Indian J Plast Surg. 2012; 45 (3) :
498-503

68. Watson JJ, Anuradha J, Sabapathy SR, Necessities in clinical photography . J Hand
Microsurg. 2012; 4 (1) : 30-31

69. Bajantri B, Bharathi RR, Sabapathy SR, Wound coverage considerations for defects of the
lower third of the leg.Indian J Plast Surg. 2012 May;45(2):283-90

70. Kumar VR, Sabapathy SR, Duraisami V. Congenital Torticollis Due to Sternomastoid Aplasia
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with Unilateral Cerebellar Hypoplasia: a Rare Association. Indian J Pediatr 2012; 79(10):1380-2

71. Sabapathy SR, Venkataramani H,Bhardwaj P,. Reconstruction of the thumb amputation at the
carpometacarpal joint level by groin flap and second toe transfer. Injury 2013; 44 : 370-375

72. Sabapathy SR, Soucacos PN .Guest Editorial. Injury 2013; 44 :281-82

73. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H, Latheesh L, Bhardwaj P. Reconstruction of segmental defects


of achilles tendon: Is it a must in infected complex defects?. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery,
2013; 46 (1) : 99-101

74. Mathew P, Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, Mini-abdominal flaps for preservation of digital
length in an 18-month old child:J Hand SurgEur Vol., 2013 ;38(1) : 89-91 .
75. Bajantri B, Bharathi R R, Ramkumar S ,Latheesh L , Dhane S, Sabapathy SR, Experience with
peroneus brevis muscle flaps for reconstruction of distal leg and ankle defects. Indian J
PlastSurg , 2013; 46 (1) : 48-54

76. Balaraman K, Shanmugakrishnan RR, Bharathi RR, Sabapathy SR, Mandibular distraction in a
75 day child with severe Pierre Robin Sequence: Indian J Plast Surg. 2013; 46 (1) : 159-160

77. Bajantri B , Latheesh L , Sabapathy SR, Tips to orient pedicled groin flap for hand defects.
Tech. Hand Up Extrem Surg, 2013; 17 (2); 68-71

78. Bhardwaj P, Burgess T, Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H. Correlation between clinical findings
and CT scan parameters for shoulder deformities in birth brachial plexus palsy. J Hand Surg.
Am 2013; 38(8): 1557-66

79. Bhardwaj P , Sabapathy SR, Treatment of upper limb extensor hypertonia:Case Report. . J Hand
Surg. Am. 2013; 38(10): 1983-1986

80. BhardwajP , Bhandari L, Sabapathy SR, Supernumerary Flexor carpi ulnaris- Case report and
Review. Hand Surg. 2013;18(3):393-7.
81. Sabapathy SR, Venkataramani H,, Commentary on the article, ―Radiation dermatitis: An
overview‖ Indian Journal of Burns 2013; 21: 32-34

82. Sabapathy SR, Secondary Procedures in Replantation. Seminars in Plastic Surgery


2013;27:198-204

83. Venkataramani H, Sabapathy SR, Nayak S. Free –Flap cover of complex defects around the
knee using the descending genicular artery as the recipient pedicle. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet
Surg. 2014; 67 (1): 93-98

84. Sabapathy SR, Satbhai NG. Microsurgery in Urgent and Emergent Management of the injured
Hand. Cur Rev Musculoskelet Med 2014; 7: 40 – 46.

85. Sabapathy SR, Bajantri B. Indications, Selection and use of Distant Pedicled Flaps in Upper
limb Reconstruction. Hand Clin. 2014; 30 (2): 185 – 199. .

86. Sierakowski A, Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, Bangle Avulsion injury of the forearm. Journal

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of Hand Surgery J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Jul; 40(6):651-3.

87. Bhardwaj P, Chandrasekar V, Sabapathy SR, Spontaneous rupture of one slip of flexor causing
triggering of the finger. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2014; 47 (2): 272-273

88. Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, Dheenadayalan J, Agragaram D, Rajasekarn S. Reconstruction


of post traumatic long segment bone defects of the distal femur with Free Vascularised Fibular
graft and Allograft (Modified Capanna‘s Technique). European Journal of Trauma and
Emergency Surgery 2015; 40 (1): 17-24

89. Rajesekaran S, Sabapathy SR, Ganga Hospital Open injury score in the management of open
injuries. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery 2015; 41 (1): 3-15

90. Bhardwaj P, Parekh H, Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, Surgical correction of Ulnar


Deviation deformity of the wrist in patients with Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy Sequelae. Hand
Surg, 2015; 20(1): 161 -165.

91. Bjorklund AK, Venkatramani H, Venkateshwaran G, Boopathy, Sabapathy SR, Regional


Anaesthesia Alone for Pediatric Free Flaps. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery (2015) 65. 705 - 708.

92. Momoh A, Senthil Kumaran, Lyons D, Venkatramani H, Ramkumar S, Chung KC, Sabapathy
SR, An Argument for Salvage in Severe Lower Extremity Trauma with Posterior Tibial Nerve
Injury: The Ganga Hospital Experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Dec;136(6):1337-52
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93. Reddy S, Sierakowski A, Periasamy M, Sabapathy SR. Primary Index Finger Pollicisation for
Thumb Reconstruction Following Soft Tissue Sarcoma Excision. Hand Surgery (Asia
Pacific).2015; 20(3) :453-457.

94. Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR, Radioscaphoid Articulation Incongruity in Kienbock Disease.


Letters to Editor. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Jun;40(6):1266

95. Sabapathy SR, Venkatramani H., Playa PM, The use of pedicled abdominal flaps for coverage
of acute bilateral circumferential degloving injuries of the hand. Trauma Case Reports
Volume 1, Issues 3–4, April 2015: 25–31.

96. Hosahalli G, Venkatramani H , Sabapathy SR., A simple technique of marking the perforator
of a free flap for postoperative monitoring . Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2015;48(3). 321 -
322

97. Sabapathy SR, Bajantri B, Bharathi RR, Ramkumar S, Shanmugakrishnan RR. ―Hope after
Fire‖: A free reconstructive surgery project for burn survivors: Making it possible and the
lessons learned. Indian Journal of Burns. 2015;23(1):3-8.

98. Venkatramani H, Bhardwaj P, Sierakowski A, Sabapathy SR, Functional outcomes of post-


traumatic metacarpal hand reconstruction with free toe-to-hand transfer, Indian J.Plast. Surg.
2016; 49:16-25.

99.Venkatramani H, Hosahalli G, Sabapathy SR. Technical tips in Managing Fingertip Injuries. J Kar
Orth Assoc. 2016 Feb; 4(1): 60-63

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100. Ramanthan S, Solomon S, Sabapathy SR, Ravichadran K . Depression in patients following
limb reconstructive surgeries for trauma. Int J Res Med Sci. 2016 Jun; 4(6):1954-1958

101. Sharma R, Sabapathy SR, Impact of Nutrition Therapy using High Protein Concentration
Supplements at Low Feed Volumes on Serum Total Protein and Albumin Levels of
Patients with Severe Burns. PSGCAS Search: A Journal of Science and Technology Volume:
3 No. : 2 ISSN: 2349 – 5456.

102. Sabapathy SR, Bhardwaj P. Setting the Goals in the Management of Mutilated Injuries of the
Hand - Impressions Based on the Ganga Hospital Experience. Hand Clin. 2016 Nor 32 (4)435-
441

103. Sabapathy SR, Harold E. Kleinert - A tribute to a pioneer..Indian J Plast Surg. 2016;49(2):140-
143

104. Bhardwaj P, Sankaran A, Sabapathy SR. Skeletal Fixation in a Mutilated Hand. Hand Clin.
2016 Nov 32 (4) :505-517

105. Graham D, Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR. Secondary Thumb Reconstruction in a Mutilated


Hand. Hand Clin. 2016 Nov. 32 (4) :533-547

106. Sabapathy SR, Elliot D., Venkatramani H. Pushing the Boundaries of Salvage in Mutilating
Upper Limb Injuries - Techniques in Difficult Situations. Hand Clin. 2016 November 32 (4) :
585-597

107. Sankaran A, Bharathi RR, Sabapathy S R,.Complex dorsal dislocation of the distal
interphalangeal joint: Perspectives on managenment. . Indian J Plast Surg , 2016; 49(3): 403–405

108. Sabapathy SR, Madhu Periasamy. Healing ulcers and preventing their recurrences in the
diabetic foot Indian J PlastSurg , 2016; 49: 302-313.

109. Graham DJ, Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR. Current Reconstruction Options for Traumatic
Thumb Loss. J Hand Surg Am. 2016;41(12):1159 - 1169.

110. Venkatramani H , Kumaran S, Chethan S, Sabapathy SR, Vascularized Lymph Node


TransferFrom Thoracodorsal Axis for Congenital and Post Filarial Lymphedema of the Lower
Limb. J. Surg. Oncol. 2017 Jan;115(1):78-83.

111. Latheef L, Bhardwaj P, Sankaran A and Sabapathy SR,. An Objective functional evaluation of
the flexor carpi ulnaris set of triple tendon transfer in radial nerve palsy. J Hand Surg Eur 2017;
42(2): 170-175

112. Giladi AM, Shanmugakrishnan RR, Venkatramani H, Sekaran SR, Chung KC, Sabapathy SR..
Outcomes and Disability After Massive Proximal Upper Extremity Reconstruction in a Resource-
Limited Setting. World J Surg , 2017; 41:1420–1434.

113. Sabapathy SR, Bhardwaj P., Venkatramani H. Value of Soft Tissue Release Procedure around
Shoulder to improve Shoulder Abduction in Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy and analysis of the
factors affecting outcome. Asia Pacific Journal of Hand Surgery 2017;22(2):174-183

114. Varadharajan V, Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR. Absence of Flexor Carpi Radialis- A Rare
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Anatomical Variation With Clinical Significance'. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
2017;50(1):111-112

115. Hosahalli G, Sierakowski A, Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, Entrapment Neuropathy of the


Infrapatellar Branch of the Saphenous Nerve treated by Partial Division of Sartorius. Indian J
Orthop 2017; 51; 474 - 476 - 6.

116. Venkatramani H, Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR, Functioning Free Gracilis Muscle Transfer for
Restoration of Elbow Flexion in Adult Brachial Plexus Palsy - The Ganga Hospital Approach
Journal of Peripheral Nerve Surgery (Volume 1, No. 1, July 2017) 24-30

117. Manoh S, Venkatramani H, Sabapathy SR, Approach to Brachial Plexus Tumors - Our
Experience. Journal of Peripheral Nerve Surgery (Volume 1, No.1, July 2017) 51-56

118. Bal A, Chaudhari C, Langer V, Vyas D, Thulasikumar G, Ruke M, Gore MA, Ramakrishna P,
Khazanchi RK, Subrammaniyan SR, Sabapathy SR, Desai S, Vaidya S, Vijayasimha S, Jain S,
Chaudhary S, Kari S, Rege T. Multispecialty consensus statement for primary care management
of diabetic foot disease in India. Natl Med J India. 2017; Mar-Apr;30(2):82-88

119. Altaf W, Bhardwaj P, Sabapathy SR ,Haseeb BA. A simple trick to excise the carpal bones
during proximal row carpectomy. Indian J Plast Surg 2018;51:101-2.

120. Rajaekaran RB , Jayaramaraju D, Venkataramani H , Agaharam D , SabapathySR,


Rajasekaran S. Successful reconstruction of a post - traumatic defect of 16 cm of the distal femur
by modified capanna's technique (Vascularised free fibula combined with allograft)- A case
technical note.Trauma Case Report 2018; 17:29-32

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Distinguished Awards, Honours and Invitations (97) Dr S Raja Sabapathy

1. Honorary Membership of the Serbian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery – May 2018.


Was conferred Honorary membership of SSRM during the congress of the European Federation
of Societies for Reconstructive Microsurgery.

2. Purani Oration - 27th February 2018, at Kovai Medical Center & Hospitals, Coimbatore

3. Honorary Membership of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand

4. S. T. Hemani Oration - 1st October 2017, the Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgeons
of Rajkot at Rajkot
Topic : 'Compound Injuries/Mangled Extremities'

5. Dr J L Gupta Oration - 15th to 17th September 2017, 11th Annual Conference of Society of
Wound Care ( Wound Care Con 2017 ) at New Delhi
Topic: Difficult Wounds What has worked for us?

6. Prof S Vittal Oration - 12th August 2017, 41st State Conference of Tamilnadu & Pondicherry
Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India (TN & P ASICON 2017)
Topic : 'Making of a Surgeon'.

7. Hon FRCS (Glasg) was admitted an Honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and
Surgeons of Glasgow.

8. Dr S Venugopalan Oration ASI - Tanjore - 28 th May 2017, Association of Plastic Surgeons


of India (ASI 2017) at Thanjavur
Topic : ' Building up a State of the Art Trauma Unit'

9. Dr Rajammal Devadas Oration - 7 April 2017, Avinashlingam education trust institutions


held at Coimbatore
Topic: Woman – Key to Happy Family and a Healthy Nation

10. Dr Sudhakar Shetty Oration - 2 nd April 2017, Canara Orthopaedic Society (R) Mangalore
(COSCON 2017) held at Mangalore.

11. Prof. A K Banerji Oration - 3 rd March to 5 th March 2017, 6th Annual Meeting of Indian
Society of Peripheral Nerve Surgery (ISPNS 2017) at Chandigarh.

Topic: 'Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery in India - The Road Ahead '

12. Member of American Association of Plastic Surgeons - 2016

Invited to become the member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. This
association is an exclusive and elite group of senior Plastic Surgeons of USA and so far they
have invited only 20 Overseas Surgeons from throughout the world. Dr S Raja Sabapathy is
the first and only member to be invited from India.

13. Honorary Consultant and Advisor to the Armed Forces Medical Services. Appointed for
the second term (a rare honour) for a term of 3 years. Have been involved in the training of
many surgeons of the armed forces. (2015)

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14. Plenary Lecture at the World Trauma Congress – 19th August, 2016. Conducted by the
AIIMS, New Delhi,

Title: ‘One World, One Standard of Care – Making the Dream possible in Trauma Care.

15. Dr K Ramakrishna Chowdary Oration - 3rd September, 2016, Andhra Pradesh and
Telangana Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Hyderabad.

Title: Difficult Limb Reconstrucions – Making them possible.

16. Key Note Speaker and Invited Guest Lecturer – British Limb Reconstruction Society –
Annual Meeting, 16th to 18th March, 2016, Liverpool, UK.

17. Sushruta – Guha Professorship in Plastic Surgery and Wound Healing - of the Royal
College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK for the year 2016. Delivered the Sushruta – Guha
lecture at the summer meeting of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and
Aesthetic Surgeons at Bristol, June 2016. Instituted in the year 2012, the first Asian to be
chosen for the award. Selection is made by the Committee and not by application.

Title: Pushing the Boundaries of Limb Salvage following Trauma.

18. All India Institute of Medical Sciences 21st Silver Jubilee Oration. 24th September 2015,
held at AIIMS, New Delhi, India.
Title: Nation Building through Reconstructive Surgery

19. Invited Lecturer – Jaffna, Sri Lanka. 3rd to 4th June, 2015. ‗Congress for improving the
Hand Surgery Services in the Northern Province.

20. Plenary Theme Lecture – Looking back and Surging Ahead: 21st March, 2015, 8th Congress
of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Mumbai, India.
Title: Limb salvage following major trauma – achieving outcomes worth the effort.

21. Dr AC Boonzaire Lecture: 31st Aug, 2014, 45th Annual meeting of the South African Society
for Surgery of the Hand. Cape Town, South Africa.
Title: Looking back the 25 years – the lessons learnt.

22. Conferment of the Honorary Membership of the South African Society for Surgery of the
Hand.

23. Invited Guest faculty: 7th to 10th May, 2014. Chang Gung – Mayo Clinic Symposium in
Reconstructive Surgery: Taipei, Taiwan.

24. Invited Guest Lecturer: Vietnam Society for Surgery of the Hand

25. Invited Guest Lecturer, British Society for Surgery of the Hand – Instructional course, 31st
January to 1st February, 2014. Manchester, UK.

26. Guest Speaker: North Thames Regional Hand Club. – Annual meeting, 3rd February, 2014.
Chelmsford, UK.

27. Nepal Orthopaedic Association Oration – 18th Jan, 2014. Annual Conference of the Nepal
Orthopaedic Association. Dharan, Nepal.
Title: Step by Step Management of Mutilated Hand injuries – the Ganga Hospital experience.
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28. Gillies Oration, 23rd to 27th November, 2013, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic
Surgeons of India, Mumbai
Title : Salvaging complex limb injuries: Factors determining outcome and lessons learnt

29. Invited Guest Lecturer for the Annual Conference of the South Australian Hand Society &
Grand Round Speaker, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia from 4th – 8th December, 2012

30. Lifetime Achievement Award for exemplary contribution to the cause of Medical Education
and Healthcare Services by the Tamil Dr. M.G.R. Medical University on 5th September, 2012.

31. Honorary Faculty of Chang Gung University Symposium in Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo
Clinic, USA, 31st May – 3rd June, 2012

32. Guest Speaker of the Annual Congress of the Russian Hand Society, Tomsk and was
presented the Shivas Medal at the Central Traumatology Institute, Moscow, 15th – 17th June
2012.

33. Guest Speaker at the International Symposium on Developments in Hand Surgery – Current
State of the Art Work‖, Bad Neustadt, Germany, 15th – 18th May, 2012.

34. Sam C Bose Oration, 11th April, 2012, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
Title: Making a difference with reconstructive surgery

35. Guest Speaker of the Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat, 13th – 15 March,
2012.

36. Guest Faculty of the International Course on ‗Frontiers in Hand & Upper Limb
Reconstruction‘, Santander, Spain, 22nd - 26th February, 2012.

37. Trinity Oration, Annual Conference of the Vascular Surgeons, Chennai. 17th February, 2012,
Title: 100 years since Alexis Carrel: Extending the frontiers of care with Microvascular
surgery

38. Sivasubramaniam Oration, 11th December, 2011. Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Coimbatore
Branch.
Title: Paediatric Trauma – Role of Plastic Surgery

39. Dr. P.K. Bilwani Oration, Gujarat Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India, 17-20th
November, 2011.
Title: Improving Hand Function following Hand Burns.

40. Global Alumini Award for Service to Humanity‟‟, by Rotary Foundation of Rotary
International, Rotary Institute, 15th Nov, 2011.Kolkata.

41. Bhatnagar Oration, King George Medical College, Lucknow. 3rd – 5th November, 2011.
Title: Obtaining good outcome in trauma reconstructive surgery.

42. Guest of Honor at the Inauguration of Burns & Plastic Surgery Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka
12th – 14 October, 2011.
43. External Examiner – Exit Exam in Plastic Surgery, University Sans, Malaysia, Kuala
Lumpur, 8th – 12th May, 2011

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44. Puranik Oration, Maharashtra State Chapter of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
Akola. 19-20th February, 2011.
Title: Balancing in Complex Hand Trauma - Soft tissues, Tendons, Nerves, Ligaments, Joints
and Bones Priorities and Outcome

45. Adjunct Professor of the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University.


The Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Medical University appointed Dr Raja Sabapathy as
the Adjunct professor of the University for a term of 5 years from 18th Aug 2010.

46. Prof R Sarat Chandra Lecture. Association of Surgeons of India, Trichy Chapter. 25th
July 2010.
Title: How to obtain good outcome following Limb trauma?

47. Presidential Oration, 10th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, Hyderabad, 16th – 18th July, 2010.
Title: Looking back the two decades and facing forwards

48. Honorary Faculty, 2nd Mayo – Chang Gung Symposium in Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo
Clinic, Rochester, USA. 24th – 27th June, 2010. The symposium is organized to discuss the
cutting edge advances in reconstructive surgery. Participated in cadaver dissection workshop
and delivered 3 invited lectures.

49. Invitation to deliver the plenary ‗State of Art Lecture‘ at the Annual Congress of the Asian
Association of Paediatric Surgeons , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Feb 23 25, 2010
Title: Management of Paediatric Limb Injuries

50. Appointed by the sanction of the President of India on 27th Oct 2009 to be the Non Official
Member of the Armed Forces Medical Research Committee (AFMRC) of the Defense
Research & Development Organization (DRDO) for a three year term from 4th Jan 2010.

51. Guest Professor of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Hand
Surgery Society for their Annual Congress in Brisbane, in May 2009.
At the invitation of the RACS and AHSS delivered one Key Note address, 3 Invitation lectures
and conducted a Master Class at their Annual Surgical Congress. The first Indian Hand
Surgeon to have received this honour.

52. Yusuf Memorial Oration – 2009. of the Association of Paediatric Surgeons of India, Tamil
Nadu Chapter, Erode, Tamil Nadu, July 11, 2009
Title: „Optimizing Outcomes in Paediatric Trauma‟

53. Martin Isaac Oration – 2009 of the International Trauma Care - Indian Chapter at the
Annual Conference in Kolkatta, August 22, 2009
Title: „Improving Trauma Outcomes in India - What we can do?‟

54. Dr NH Antia Award of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India for the best
publication by its members in an indexed international journal in the year 2008
The Award Winning Paper: Venkatramani H, Bhardwaj P, Faruquee SR, Sabapathy SR.
Functional Outcome of Nerve Transfer for Restoration of Shoulder and Elbow Function in
Upper Brachial Plexus Injury. Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury
2008; 3:15

55. Dr Murari Mukerjee Oration - 2008 of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India during
APSICON – 2008 at Varanasi, November, 2008

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Title: „Be the change that you want to see in the world.‟

56. Brig. Rasamay Ganguly Memorial Oration - 2007 of the Association of Surgeons of India,
during ASICON-2007, Bubaneshwar, Dec 2007
Title: Trauma Reconstructive Surgery – Its Need, Availability and Future in India

57. Inaugural Oration‟ at the 42nd National Conference of the Association of Plastic
Surgeons of India, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, 29th Nov – 3rd Dec, 2007
Title: Extending the Frontiers in Limb Salvage Following Trauma

58. Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the Hand Award (BDSSH award) –Nov 2007.
Dr Raja Sabapathy was honoured with this award at the inaugural year for contribution towards
the development of Hand and Microsurgery in Bangladesh, and for his help towards the
formation of the Bangladesh Hand Surgery society. One surgeon selected by the society spends
one year in the department and their training and stay is sponsored by Dr S Raja Sabapathy.
Five surgeons have been trained so far and they have significantly improved the trauma care on
their return.

59. Visiting Professor, Plastic Surgery Department and Orthopaedic Surgery Department,
Mayo Clinic USA, 30th Sept. to 2nd Oct 2007
In addition to the visit to the Department, gave two one hour lectures as Grand rounds on the
management of limb trauma – the Ganga Hospital experience.

60. Tamil Nadu Scientist Award – (TANSA Award) 2007. This award under the category of
Medical Sciences was awarded by the Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology
for the Contribution to and Development of Plastic Surgery, Hand and Microsurgery in the
country

61. Dr NH Antia Prize of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India for the Best Paper
published by its member in an indexed international journal in the year 2006.
Award Winning Paper: Raja Sabapathy S, Venkatramani H, Ravindra Bharathi R, D‘Silva J.
Technical Considerations in Replantation of Total Scalp Avulsions. Journal of Plastic,
Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 2006; 59:2-10.
This paper was also selected for inclusion in Year Book of Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery, 2007.
95-97 as one of the significant publications published in the year 2006. .

62. Invited Presidential Guest Lecturer – American Association of Microscope Enhanced


Dentistry. Was conferred Honorary Membership of the Association in their Annual
Meeting in Tucson, Arizona, USA, 2nd to 4th Nov, 2006.
The Association of AMED invites a surgeon who has significantly contributed to Microsurgery
as the Presidential Guest Speaker and honors them with Honorary Membership. Dr Raja
Sabapathy was conferred the Hon. Membership of the society and he gave the lecture on the
topic, ‗Pushing the Boundaries of Care with Microsurgery‘

63. Visiting Professor to the Plastic Surgery Department, Yale University, USA, September
2006.
Did Cadaver demonstration of raising various flaps and lectured on limb salvage surgery as
practiced at Ganga Hospital.

64. Visiting Lecturer Kleinert and Kutz Hand Care Centre, Louisville, USA, September 2006.

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65. Invited Guest Faculty – Annual meeting of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka,
Colombo, August 2006.

66. Appointed as Hon. Consultant and Advisor to the Armed Forces Medical Services by the
Government of India. 2005

67. „For the Sake of Honour Award‟ – of the Rotary International, 5th April, 2005
The highest award of the Rotary International was conferred on the Ganga Hospital team for
their contribution to the society through projects like ‗Save the Working Hand‘ and ‗Help for
the Hands in Need‘ which provided high quality hand and microsurgery service to the poor
through matching grant projects of Rotary International. Award presented by Padma
Vibhushanan Dr MS Valiathan, in a function organized by Rotary Club of Coimbatore
Metropolis.

68. Distinguished Hand Lecturer, Singapore Society for Hand Surgery and Exit Examiner in
Hand Surgery at National University Hospital, Singapore, November 2005.
Every year one international authority is chosen by the National University of Singapore to be
the external examiner for the exit exam in Hand surgery and the same person is also honoured
as the Distinguished Hand Lecturer by the Hand Society. Dr Raja Sabapathy was honoured
with the opportunity in 2005.

69. Douglas Lamb Lecturer - British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Royal College of
Surgeons, London, Nov 2005
Dr Raja Sabapathy was awarded the Prestigious Lecture (the only named oration in the British
Hand Society) in recognition of his contributions to the field of reattaching amputated hands.
The only surgeon from Asia to have delivered this lecture so far.
Title: Major Replantations.

70. Featured in Frontispiece section of Journal of Hand Surgery (British & European
Volume)
The Journal of Hand Surgery profiles a surgeon, who has contributed significantly to the
growth of Hand and Microsurgery worldwide. The surgeon‘s photograph and a short CV is
published in the Frontispiece section of the journal. Dr Raja Sabapathy was profiled in the Oct
2005 issue of the Journal.

71. Visiting Professor, Plastic Surgery Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
USA, September 2005

72. 24. Invited Guest Faculty - Manchester Instructional Course in Hand Surgery for Britain
and Europe –British Society for Surgery of the Hand, January 28, 2004
This very popular Instructional Course run by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand
covers up all subjects in six courses spread over 3 years. For each subject they invite an
international speaker who has extensively contributed to the field to address the delegates. Dr
Raja Sabapathy was chosen to address on Soft tissue cover, microsurgical reconstruction and
Hand infections. The first Indian Hand Surgeon to have had the honour

73. Best Paper Prize – 7th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, 2004, Hyderabad.
Title: „Technical Considerations of Major Replantations‟

74. General Sanyal Visiting Professorship - Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (2004-
06).

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Was awarded this prestigious professorship of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India to
visit various centers in the country lecturing and demonstrating surgical techniques. Dr Raja
Sabapathy extensively toured the country with various teaching assignments.

75. Best Poster Award – Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2004,
Gangtok Sikkim.
Title: „Primary Bone Grafting with Pedicle Flaps as Cover in Dorsal Combined
Injuries of Fingers‟

76. Dr Mathias Oration - Tamilnadu & Pondichery Chapter of Association of Surgeons of


India. 2004
Title: „Trauma Reconstructive Surgery - The Need of the Hour‟

77. Guest Oration - Fifty Second Armed Forces Medical Conference, Armed Forces Medical
College, Pune, 3rd – 6th Feb 2004.
Title: Salvage of Mutilated Limb Injuries and a Strategy for India

78. Best Scientific Presentation Award – Trauma Section, Annual conference of the Indian
Orthopaedic Association. IOACON 2004, Agra
The award was given to the presentation ‗Primary Closure in Open Injuries of the limbs – The
role and safety.‘ – Dr Naresh Babu, Dr S Rajasekaran, Dr J Dheenadayalan, Dr AP Shetty, Dr S
Raja Sabapathy.

79. Keynote Speaker - Inauguration of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of Sri Lanka 2003
An international faculty attended the inauguration of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of Sri
Lanka and Dr S Raja Sabapathy was given the honour to deliver the key note address during
the inaugural function.
Title: „Trauma Reconstructive Surgery - Personal Perspectives and a Vision for the Future‟

80. Lester Surgical and Heinz Waldrich Prize of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons
(Roderick Dunn & Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy), 2003
Title: „Passage to India- Bruce Bailey Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at
Coimbatore‟.
Mr Rodrick Dunn (presently Consultant Plastic Surgoen, UK) spent two months in the Plastic
and Hand Surgery unit of Ganga Hospital as the First Bruce Bailey Fellow and on return to UK
presented his Coimbatore experiences in the Annual Meeting of the British Association of
Plastic Surgeons. This paper won the Lester Surgical and Heinz Waldrich Prize (1500 Pounds)
for the best paper in Microsurgery category.

81. Best Paper Prize - Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2003
Title: „Immediate Flap Cover to the Hand after Critical Revascularisation and
Replantation‟

82. Dr RN Sinha Award - Best Article published in the Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery in
the year 2003.
The Award Winning Paper: Raja Sabapathy S, Hari Venkatramani, Ravindra Bharathi R,
Sandeep J Sebastin. Replantation of Ring Avulsion Amputations. Indian Journal of Plastic
Surgery, 2003; 36:76-83

83. Dr Thirugnanam Oration, Tamil Nadu State Conference of Indian Medical Association,
2002
Title: Plastic Surgery for the General Practitioner

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84. Peet Prize: Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. Best paper presentation in the
Annual Conference 2002, Bangalore.
Title: „Replantation of Ring Avulsion Amputations and a new Techniqu for Reconstruction of
Non-Replantable Avulsion Amputations,‟
This award has been won for the second time.

85. Distinguished Service Award, 2002


Rotary Club of Tutucorin Seaside

86. SICOT Best Paper Award, SICOT Meeting, San Diego, USA , Aug 23 – 30, 2002
The award in the Best Research Paper category was given to the presentation, ‗Immediate Total
Reconstruction of limbs in Open Injuries‘ – Dr S Rajasekaran, Dr S Raja Sabapathy, and Dr J
Dheenadayalan. The unit is recognized as the one of the best centres in the world for the
volume and the quality of care in the management of major crush injuries and has extensively
contributed to the literature.

87. Prof R Sarat Chandra Oration, at Association of Surgeons of India, Trichy Chapter 22nd
April, 2001
Title: Salvage of Mutilating Limb Injuries

88. Best Paper Award: Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2000
Title: „Reconstruction of Finger tip Amputations with Advancement Flap and Free
Nail Bed Graft‟

89. Col Vasavada Oration, Baroda, Indian Medical Association, 1999

90. Venture Fund Award of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, 1998


The award was given to conduct the study on the availability and utilization of Plastic Surgery
Services in the Management of Open Fractures in India. This was a seminal study to assess the
standard of practice in the country and the results and suggestions for improvement were
published in the article Raja Sabapathy S.,Study on the availability and utilization of Plastic
Surgery services in the management of open fractures in India .Indian Journal of Plastic
Surgery 1999; 32:9-20.

91. T.V. Sivanandan Oration: Indian Medical Association, Coimbatore, 1998


Title: Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery

92. Best Paper Award: Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Coimbatore, 1997
Title: „Aesthetic consideration in Flap Coverage of the Hand‟

93. Best Paper Award Junior Category: Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of
the Hand, Lucknow, 1995
Title: „Replantation of Avulsion Amputation of the Thumb‟.

94. President‟s Special Peet Prize: Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. Best paper
presentation in the Annual Conference, Bangalore, 1993
Title: „Plastic Surgeon Procedures in Limb salvage of Grade III B & III C injuries‟

95. Appointed as the Editor for the Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 1993
In the six years as Editor of the Journal gave a new look to the journal and made significant
improvements to the quality of publishing.

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96. Dr B C Roy National Award – Fellowship for Post graduate Studies of the Medical
Council of India (1979 – 81)
This award was given during the MS General Surgery training period at Madras Medical
College, Madras.

97. Best Dissertation Award - Association of Anatomists, Tamil Nadu 1980


Topic: „Postural Mechanisms in Human Being's‟.
This award was given for an inter - collegiate competition at post – graduate student level.

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Awards in the Undergraduate Period (25) Dr S Raja Sabapathy

1. Certificate of Honour : Anatomy


2. Kannuswamy Memorial Prize : Pharmacology
3. Certificate of Honour : Forensic Medicine
4. Certificate of Honour : Pathology
5. Govinda Bhat Memorial Prize : Social & Preventive Medicine
6. Govt Prize in essay writing : Nutrition
7. Govt Prize in elocution : Nutrition
8. Dr Kini Memorial Prize : Orthopaedics
9. Akkaraju Seetharamaiah Rammamagaru
Memorial Prize : Paediatrics
10. Dr C Natarajan Prize : Leprosy
11. T B Association Medal : Tuberculosis
12. Maitland Memorial Prize : Surgery Competitive Exams
13. Dr K C Nambiar Gold Medal : - do -
14. Dr Rama Rao Prize : - do -
15. Dr Sankaran Memorial Prize : Surgery, University Exams
16. Maharaja of Travancore Prize : - do -
17. Lt Col V Mahadevan Gold Medal : - do -
18. Chandrasekara Mudaliar Gold Medal : - do -
19. Maharaja of Travancore Prize : Medicine
20. Arunachalam Memorial Gold Medal : Medicine & S.P.M.
21. Radhakrishnan Iyer Prize : Gynaecology
22. Lt Col R B B Foster Memorial Medal: Highest Aggregate
23. Government Gold Medal : Best Outgoing student of the year
24. Rani Vidyavathi Devi Memorial Scholarship of the University of Madras
25. Dr Rangachari Gold Medal- University of Madras
First in Medicine and Surgery In Madras University.

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Invitation Lectures and International Meetings Attended (Total 284)

1. 15th - 17th November 2018, The 5th International Advanced Orthopaedic Congress
(IAOC 2018) at Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Topic: Soft Tissue Coverage in Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

2. 15th - 17th November 2018, The 5th International Advanced Orthopaedic Congress
(IAOC 2018) at Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Topic: Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

3. 15th - 17th November 2018, The 5th International Advanced Orthopaedic Congress
(IAOC 2018) at Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Topic: Replantation Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

4. 30th - 31st August 2018, The annual meeting of the Swedish Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Sigtuna, Sweden, August 2018.
Topic: Late presentation and Neglected Severe injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

5. 30th - 31st August 2018, The annual meeting of the Swedish Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Sigtuna, Sweden, August 2018.
Topic: Salvaging Acute Mutilating Hand injuries – Things that matter
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

6. 6th - 8th May 2018, 14th Congress of the European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery
(EFSM) held at Belgrade, Serbia.
Topic: Ganga hospital open injury severity score and recommendation for treatment
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

7. 6th - 8th May 2018, 14th Congress of the European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery
(EFSM) held at Belgrade, Serbia.
Topic: Possibility of Microsurgical limb reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

8. 7th - 10th November 2017, 11th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand (APFSSH) at Cebu, Philippines
Topic: Flaps Not for Everyone
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

9. 7th - 10th November 2017, 11th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand (APFSSH) at Cebu, Philippines
Topic: The Right Flap for the Right Injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

10. 7th - 10th November 2017, 11th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand (APFSSH) at Cebu, Philippines
Topic: Surgical Management of Post Burn deformities of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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11. 7th - 9th September 2017, 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
(ASSH) San Francisco, California.
Topic:Radial Forearm Flap (Demo)/Posterior Interosseous Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

12. 7th - 9th September 2017, 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
(ASSH) San Francisco, California.
Topic: Groin Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

13. 7th - 9th September 2017, 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
(ASSH) San Francisco, California.
Topic: Principles of treatment of the avulsed/amputated hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

14. 7th - 9th September 2017, 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
(ASSH) San Francisco, California.
Topic: Backer ulnar artery pwerforator flap for hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

15. 14 th May - 17 th May 2017, 09 th Congress of World Society of Reconstrucrive Micro Surgery
held at Korea
Topic: Secondary Procedures in Replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

16. 14 th May - 17 th May 2017, 09 th Congress of World Society of Reconstrucrive Micro


Surgery held at Korea
Topic: Lower Limb Revasularisation Following Injuries around the Knee Joint
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

17. 14 th May - 17 th May 2017, 09 th


Congress of World Society of Reconstrucrive Micro
Surgery held at Korea
Topic: Tribute to Robert Acland
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

18. 18 th May - 20 th May 2017, International Advanced Orthopaedic Congress (IAOC) helad at
Dubai
Topic: Upper extremity & Microsurgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

19. 18 th February - 19 th February 2017, Giornata di approfondimento in Microchirurgia held at


Italy
Topic: Soft tissue cover for the knee region
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

20. 18 th February - 19 th February 2017, Giornata di approfondimento in Microchirurgia held at


Italy
Topic: Major replantations in the upper limb our current view
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

21. 18 th February - 19 th February 2017, Giornata di approfondimento in Microchirurgia held at


Italy
Topic: Challenging Thumb Reconstructions
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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22. 18 th February - 19 th February 2017, Giornata di approfondimento in Microchirurgia held at
Italy
Topic: Reconstruction of Major Mutilating Upper Limb Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

23. 3 rd February - 5 th February 2017, The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) 2017
at Manchester
Topic: Cover of the Thumb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

24. 3 rd February - 5 th February 2017, The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) 2017
at Manchester
Topic: Advanced Salvage of Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

25. 3 rd February - 5 th February 2017, The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) 2017
at Manchester
Topic: Principles of MicrosurgerySet up, Sutures, Tips and Tricks, Coagulation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

26. 3 rd February - 5 th February 2017, The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) 2017
at Manchester
Topic: Macro Replantation Indications, technique and outcomes
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

27. 3 rd February - 5 th February 2017, The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) 2017
at Manchester
Topic: Chronic and Rare Infections of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

28. 3 rd December - 5 th December 2016, BDSSHCON 2016 at Bangladesh


Topic: Lessons from the Masters
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

29. 3 rd December - 5 th December 2016, BDSSHCON 2016 at Bangladesh


Topic: Tips in getting good results in the commonly used flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

30. 3 rd December - 5 th December 2016, BDSSHCON 2016 at Bangladesh


Topic: How to choose cerebral palsy patients who would benefit from surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

31. 3 rd December - 5 th December 2016, BDSSHCON 2016 at Bangladesh


Topic: How to Salvage limbs After Major Trauma?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

32. 2nd November - 7th November 2016, Taiwan society for Reconstructive and Microsurgery
(TSRM) at Taiwan
Topic: The Importance of Decisions in Microsurgical Salvage of Limb Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

33. 29th September - 1st October, 2016, 71st Annual Meeting Of the ASSH at Austin
Topic: Groin Flap
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Dr S Raja Sabapathy

34. 29th September - 1st October, 2016, 71st Annual Meeting Of the ASSH at Austin
Topic: Posterior Interosseous Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

35. 29th September - 1st October, 2016, 71st Annual Meeting Of the ASSH at Austin
Topic: FDS Transfer for Clawing
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

36. 29th June - 30th June, 2016 British Asscoiation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic
Surgeons (BAPRAS) at UK
Topics: Sushruta – Guha Lecture, 2016 Pushing the Boundaries of Limb Salvage following
Trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

37. 22nd June - 25th June, 2016 Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)
at Spain.
Topics: Complex trauma of the forearm with soft tissue defects
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

38. 22nd June - 25th June, 2016 Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)
at Spain.
Topics: Microsurgery management of major trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

39. 15th March - 18th March, 2016 British Limb Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting
(BAPRAS) at Liver pool, UK
Topics: The Importance of Classifying the Injured Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

40. 15th March - 18th March, 2016 British Limb Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting
(BAPRAS) at Liver pool, UK
Topics:Do's and Dont's of Flap Reconstruction in Tibial Trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

41. 15th March - 18th March, 2016 British Limb Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting
(BAPRAS) at Liver pool, UK
Topics: Decision making in limb re-implantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

42. 8th September – 12th September, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) at
Seattle, USA
Symposium:
Topics: Reconstruction of segmental loss of flexors in Zone V mutilating injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

43. 8th September – 12th September, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) at
Seattle, USA
Symposium:
Topics: Premier Surgical Procedure Tips and Tricks
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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44. 8th September – 12th September, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) at
Seattle, USA
Symposium:
Topics: Acute and Secondary Reconstruction of the Mangled Hand (Secondary
Reconstruction)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

45. 8th September – 12th September, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) at
Seattle, USA
Symposium:
TopicsAcute and Secondary Reconstruction of the Mangled Hand (Acute Reconstruction)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

46. 8th September – 12th September, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) at
Seattle, USA
Symposium:
Topics: Posterior Interosseous Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

47. 8th September – 12th September, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) at
Seattle, USA
Symposium:
Topics: Groin Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

48. 8th September – 12th September, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) at
Seattle, USA
Symposium:
Topics: Radial Nerve Transfer
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

49. 31st May – 3rd June, 2015. Uplifting Hand Trauma Management in Northern Province
Sri Lanka
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Hand Trauma Management in India
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

50. 31st May – 3rd June, 2015. Uplifting Hand Trauma Management in Northern Province
Sri Lanka
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Non Surgical Management of fracture
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

51. 31st May – 3rd June, 2015. Uplifting Hand Trauma Management in Northern Province
Sri Lanka
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Rehabilitation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

52. 31st May – 3rd June, 2015. Uplifting Hand Trauma Management in Northern Province
Sri Lanka
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Multidisplinary of nature of the hand injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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53. 7th November – 9th November, 2014. Challenges and Controversies in Hand Surgery 2014 at
Chelmsford, UK.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Secondary Flexor and Extensor Reconstruction in Complex Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

54. 7th November – 9th November, 2014. Challenges and Controversies in Hand Surgery 2014 at
Chelmsford, UK.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Lesson Learned in Proximal Macro Replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

55. 7th November – 9th November, 2014. Challenges and Controversies in Hand Surgery 2014 at
Chelmsford, UK.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Challenges in Long Bone Reconstruction by Vascularized Bone Grafts
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

56. 7th November – 9th November, 2014. Challenges and Controversies in Hand Surgery 2014 at
Chelmsford, UK.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Posterior Interosseous Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

57. 9th October – 10th October, 2014. BAPRAS at Manchester, UK


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Mutilated Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

58. 2nd October – 3rd October, 2014. Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the hand
at Malaysia
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Cross hand replant
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

59. 2nd October – 3rd October, 2014. Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the hand
at Malaysia
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Objective Assessment of Radial Nerve Tendon Transfer
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

60. 2nd October – 3rd October, 2014. Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the hand
at Malaysia
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Replantation Emergency versus Elective
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

61. 2nd October – 3rd October, 2014. Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the hand
at Malaysia
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Running a private Hospital / Microsurgery Service
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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62. 2nd October – 3rd October, 2014. Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the hand
at Malaysia
Invited Faculty:
Topics: When not to do a Toe to Hand Transfer
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

63. 2nd October – 3rd October, 2014. Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the hand
at Malaysia
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Long segment bone gap in the upper limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

64. 15th September – 20th September, 2014. ASSH annual meeting at Boston, USA
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Difficult cases in challenging environments
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

65. 15th September – 20th September, 2014. ASSH annual meeting at Boston, USA
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Posterior Interosseous Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

66. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: Useful tips in the Reconstruction of Congenital Hand Deformities syndactly
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

67. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: Challenging Thumb Reconstructions
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

68. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: Radial Nerve Tendon Transfer
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

69. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: How do I approach? Secondary reconstruction following trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

70. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: My strategy for free flaps in upper limb reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

71. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: Principles of decision making in selecting skin cover
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

72. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
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Topic: Distant pedicle flaps
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

73. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: Salvage of Mutilated Upper limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

74. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: Surgical management of chronic burn contractures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

75. 29th – 31st August, 2014. South African Society for Surgery of the Hand at South Africa
Invited Faculty:
Topic: Management of Electrical Burns of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

76. 3rd April – 6th April, 2014. European Federation of Society for Microsurgery (EFSM) at
Barcelona, Spain.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Free Flaps to the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

77. 3rd April – 6th April, 2014. European Federation of Society for Microsurgery (EFSM) at
Barcelona, Spain.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Free Flaps to the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

78. 3rd April – 6th April, 2014. European Federation of Society for Microsurgery (EFSM) at
Barcelona, Spain.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: My strategy in free flaps in Lower Limb Reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

79. 3rd April – 6th April, 2014. European Federation of Society for Microsurgery (EFSM) at
Barcelona, Spain.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Two decades of salvage of Complex Limb Injuries - Lessons learnt
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

80. 7th March – 9th March, 2014. Vietnam


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Management of Mutilating Hand injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

81. 31st January – 1st February, 2014. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Instructional Course,
Manchester, UK. (delivered 7 lectures)
Topics: Principles of Soft tissue cover and Decision making.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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82. 31st January – 1st February, 2014. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Instructional Course,
Manchester, UK. (delivered 7 lectures)
Topics: Distant pedicled flaps.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

83. 31st January – 1st February, 2014. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Instructional Course,
Manchester, UK. (delivered 7 lectures)
Topics: Macro replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

84. 31st January – 1st February, 2014. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Instructional Course,
Manchester, UK. (delivered 7 lectures)
Topics: Free toe transfer – How I do it?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

85. 31st January – 1st February, 2014. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Instructional Course,
Manchester, UK. (delivered 7 lectures)
Topics: Care of the Acute Burns – Thermal and Chemical
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

86. 31st January – 1st February, 2014. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Instructional Course,
Manchester, UK. (delivered 7 lectures)
Topics: Management of Chronic Burn Contractures of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

87. 31st January – 1st February, 2014. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Instructional Course,
Manchester, UK. (delivered 7 lectures)
Topics: Chronic and Rare Infections of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

88. 3rd February, 2014. North East Thames Regional Hand Club. Annual meeting, Chelmsford,
UK
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Challenges in setting up of the unit at Ganga Hospital and the things that worked.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

89. 3rd February, 2014. North East Thames Regional Hand Club. Annual meeting, Chelmsford,
UK
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Extending the Frontiers of Limb Salvage in the Upper limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

90. 3rd February, 2014. North East Thames Regional Hand Club. Annual meeting, Chelmsford,
UK
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Major replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

91. 3rd February, 2014. North East Thames Regional Hand Club. Annual meeting, Chelmsford,
UK
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Management of intraarticular fractures of the PIP joint.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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92. 3rd February, 2014. North East Thames Regional Hand Club. Annual meeting, Chelmsford,
UK
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Management of long segment bone gaps in the upper limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

93. 18th- 19th January, 2014. Annual Meeting of the Nepal Orthopaedic Association. Dharan,
Nepal.
Nepal Orthopaedic Association Oration
Topic: Step by Step Management of Mutilated Hand Injuries – Ganga Hospital experience
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

94. 18th to 19th January, 2014. Annual Meeting of the Nepal Orthopaedic Associaiton, Dharan,
Nepal
Invited Lecture: Microsurgical management of long segment bone gaps in the limbs.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

95. 3rd to 5th October 2013 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), Annual Meeting,
San Francisco
Invited Faculty: Guest Lecture:
Topic: Distant Pedicled Flaps: Getting the most out of your groin flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

96. 25th – 29th August 2013 International Surgical Week, Helsinki, Finland
Invited Faculty: Guest Lecture:
Topic: Cost effectiveness in hand surgery: My perspective
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

97. 25th – 29th August 2013 International Surgical Week, Helsinki, Finland
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker:
Topic: Complex Trauma of upper extremity – Evaluation & basic principles
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

98. 25th – 29th August 2013 International Surgical Week, Helsinki, Finland
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker:
Topic: Complex Trauma of upper extremity Bone & joint primary reconstruction/repair
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

99. 25th – 29th August 2013 International Surgical Week, Helsinki, Finland
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker:
Topic: Complex Trauma of upper extremity – Tendon, muscle and nerve primary
reconstruction/repair
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

100. 25th – 29th August 2013 International Surgical Week, Helsinki, Finland
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker:
Topic: Complex Trauma of upper extremity – Burns of upper limb.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

101. 11th – 14th July, 2013 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting,
Chicago, USA
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker:
Topic: Approach to management of complex defects of the pediatric upper extremity

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102. 11th – 14th July, 2013 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery annual meeting, Chicago,
USA
Invited Speaker: Panel Speaker
Topic: Reconstructive Strategies in Complex Trauma of the Upper limb

103. 11th – 14th July, 2013 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery annual meeting, Chicago,
USA
Moderator: Symposium on Hand /Upper Extremity II
Topic: Improving outcomes in replantation surgery

104. 11th – 14th July, 2013 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery annual meeting, Chicago,
USA
Session Chair: Symposium on Nerve
Topic: Optimizing sensibility and motor function recovery in nerve repair.

105. 12th – 15th January 2013 American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Naples, Florida
Invited Faculty: Session Chair
Topic: Tips and tricks for Approaching Unusual Replantation.

106. 12th – 15th January 2013 American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Naples, Florida
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker
Topic: Scalp replantation.

107. 4th – 8th December 2012.South Australian Hand Society, Annual Meeting, Adelaide
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Management of Complex Injuries of the Upper Limb - Ganga Hospital Experience -
Part II
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

108. 4th – 8th December 2012.South Australian Hand Society, Annual Meeting, Adelaide
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Management of Complex Injuries of the Upper Limb – Ganga Hospital Experience -
Part I
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

109. 4th – 8th December 2012.Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia, Department of Plastic Surgery
Grand Rounds Speaker:
Topic: Secondary Reconstruction of Long Segment Loss of Tendons Following Trauma.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

110. 4th – 8th December 2012.Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia, Department of Plastic Surgery
Grand Rounds Speaker:
Topic: Extending the frontiers of replantation surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

111. 4th – 8th December 2012.Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia, Department of Plastic Surgery
Grand Rounds Speaker:
Topic: Challenging Thumb Reconstruction.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

112. 4th – 8th December 2012.Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia, Department of Plastic Surgery
Grand Rounds Speaker:
Topic: Aesthetics consideration in choice of flap cover to the hand and upper limb.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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113. 10th – 13th October 2012. Asia Pacific Federation for Surgery of the Hand, Bali, Indonesia
Morning Master Class – Instructional Course
Topic: Burn Hand Injury – Integrated wound management & surgical treatment.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

114. 10th – 13th October 2012. Asia Pacific Federation for Surgery of the Hand, Bali, Indonesia
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Aesthetics in choice of flaps in the hand.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

115. 8th – 9th October 2012. Asia Pacific Federation for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Singapore
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Step by Step approach to mutilating hand injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

116. 6th – 8th September 2012. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Chicago, IL, USA
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Immediate and elective pollicisation for traumatic thumb loss.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

117. 20th – 23rd June 2012. Federation of European Societies for Surgery of Hand, Antwerp,
Belgium
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

118. 15th – 17th June 2012. Central Traumatology Institute, Moscow, Russia
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Management of Complex Upper limb injury – Our Current Practice.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

119. 15th – 17th June 2012. Annual Congress, Russian Hand society, Tomsk, Siberia
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Recent Advances in Replantation of Major Crush Avulsion Amputation.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

120. 15th – 17th June 2012. Annual Congress of the Hand Surgeons Association, Tomsk, Siberia
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Thumb Reconstruction following complex Amputations.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

121. 15th – 17th June 2012. Annual Congress of the Hand Surgeons Association, Tomsk, Siberia
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Management of Long Segment Loss of Flexor tendons in Hand and Forearm
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

122. 31st May – 3rd June 2012. Symposium in Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester,
Minnesota, USA
Honorary Faculty:
Topic: Management of complex injuries in upper limb – Our current practice.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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123. 31st May – 3rd June 2012. Symposium in Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester,
Minnesota, USA
Honorary Faculty:
Topic: Extending the indications in major avulsion amputation and obtaining outcomes.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

124. 31st May – 3rd June 2012. Symposium in Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester,
Minnesota, USA
Honorary Faculty:
Topic: Management of combined extensive soft tissue and bone defects of the leg.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

125. 15th – 18th May 2012. International Symposium ―Developments in Hand Surgery – Current
State of the Art Work‖, Bad Neustadt, Germany
Guest Lecture:
Topic: Management of Mutilating Hand Injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

126. 5th – 8th April 2012. European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery, Paris
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker
Topic: Soft tissue reconstruction after degloving lesion of the upper limb.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
127. 5th – 8th April 2012. European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery, Paris
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker
Topic: Soft Tissue loss in upper limb.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

128. 13th – 15th March 2012. Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Getting good outcomes in major lower limb trauma.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

129. 13th – 15th March 2012. Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Management f obstetric brachial plexus birth palsy
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

130. 13th – 15th March 2012. Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Management of common congenital hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

131. 13th – 15th March 2012. Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Reconstruction of burnt hand deformities.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

132. 13th – 15th March 2012. Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat
Guest Speaker: Pre-conference Workshop
Topic: Free Tissue Transfer in the management of hand injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

133. 13th – 15th March 2012. Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat
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Guest Speaker: Pre-conference Workshop
Topic: Revascularization/replantation in hand injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

134. 13th – 15th March 2012. Annual Plastic Surgery Congress of Oman, Muscat
Guest Speaker: Pre-conference Workshop
Topic: Basic principles of management of hand injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

135. 22nd – 26th February 2012. International Course on Frontiers in Hand and Upper Limb
Reconstruction, Santander, Spain
Invited Faculty: Guest Lecture
Topic: Mini replantations, worth the effort?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
136. 22nd – 26th February 2012. International Course on Frontiers in Hand and Upper Limb
Reconstruction, Santander, Spain
Invited Faculty: Guest Lecture
Topic: Extending the indications for major replantations.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

137. 22nd – 26th February 2012. International Course on Frontiers in Hand and Upper Limb
Reconstruction, Santander, Spain
Invited Faculty: Guest Lecture
Topic: Getting satisfactory outcomes in massively injured upper extremity
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

138. 12th – 14th October 2011. Inauguration of the Burns & Plastic Surgery Congress, Colombo, Sri
Lanka
Invited Faculty: Guest Lecture
Topic: What does a Hand Surgeon expect from his Therapist?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
139. 12th – 14th October 2011. Inauguration of the Burns & Plastic Surgery Congress, Colombo, Sri
Lanka
Invited Faculty: Guest Lecture
Topic: Lower Limb Reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

140. 27th June – 2nd July 2011. Annual Meeting of the World Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery(WSRM), Helsinki, Finland
Podium Presentation: Second Toe Transfer for Thumb Reconstruction for amputation around
CMC Joint with soft tissue loss requiring prior Groin flap cover.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
141. 27th June – 2nd July 2011. Annual Meeting of the World Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery (WSRM), Helsinki, Finland
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker: Replantation Session
Topic: Experience with replantation and revascularization of 92 avulsion and crush avulsion
amputations proximal to the wrist.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
142. 22nd – 26th May 2011. International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery(IPRAS), Vancouver, Canada

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Podium Presentation: Reconstruction of long segment flexor tendon and nerve loss in the
forearm secondary to electrical burns injury.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

143. 22nd – 26th May 2011. International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery(IPRAS), Vancouver, Canada
Panel Speaker in the Session: Protecting our specialty in the 21st Century
Topic: Developing a high quality centre
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

144. 22nd – 26th May 2011. International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery(IPRAS), Vancouver, Canada
Invited Faculty: Master Class
Topic: Management of upper extremity injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

145. 22nd – 26th May 2011. International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery(IPRAS), Vancouver, Canada
Invited Faculty: Chairperson: Peripheral Nerve Session
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

146. 22nd – 26th May 2011. International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic
Surgery(IPRAS), Vancouver, Canada
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker: Hand Surgery Session
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

147. 8th – 12th May 2011, University Sans Malaysia, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Guest Lecture to University Students
Topic: Management of major injuries of the upper limb.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

148. 8th – 12th May 2011, University Sans Malaysia, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Guest Lecture to University Students
Topic: Lessons learnt in the last 20 years in replantation surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

149. 8th – 12th May 2011, University Sans Malaysia, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
External Examiner: Exit Exam in Plastic Surgery.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
150. 1st to 4th November, 2010. 11th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies
for Surgery of the Hand, Seoul, South Korea.
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker: Symposium on Soft tissue cover in Upper Extremity.
Topic: Reconstruction of Upper Extremity using Pedicled Perforator Flaps.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

151. 1st to 4th November, 2010. 11th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of
Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Seoul, South Korea.
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker: Symposium on Thumb Reconstruction
Topic: Post Traumatic Pollicisation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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152. 1st to 4th November, 2010. 11th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies
for Surgery of the Hand, Seoul, South Korea.
Session Chairperson and Invited Speaker:
Topic: Management of Established Post Burn Hand deformity.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

153. 1st to 4th November, 2010. 11th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies
for Surgery of the Hand, Seoul, South Korea.
Panel on Dorsal Cover to the Hand:
Topic: Dorsal Hand Reconstruction with pedicled SIEA flap and Posterior interosseous flaps.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

154. 24th – 27th June 2010. 2nd Mayo Clinic – Chang Gung Hospital Symposium on Reconstructive
Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.
Honorary Faculty: Cadaver Dissection workshop
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

155. 24th – 27th June 2010. 2nd Mayo Clinic – Chang Gung Hospital Symposium on Reconstructive
Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.
Honorary Faculty: Pedicled Lower Abdominal Flaps for Upper limb defects
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

156. 24th – 27th June 2010. 2nd Mayo Clinic – Chang Gung Hospital Symposium on Reconstructive
Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.
Honorary Faculty: Management of Large Segment Combined Loss of bone and soft tissue
in the leg.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

157. 24th – 27th June 2010. 2nd Mayo Clinic – Chang Gung Hospital Symposium on Reconstructive
Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.
Honorary Faculty: Reconstruction of weight bearing heel
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

158. 24th – 27th June 2010. 2nd Mayo Clinic – Chang Gung Hospital Symposium on Reconstructive
Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA.
Honorary Faculty: Coverage of defects around the knee and elbow
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

159. 22nd – 25th Feb 2010. 22nd Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Invited Faculty: Delivered the State of the Art Lecture:‘
Management of Limb Injuries in Children‘.
Chairman: Session on ‗Paediatric Trauma‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

160. 24th Feb 2010, Lecture to the Hand Surgeons of Kuala Lumpur.
Topic: Pearls and Pitfalls in Microsurgery

161. 17th to 20th Dec 2009, 4th Turkish Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Antalya, Turkey.
Invited Guest Speaker: Major Replants – Optimizing outcomes
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

162. 17th to 20th Dec 2009, 4th Turkish Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Antalya, Turkey.
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Invited Guest Speaker: Challenging Thumb Reconstructions
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
163. 17th to 20th Dec 2009, 4th Turkish Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Antalya, Turkey.
Invited Guest Speaker
Video session: Scalp Replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

164. 6th to 9th May 2009. 78th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australian College of
Surgeons, Brisbane, Australia
Distinguished Visiting Lecturer of the College and Guest Professor of the
Australian Society for Surgery of the Hand
Master class: Management of Major Limb Injuries – Optimizing the outcomes
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

165. 6th to 9th May 2009. 78th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australian College of
Surgeons, Brisbane, Australia
Keynote address: Organizing a Trauma, Hand and Microsurgical centre in a Non
Metropolitan area
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

166. 6th to 9th May 2009. 78th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australian College of
Surgeons, - Trauma section, Brisbane, Australia
Invited Lecture: Maximum outcome with Minimal Resources in the Management of
Mangled Limb Injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

167. 6th to 9th May 2009. 78th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australian College of
Surgeons, Brisbane, Australia
Invited Lecture: Minor Replants – Tips for success
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

168. 6th to 9th May 2009. 78th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australian College of
Surgeons, Combined Plastic Surgery and Hand Section Brisbane, Australia
Invited Lecture: Major Replants – Lessons learnt
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

169. 12th May 2009 Meeting of the Victorian Hand Society, St Vincent‘s Hospital, Melbourne
Invited Guest Speaker: Challenging Thumb Reconstructions
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

170. 24th to 27th June 2009, 5th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Okinawa, Japan.

171. Panel Speaker: Lower Extremity Reconstruction. – Reconstruction of Complex injuries


around foot and ankle and outcome determinants
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

172. 24th to 27th June 2009, 5th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Okinawa, Japan.
Moderator: Symposium on Upper Extremity Reconstruction.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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173. 24th to 27th June 2009, 5th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Okinawa, Japan.
Chairperson: Free paper session on Perforator Flaps
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

174. 2nd to 5th Sept 2009, Combined Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the
Hand and American Society of Hand Therapists, San Francisco
Invited Faculty: Pre course: Mutilated Hand – from the Emergency room to Return to
Work. ‗Secondary Flexor and Extensor Reconstruction‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

175. 15th to 17th Feb 2008. 7th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery
of the Hand, Hong Kong
Invited talk: Principles in the selection of Soft tissue cover in the management of major hand
injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

176. 15th to 17th Feb 2008. 7th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of
the Hand, Hong Kong
Podium Presentation: Reconstruction of long segment loss of tendons and nerves in
electrical burns of the wrist
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

177. 15th to 17th Feb 2008. 7th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of
the Hand, Hong Kong
Podium Presentation: Functional outcome of one bone forearm in salvage situations.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

178. 15th to 17th Feb 2008. 7th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of
the Hand, Hong Kong
Poster Presentation: On arrival block in the management of mutilating upper limb injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

179. 15th to 17th Feb 2008. 7th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of
the Hand, Hong Kong
Poster Presentation: Primary bone grafting with pedicle flap as cover in the management of
dorsal combined injuries of the digits
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

180. 19th to 21st June, 2008. XIII Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of
the Hand. IX Congress of the European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapist,
Lausanne, Switzerland
Represented India in the council meeting of the IFSSH
Free Paper: Technical Considerations and Functional Outcome of Complex Elbow Injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

181. 19th to 21st June, 2008. XIII Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of
the Hand. IX Congress of the European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapist,
Lausanne, Switzerland
Poster Presentation: Primary bone grafting in phalanges with pedicle flap as cover.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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182. 18th to 20th September 2008. 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society, Chicago, USA
Invited Faculty: Pre course: Surgical Reconstruction of Upper Extremity Injuries: An
International Perspective
Initial Assessment of the Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

183. 18th to 20th September 2008. 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society, Chicago, USA
Invited Faculty: Pre course: Surgical Reconstruction of Upper Extremity Injuries: An
International Perspective
Complex Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

184. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Was bestowed the BDSSH Award for Helping the Development of Hand Surgery in
Bangladesh. Chief faculty for the Instructional Course
Lecture: Functional Anatomy of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

185. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Basic Surgical Principles in Hand Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

186. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Principles in the Management of the Congenital Hand Anomalies
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

187. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Finger tip injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

188. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Hand Fractures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

189. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Flexor tendon injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

190. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Nerve Injury Management
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

191. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Steps of Salvage of a major mutilating injury.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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192. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Pushing the Boundaries of care with Microsurgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

193. 16th to 17th Nov 2007. 2nd National Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Conducted a Question and Answer session on Common Problems in Hand Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

194. 30th Sep to 2nd Oct 2007. Visiting Professor to Dept of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
Grand Rounds: One Hour Lecture: Upper Limb Reconstruction – Ganga Hospital
experience.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

195. 30th Sep to 2nd Oct 2007. Visiting Professor to Dept of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, Mayo
Clinic, Rochester, USA
Grand Rounds – One Hour Lecture: Lower Limb Reconstruction – Ganga Hospital
experience.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

196. 26th to 29th Sep 2007. 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Seattle, USA
Invited Faculty: Instructional Course on Mutilated Hand injuries (Jesse Jupiter, Neil F.
Jones and Raja Sabapathy)

197. 26th to 29th Sep 2007. 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Seattle, USA
Invited Faculty: Instructional Course on Local Flaps to the Hand. (Scott L. Levin, Gunther
Germann and Raja Sabapathy) Talk on Radial artery and Posterior Interosseous Flap.

198. 26th to 29th Sep 2007. 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Seattle, USA
Podium Presentation: Technical Considerations and Outcome in the management of Complex
injuries of the Forearm
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

199. 24th to 26th June 2007. 5th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery –
Athens, Greece

200. 11th to 15th March 2007-10th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand. (IFSSH) Sydney, Australia
Delivered the Bid Talk in the IFSSH council on behalf of India and won the bid for
conducting the 2013 International Congress in New Delhi. (Other contenders – London,
Buenos Aires)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

201. 11th to 15th March 2007-10th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand. (IFSSH) Sydney, Australia
Invited Speaker: Symposium on Reconstructive Microsurgery: Secondary Management of
mutilating upper limb injuries – Soft tissues.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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202. 11th to 15th March 2007-10th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand. (IFSSH) Sydney, Australia
IFSSH Scientific Committee Reports: Developing Countries Projects. Report on our project,
‗Save the Working Hand‘ and ‗Help for the Hands in Need‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

203. 11th to 15th March 2007-10th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand. (IFSSH) Sydney, Australia
Free Paper: Functional Outcome of Emergency Proximal Row Carpectomy (PRC) in
replantation and revascularization at the level of the wrist.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

204. 9th to 10th March 2007. 7th World Symposium on Congenital Malformations of the Hand and
Upper Limb Sydney, Australia
Free Paper: A technique of free nail grafting in reconstruction of macrodactyly.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

205. 9th to 10th March 2007. 7th World Symposium on Congenital Malformations of the Hand and
Upper Limb Sydney, Australia
Moderator: Session on Syndactyly
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

206. 13th to 16th Jan 2007. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery – Puerto Rico, USA
Silver Jubilee of ASRM - International Reception Invitational Speech – What does
Microsurgery mean to you and to your country?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

207. 15th – 18th November, 2006. 6th Congress of APFSSH, Bangkok, Thailand
APFSSH Council Meeting – Delegate of India
Podium Presenation: The Treatment and Outcome of Complex Forearm Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

208. 15th – 18th November, 2006. 6th Congress of APFSSH, Bangkok, Thailand
Podium Presentation: Functional Outcome of Emergency Proximal Row Carpectomy in
Replantation and Revascularisation at the Level of the Wrist.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

209. 15th – 18th November, 2006. 6th Congress of APFSSH, Bangkok, Thailand
Podium Presentation: The Treatment and Outcome of Complex Forearm Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

210. 15th – 18th November, 2006. 6th Congress of APFSSH, Bangkok, Thailand
Podium Presentation: Anatomical Basis, Technical Considerations and Outcome in
Replantation and Revascularization of Trans Metacarpal Crush Amputations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

211. Nov 2nd to 4th 2006. – Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry, 5th Annual and Scientific
Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Conferred the Honorary Membership of the Academy
Presidential Guest Speaker: Title of the Oration: Pushing the boundaries of Care with
Microsurgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

212. 13th Sept 2006, Visiting Professor – Plastic Surgery Department, Yale University, USA
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Flap Dissection Demonstration in Cadavers:
Posterior Interosseous Flap, Lateral Arm Flap, Anterolateral Thigh Flap, Gracilis Flap.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

213. 13th Sept 2006, Visiting Professor – Plastic Surgery Department, Yale University, USA
Invited Lecture: Management of Major Injuries of the Leg
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

214. 13th Sept 2006, Visiting Professor – Plastic Surgery Department, Yale University, USA
Invited Lecture: The Salvage of Major Mutilated Limb Injuries – The Ganga Hospital
Experience
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

215. 11th Sept 2006, Kleinert – Kutz and Associates Hand Care Center, Louisville, KY , USA.
Invited Lecture: Lessons learnt in the salvage of major mutilated limb injuries at Ganga
Hospital in the last 15 years
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

216. 7th to 9th Sept. 2006, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand –
Washington DC, USA.
Podium Presentation: Technical Considerations and Functional Outcome of 22 major
Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

217. 2nd to 4th Aug 2006. Annual Meeting of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka – Colombo,
Sri Lanka
Invited Guest Faculty: Workshop on Burns: ‗Principles in the Management of Hand Burns‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

218. 2nd to 4th Aug 2006. Annual Meeting of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka – Colombo, Sri
Lanka
Plenary Session Speaker: ‗How to get good functional outcome following Hand Injuries?‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

219. 2nd to 4th Aug 2006. Annual Meeting of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka – Colombo, Sri
Lanka
Symposium on Brachial Plexus injuries- ‗Management of Adult Brachial Plexus injuries‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

220. 28th – 30th June 06, Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)
2006, Glasgow, Scotland.
IFSSH Council Meeting – Delegate for India – Made the preliminary bid for the IFSSH 2013
on behalf of India.(Other contenders – London, Buenos Aires & Singapore)
Chairman – Symposium on Soft Tissue Cover.

221. 29th May 2006, Post Congress Symposium on Microsurgery, American Hospital, Istanbul,
Turkey
Video lecture: Technical Aspects of Scalp Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

222. 26th – 28th May 2006, 10th Congress of the Turkish Society for Surgery of the Hand and
Upper Extremity – Antalya, Turkey.
Invited Faculty: Principles of Management of Hand Burns
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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223. 23rd to 26th March – 2006. Inauguration of the International Federation of Brachial Plexus and
peripheral Nerve injury – Houston, Texas, USA
Founding Member of the Federation
Lecture: Experience of Setting up of a Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Clinic in
India
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

224. 10th – 12th March, 2006. BOSCON 2006. Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting,
Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Guest Lecture: Current Trends in the Management of Brachial Plexus injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

225. 10th – 12th March, 2006. BOSCON 2006. Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Guest Lecture: Management of Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

226. 10th – 12th March, 2006. BOSCON 2006. Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Guest Lecture: Microsurgery in Hand Injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

12th November 2005, Singapore Society for Hand Surgery, Distinguished Hand Lecturer and
External Examiner for Hand Surgery Exit Examination 2005, National University of
Singapore.
Lecture title: Tips in the Reconstruction of Major Mutilated Limb Injuries.

227. 2nd to 4th November 2005, British Society for Surgery of the Hand meeting, Royal College of
Surgeons of England, London
Douglas Lamb Lecture – Major Replantations of the Upper Limb (3rd Lecture since inception)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

228. 2nd to 4th November 2005, British Society for Surgery of the Hand meeting, Royal College of
Surgeons of England, London
Guest Lecture: Salvaging Mutilating Upper Limb Injuries Proximal to the Wrist
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

229. 2nd to 4th November 2005, British Society for Surgery of the Hand meeting, Royal College of
Surgeons of England, London
Guest Lecture: Distal Upper Limb Replantation in 2005
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

230. 28th - 30th Sep 2005, Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Grand Rounds: Lower Limb Reconstruction - The Ganga Hospital Experience
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

231. 28th - 30th Sep 2005, Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
Guest Lecture: Salvage of Major Mutilating Injuries of the Upper Limb Proximal to the Wrist
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

232. 22-24 Sep 2005, Joint Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand &
American Society of Hand Therepist, San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Faculty - Interactive Case Review Session: Microsurgery Reconstruction of Complex Upper
Limb Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

233. 7th June 2005, 7th European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and
Traumatology (EFORT) Congress, Lisbon, Portugal.
Invited Speaker for the Symposium on Mutilated Hand Injuries Talk: Principles of
Decision Making in Selecting Skin Cover
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

234. 28th - 29th Jan 05, Instructional Course in Hand Surgery, Invited Guest Faculty of British
Society for Surgery of the Hand, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Invited Lecture: Principles of Decision Making in Selecting Skin Cover
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

235. 28th - 29th Jan 05, Instructional Course in Hand Surgery, Invited Guest Faculty of British
Society for Surgery of the Hand, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Invited Lecture: Fingertip Reconstruction with commonly used Homodigital Flaps
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

236. 28th - 29th Jan 05, Instructional Course in Hand Surgery, Invited Guest Faculty of British
Society for Surgery of the Hand, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Invited Lecture: Distant Pedicle Flaps and Free Flaps - New and Old
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

237. 28th - 29th Jan 05, Instructional Course in Hand Surgery, Invited Guest Faculty of British
Society for Surgery of the Hand, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Invited Lecture: Macro Replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

238. 28th - 29th Jan 05, Instructional Course in Hand Surgery, Invited Guest Faculty of British
Society for Surgery of the Hand, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Invited Lecture: Chronic and Rare Infections of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

239. 12th -15th November 2004, The 5th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand at International House, Osaka, Japan
Moderator - Symposium on Free and Island Flap to the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

240. 12th -15th November 2004, The 5th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand at International House, Osaka, Japan
Invited Speaker: Symposium on Hand Surgery in Asian Pacific Area- Current Status of
Hand Injuries in India
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

241. 12th -15th November 2004, The 5th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand at International House, Osaka, Japan
Lecture: Static Traction Immobilization and Early Active Mobilization for the Management of
Intra-Articular Fractures of PIP Joint of Fingers
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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242. 12th -15th November 2004, The 5th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for
Surgery of the Hand at International House, Osaka, Japan
Lecture: Functional Outcome in Major Replantations.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

243. 4th-10th September 2004, Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Congress, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Invited Faculty: Reconstruction of Major Defects of the Foot
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

244. 4th-10th September 2004, Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Congress, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Podium Presentation: Conservative Management of Intra Articular Fractures of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

245. 4th-10th September 2004, Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Congress, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Podium Presentation: Technical Considerations and Functional Outcome of 20 Major
Replantations.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

246. 4th-10th September 2004, Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Congress, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Podium Presentation: Soft Tissue in Open Fractures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

247. 4th-10th September 2004, Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) Congress, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Podium Presentation: Microsurgical and Osteoplastic Reconstruction of the Thumb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

248. 19th Jun 2004, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand and Microsurgery, Belhoul Specialty
Hospital,Dubai
Guest lecture: Taking Technology to the Masses - The Coimbatore Experience
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

249. 13th Jun-17th Jun 2004. 9th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of
the Hand, Budapest, Hungary
FSSH Council Meeting – Delegate of India
Podium Presentation: Technical Considerations and Functional Outcome of 20 Major
Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

250. 13th Jun-17th Jun 2004. 9th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of
the Hand, Budapest, Hungary
Podium Presentation: Suicides after Hand Injury.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

251. 7th Oct 2003: Inauguration of the ‗Association of Plastic Surgeons of Sri Lanka‘- Colombo, Sri
Lanka. Guest of Honour
Key Note Address during Inauguration; ‗Trauma Reconstructive Surgery – Personal
Perspectives and the Vision for the Future‘

252. 8th Oct 2003. Association of Plastic Surgeons of Sri Lanka:


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Teaching Session: ―Reconstruction of Severely Mutilated limbs‖
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

253. 19th Jun 2003. Visit to Hand Surgery Unit, University of Leceister, UK
Guest Lectures: Management of Complex Injuries of the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

254. 19th Jun 2003. Visit to Hand Surgery Unit, University of Leceister, UK
Guest Lecture: Principles of Tendon Transfers in the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

255. 17th - 18th Jun 2003. Visit to Plastic Surgery Unit, St James Hospital, Leeds, UK
Guest Lecture: Major Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

256. 15th - 16th Jun 2003. Visit to Regional Plastic Surgery Unit, Chelmsford, UK
Guest Lecture: Management of Complex Injuries of the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

257. 11th - 13th June 2003 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting,
Heidelberg, Germany.
Podium Presentation: Replantation of Class 3 Ring Avulsion Amputations and a New
Technique for Reconstruction of Non Replantable Avulsion amputations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

258. 11th - 13th June 2003 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting,
Heidelberg, Germany.
Symposium Participation: Microsurgery in Developing Countries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

259. 11th - 13th June 2003 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting,
Heidelberg, Germany.
Podium Presentation: Functional Outcome in Major Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

260. 11th - 13th June 2003 World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting,
Heidelberg, Germany.
Podium Presentation: Comparison of Free Fibula Transfer and Ilizarov Technique for the
treatment of Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of Tibia
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

261. 9th - 10th June 2003 – World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Biennial Meeting,
Heidelberg, Germany.
Live Microsurgery Workshop.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

262. 31st Jan -2nd Feb 2002. ASEAN Plastic Surgery Congress, Singapore
Invited Guest Lecture: Management of Dorsal Combined Tissue Loss in the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

263. 31st Jan -2nd Feb 2002. ASEAN Plastic Surgery Congress, Singapore
Guest Lecture: Reconstruction of Major Soft Tissue defects of the Foot and Ankle.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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264. 31st Jan -2nd Feb 2002. ASEAN Plastic Surgery Congress, Singapore
Podium Presentation: Primary Pollicization for reconstruction of Crush Amputation of
Thumb.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

265. 31st Jan -2nd Feb 2002. ASEAN Plastic Surgery Congress, Singapore
Poster Presentation: Romberg‘s disease new technique for facial contour reconstruction-
Modified Washio flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

266. 31st Jan -2nd Feb 2002. ASEAN Plastic Surgery Congress, Singapore
Poster Presentation: An Unusual case of impaling injury of Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

267. 27th Oct to 4 Nov 2001, Inaugural Congress of ―World Society of Reconstructive
Microsurgery‖ Taipei Taiwan
Panelist in Symposium on Replantation: Replantation of Avulsion Amputations of Upper
Extremity
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

268. 27th Oct to 4 Nov 2001, Inaugural Congress of ―World Society of Reconstructive
Microsurgery‖ Taipei, Taiwan
Podium Presentation: Functional Comparison of Great Toe Transfer and Osteoplastic
Technique in a Bilateral Thumb Amputee
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

269. III Congress of Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for the Surgery of the
Hand, Chennai, India. Organizing Secretary of the Congress, 2000
Guest Lecture: ―Pedicle Flaps in Upper Limb Injuries‖
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

270. II Congress of Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for the Surgery of the Hand
Singapore February 1999
Chairman of the Instructional Course – Finger tip injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

271. 27th Oct to 4 Nov 2001, Inaugural Congress of ―World Society of Reconstructive
Microsurgery‖ Taipei Taiwan
Podium Presentation: Can Secondary Procedures on Pedicle Flaps be Performed Primarily? A
new Protocol in the Management of Dorsal Combined Tissue Loss in Multiple Adjacent
Fingers
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

272. Brachial Plexus Surgery - Instructional Course & Hands on Cadaveric


Dissection Workshop, Singapore, 1999
Delegate for the workshop
Dr. Raja Sabapathy

273. May, 1998 Kleinert Reunion. Kleinert, Kutz and Associates. Louisville Hand Surgery,
Louisville, USA
Lecture: Spectrum of Hand Injuries in India‖
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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274. Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand,
Vancouver, Canada. 1998
IFSSH Council Meeting – Delegate for India. Discussed to make India a member of
good standing in the Federation

275. Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand,
Vancouver, Canada. 1998
Podium Presentation: Management of Upper Limb Monomelic Polytrauma with Neuro
Vascular Problems
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

276. Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand,
Vancouver, Canada. 1998
Podium Presentation: Management of Dorsal Combined Tissue Loss in Multiple Adjacent
Fingers
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

277. 12th Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive


Microsurgery, Singapore, 1996
Podium Presentation: Management of Upper Limb Monomelic Polytrauma with
Neurovascular Problems
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

278. Reconstructive Microsurgery of the Hand. Advanced International Instructional


Course, Jan, 1995 Singapore
Podium Presentation: Partial Hand Replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

279. Visit to Plastic Surgery Unit, Cheng Gung Hospital, Taiwan. June 1994
Morning Lecture: Flap Cover for Open Injuries in Demanding Situations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

280. Visit to Pamella Lurd Hospital – Hand & Microsurgery Unit, Hong Kong. June 1994
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

281. Visit to Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, June 1994


Dr S Raja Sabapathy

282. Visit to Selayang Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.. June 1994.


Dr S Raja Sabapathy

283. Visit to Department of Plastic Surgery, Providence Hospital, Detroit, USA, 1992
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

284. Visit to Louisville Hand Surgery, Louisville, KY, USA.


Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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Invitation Lectures and National Meetings Attended (Total 408)
1. 16th August 2018, 47th Annual Academic Sessions of The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka and
Joint International Conference with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the
SAARC Surgical Care Society.
Topic : Lower Limb Reconstruction A Plastic Surgical Perspective
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

2. 27th - 30th July 2018, 43rd Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal College of Surgeons of
Thailand, held at Pattaya, Thailand
Topic : Management of Major Limb Amputations
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

3. 27th - 30th July 2018, 43rd Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal College of Surgeons of
Thailand, held at Pattaya, Thailand
Topic : Experience of Ganga Hospital in Improving Outcomes of Acute
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

4. 27th - 30th July 2018, 43rd Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal College of Surgeons of
Thailand, held at Pattaya, Thailand
Topic : Secondary Reconstruction Mutilated Hand Injuries
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

5. 27th- 29th April, 2018 APLAST 2018 held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin
Topic : Foot Drop
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

6. 27th- 29th April, 2018 APLAST 2018 held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin
Topic : Middle 1/3 leg defect
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

7. 27th- 29th April, 2018 APLAST 2018 held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin
Topic : Sole Defect
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy
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8. 21 - 23rd April, 2018 Mid Term ISSH CME – 2018 held at Amristar
Topic : General principles of hand surgery
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

9. 21st - 23rd April, 2018 Mid Term ISSH CME – 2018 held at Amristar
Topic : Principles of soft tissue coverage in upper extremity
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy
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10. 21 - 23rd April, 2018 Mid Term ISSH CME – 2018 held at Amristar
Topic : Cerebral palsy – reconstruction possibilities in upper limb
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

11. 21st - 23rd April, 2018 Mid Term ISSH CME – 2018 held at Amristar
Topic : Management of Volkmans Ischaemic Contracture
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

12. 21st - 23rd April, 2018 Mid Term ISSH CME – 2018 held at Amristar
Topic : Management of stiff fingers

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Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

13. 6th- 8th March, 7th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Peripheral Nerve Surgery
(ISPNS 2018) at New Delhi.
Topic : Current Surgical Protocols in Global Brachial Plexus Surgery
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

14. 6th- 8th March, 7th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Peripheral Nerve Surgery
(ISPNS 2018) at New Delhi.
Topic : FDS Transfer for Clawing
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

15. 6th- 8th March, 7th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Peripheral Nerve Surgery
(ISPNS 2018) at New Delhi.
Topic : Median Nerve Palsy
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

16. 6th- 8th March, 7th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Peripheral Nerve Surgery
(ISPNS 2018) at New Delhi.
Topic : Secondary Reconstruction in Facial Nerve Palsy
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

17. 16th- 18th March, 2018 14th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery (ISRM 2018) at Mumbai
Topic : Salvage of Complex Lower Extremity Injury
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

18. 16th- 18th March, 2018 14th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery (ISRM 2018) at Mumbai
Topic : Salvage of Complex Lower Extremity Injury
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

19. 16th - 17th February, 2018, Inaugural Indo-Us Hubballi Hand Surgery Course
Topic : Combined injuries / Mangled Hand Principles of Management
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

20. 16th - 17th February, 2018, Inaugural Indo-Us Hubballi Hand Surgery Course
Topic : The Burned Hand Overview of Basic Principles
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

21. 2nd - 4th February, 2018, 17th Annual Conference of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Association of
Plastic Surgeons (TANPAPS) at Ooty
Topic : Team Building & Expanding the Horizon
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

22. 19th-21st January, 2018, 6th Annual Conference of National Academy Of Burns at
Guwahati,Assam (NABICON)
Topic : Micro vascular Flaps in Post Burn Reconstruction
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

23. 8th - 10th December, 2017, 15th Annual Conference Diabetic Foot Society of India (DFSICON)
Topic : Recognising pitfalls and avoiding mistakes in reconstrutive surgery of the foot
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

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24. 15th - 19th November 2017, 52nd Annual Conference of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
(APSICON)
Topic : "Cerebral Palsy - How a Plastic Surgeon can help ?'
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

25. 1st October 2017, the Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgeons of Rajkot at Rajkot
Topic : Compound Injuries/Mangled Extremities
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

26. 1st October 2017, the Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgeons of Rajkot at Rajkot
Topic : Healing Ulcers and Preventing their Recurrences in the Diabetic Foot
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

27. 21st - 23rd September 2017, 41st Annual Conference of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand
(ISSHCON 2017) at Mumbai
Topic: Acute & Chronic Extensor Subluxation Over MCP Joint
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

28. 21st - 23rd September 2017, 41st Annual Conference of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand
(ISSHCON 2017) at Mumbai
Topic: Microsurgery for Acute Hand Trauma
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

29. 15th to 17th September 2017, 11th Annual Conference of Society of Wound Care ( Wound Care
Con ) at New Delhi
Topic: Difficult Wounds What has worked for us?
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

30. 20th August 2017, Nerve Symposium 2017, at Jaipur


Topic : Nerve Injury - How not to miss ?
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

31. 20th August 2017, Nerve Symposium 2017, at Jaipur


Topic : What to do when nerve injury get neglected ? Role of tendon transfer
Dr.S. Raja Sabapathy

32. 20th August 2017, Nerve Symposium 2017, at Jaipur


Topic : Brachial plexus injury- Basics
Dr.S. Raja Sabapathy

33. 20th August 2017, Nerve Symposium 2017, at Jaipur


Topic : Mangement of partial Adult BPI
Dr.S.Raja Sabapathy

34. 20th August 2017, Nerve Symposium 2017, at Jaipur


Topic : Management of Global Adult BPI
Dr.S.Raja Sabapathy

35. 12th August 2017, Kongu Pedicon 2017, 42nd Annual Conference of the IAP - TNSC at Codissia
Trade Fair Complex
Topic : Paediatric Trauma – Reconstructing Lives
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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36. 12th August 2017, 41st State Conference of Tamilnadu & Pondicherry Chapter of the Association
of Surgeons of India (TN & P ASICON 2017) at Coimbatore Medical College.
Topic : Prof S Vittal Oration
'Making of a Surgeon'.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

37. 28th July 2017 - 30th July 2017, 9th Biennial National Conference of Brachial Plexus Surgery
Group of India (BRACHIALCON 2017)
Topic : Examination of Adult Brachial Plexus Injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

38. 28 th May 2017, Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (ASI 2017) at Thanjavur
Topic : Dr S Venugopalan Oration ASI - Tanjore
' Building up a State of the Art Trauma Unit'
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

39. 7 th May 2017, Avinashilingan Educational trust Institutions, at Coimbatore


Topic: 15th Dr Rajammal P. Devadas Oration
'Woman – Key to Happy Family and a Healthy Nation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

40. 2 nd April 2017, Canara Orthopaedic Society (R) Mangalore (COSCON) held at Mangalore.
Topic: Dr Sudhakar Shetty Oration
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

41. 17 th March to 19 th March 2017, APLAST 2017 held at Cochin


Topic: Thumb amputation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

42. 17 th March to 19 th March 2017, APLAST 2017 held at Cochin


Topic: Upper 1/3rd leg defect with soft tissue and bone loss
Dr S Raja Sabapathy.

43. 3 rd March to 5 th March 2017, 6th Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Peripheral Nerve
Surgery (ISPNS 2017) at Chandigarh
Topic: Current Surgical Protocols in Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

44. 3 rd March to 5 th March 2017, 6th Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Peripheral Nerve
Surgery (ISPNS 2017) at Chandigarh
Topic: Prof. A K Banerji Oration
'Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery in India - The Road Ahead '
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

45. 27 th January 2017, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital at Dharwar
Topic: Convocation Address
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

46. 21 st January 2017, The International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC)
at Chennai
Topic: Hope after Fire: A Ganga Hospital - Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis initiative to
provide medical care to burn survivors
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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47. 7 th January to 8 th January 2017, TANPAPS 2017, 16th Annual Conference of Tamilnadu &
Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Topic: Management of Spastic Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

48. 23 rd December to 25 th December 2016,Connect District Conference 2016 - 17 at Jamshedpur


Topic: Chance, Change and Challenge
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

49. 10 th December to 11 th December 2016, Diabetic foot Society of India (DFSICON) at


Aurangabad
Topic: Surgical Offloading in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Management
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

50. 24 th November to 27 th November 2016. 51st Annual Conference of Association of Plastic


Surgeons of India (Apsicon ) at New Delhi
Topic: Dorsal contracture
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

51. 24 th November to 27 th November 2016. 51st Annual Conference of Association of Plastic


Surgeons of India (Apsicon ) at New Delhi
Topic: How do I approach Secondary Reconstruction in the Hand
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

52. 24 th November to 27 th November 2016. 51st Annual Conference of Association of Plastic


Surgeons of India (Apsicon ) at New Delhi
Topic: Release of Syndactyly
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

53. 3 rd & 4 th September 2016. Annual Conference of Plastic Surgery Association Andhra Pradesh,
Telangana State ( PSA AP, TS CON ) at Hydrabad
Topic: Dr Ramakrishna Chowdary Oration Difficult Limb Reconstructions –Making them
Possible
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

54. 3 rd & 4 th September 2016. Annual Conference of Plastic Surgery Association Andhra Pradesh,
Telangana State ( PSA AP, TS CON ) at Hydrabad
Topic: Useful tips in the Reconstruction of Congenital Hand Deformities
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

55. 17th to 20th August, 2016. World Trauma Congress, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New
Delhi
Topic: One World – One Standard of Care Making the deram possible in Trauma Care
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

56. 17th to 20th August, 2016. World Trauma Congress, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New
Delhi
Topic: Cadaveric Skin Donation Programme – Challenges and solution
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

57. 13th August, 2016. Tips@ Medanta, Medanta-The Medicity, New Delhi
Topic: Techniques of Tendon Repair
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

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58. 13th August, 2016. Tips@ Medanta, Medanta-The Medicity, New Delhi
Topic: Tips and Tricks in Nerve and Nerve Graft Repair
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

59. 13th August, 2016. Tips@ Medanta, Medanta-The Medicity, New Delhi
Topic: Tendon Transfer for Radial Nerve Palsy
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

60. 13th August, 2016. Tips@ Medanta, Medanta-The Medicity, New Delhi
Topic: Harvesting LD Flap (Video)
Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy

61. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH), Aurangabad
Topic: Current trends in the management of Hand Injuries, guiding the specialities
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

62. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH), Aurangabad
Topic: Management of fingertip injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

63. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH), Aurangabad
Topic: Debridement of limb injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

64. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH),, Aurangabad
Topic: Video presentation on flexor tendon repair
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

65. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH), Aurangabad
Topic: Management of Boutonniere deformity
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

66. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH), Aurangabad
Topic: Restoring opposition
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

67. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH), Aurangabad
Topic: Groin flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

68. 30th July - 31st July 2016. Mid-term Hand CME of Indian Society of Surgery of the Hand
(ISSH), Aurangabad
Topic:Ulnar collateral ligament injury of thumb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

69. 13 th May - 15 th May 2016. 13th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsugery (ISRM 2016), Kochi
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Invited Faculty :
Topic : How I wish I had not had these Complications
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

70. 13 th May - 15 th May 2016. 13th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsugery (ISRM 2016), Kochi
Invited Faculty :
Topic : Latissimus Dorsi Flap ( Video Presentation )
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

71. 19th February - 21st February 2016. 24th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns
(NABICON 2016), Orissa.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Role of microsurgery in management of complex burn wound or deformities of upper
limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

72. 19th February - 21st February 2016. 24th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns
(NABICON 2016), Orissa
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Management of complex burn deformities of upper limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

73. 4th February - 7th February 2016. World Congress of Brachial Plexus & Peripheral
Nerve Surgery at New Delhi
Invited Faculty:
Topics : Clinical evaluation of Obstetric palsy
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

74. 4th February - 7th February 2016. World Congress of Brachial Plexus & Peripheral
Nerve Surgery at New Delhi
Invited Faculty:
Topics : Status of Brachial Plexus Surgery Past, Present and Future
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

75. 22nd January - 23rd January 2016. Tanpaps 2016 at Vellore


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Art of Questioning
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

76. 26th December – 31st December 2015. APSICON 2015 at Mumbai


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Flexor Tendon Repair – How I do it (Video presentation)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

77. 26th December – 31st December 2015. APSICON 2015 at Mumbai


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Establishing Plastic Surgery Unit
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

78. 26th December – 31st December 2015. APSICON 2015 at Mumbai


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Secondary reconstruction in Brachial plexus injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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79. 26th December – 31st December 2015. APSICON 2015 at Mumbai
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Management of Diabetic foot ulcer
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

80. 13th November – 15th November 2015. Brachialcon, 8th National Conference of the Brachial
Plexus Surgery Group of India at Jaipur.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Nerve Reconstruction; when do i operate and why
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

81. 13th November – 15th November 2015. Brachialcon, 8th National Conference of the Brachial
Plexus Surgery Group of India at Jaipur.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Our approach to Global Brachial plexus palsy - surgery + Orthosis.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

82. 15th October – 16th October 2015. EAS Round Table on Trauma Care and Nursing at New Delhi.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Making a Difference in Trauma Outcomes by Teaching and Training
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

83. 25th September - 27th September 2015. Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand Conference
(ISSHCON) at Indore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Tips and Tricks for Tendon Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

84. 25th September - 27th September 2015. Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand Conference
(ISSHCON) at Indore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: When Not to Use the VAC
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

85. 25th September - 27th September 2015. Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand Conference
(ISSHCON) at Indore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Soft Tissue Coverage around Elbow
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

86. 25th September - 27th September 2015. Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand Conference
(ISSHCON) at Indore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Unusual Compression Neuropathy of Upper Extremity
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

87. 19th March – 22nd March, 2015. World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery at Mumbai.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Limb Salvage after Major Limb Trauma Achieving outcomes worth the effort
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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88. 13th March - 15th March, 2015. Congress of the Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association at Mumbai.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Outcome analysis of replantations which ones to replant?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

89. 28th February – 1st March, 2015. APLAST meeting at Kerala.


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Coverage of Weight Bearing Heel
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

90. 28th February – 1st March, 2015. APLAST meeting at Kerala.


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Dupuytrin's Contracture
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

91. 28th February – 1st March, 2015. APLAST meeting at Kerala.


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Lower Third Leg Defects
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

92. 28th February – 1st March, 2015. APLAST meeting at Kerala.


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Coverage of Weight Bearing Heel
Dupuytrin's Contracture
Lower Third Leg Defects
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

93. 13th February – 15th February, 2015. All India Steel Medical Officer's Conference (AISMOC) at
Jamshedpur.
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Advances in Limb Salvage after Major Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

94. 14th November – 16th November, 2014. Indian Society for Surgeon of the Hand at Mangalore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Clinical evaluation of the BPI Adult & Birth palsy
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

95. 14th November – 16th November, 2014. Indian Society for Surgeon of the Hand at Mangalore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Triangular Tilt
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

96. 14th November – 16th November, 2014. Indian Society for Surgeon of the Hand at Mangalore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Thumb soft tissue single vs multistage procedures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

97. 14th November – 16th November, 2014. Indian Society for Surgeon of the Hand at Mangalore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: What does a Hand Surgeon expect from therapist?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

98. 14th November – 16th November, 2014. Indian Society for Surgeon of the Hand at Mangalore
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Invited Faculty:
Topics: Finger replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

99. 16th October – 19th October, 2014. APSICON at Chandigarh


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Why ulcers happen and How to prevent them?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

100. 16th October – 19th October, 2014. APSICON at Chandigarh


Invited Faculty:
Topics: Algorithm in the Management of Compound Upper limb trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

101. 22nd August, 2014 Founders Day Oration at Madurai


Invited Faculty:
Topic: Posterior Interosseous Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

102. 19th July – 20th July, 2014. Tamil Nadu Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of
India
at Coimbatore
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Overcoming challenges in maxillofacial surgeons in India
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

103. 25th April – 27th April, 2014 - Kerala Plastic Surgeons Association (KPSA) conference ,
Kerala
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Cerebral Palsy – Choosing the child who will benefit from surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

104. 25th April – 27th April, 2014 - Kerala Plastic Surgeons Association (KPSA) conference,
Kerala
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Free toe transfer in Trauma – How do I do it?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

105. 18th April, 2015. Second CME of Karnataka State Super Specialists Association, Bangalore
Guest Lecture:
Topic: How can a Plastic Surgeon be a Game Changer in Trauma Care?

106. 28th February – 2nd March, 2014. Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery(ISRM) at
Kolkatta
Invited Faculty:
Topics: What I no longer do and Why?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

107. 28th February – 2nd March, 2014. Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery(ISRM) at
Kolkatta
Invited Faculty:
Topics: Relevance of Microsurgery as a Specialty of Choice for the future
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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108. 28th to 30th February 2014, Biennial Congress of Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery. Kolkatta
Invited Lecture: What I no longer do and why?

109. 28th to 30th February, 2014, Biennial Congress of Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, Kolkatta.
Invited Lecture: Relevance of Microsurgery as the choice of Specialty in the future.

110. 22nd to 23rd February, 2014, APLAST, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Invitation Lectures;
Topics: Management of Lower third leg soft tissue defects

111. 22nd to 23rd February, 2014, APLAST, Amrita Insititute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Invitation Lecture
Topic: Management of Syndactyly

112. 21st February – 23rd February, 2014. APLAST, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Topics: Lower Third Leg Defects
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

113. 21st February – 23rd February, 2014. APLAST, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Topics: Rheumatoid Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

114. 21st February – 23rd February, 2014. APLAST, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Topics: Syndactyly
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

115. 7th to 9th February, 2014. National Academy of Burns of India Annual Conference, New
Delhi.
Guest Faculty
Topic: Establishing Burns Units with Trauma units – Perhaps the way to go in narrowing the
gap in service delivery.

116. 24th January 2014, Coimbatore Management Association Students Association, Coimbatore.
Power Brands of Coimbatore Conclave
Topic: Explaining the Brand, ‗Ganga‘.

117. 23rd to 27th November, 2013 Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Mumbai.
Gillies Oration: Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
Mumbai.
Title: Salvaging complex limb injuries: Factors determining outcome and lessons learnt

118. 17th to 19th October, 2013 34th SICOT Orthopedic World Congress, Hyderabad
Invited Faculty: Panel Speaker
Topic: ― Carpo Metacarpal Joint of the thumb‖

119. 20th to 22nd September, 2013. 37th Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Pune
Session Chair: Symposium of Replantation

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120. 22nd to 24th August, 2013 Brachial Plexus Conference, Hyderabad
Invited Faculty:
Topic: ―Global Adult Palsy – Ganga Hospital Protocol‖.

121. 25th to 28th April, 2013. Annual Meeting of the Kerala Plastic Surgeons Association,
Kottayam., Kerala

122. 25th to 27th January, 2013. 21st Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Burns, Vadodara,
Gujarat.

123. 20th October, 2012. Vision 2020 Symposium, Aravind Eye Hospital Madurai.
Guest Speaker:
Topic: High volume service delivery.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

124. 28th – 30th September, 2012. Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Amritsar
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Setting up a successful Hand Unit.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

125. 3rd – 4th August, 2012. Annual Congress of the International Medical Science Academy,
Rajarajeshwari Medical College, Bangalore
Guest Speaker:
Topic: How reconstructive microsurgery has improved outcomes in limb surgery management.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

126. 11th April, 2012. Madurai


Sam C Bose Oration
Topic: Making a difference with reconstructive surgery.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

127. 17th February, 2012, Annual Conference of the Vascular Surgeons, Chennai
Trinity Oration:
Topic: 100 years since Alexis Carrel. Extending the frontiers of care with microvascular surgery.

128. 3rd – 6th February, 2012. National Academy of Burns Conference (NABICON), New Delhi
Guest Lecture:
Topic: Surgical Management of Post burn deformities of hand.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

129. 12th – 15th January, 2012. Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Aurangabad.
Guest Lecture:
Topic: Functional restoration in mutilated upper limb injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

130. 11th December, 2011. Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Coimbatore Branch


Sivasubramaniam Oration:
Topic: Paediatric Trauma – Role of Plastic surgery.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

131. 25th – 27th November, 2011. Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Manipal.
Guest Lecture:
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Topic: Secondary reconstruction in replants.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

132. 25th – 27th November, 2011. 35th Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Manipal.
Guest Lecture:
Topic: Current evidences guiding our hand surgery practice.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

133. 12. 17th – 20th November, 2011. Rotary Institute of Kolkata


Dr. P.K. Bilwani Oration:
Topic: Improving Hand Function following Hand Burns.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

134. 11th – 12th November, 2011. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Guest Lecture:
Topic: Obtaining maximum outcome with minimum resources.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

135. 3rd – 5th November, 2011.


Bhatnagar Oration:
Topic: Obtaining good outcome in trauma reconstructive surgery.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

136. 17th – 18th September, 2011. Command Hospital, Air Force, Bangalore – CME on approach
to trauma
Guest Lecture:
Topic: Maximising outcome with minimum resources.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

137. 5th – 11th September, 2011. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Coimbatore.
President:
Presentation:
Topic: How do I approach? Secondary Reconstruction following Trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

138. 5th – 11th September, 2011. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Coimbatore.
President:
Presentation:
Topic: Volkmann‘s Ischemic Contracture.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

139. 5th – 11th September, 2011. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Coimbatore.
President:
Presentation:
Topic: Functional Anatomy of The Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

140. 24th July, 2011. Meeting of the Indian Medical Association, Karur.
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Plastic Surgery – What it means to a general practice.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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141. 15th May, 2011. ASI CME, Erode.
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Recent advancement in burns.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

142. 29th – 30th April, 2011. Annual Conference of Kerala Plastic Surgery Association
(KPSA),Thrissur
Guest Lecturer:
Topic: Reconstructive Surgery – Unifying aesthesis & function.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

143. 29th – 30th April, 2011. Annual Conference of Kerala Plastic Surgery Association
(KPSA),Thrissur
Instructional Course Speaker :
Topic: Secondary surgery of obstetric palsy.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

144. 29th – 30th April, 2011. Annual Conference of Kerala Plastic Surgery Association
(KPSA),Thrissur
Instructional Course Speaker :
Topic: Wound Debridement
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

145. 11th – 13th March, 2011. APLAST 2011, Amrita Institute, Kochin.
Guest Speaker:
Topic: Hand, Congenital Brachial Plexus
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

146. 25th – 28th February, 2011. APSI Ethicon Course, Amritsar


Guest Speaker:
Topic: To salvage or not to salvage – The decision making process in major lower limb trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

147. 19th – 20th February, 2011. Maharashtra State Chapter of Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India (MAPSICON), Akola
Invited Faculty : Puranik Oration
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

148. 15th – 18th February, 2011. Brachial Plexus Conference, Bangalore.


Panellist:
Topic: My comprehensive plan for managing C5,6,7 palsy in an adult
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

149. 15th – 18th February, 2011. Brachial Plexus Conference, Bangalore.


Panellist:
Topic: Correction of secondary shoulder deformities in OBP.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

150. 1st – 4th February, 2011. Armed Forces Medical Research College, Pune.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

151. 27th – 28th January, 2011. Aesthetic Surgery Meeting, New Delhi.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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152. 21st – 23rd January, 2011. National Academy of Burns Conference (NABICON), Chennai.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

153. 10th to 12th December, 2010. ONCORECON 2010, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.
Guest Lecture: Upper Extremity Flaps
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

154. 10th to 12th December, 2010. ONCORECON 2010, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Guest
Lecture: Grooming of a Reconstructive Surgeon.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

155. 4th December, 2010. 35th National Conference of the Association of Oral & Maxillofacial
Surgeons of India.
Invited Lecture: Management of Polytrauma – The way we do it and Where does a
Maxillofacial Surgeon fit in?
Dr S Raja Sabapthy.

156. 26th to 28th November, 2010. 34th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of
the Hand, Nashik,
Symposium Speaker: Brachial Plexus injuries: Our strategy for the Management of Global
Brachial Plexus injury.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

157. 6th to 28th November, 2010. 34th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of
the Hand, Nashik,
Invited talk: Useful tips in the management of Congenital Hand Anomalies.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

158. 26th to 28th November, 2010. 34th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the
Hand, Nashik,
Live Surgery Demonstrations: Demonstration of Carpal Tunnel Decompression and Flap
Thinning and Secondary Extensor Tendon Reconstruction.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

159. 25th to 29th October, 2010. 45th Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Goa.
Symposium on Trauma Reconstruction: Topic: Judgment making in a Mutilated Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

160. 25th to 29th October, 2010. 45th Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Goa.
R N Sharma Symposium – Coverage of the sole: Topic:Use of Distally Based Sural
Neurocutaneous flaps for heel reconstruction and its long term results.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

161. 23rd to 26th September, 2010. Ganga Trauma Course.


Invited talk: Soft tissue cover in Open Fractures.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

162. 16th September, 2010. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune,


Invited Guest Lecture: ‗Management of Road Traffic Accidents.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

42.6th to 8th September, 2010. International congress of the International Trauma Care., New
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Delhi.
Invited talk: Improving Trauma outcomes in Polytrauma – The Sub continent experience.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy.

163. 22nd August, 2010. CME in Hand Surgery, Indore Orthopaedic Society, Indore.
Invited Lecture: Soft tissue coverage following Compound Fractures of the Extremities.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

164. 22nd August, 2010. CME in Hand Surgery, Indore Orthopaedic Society, Indore.
Invited Lecture: Management of Mutilating Injuries of the Hand and Upper Extremity.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

165. 22nd August, 2010. CME in Hand Surgery, Indore Orthopaedic Society, Indore.
Invited Lecture: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

166. 22nd August, 2010. CME in Hand Surgery, Indore Orthopaedic Society, Indore.
Invited Lecture: How to write a paper?.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

167. 31st July to August, 2010. First Basic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Course in
Trauma-Combined Endeavour of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ganga Hospital,
JPN Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Chairman of the course
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

168. 31st July to August, 2010. First Basic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Course in Trauma-
Combined Endeavour of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ganga Hospital, JPN
Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.

Presentation: An approach to Upper limb trauma


Dr S Raja Sabapathy

169. 31st July to August, 2010. First Basic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Course in Trauma-
Combined Endeavour of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ganga Hospital, JPN Apex
Trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Presentation: Management of Upper limb Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

170. 31st July to August, 2010. First Basic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Course in Trauma-
Combined Endeavour of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ganga Hospital, JPN Apex
Trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Presentation: An over view of Microsurgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

171. 31st July to August, 2010. First Basic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Course in Trauma-
Combined Endeavour of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ganga Hospital, JPN Apex
Trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Skill stations Demonstrations – Nerve and tendon repair
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

172. 31st July to August, 2010. First Basic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Course in Trauma-
Combined Endeavour of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ganga Hospital, JPN Apex
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Trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Presentation: Basic Microsurgical suturing
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

173.25th July, 2010. Association of Surgeons of India, Trichy Chapter, Tiruchirapalli.


Prof Sarat Chandra Lecture: „How to improve the outcome of limb trauma?‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

174. 6th – 18th July, 2010. 10th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, Hyderabad.
President‟s Oration: „Looking back two decades and Facing forwards‘.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

175. 12th June, 2010. CME at Sanjay Gandhi Institute for Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bangalore.
Guest Faculty: ‗What has and what has not changed in Trauma Management?‘ ‗Injuries in
Children‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

176. 23rd -24th April, 2010. CME of Kerala Plastic Surgery Association, Trivandrum
Guest Faculty: ‗Reconstruction of the Thumb in Congenital Hand Anomalies‘
Hand Transplantation – Its Status today.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

177. 21st March 2010. CME of Karnataka State Orthopaedic Association. Mangalore.
DVD presentation on – Commonly done flaps in the fingers
Protocol for managing a Major Hand injury
Technique of doing Abdominal Flaps and Groin flap
Management of Limb Injuries in Children
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

178. 5th -6th Feb 2010. Annual meeting of the Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Association of Plastic
Surgeons, Pondicherry.
Invited Presentation: Management of Congenital Hand Anomalies
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

179. Jan 18th to 20th – 7th Asia Pacific Burns Congress and 17th Annual Conference of National
Academy of Burns – New Delhi.
Presentation: Reconstruction of long segment flexor and nerve loss at the wrist level
following
Electrical Burns
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

180. 24th and 25th of Jan 2009. Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons
Annual
Meeting. Erode
Invited Presentation: Secondary procedures in Brachial Plexus palsy
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

181. 24th and 25th of Jan 2009. Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons
Annual
Meeting. Erode
Invited Presentation: Surgery for Spastic Hands
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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182. 24th and 25th of Jan 2009. Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons
Annual
Meeting. Erode
Session Coordinator: Remembering the Legend – Personal Reminiscences. A session on
Prof CR Sundararajan.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

183. 6 – 8th Feb 2009. 33rd Annual Conference of Karnakatak Orthopaedic Association.
Mangalore.
Operative session on Tendon Transfers: Faculty. Live Demonstration of tendon transfers
for Radial nerve paralysis.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

184. 20-22nd Feb 2009. 3rd Biennial Meeting Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India. Coimbatore
Basic Science Session: Chairperson
Lecture: Pathophysiology of Brachial Plexus Injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

185. 20-22nd Feb 2009. 3rd Biennial Meeting Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India. Coimbatore
Panel Discussion – Adult Brachial Plexus Palsy
Moderator
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

186. 20-22nd Feb 2009. 3rd Biennial Meeting Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India. Coimbatore
Lecture: Shoulder Reconstruction in OBPP
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

187. Association of Surgeons of India, Coimbatore City chapter.


Presentation: Primary Micro Vascular Reconstruction of post surgical defects in Head and
Neck Cancer
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

188. 11th July 2009. Annual Meeting of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons. (Tamil Nadu
and Pondicherry Branch), Coimbatore,
Mohamed Yusuf Oration: Paediatric Trauma – Optimizing the outcome.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

189. Comprehensive Trauma Life Support Course, International Trauma Care (Indian Section)
Tirunelveli
Lecture: Primary management of Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

190. Comprehensive Trauma Life Support Course, International Trauma Care (Indian Section)
Tirunelveli
Lecture: Primary Management of Burns
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

191. 12th July, 2009. Association of Surgeons of India (Erode Chapter). Erode.
Guest speaker: Topic: Plastic Surgery for General Surgeons.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

192. 23rd July 2009, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune,


Invited Guest Lecture: Limb Salvage surgery after trauma

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Dr S Raja Sabapathy

193. 23rd July 2009. DY Patil Medical College, Pune,


Guest Lecutre: An approach to Hand trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

194. 5th to 9th Aug 2009. Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
Chennai
Convenor of Dr RN Sinha Symposium on Burnt Hand
Presentation: Electrical burns to the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

195. 5th to 9th Aug 2009. Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
Chennai
Faculty talk: Reconstruction of thumb following amputation at CMC joint level
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

196. 20th to 23rd Aug, 2009. Annual Meeting of the International Trauma Care – Indian Chapter
(ITACCS). Kolkatta,
Prof Martin Isaac Oration – „Improving Trauma Outcomes in India – What we can do?‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

197. 22nd Sept, 2009. Comprehensive Trauma Life Support Course – INS Aswini, Mumbai
Lecture: Immediate Management of Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

198. 22nd Sept, 2009. Comprehensive Trauma Life Support Course – INS Aswini, Mumbai.
Lecture: Immediate Management of Burns
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

199. 26th Sept 2009. 175th year celebrations of Madras Medical College, Chennai
Symposium on Hand Surgery - Invited Lecture: Congenital Hand Anomalies.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
200. 23rd Oct 2009. Ganga Orthopaedic Trauma Course – Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore.
Lecture: Wound Cover for Open Injuries – a Potpourri of Options.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

201. 4th to 6th Dec 2009. Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, New
Delhi.
Workshop Faculty: Tendon and Nerve Repair.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

202. 4th to 6th Dec 2009. Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, New
Delhi
Convenor of Symposium: Brachial Plexus injuries
Lecture: Secondary surgery in Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy.

203. 26th to 30th Nov, 2008 – 32nd Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and
2nd Combined Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and the British Society for
Surgery of the Hand – Bangalore
Faculty for Operative Demonstration Surgery: Post Burn contracture release and custom
designed groin flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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204. 26th to 30th Nov, 2008 – 32nd Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and
2nd Combined Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and the British Society for
Surgery of the Hand – Bangalore
Faculty: Master Class: Mutilating Injuries of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

205. 26th to 30th Nov, 2008 – 32nd Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and
2nd Combined Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and the British Society for
Surgery of the Hand – Bangalore
Brachial Plexus Symposium: Secondary Procedures in Brachial Plexus Injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

206. 26th to 30th Nov 2008 – 32nd Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and
2nd Combined Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand and the British Society for
Surgery of the Hand – Bangalore
Art of the Possible Symposium: The winning algorithm in the establishment of a teaching
Hand surgery unit
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

207. 8th to 9th Nov, 2008. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India - Instructional Course in Hand
Surgery – Varanasi
Invited Faculty: Lecture: Replantation Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

208. 8th to 9th Nov, 2008. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India - Instructional Course in Hand
Surgery – Varanasi
Invited Faculty: Lecture: Secondary Procedures in Brachial Plexus Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

209. 8th to 9th Nov, 2008 Association of Plastic Surgeons of India - Instructional Course in Hand
Surgery – Varanasi
Invited Faculty: Lecture: Boutonniere Deformity
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

210. 11th to 15th Nov 2008. Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
Varanasi.
Dr M Murari Mukherjee Oration – ‗You be the change that you would like to see‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

211. 11th to 15th Nov 2008. Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
Varanasi
Lecture: Surgery for Spastic Hands
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

212. 11th to 15th Nov 2008. Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India,
Varanasi
Faculty: How I do it session: Management of Complex Dislocation of MCP joint
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

213. 10 -13th September 2008. 12th International Perforator Flap Course, Ganga Hospital,
Coimbatore
Plenary Lecture: Microsurgery Scenario in India and setting up of a Microsurgical Unit.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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214. 21st to 24th Aug 2008.12th Annual Conference of International Trauma Anaesthesia & Critical
Care Society-Indian Chapter, Cochin.
Invited Lecture: Critical Care Issues in Reconstructive Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

215. 19th to 20th April. 4th Basic Course in Hand Surgery – Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
Faculty Lecture: Clinical Evaluation of Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

216. 19th to 20th April. 4th Basic Course in Hand Surgery – Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
Faculty Lecture: Debridement
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
217. 19th to 20th April. 4th Basic Course in Hand Surgery – Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
Faculty Lecture: Acute Extensor tendon injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

218. 19th to 20th April. 4th Basic Course in Hand Surgery – Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
Faculty Lecture: Collateral Ligament injuries of the thumb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

219. 19th to 20th April. 4th Basic Course in Hand Surgery – Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
Faculty Lecture: Nail bed injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

220. 19th to 20th April. 4th Basic Course in Hand Surgery – Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
Faculty Lecture: Flaps to the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

221. 5th to 6th April, 2008. 2nd National Workshop on Propeller Flaps – Right Hospitals, Chennai
Chairperson: Lecture session and Moderator for operative demonstrations.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

222. 22nd to 24th February 2008. 9th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, New Delhi
Invited Talk: Bone Transport vs. Vascularized Bone Transfer in Lower Limb Reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

223. 22nd to 24th February 2008. 9th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, New Delhi.
Invited Talk: Coping with long hours and long years in Microsurgery.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

224. 22nd to 24th February 2008. 9th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, New Delhi.
Invited Talk: Mutilating Injuries of Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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225. 29th Nov to 3rd Dec 2007. 42nd National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Pune.
Delivered the Inaugural Oration: Extending the Frontiers of Limb Salvage‘
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

226. 29th Nov to 3rd Dec 2007. 42nd National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Pune.
Operative Surgery Workshop: Faculty
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
227. 29th Nov to 3rd Dec 2007. 42nd National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Pune.
How I do it Session: Giant Congenital Hairy Naevus
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

228. 29th Nov to 3rd Dec 2007. 42nd National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Pune.
How I do it Session: Dorsal Burn Hand Contracture
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

229. 29th Nov to 3rd Dec 2007. 42nd National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Pune.
Charles Pinto CME: Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

230. 29th Nov to 3rd Dec 2007. 42nd National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Pune.
Video Session: Management of Dorsal Combined Tissue Loss
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

231. 19th - 21st Oct 2007, Flap course: Sri Sakthi Hospital – Cannnisburn Hospital Flap Course,
Tirunelveli
Lecture: Principles of Microsurgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

232. 19th - 21st Oct 2007, Flap course: Sri Sakthi Hospital – Cannnisburn Hospital Flap Course,
Tirunelveli
Lecture: Indications for Flaps in the Lower Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

233. 19th - 21st Oct 2007, Flap course: Sri Sakthi Hospital – Cannnisburn Hospital Flap Course,
Tirunelveli
Lecture: Free Fibular Bone graft
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

234. 19th - 21st Oct 2007, Flap course: Sri Sakthi Hospital – Cannnisburn Hospital Flap Course,
Tirunelveli
Faculty: Demonstration of Flaps in Cadavers.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

235. 7th to 9th Sept 2007, 4th Congress of the International Trauma Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Society (Indian Section) ITACCS, Coimbatore
Invited Lecture: Outcome Determinants in Open Limb Fractures

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Dr S Raja Sabapathy
236. 24th to 26th Aug, 2007, 31st Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand –
Kodaikanal
Invited Lecture: Pitfalls in Hand Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

237. 24th to 26th Aug, 2007, 31st Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand –
Kodaikanal
How I Do it Session: Thinning of a flap.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

238. 7th and 8th July 2007, First Instructional Course in Plastic Surgery of the Tamil Nadu and
Pondichery. Association of Plastic Surgeons – TANPAPS 2007.
Theme: Lower Limb Reconstruction.
Lecture:Anatomical and Pathophysiological aspects of Lower Limb Trauma.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

239. 7th and 8th July 2007, First Instructional Course in Plastic Surgery of the Tamil Nadu and
Pondichery. Association of Plastic Surgeons – TANPAPS 2007.
Theme: Lower Limb Reconstruction.
Lecture: Debridement
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

240. 7th and 8th July 2007, First Instructional Course in Plastic Surgery of the Tamil Nadu and
Pondichery. Association of Plastic Surgeons – TANPAPS 2007.
Theme: Lower Limb Reconstruction.
Lecture: When will you say ‗NO‖ to salvage?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

241. 15th and 16th June, 2007, 4th Rapid Free Flap Harvest Workshop, Nizam‘s Institute of Medical
Sciences, Hyderabad
Invited Lecture: Team Work
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

242. 15th and 16th June, 2007, 4th Rapid Free Flap Harvest Workshop, Nizam‘s Institute of Medical
Sciences, Hyderabad
Live Operative Demonstration: Gracilis Free Flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

243. 25th to 27th May 2007, 1st National Live Operative Workshop on Burns Surgery, OSBURN –
2007. National Burns Centre, Airoli, Navi Mumbai
Faculty: Live Operative Demonstrations. Release of Hand burn contractures.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

244. 25th to 27th May 2007, 1st National Live Operative Workshop on Burns Surgery, OSBURN –
2007. National Burns Centre, Airoli, Navi Mumbai
Guest Lecture: Burn Deformities of the Hands.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

245. 12th May 2007, Orthotics and Prosthetics Society of India, Southern Chapter, 10th Continuing
Rehabilitation Educational Programme, Coimbatore.
Guest Lecture: Advances in Lower Extremity Reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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246. 27th to 29th April, 2007. Ganga Hospital Instructional Course on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery,
Coimbatore
Invited Lecture: Shoulder in Brachial Plexus Injury
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

247. 9th –10th, Feb 2007, 2nd Biennial Congress of the Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India,
Mumbai
Lecture: Neurotisation in Brachial Plexus injuries – The Ganga Hospital experience
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
248. 9th –10th, Feb 2007, 2nd Biennial Congress of the Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India,
Mumbai
Lecture: Functional Outcome of Mod Quad Procedure
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
249. 3rd Feb 2007, 7th Instructional Course of the Kerala Plastic Surgery Association on
―Upper Limb Trauma‖ – Calicut
Guest Lecture: Anatomy of the Neck and Upper Arm
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

250. 3rd Feb 2007, 7th Instructional Course of the Kerala Plastic Surgery Association on ―Upper
Limb Trauma‖ – Calicut
Guest Lecture: Secondary Reconstruction of Tendon Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

251. 3rd Feb 2007, 7th Instructional Course of the Kerala Plastic Surgery Association on ―Upper
Limb Trauma‖ – Calicut
Guest Lecture: Radial Nerve injury and Tendon Transfers
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

252. 27th to 28th Jan 2007, Tamilnadu and Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons- Annual
Conference, TANPAPS 2007, Coimbatore.
Invited Lecture: Secondary Management of Electrical Burns of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

253. 27th to 28th Jan 2007, Tamilnadu and Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons- Annual
Conference, TANPAPS 2007, Coimbatore.
Invited Lecture: Pushing the Boundaries of Care with Microsurgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

254. 5th Jan 2007, National Burns Association of India – Annual Conference NABICON 2007,
Mumbai
Lecture: Management of Electrical Burns of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

255. 10-15 Nov 2006. Annual meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSICON),
Hyderabad
Invited Video Presentation: Protocol of Management of a Major Hand injury at Ganga
Hospital
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

256. 10-15 Nov 2006. Annual meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSICON),
Hyderabad.

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Invited Video Presentation: Protocol of Management of a Major Hand injury at Ganga
Hospital
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

257. 1st to 3rd Sept 2006, 30th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Chandigarh
Lecture: Management of Complex Forearm Injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

258. 25th August 2006, CME for General Practitioners, Coimbatore


Topic: Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

259. 5th Aug 2006, CME on Plastic Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.
Theme: In Pursuit of Excellence
Lecture: Replantation Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

260. 10th – 12th Feb 2006, 8th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, Hotel Residency, Coimbatore.
Organizing Chairman of the Congress
Lecture: Microsurgical Reconstruction of Proximal Upper Limb Injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

261. 10th – 12th Feb 2006, 8th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, Hotel Residency, Coimbatore.
Organizing Chairman of the Congress
Lecture: Microsurgical Reconstruction of Proximal Upper Limb Injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

262. 7th -8th January 2006, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons (TANPAPS
2006), Trichy.
Lecture: Lessons learnt in lower limb salvage in the last 15 years
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

263. 7th -8th January 2006, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Association of Plastic Surgeons (TANPAPS
2006), Trichy.
Panel Speaker: Is Advertisement for Plastic Surgery Necessary?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

264. 3rd – 4th Decr 2005, Hand Surgery Workshop & CME 2005, Aurangabad Orthopaedic
Association, Seth Nandlal Dhoot Hospital, Aurangabad
Guest Lecture: Nerve Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

265. 3rd – 4th Dec 2005, Hand Surgery Workshop & CME 2005, Aurangabad Orthopaedic
Association, Seth Nandlal Dhoot Hospital, Aurangabad
Guest Lecture: Salvaging Mutilated Limbs – Where are we today?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

266. 3rd – 4th Dec 2005, Hand Surgery Workshop & CME 2005, Aurangabad Orthopaedic
Association,
Seth Nandlal Dhoot Hospital, Aurangabad
Guest Lecture: Indications for Surgery in Rheumatoid Hand
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Dr S Raja Sabapathy

267. 6-10th Nov 2005, APSICON 2005, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons
of India, New Delhi
Lecture: Complications in Hand Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

268. 6-10th Nov 2005, APSICON 2005, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons
of India, New Delhi
Podium Presentation: Analysis of 100 consequetive Gracilis free flaps.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

269. 6-10th Nov 2005, APSICON 2005, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons
of India, New Delhi
Podium Presentation: Restoration of Nail in degloving injuries of digits.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

270. 6-10th Nov 2005, APSICON 2005, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons
of India, New Delhi
Podium Presentation: Protocol for Immobilization / mobilization of the Hand following
tendon, nerve and vascular repair.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

271. 18th Sep 2005, Continuing Orthopaedic Education 2005, Coimbatore.


Invited Lecture: Soft Tissue Cover in Open Fractures,
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

272. 26-28th August, Annual Meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Kochi
Lecture: Pitfalls in Hand Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

273. 26-28th August, Annual Meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Kochi
Paper Presentation: Restoration of Nail in Degloving injuries of the Digits.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

274. 10th-12th June, 2005, 3rd Workshop on Rapid Flap Harvest & Free tissue transfer and Interactive
CME on Plastic Surgery, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences,
Hyderabad
Lecture: Pitfalls in Hand Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

275. 10th-12th June, 2005, 3rd Workshop on Rapid Flap Harvest & Free tissue transfer and Interactive
CME on Plastic Surgery, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences,
Hyderabad
Lecture and Demonstration: Gracilis flaps
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

276. 10th-12th June, 2005, 3rd Workshop on Rapid Flap Harvest & Free tissue transfer and Interactive
CME on Plastic Surgery, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences,
Hyderabad
Lecture: Training in Plastic Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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277. 24th – 25th April 2005, Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Indian Society for
Surgery of the Hand, Dibrugarh, Assam.
Lecture: Debridement
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

278. 24th – 25th April 2005, Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Indian Society for
Surgery of the Hand, Dibrugarh, Assam.
Lecture: Soft Tissue Cover
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

279. 24th – 25th April 2005, Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Indian Society for
Surgery of the Hand, Dibrugarh, Assam.
Lecture: Middle and Proximal Phalangeal Fractures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

280. 24th – 25th April 2005, Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Indian Society for
Surgery of the Hand, Dibrugarh, Assam.
Lecture: Splintage following Hand Trauma
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

281. 24th – 25th April 2005, Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Indian Society for
Surgery of the Hand, Dibrugarh, Assam.
Lecture: Replantation Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

282. 19th - 23rd March 2005, International Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Asia
PacificCongress, Mumbai
Lecture: Proposed Classification of Major Soft Tissue Defects around the Foot and Ankle and
Technical aspects of Reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

283. 9th - 23rd March 2005, International Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Asia Pacific
Congress, Mumbai
Lecture: Salvage of Mutilated Upper Extremity – a step by step approach
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

284. 19th - 23rd March 2005, International Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Asia Pacific
Congress, Mumbai
Podium Presentation: Distal fingertip replantation without skeletal fixation.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

285. 24th-27th November 2004, Annual Meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. BM
Birla Mahal, Jaipur
Charles Pinto CME Lecture: Reconstruction of Neglected Limb Trauma – Principles and
Advances
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

286. 19th-21st November 2004, Annual meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Gangtok,
Sikkim
Lecture: Causes of Failure in Microsurgical Replantation of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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287. 19th-21st November 2004, Annual meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Gangtok,
Sikkim
Lecture: Technical Considerations in Replantation and Revascularisation at Mid Palm level
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

288. 19th-21st November 2004, Annual meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Gangtok,
Sikkim
Lecture: Edge or the Base – Which is important for flap revascularisation?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

289. 19th-21st November 2004, Annual meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Gangtok,
Sikkim
Symposium: Reconstruction of an Injured Hand using Pedicle flaps.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

290. 3rd October 2004, National Congress on Cerebral Palsy, Chennai


Invited Lecture: Spastic Hand and its management
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

291. 28th August 2004. Christian Medical College, Vellore.


Invited Faculty for Quality Circle Talk: Salvage of Mangled Extremities
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

292. 28th Aug 2004. Christian Medical College, Vellore.


Invited Lecture: Lessons learnt in the Management of Open Fractures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

293. 20th Aug 2004. OASISCON 2004, 3rd Annual Conference of Orthopaedic Association of
South
Indian States, Trissur
Invited Lecture: Congenital Pseudarthrosis – Free Vascularized Fibular Graft
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

294. 18th Aug 2004. Basic Course on Microsurgical Techniques conducted by Ethicon Institute of
Surgical Education, Chennai
Invited Lecture: Free Tissue Transfer in the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

295. 16th Jul 2004, Update for General Practitioners, Pfizer, Coimbatore
Lecture: Management of Burns
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

296. 3rd & 4th Jul 2004, Biennial conference of Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Hyderabad
Video Session: Basic Microsurgical techniques
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

297. 3rd & 4th Jul 2004, Biennial conference of Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Hyderabad
Podium Presentation: Functional Outcome of Major Replantations.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

298. 27th June 2004. Institute Day, Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of Hand and
Department of Plastic Surgery Stanley Medical College & Govt. Stanley Hospital, Chennai.
Lecture: Functional Anatomy of the Hand
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Dr S Raja Sabapathy

299. 30th May 2004. Faculty for Hand Surgery CME. Institute of Orthopaedic Research & Accident
Surgery, Madurai
Lecture: Surgical Anatomy of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

300. 30th May 2004. Faculty for Hand Surgery CME. Institute of Orthopaedic Research &
Accident Surgery, Madurai
Lecture: Reimplantation Surgery in the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

301. 30th May 2004. Faculty for Hand Surgery CME. Institute of Orthopaedic Research & Accident
Surgery, Madurai
Lecture: Management of Spastic Hands
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

302. 30th May 2004. Faculty for Hand Surgery CME. Institute of Orthopaedic Research & Accident
Surgery, Madurai
How I do it session: Intra Articular fracture of the Phalanges.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
303. 15-16th May: South Zone Meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Bangalore
Invited Lecture: Flap cover to the Lower Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

304. 17th Apr 2004. Meeting of the Coimbatore Orthopaedic Association


Guest Speaker: Fractures of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

305. 10th and 11th April 2004 CME Programme in Plastic Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College,
Pune
Lecture: Replantation Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

306. 10th and 11th April 2004 CME Programme in Plastic Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College,
Pune
Lecture: Coverage of Major Soft Tissue defects of foot and ankle
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

307. 5th April 2004, Chennai City Chapter of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Chennai
Guest Speaker: Replantation Surgery – Technical Considerations and Functional Outcome.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

308. 27th to 29th Feb 2004, Invited Faculty, Pre conference workshop on Hand Injuries. GOACON
Annual Meeting of the Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, Diu
Lecture: Acute Flexor Tendon injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

309. 27th to 29th Feb 2004, Invited Faculty, Pre conference workshop on Hand Injuries. GOACON
Annual Meeting of the Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, Diu
Lecture: Brachial Plexus Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

310. 27th to 29th Feb 2004, Invited Faculty, Pre conference workshop on Hand Injuries. GOACON –
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Annual Meeting of the Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, Diu
Lecture: Salvage of Mutilated Limb Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

311. 27th to 29th Feb 2004, Invited Faculty, Pre conference workshop on Hand Injuries. GOACON –
Annual Meeting of the Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, Diu
Lecture: Soft Tissue Cover in the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

312. 7th to 8th Feb 2004 – Annual Meeting of the Tamilnadu and Pondichery Association of Plastic
Surgeons, Yercaud
Podium Presentation:
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

313. 3rd to 6th Feb 2004 – Fifty Second Armed Forces Medical Research Conference, Armed
Forces
Medical College, Pune
Distinguished Guest Oration: Salvage of Mutilated Limb Injuries and a Strategy for India
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

314. 29th Jan to 1st Feb 2004 – Inauguration of the Brachial Plexus Study Group of India, Chennai
Appointed as Founder Secretary
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

315. 2nd to 4th Jan 2004 – 3rd Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Lecture: Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

316. 2nd to 4th Jan 2004 – 3rd Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Lecture: Principles of Tendon Transfers for the Therapist
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

317. 2nd to 4th Jan 2004 – 3rd Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Lecture: Emerging Trends in Surgery for Cerebral Palsy Hands
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

318. 2nd to 4th Jan 2004 – 3rd Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Lecture: Flap cover to the Dorsum of Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

319. 22nd to 23rd Nov, 2003 -Microsurgery Workshop – Gujarat Chapter APSI, Rajkot Orthopaedic
Society and Surgeons Association, Rajkot- GT Seth Hospital, Rajkot
Chief Faculty: Live Demonstration Workshop: Free Fibula transfer for Congenital
Pseudarthrosis of Tibia
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

320. 22nd to 23rd Nov, 2003 -Microsurgery Workshop – Gujarat Chapter APSI, Rajkot Orthopaedic
Society and Surgeons Association, Rajkot- GT Seth Hospital, Rajkot
CME Lecture: Digital Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

321. 22nd to 23rd Nov, 2003 -Microsurgery Workshop – Gujarat Chapter APSI, Rajkot Orthopaedic
Society and Surgeons Association, Rajkot- GT Seth Hospital, Rajkot

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CME Lecture: Brachial Plexus Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

322. 18th Oct 2003. Prof CR Sundararajan CME Programme in Plastic Surgery – Association of
Plastic Surgeons of India. Delhi Chapter, Army Hospital, (R&R) New Delhi
Guest Lecture: Decision Making in the Salvage of Major Mutilating Injuries of the Upper
Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

323. 15th Oct, 2003, PSG Surgicon 2003, PSG Medical College, Coimbatore
Lecture: Situations for co-operation between General Surgeons and Micro surgeons.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

324. 28th Sept 2003, Conference on ‗Avoiding Complications in Surgery‘- Command Hospital,
Chandimandir, Punjab
Guest Speaker: Avoiding Complications in Limb Trauma Surgery.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

325. 8th – 9th Sept, 2003, 38th Annual Meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons Association of
Plastic Surgeons of India.
8th Sept, 2003, Operative Workshop at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
10th to 13th Main Meeting Ooty
Dr S Raja Sabapathy - Organising Secretary for this National Meeting

326. 8th – 9th Sept, 2003, 38th Annual Meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons Association of
Plastic Surgeons of India, Ooty
Panel Speaker: Plastic Surgeons - Are we losing out?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

327. 11th May, 2003, Association of Surgeons of India, Erode Chapter


Lecture: Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

328. 22nd Feb 2003. Association of Surgeons of India, Coimbatore chapter


Lecture: Reconstruction of a Mutilated Hand by Double Toe transfer
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

329. 14th to15th Feb, 2003 – Tamilnadu Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chennai
Panel Discussion on Lower limb trauma: Topic: Reconstruction of weight bearing area of
the sole of the foot.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

330. 14th to15th Feb, 2003 – Tamilnadu Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chennai
Podium Presentation: Suicides in Hand Injury patients
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

331. 18th Jan 2003 – Annual Conference of the Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India, – Christian
Medical College, Vellore
Invited Lecture: Microsurgery in Paediatric Orthopaedics
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

332. 30th Jan - 2nd Feb- Perforator Flap Course, Stanley Hospital, Chennai
Presentation of Problems Cases
Dr S Raja Sabapathy
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333. 4th and 5th Jan 2003- Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Lecture: Functional Anatomy of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

334. 4th and 5th Jan 2003- Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Lecture: Soft Tissue Problems in Major Mutilating Injuries of the Upper Limb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

335. 4th and 5th Jan 2003- Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Lecture: Major Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

336. 1st Dec 2002, Indian Medical Association, Palakkad Branch, Palakkad
Lecture: Plastic Surgery for General Practitioners
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

337. 26th – 31st Nov 2002, 37th Annual Congress of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India-
Annual Meet, November, Bangalore
Peet Prize Session: Replantation of Ring Avulsion Amputation and a New technique of
reconstruction of Non replantable avulsion amputations.(Awarded the Peet Prize)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

338. 22nd – 24th Nov 2002, Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand (ISSH) Annual Meet, Pune
Podium Presentation: Pedicled LD flaps for Upper Extremity
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

339. 22nd – 24th Nov 2002, Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand (ISSH) Annual Meet, Pune
Podium Presentation: Time Frame for mobilization of Intra articular fractures of PIP joint
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

340. 12th – 14th Nov 2002, Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Patna. Invited
Faculty
Live Surgery Demonstration: Gastrocnemius flap, Sural artery flap
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

341. 12th – 14th Nov 2002, Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Patna. Invited
Faculty
National PG Teaching Programme: Brachial Plexus Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

342. 12th – 14th Nov 2002, Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Patna, Bihar..
Invited Faculty
National PG Teaching Programme: Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

343. 12th – 14th Nov 2002, Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Patna, Bihar..
Invited Faculty
Symposium: Soft Tissue cover for Fingertip injuries.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

344. 28th Sept 2002, Indian Medical Association- Annual Tamil Nadu State Medical Conference,
Tirupur, Tamil Nadu
Dr Thirugnanam Oration: Plastic Surgery for the General Practitioner
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345. 15th Sept 2002, Annual Meeting of the Kerala Orthopaedic Association- C.M.E., Kollam
Lecture: Acute Flexor Tendon Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

346. 15th Sept 2002, Annual Meeting of the Kerala Orthopaedic Association- C.M.E., Kollam
Lecture: Flaps to the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

347. 15th Sept 2002, Annual Meeting of the Kerala Orthopaedic Association- C.M.E., Kollam
Lecture: Replantation Surgery.
Dr S raja Sabapathy

348. 27th Jul 2002, Seminar on Peripheral Vascular Disease, K.M.C.H., Coimbatore
Lecture: Role of Plastic Surgery in Diabetic Foot
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

349. 30th – 31st May 2002, Dr B Vijayakumar Memorial Orthopaedic Update, Vizag
Andhra Pradesh
Guest Lecture: Wound Management in Open Fractures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

350. 30th – 31st May 2002, Dr B Vijayakumar Memorial Orthopaedic Update, Vizag
Andhra Pradesh
Guest Lecture: Flexor Tendon Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

351. 30th – 31st May 2002, Dr B Vijayakumar Memorial Orthopaedic Update, Vizag
Andhra Pradesh
Guest Lecture: Hand Injuries-Dr S Raja Sabapathy

352. 30th – 31st May 2002, Dr B Vijayakumar Memorial Orthopaedic Update, Vizag
Andhra Pradesh
Guest Lecture: Foot and Ankle Reconstruction.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

353. 28th Apr 2002, Indian Medical Association Meeting, Tuticorin


Lecture: Plastic Surgeon‘s Role in Trauma Management
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

354. 26th – 27th Apr 2002, South Indian Plastic Surgeons Association, Trivandrum
Invited Presentation: Replantation Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

355. 20th Apr 2002, Association of Surgeons of India, Coimbatore Chapter Meeting, Coimbatore
Presentation: Five Finger Replant
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

356. 18th Apr 2002, CME, PSG Hospitals, Coimbatore


Lecture: Microsurgery – Where are we today?
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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357. 22nd - 24th Feb 2002, Biennial Meet of Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Mumbai
How I do it session: Multi digit replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

358. 22nd - 24th Feb 2002, Biennial Meet of Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Mumbai
Presentation: Tendon Transfers in Brachial Plexus
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

359. 15th – 16th Feb 2002, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Plastic Surgeons Association, Kodaikanal
Invited Lecture: Lessons from a decade of Replantation Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

360. 12th - 13th Feb 2002, Rapid Review Course in Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical College,
Chennai
Invited Lecture: Management of Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

361. 23rd to 25th Nov 2001, Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Mumbai
Paper Presentation: Primary Bone Grafting in Phalanges
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

362. 27th to 30th Sept 2001, APSICON 2001, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic
Surgeons of India, Ahmadabad.
Charles Pinto CME Programme: Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

363. 27th to 30th Sept 2001, APSICON 2001, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic
Surgeons of India, Ahmedabad.
Charles Pinto CME Programme: Free flap cover in Lower Extremities
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

364. 8th Sept 2001, Neuro-Trauma Conference, Coimbatore


Lecture: Scalp Replantation
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

365. 23rd to 25th Aug 2001, Hand and Microsurgery course 2001. Coimbatore
Lecture: Minor Replantations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

366. 11th Aug, 2001, Thillai PEDICON – Annual Meeing of the Tamilnadu Chapter of Association
of Pediatricians, Chidambaram
Guest Lecture: Soft tissue injuries in Children
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

367. 22nd Apr 2001, Prof R Sarat Chandra Oration, at Association of Surgeons of India Trichy
Chapter, Tamil Nadu
Oration title: Salvage of Mutilating Limb Injuries

368. 8th Apr 2001, CME at Matha Hospital, Kottayam, Kerala


Lecture: Management of Compound Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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369. 3rd and 4th March, WOUNDCON 2001 – Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
Lecture: Management of Wounds in Open Fractures of the limbs
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

370. 25th Jan 2001, Aravind Eye Care Hospital, Coimbatore


Lecture: Improving Patient Satisfaction.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

371. October, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, APSICON 2000,
Agra
Charles Pinto CME: Key Stones to success in Open Fracture Management
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

372. Oct 2000, Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, APSICON 2000,
Agra
Podium Presentation: Replantation and Revascularisation in Lower Extremity
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

373. Millennium Update Command Hospital, Lucknow


Guest Lecture: Principles of Management of Severely Injured Extremities
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

374. 3rd Conference of Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Chennai.
Organizing Secretary of the Conference
Guest Lecture: Pedicled Flaps in Upper Limb Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

375. 25th Jun 2000, Meeting of the Indian Medical Association, Udumalpet
Lecture: Changing Face of Plastic Surgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

376. 15th May 2000, Symposium on Microsurgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore


Lecture: Replantation – The Coimbatore experience
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

377. 21st to 23rd Jan 2000, Baroda Association of Plastic Surgeons, Hand and Ear
Reconstruction Workshop – Baroda
Lecture: Nerve Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

378. 21st to 23rd Jan 2000, Baroda Association of Plastic Surgeons, Hand and Ear
Reconstruction Workshop – Baroda
Lecture: Clinical examination and Management of Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

379. 21st to 23rd Jan 2000, Baroda Association of Plastic Surgeons, Hand and Ear
Reconstruction Workshop – Baroda
Live Operative Demonstration: Replantation of Thumb, Hypoplastic Thumb Reconstruction
–Opponensplasty and Ligament Reconstruction.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

380. 22nd Jan 2000, Indian Medical Association, Baroda


Col Vasavada Oration: Mutilating Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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381. 16th Jan 2000, Indian Medical Association Meeting, Coimbatore
Lecture: Compound Injuries Management
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

382. 9th Jan 2000, CME on Hand Surgery, MS Ramiah Medical College, Bangalore
Lecture: Setting up of a Hand Surgery Centre
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

383. 9th Jan 2000, CME on Hand Surgery, MS Ramiah Medical College, Bangalore
Lecture: Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

384. 9th Jan 2000, CME on Hand Surgery, MS Ramiah Medical College, Bangalore
Lecture: Microsurgery in Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

385. 22nd Nov 1998, Annual Meeting Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Goa
Podium Presentation: Primary Pollicisation in Crush Amputation of the Thumb
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

386. Sept 1998, Annual meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, APSICON‘98, Calcutta
Charles Pinto CME: Management of Fractures of the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

387. Sept 1998, Annual meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, APSICON‘98. Calcutta
Symposium: A New protocol in the management of Dorsal Combined loss in the Hand
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

388. Dec 1997, Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgeons of India, Bangalore
Symposium Speaker: Skeletal Injury and their Management. – Hand Fractures
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

389. 15th - 18th Aug 1997, Annual Meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Coimbatore
Organizing Chairman of the National Congress
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

390. 15th – 18th Aug 1997, Annual Meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Coimbatore
Lecture: Principles in staged reconstruction in composite tissue loss
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

391. 15th – 18th Aug 1997, Annual Meeting of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Coimbatore
Podium Presentation: Aesthetic considerations in flap coverage of the hand (Received the
Best Paper Award)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

392. 1996. Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Department of Plastic and Microsurgery at Stanley
Medical College, Chennai
Lecture: Replantation of Crush avulsion amputations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

393. 1995, Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Lucknow.
Keynote address: Philosophy in the management of Major Mutilating trauma of the Upper
limb
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Dr S Raja Sabapathy

394. 1995, Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Lucknow.
Podium Presentation: Management of Uncommon Dislocation and Ligamentous injuries in
the Digits
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

395. 1995, Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Lucknow.
Podium Presentation: Our Experience with Management of Digital Replantation (awarded the
best paper prize)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

396. APSICON 95, Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Trivandrum
Symposium on Lower Limb Injuries: Panel Speaker – Vascular Anatomy of the Lower
Limb - Clinical Implications
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

397. APSICON 95, Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Trivandrum
Podium Presentation: Partial Hand Replantation – 4 year follow up
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

398. Jan 95, Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Convocation Day Symposium
Guest Lecture: Conservative and Surgical Management of Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

399. Jan 95, Kerala Orthopaedic Association - XIV Annual Conference, Manjeri.
Guest Lecture: Plastic Surgery in the Management of Compound Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

400. Mar 94, Annual Meeting of Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
Hyderabad
Lecture: Expanding Role of Replants in the Management of Digital Amputations
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

401. APSICON 94, Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
Lonavala, Maharashtra
Podium Presentation: Lessons Learnt from Challenging Limb Salvage Problems
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

402. Oct 94, Orthocon Trauma Symposium, Coimbatore


Lecture: Management of Hand Injuries
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

403. Dec 93, Annual meeting of Association of Surgeons of India, Chennai.


Podium Presentation: Vastus Lateralis Muscle Flap in the Treatment of Iotrogenic
Osteomyelitis
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

404. 1993, Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand, Bangalore
Podium Presentation: Problems in Digital Replantations and Some Solutions
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

405. APSICON 93, Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Bangalore
Selected as the Editor of Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
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Peet Prize Session: Demanding Plastic Surgical procedures in Limb Salvage of Grade B & C
injuries (Awarded the President‘s Special Peet Prize)
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

406. APSICON 93, Annual Meeting of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Bangalore
Podium Presentation: Management of Giant Hairy Naevi in the New born.
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

407. 1993, Annual meeting of Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Chennai.
Symposium on Basic Techniques in Microsurgery - Panel Speaker: Suturing Techniques in
Microsurgery
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

408. 1992, APSICON 92, Annual Meeting of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Bombay
Podium Presentation: A Private Hand and Microsurgery Setup - Our Experience
Dr S Raja Sabapathy

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Organisational Responsibilities Dr S Raja Sabapathy
1. Organizing Secretary of South Zone chapter of the Indian Chapter of the Royal College of
Surgeons of Edinburgh 1992
2. Organizing Secretary of the Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Surgery for Hand, 1997.
3. Organizing Secretary of 3rd Congress of the Asia Pacific Federation of Society for Surgery
of the Hand Meeting at Chennai, 2000.
4. Member of the Screening committee for the best paper selection for PEET prize of
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. 1997-1999.
5. Organizing Chairman, Hand and Microsurgery Conference, Ganga Hospital, Aug, 2000.
6. Coordinator of the Project- “Save the Working Hand”- Matching Grant Project of the
Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis and Pontlanfraith, Wales, UK.

7. Organizing Chairman, Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Jan, 2003

8. Organizing Secretary, 38th Annual Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons in


India (APSICON 2003), Sep 2003, Ooty.

9. Organizing Chairman, Review Course in Hand Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Jan 2004

10. Organizing Chairman, 8th Biennial Meeting of the Indian Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery, Coimbatore Feb 2006.

11. Web Master – International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand

12. Secretary General – 12th International Perforator Flap Course, Coimbatore, Sep 2008.

13. Organizing Chairman, 3rd Biennial Congress of the Brachial Plexus Group of India.,
Coimbatore, 20th to 22nd Feb, 2009.

14. Co- Chairman, Scientific Committee, 15th World Congress of the International
Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, New Delhi. 29th Nov to 3rd
Dec, 2009.

15. Organizing Chairman: Ganga International Wrist Course, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore,
7th to 8th Jan, 2011.

16. Organizing Chairman, 46th Annual Congress of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of
India, Coimbatore, 7th to 11th Sept, 2011.

17. Congress Chairman, 12th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies
for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH) & 9th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of
Societies for Hand Therapy (IFSHT), New Delhi, 4th to 8th March 2013.

18. Congress Chairman: 8th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery,
(WSRM), Mumbai, 19th to 22nd March, 2015.

19. Congress Chairman: IFSSH – South Asian Regional Course in Hand Surgery – Coimbatore,
3rd to 5th July, 2015.

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Membership in Professional Bodies Dr S Raja Sabapathy
1. Indian Medical Association

2. Association of Surgeons of India

3. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Vice - President


Member Executive Committee (1994-99)

4. Indian Society for the Surgery of the Hand, Vice - President

5. Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, President (2004 - 2006)

6. Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India – Vice - President

7. International Trauma Care Society – (Indian Section) – President (2008 -09)

8. British Society for Surgery of the Hand

9. American Society for Surgery of the Hand

10. Kleinert Society for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

11. European Tissue Repair Society

12. International Society for Burn Injuries

13. National Delegate of India to the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the
Hand and to the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand.

14. Indian Society of Wound Management

15. Indian Society for Cleft lip and Palate and Cranio-Facial anomalies

16. Founding Member – International Society for Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Injury.

17. Honorary Member – Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry, USA

18. Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis – Major Donor

19. Confederation of Indian Industry. Coimbatore zone – Zonal Council Member and Convenor,
Healthcare panel.

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Professional Experience
12 Jan 78 to 11 Jan 79 Compulsory Resident Rotatory Internee,
Stanley Medical College, Madras

May 79 to April 82 Postgraduate Trainee, Department of Surgery,


Madras Medical College, Madras

June 82 to July 83 Tutor in Paediatric Surgery,


Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore

Aug 83 to Mar 85 Postgraduate Trainees, Department of Plastic


Surgery and Reconstructive Hand Surgery,
Stanley Medical College, Madras

Apr 85 to Jun 85 Tutor in Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Hand


Surgery, Stanley Medical College, Madras

July 85 to Apr 88 Tutor in Plastic Surgery,


Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore

Apr 88 to Sep 89 Registrar, Plastic Surgery,


Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, UK

Oct 89 to Sep 90 Christine Kleinert Fellow in Hand and Microsurgery,


Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Oct 90 to May 91 Registrars, Plastic Surgery


Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow, UK

Jun 91 till date Head of the Dept. of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive
Microsurgery, Faciomaxillary Surgery and Burns
Director, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore

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Efforts to Promote Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery

Setting up of the State of the Art “Ganga Microsurgery Training Institute”


for advanced training in Micro Surgery at Ganga Hospital
Lack of laboratory training in reconstructive microsurgery was a big handicap for the growth of the
speciality in India. This was made good with the setting up of a lab with standards as good as
abroad. This has emerged as a popular training lab in the world. 1500 Surgeons from 62 countries
and 124 cities in India have been trained in the lab. Many trainees have gone back to their
respective places and did the first Microsurgical Flaps and Replantations in their units.

Comment of Dr Robert D Acland, Louisville, USA, the pioneer in Microsurgery on his visit to
the Microsurgery Lab at Ganga Hospital, February 2006.

―I am so happy to be here in your new United Nations of Microsurgical progress and education.
This feels the same, in terms of energy and excitement as Louisville in the 70‟s, or Ljubjena in the
80‟s. My best wishes for your long continued success.‖

Location of National and International Trainees to our Unit

Total Number of surgeons trained in the lab: 1500


No of Location
Countriesofof
Trainees – National
the trainees: 63 (124 Cities)

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Agra Hoshiarpur New Delhi
Ahmedabad Hubli Nodia
Ahmednagar Hyderabad Ongole
Akola Hissar Patna
Allapuzha Idukki Panchkula
Aligarh Indore Panipet
Amristar Jammu Tawi Perinthalmanna
Araria Jaipur Pondicherry
Aurangabad Jalandhar Pune
Bangalore Jamnagar Ranchi
Baroda Jodhpur Raipur
Belgaum Kadapa Rajkot
Bellary Kakkinada Rohtak
Begusarai Kannur Salem
Berahampur Kasargod Sattur
Bikner Kanpur Shillong
Bhadohi Kochi Sivagangai
Bharuch Kolhapur Solapur
Bhavnagar Kolkata Sonepat
Bhilai Koppal Surat
Bhopal Kottayam Thanjavur
Bhubaneswar Kozhikode Thrissur
Chandigarh Latur Thiruvalla
Chennai Lucknow Tirunelveli
Chattishgarh Ludhiana Tirupathi
Chickmangalore Maduri Tirupur
Chidambaram Mahabubnagar Trichy
Coimbatore Malkapur Trivandrum
Coonoor Mangalore Udaipur
Cuttak Mandya Utharakhand
Dehradun Manipal Vapi
Delhi Manipur Vadadora
Dharwad Mayiladuri Varanasi
Dhule Meerut Vellore
Ernakulam Mumbai Visakhapatnam
Faridabad Muzaffarpur Wardha
Gaya Nagercoil Warrangal
Goa Nasik Yavatmal
Gulbarga Nagpur
Guntur Nagaland
Haryana Navsari

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Location of Trainees - International (63 Countries)

Australia Cambodia Japan Norway Spain Ukraine

Afghanistan Denmark Jordan Oman Sri Lanka USA

Argentina Dubai Kenya Pakistan Sudan Uzbekistan


Bangladesh Egypt Malaysia Panama Sweden Vietnam
Barbados Germany Morocco Palestine Syria Yemen
Belgium Ghana Libya Poland Tanzania
Bhutan Hong Kong Myanmar Qatar Thailand
Brazil Indonesia Namibia Russia Turkey
Brunei Iraq Nepal Saudi Arabia UAE
Canada Ireland New Zealand Singapore Uganda
Colombia Italy Nigeria South Africa UK

In the 1st September 2007 issue of the British Medical Journal, Careers, Dr Philip Yong, one of the
trainees from London, wrote an article about the high standards of training offered in the Microsurgery
Lab of Ganga Hospital. This article created tremendous enthusiasm among the trainees around the world
to visit the centre.

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Creation of Paid Fellowships for training in Hand and Reconstructive
Micro Surgery

Dr S Raja Sabapathy took efforts to institute Fellowships for training younger surgeons in the field
of Hand and Microsurgery. This was in collaboration with industry leaders in the field. These paid
Fellowships attract quality surgeons towards the field and has greatly changed the scenario of Hand
and Microsurgery training in the country. These fellowships are the first of their kind and are most
sought after by candidates completing M Ch training in Plastic Surgery.

This Fellowship enables middle level senior people in public hospitals and teaching institutions
to spend 8 weeks at Ganga Hospital learning the protocols of management of different problems. In
turn it is hoped that the trainees will impart the knowledge gained to their students. The first of this
is

Ganga Hospital – Johnson & Johnson Fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive


Microsurgery
Mr. William Dearstyne, Company Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson visited the Hospital on 5th
March 2002. During the presentation of the work of the departments of the Hospital it was suggested
that paid fellowships as available abroad will encourage the faster spread of Reconstructive
Microsurgery. The advantage of its application in Hand Surgery and Trauma reconstruction and its
need in India was stressed. Mr. Dearstyne was impressed of the potential of Ganga Hospital for
such collaborative effort. As a follow-up of the visit, two Fellowships were set up. Each Fellowship
is of the value of Rs 25,000. Now it hast been upgraded to Rs 37,500. Johnson & Johnson provide
the funding and the Ganga Hospital provides the training. The selected candidates spend 6 to 8
weeks at Ganga Hospital and they take part in all clinical and academic activities of the unit. They
also undertake the weeklong Microsurgery laboratory course at the Ganga Microsurgery Training
Institute. We had an overwhelming response when the applications were called for vindicating the
concept with which we set the fellowship.

Awardees of the Year – 2002


Dr Aditya Aggarwal Dr B C Ashok
MS M Ch DNB MS M Ch DNB
Consultant, Dept of Plastic Surgery Assistant Prof of Plastic Surgery
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital St Johns Hospital
New Delhi Bangalore
Awardees of the Year – 2003
Dr Imran Ahmed Dr Chandini Perera
MS M Ch M.S.
Lecturer, Department of Surgery Consultant Plastic Surgeon
J.N. Medical College AMU, Aligarh NationalHospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo 8,
Sri Lanka
Awardees of the Year – 2004
Dr. Thilak S. Jepagnanam Dr. Yuri Agnel Roque Dias - Amborcar
D. Orth, MS Orth Ms., DNB(Plastic), DNB(General Surg), Mch
Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery,
Christian Medical College Goa Medical College
Vellore-632004 Bambolim, GOA 403202

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Awardees of the Year – 2005
Dr. Prashant Tyagi Dr Syed Faizal
MS(Gen), M.Ch(Plast) MS(Gen), M.Ch(Plast)
Consultant Plastic Surgeon Consultant Plastic Surgeon
462, Sector - 14 Kolkatta
Sonepat - 131 001 West Bengal - 700 106
Haryana
India
Awardees of the Year – 2006
Dr. Akif Muhtar Ozturk Dr M Markandeyulu Mantrala
MD Plastic Surgeon
Clinical Associate, Specialist of Orthopaedics Arundelpet
and Traumatology Guntur - 522 002
Chief Assistant, 5th Orthopaedic &
Traumatology Clinic
Ankara Numune Research & Training Hospital
Ankara, Turkey
Awardees of the Year – 2007
Dr. Roshan Kumar Bhandari MS FNB Dr. Stuart Enoch
No 19, II Floor, SB Road, VV Puram University of Cardiff
Bangalore – 560 004 United Kingdom
Awardees of the Year – 2008
Dr Nisha Barot DNB, MCh Dr Sajal Halder MS, M Ch
Junior Consultant Plastic Surgeon Department of Plastic Surgery
Rajasthan Hospital Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
Ahmedabad New Delhi

Awardees of the year – 2009


Dr. Srinivasan Rajappa MBBS, MS(Ortho), Dr. Gayan Ekanayake, MBBS., M.S.,
DNB(Ortho). Senior Registrar
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Plastic and Reconstructive Unit
Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Institute Colombo, Sri Lanka
Chennai

Awardees of the year – 2010


Dr. Nikhil Shrikrishna Panse Dr. Nirajan Prasad Parajuli
Vimal Nivas Sudarshan, society Orthopaedic Surgeon & Lecturer
Near Model Colony Post Office Kathmandu University Hospital
Shivaji nagar Dhulikhel
Maharashtra, Pune 411016 Nepal

Awardees of the year – 2011


Lt Col Dr. Sanjay Maurya, Dr. Vipula Perera,
Classified Specialist (Surgery) & Plastic & Plastic Surgical Senior Registrar,
Reconstructive Surgeon, National Hospital of Sri Lanka,
Dept of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Regent Street,
Command Hospital (SC) & Armed Forces Colombo,
Medical College,Pune-411 040 Sri Lanka.

Awardees of the year – 2012

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Dr. Amit Agarwal Dr. Bishal Karki
SMS Medical College Dept of Burn, Plastic & Reconstructive
Jaipur Surgery
Kathmandu Model Hospital
Kathmandu, Nepal

Awardees of the year – 2013


Dr. Aditya K. Agrawal Dr. Binita Jena
Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedic and Consultant,
Rehabilitation, Pune-411 018 Dept of Plastic Surgery,
Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research
Centre,
MelurRoad, LakeArea, Madurai - 625107

Awardees of the year – 2014


Dr. Ritesh Sharma Dr. Neilakuo Kire
Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist fellow, Kohima,
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Nagaland-797001.
United Kingdom.
Awardees of the year – 2015
Dr. Kapila Chandana Mendis Dr. Mir Mohsin
Senior Registrar in Plastic Surgery Assistant Professor
Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Colombo-08 Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences,
Sri Lanka Srinagar, Kashmir.

Awardees of the year – 2016


Dr.K.Elancheliyapallavans Dr. Sonia Kukreja Pandey
33-3\3, 42nd Lane, ERF 1062, Oshakati East,
Colombo-08 Namibia
Sri Lanka
Awardees of the year – 2017
Dr. Jennifer Wing-Sze Tong Dr.Salim All Lahham
Resident Specialist and Orthopaedic Staff Plastic Surgery Department
Surgeon Department of Orthopaedics & Rumilah Hospital
Traumatology Tuen Mun Hospital Hong Kong. Doha, Qatar-P.O. 3050
Awardees of the year – 2018
Dr. Sellakudy Selvaganesh Dr. Sreelesh L.S
Clinical Fellow in Hand Surgery, Assistant Professor,
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Department of Plastic Surgery,
Singapore Govt. Medical College Kozhikode
Kerala. 673008.

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Ganga Hospital – Carl Zeiss Fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive
Microsurgery

Carl Zeiss, the pioneers in the manufacture of Operating Microscopes collaborates with thought
leaders around the world in setting up training centres. The visit of Mr. Ven Raman, Director, Carl
Zeiss in 2000 paved the way for the setting up of the Ganga Microsurgery Training Institute.
Stimulated by the success, Carl Zeiss came forward to sponsor two fellowships every year. The
selected candidates will spend 8 weeks in the Department taking part in all clinical and academic
activities of the unit. Each Fellowship is worth Rs 50,000, making it the most valued Fellowship in
the field in the country. It is my sincere hope that these educational initiatives would nurture talent
and help produce leaders in the field.

Awardees of the Year – 2003


Dr Yogesh C.Bhat Dr Anil K. Bhat
Associate Professor and Head of the Department Assistant Professor, Hand and Microsurgery Unit
of Plastic Surgery Department of Orthopaedics
Medical College and S S G Hospital Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
Vadodara

Awardees of the Year – 2004


Dr. Alphonsus Chong Dr. T. Ayyappan
Department of Hand and Assistant Professor
Reconstructive Microsurgery Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery
National University Hospital BJ Medical College and Civil Hospital
Singapore 119074 Ahmedabad - 380016
Gujarat

Awardees of the Year – 2005


Dr Dammika Abeywickrama Dissanayake Lt Col Manmohan Singh
Plastic Surgeon Associate Professor
National Hospital of Sri Lanka Department of Plastic Surgery
Colombo, Sri Lanka Armed Forces Medical College
Pune, India

Awardees of the Year – 2006


Dr. Rodrigo Tanus Dr. Sumita Shankar
Plastic Surgeon Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Dept of Plastic Surgery Amaravathi Institute of Medical Sciences
Vila Penteado's General Hospital Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Brazil
Awardees of the Year – 2007
Lt. Col.(Dr) Tejinder S Bhatti Dr Thomas Giesen MD
Associate Professor Registrar
Dept of Plastic Surgery Istituto Policlinico
AFMC, Pune San Donato, San Donato Milanese
Milano, Italy
Awardees of the Year – 2008
Lt. Col.(Dr) Vijay Langer Dr Joan Arakkal
Plastic Surgery Department Orthopaedic Surgeon
RR Hospital Perth
New Delhi Australia

Awardees of the year 2009

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Dr. Jerker Brandt, MD., Ph.D Dr. Niranjan Bista, M.S (Gen)
Department of Hand Surgery Nepal Orthopaedic Hospital
Malmö University Hospital Katmandu, Nepal
SE-205 02 Malmö,
Sweden

Awardees of the year 2010


Ms. Sharmila Jivan Dr Abjijeet Waigonkar
72 Buckingham Drive Hand Surgeon
Loughboroug LE11 4TE ,UK Sanchetti Hospital, Pune

Awardees of the year 2011


Dr. Alvaro H. Rodriguez Dr. Samrat K Taori, D.N.B. (Ortho.)
Medical Doctor Universidad Libre. N R Taori Hospital,
Cali – Colombia, 48-L, Ganeshnagar,
General Surgeon Universidade Federal Behind S D Hospital, Nagpur
Fluminense,
Universidade Federal Fluminense,
Niteroi, RJ – Brazil.

Awardees of the year 2012


Ms. Helena van Dam Dr. M. Kingsly Paul,
Senior Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgeon,
PanThames Rotation Christian Medical College,
London Dept. of Plastic Surgery,
United Kingdom Vellore-632 004

Awardees of the year 2013


Mr. Sam Norton Dr. Nandini. R
Plastic Surgery Registrar, Consultant Plastic Surgeon,
The Lister Hospital, Regency Hospital,
Stevenage Kanpur-208 027
United Kingdom
Awardees of the year 2014
Dr. Swaroop J. T Dr. Chaitanya Karande Patil
Assistant Professor & Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Fellow in Hand Surgery, Krishna hospital,
MIMS, Mandya, Baramati-413102,
Karnataka. Maharashtra
Awardees of the year 2015
Dr Brijesh Mishra Dr Satyajit Sahu,
Associate Professor, Senior Registrar, Department of Plastic Surgery,
Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Apollo Hospital,
King Georges Medical University, Bhubaneswar,
Lucknow. Odisha - 751 005.
Awardees of the year 2016
Dr. Amit Jadhav Dr. Horacio J. Gonzalez Moccia
8, Samartha, Vrundavan Colony, Specialist in General Surgery (National
Pipe-line Road, Ananadavalli, University of Rosario)
Nashik, Specialist Plastic Surgery (University of
Maharashtra, Pin: 422013 Buenos Aires)
Buenos Aires,
Argentina

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Awardees of the year 2017

Dr. Reuben De Sousa Dr Mohamed Faizal bin Hj Sikkandar


Assist Professor In Plastic Surgery Orthopedic Surgeon and Clinical Lecturer,
Goa Medical College And Hospital Medical Department of Orthopedics, Surgical Cluster,
College Faculty of Medicine, UITM Medical Center,
Bambolim, Sungai Buloh Campus,
Goa 403202 Jalan Hospital ,
47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor,
Peninsular Malaysia

Making India, the Destination for Advanced Training.

Institution of Bruce Bailey Traveling Fellowship (for British Trainees)


Mr. Bruce Bailey, Retired Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, United
Kingdom passed away in April 2001. He was responsible for training many Plastic Surgeons from
India including Dr S Raja Sabapathy. He opened the windows of opportunities for many young
surgeons from our country. In the memory of this great man “Bruce Bailey Traveling Fellowship”
was set up by Dr S Raja Sabapathy. Bruce visited India many times and loved it. It is felt that
setting up a Fellowship to enable a British Trainee visit our unit for a period of 6 to 8 weeks is a good
way to keep the memory of the great man alive. It surely will build bridges between the two
countries to mutual advantage. The Fellowship is recognized and announced in the newsletters of the
British Association of Plastic Surgeons and the British Society for Surgery of the Hand for the
information of the interested candidates.

It is worthy to add the impressions of the Bruce Bailey Fellow about the scheme.
―I am a Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery at Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow in the UK, in my
final year of training. I have been very lucky to be selected as the very first Bruce Bailey Fellow,
and I have been at Ganga Hospital for the last 2 months. During this time, I have been involved in
the management of more major upper and lower limb injuries than I would normally see at home
in several years. The opportunity to be a part of the team at Ganga, working in a different
country with a completely different culture, whilst maintaining the highest clinical standards,
as good as the best units in the UK, has been a fascinating experience. There are many
differences, but also many similarities between the two systems! The Bruce Bailey Fellowship has
been a great learning experience for me….‖
- Mr Rodrick Dunn – 2002

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Mr Dunn won the Lester Surgical and Heinz Waldrich Prize worth £ 1500 for the best Micro
surgically oriented paper presented during the BAPS meeting held at London, Dec 2003 for the
paper, ‘Passage to India – Bruce Bailey Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery’. The paper was
about the experience and the work done during his fellowship at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore. Rod
presented the prize of £ 1500 worth of Micro instruments to the department.

Mr Rodrick Dunn - 2002 Mr Bert Oelbrandt - 2003


6th year Specialist Registrar in Plastic Registrar, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Surgery St. Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery
Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow Chelmsford , United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Mr Raj Ragoowansi – 2004 Mr Patrick Gillespe - 2005


Specialist Registrar Specialist Registrar
Queen Victoria Hospital Plastic Surgery Dept of Plastic Surgery
Holtye Road,East Grinstead, UK Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge,United
Kingdom
No Award – 2006 Mr Peter Russel – 2007
Specialist Registrar
St. Johns Hospital, Livingston, Scotland
Mr Steven Lo - 2008 Mr Adam Blackburn – 2009
Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery, Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery
Queen Victoria Hospital, Norfolk Deanery
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Mr. Philip Mathew - 2010 Mr. Dominic Furniss - 2011


SpR to Prof. Carlstedt Clinical Lecturer,
Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit Department of Plastic and Reconstructive
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Surgery,
Stanmore University of Oxford,
United Kingdom John Radcliffe Hospital,
Oxford OX3 9DS,
United Kingdom.

Mr. Adam Sierakowski – 2012 Ms. Roba Khundkar - 2013


Senior Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery, Specialty Training Registrar (ST5)
St Andrew's Centre, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Chelmsford, Oxford Deanery, Oxford OX3 8FX
United Kingdom. United Kingdom.

Mr. Nikolas Jagodzinski – 2014 Rebecca AnnaShirley – 2015


Specialist Trainee in Trauma & Dip Hand Surgery,
Orthopaedics, United Kingdom
Plymouth,
United Kingdom

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Mr. Nicholas G Rabey - 2017 Dr. Jeremy N Rodrigues - 2018
Specialist Registrar, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Plastic
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Surgery, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics,
Salisbury District Hospital, Odstock Road, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
Salisbury, University of Oxford
Wiltshire, SP2 8BJ, Specialty Registrar in Plastic Surgery
United Kingdom. Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Aylesbury

Ganga Hospital - Synthes Fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery

The Department of Plastic, Hand and Microsurgery and Burns, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore and
Synthes, Asia Pacific Region have jointly started an educational initiative of training fellowships in
the Department. The selected Fellows will spend 6 – 8 weeks in our department and will also
undergo one week of Microsurgical Lab course at the Ganga Microsurgery Training Institute.

The Candidates selection is on an international basis and they could be Plastic Surgeons or
Orthopaedic Surgeons interested in Hand and Trauma Reconstructive surgery. We consider that it
would be ideal for candidates, who have completed their formal basic training and have some work
experience in institutes or any private sector with adequate infrastructure. It will also be useful for
'mid career' surgeons.

Year Awardees
Year 2013 - 2014 Dr. Iryna Harbuzaniak, DM, Staff Physician (Specialist)
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Ukraine.
Dr. Sheeja Rajan T.M., MBBS, MS, DLO, M.Ch, DNB,
Asst. Professor,
Department of Plastic Surgery,
Calicut Medical College,
Kerala.
Dr. Maksud Devale, MBBS, MS, M.Ch (Plastic Surgery), DNB
(Plastic Surgery)
Asst. Professor,
Dept. of Plastic Surgery,
LTMG Hospital,
Mumbai.
Dr. Tin Tun Aug, MBBS, M.Med. (Ortho),
Asst. Hand Surgeon,
Yangon General Hospital,
Myanmar.

Year 2014 - 2015 Dr. Hayato Kuno, MD,


Staff, Saitama Hand Surgery Institute,
Saitama, Japan.

Dr. Budhi Nath Adhikari Sudhin, MS (General Surgery), M Ch

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(Plastic Surgery),
Associate Professor in Department of Surgery (Plastic Surgery Unit),
Chitwan Medical College,
Chitwan, Nepal.

Dr. Devi Prasad Mohapatra, MBBS, MS (Gen. Surg.) M.Ch (Plastic


Surgery)
Associate Professor,
Department of Plastic Surgery,
JIPMER, Pondicherry, India.

Dr. Ugyen Thinley, MBBS,


Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Regional Referral Hospital,
Monggar, Bhutan.

Dr. Dechporn Putthiwara, MD,


Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstructive Microsurgery
Institute of Orthopaedics,
Year 2015 - 2016
Lerdsin General Hospital,
Bangkok, Thailand

Dr. David James Graham, MBBS, FRACS, FA (Ortho)


Orthopaedic Surgeon
Royal North Shore Hospital
Sydney, Australia

Dr. Sumit Agrawal, MBBS, Ms (Ortho)


Lecturer in Department of Orthopaedics
Nepalganj Medical College
Nepal

Dr Vijay Jaganathan MS MRCS DNB MCH DNB,


Associate Professor,
Department of Plastic surgery,
Mathama Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute,
Pondicherry

Dr. Sunil Gaba, MS, M.Ch(Plastic Surgery)


Associate Professor,
Year 2016 - 2017 Department of Plastic Surgery,
PGIMER,
Chandigarh, U.T.
Dr. Soum Ratha,
Plastic Surgeon,
Children‘s Surgical Centre,
Phnom Penh,
Cambodia
Dr. Yong-June Kim, B.Sc, MD,
Plastic Surgeon,
Children‘s Surgical Centre
Phnom Penh,

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Cambodia
Dr. Huyen Thi Thanh Tran,
Attending surgeon in Department of Maxillofacial & Plastic Surgery,
Viet-Duc University Hospital,
Hanoi, Vietnam.

Chosen destination for Visit and Training of Major International Hand


Surgery Fellowship Awardees
Sterling Bunnell Fellow of the American Society of Surgery
Sterling Bunnell Fellowship is one of the highest honours bestowed by the American Society for
Surgery of the Hand on any of its members to travel to three or four outstanding Centres in the world.
Dr Martin M Boyer, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief, Orthopaedic
Hand Surgery Service, Washington University, St. Louis, the Sterling Bunnell Fellow of 2006
visited the Unit and Ganga Hospital in April 2006 and he had this to say

―..Thank you for a stimulating, educational, enjoyable and invigorating week at the Ganga Hospital.
I appreciate your friendship, value you as a colleague and admire what you have already done, what
you are currently doing and what you hope to accomplish in your new facility in the future...‖

As the follow up of the visit he was instrumental in signing up of an MOU between the University of
Washington, St Louis and the Department of Plastic, Hand and Microsurgery, Ganga Hospital for
training their residents in Microsurgery. 5 residents from the University of Washington have already
come for Training to Coimbatore..

First Senior Traveling Fellow of the Federation of European Societies of Surgery


of the Hand
Dr Torbjorn Vedung, Department of Hand Surgery, Sodersjukhuset Stockholm, Sweden, visited the
Unit in Dec 2006 as the FESSH Fellow. He chose to spend 3 weeks at the Mayo clinic, USA, 3
weeks at Ganga Hospital and 4 weeks in 4 centres in Japan. He considered the visit to Ganga
Hospital as one of the highlights of his fellowship and he had this to say

―..I truly have enjoyed the experience. I have also picked up many pearls and tricks not only
regarding microsurgery but also life itself. I am impressed with the effort and dedication you all put
in to your work. If anyone is interested to learn about trauma care this is the place in the world….‖

Pulvertaft Fellow of the British Society of Surgery of the Hand.

Dr David Bell, Plastic Surgery SPR, Manchester, UK, spent 6 months (July to December 2007) in
the Unit as Pulvertaft Fellow of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. He had this to say

―..I have had a remarkable time in India. I have just about got to grips of Ganga Philosophy of
Trauma Management and learnt a few valuable maxims. I have seen more here in 6 months than in
the several years back home. Such is the intensity of your work…. ‖

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Creation of
Ganga Hospital – Johnson & Johnson Visiting Professorship
in Hand and Microsurgery
A new chapter in our continuing efforts for the promotion of Hand and Microsurgery was made in
the year 2005 by the starting of the Visiting Professorship programme. It is a joint effort of the Dept
of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery and the Ethicon division of Johnson & Johnson.
A hand surgeon of international repute is invited to spend a week in the department. The visiting
professor lectures and takes part in all the academic and clinical activities of the department. This
interaction results in cross fertilization of ideas for the benefit of patients and builds bridges between
departments, hand surgery communities and nations.

Visiting Professor – 2005


Prof Lam Chuan Teoh

Senior Consultant Hand Surgeon, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.


Former President, Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand

“It is simply amazing ! Unbelievable ! The amount of work is astronomical and the range of cases
and the severity of the injury is just out of the world. However with the skill, energy and will you
are able to take them all and manage them so well. I admire all the things that you are doing and
make everything happen. You have devoted the best part of your life to hand surgery in India and
seriously training hand surgeons to fill the whole of India. ‖

Visiting Professor – 2006


Prof Michael Tonkin

Head, Dept of Hand Surgery & Peripheral Nerve Surgery


Royal North Shore Hospital, St.Heonandi, Sydney N.S.W 2065, Australia
Former President, Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand
Secretary, International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand

“I have seen dedication and enthusiasm which is admirable and enviable, the secret of which is
leadership and teamwork.”

Visiting Professor – 2007

Dr Steven Moran, Mayo Clinic, USA.


Associate Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery &
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Mn, USA

“An amazing experience, one which I will never forget. This has changed many of my thoughts
about hand trauma…”

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Visiting Professor – 2008
Prof. Chih-Hung Lin
Division of Trauma Plastic Surgery
Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Taiwan

“It is gorgeous trip to Ganga Hospital. I enjoyed most by exchanging of experiences, discussing
every issues and interviewing so many interesting cases. Ganga has terrific facility in treating
various hand and microsurgical patients”

Visiting Professor – 2009

Prof Andrew Burd


Chief, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery,
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

"This is a wonderful place and has a great atmosphere of purpose and commitment. I see in Raja a
true leader who has aspiration, gives inspiration and will continue to drive the evolution of large
hospital so that it does become the plastic surgical Mecca of India and beyond. I suggest making a
bulk order of these visitors book as they are getting fill up quickly."

Visiting Professor – 2010

Prof. Peter Neligan


University of Washington
Seattle
USA

“It has been such a pleasure to come and visit your wonderful hospital. What you have built is truly
a credit to you and a wonderful resource to the community.”

Visiting Professor – 2011


Prof. Pankaj Tiwari, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

"I am deeply honoured and humbled at the opportunity I have been given to visit Ganga hospital.
Here are some of the finest surgeons that I have ever had the pleasure of working with."

Visiting Professor – 2012

Prof. Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS


Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan Health System

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Ann Arbor, USA

"Thank you Raja and all the Colleagues at Ganga Hospital. The efficiency and quality of care is in
full display ranging from the staff all the way to the senior leadership. You should be proud of your
achievements.”
Visiting Professor – 2013
Dr Scott Kozin, M.D.
Chief of Staff
Shriners Hospital for Children,
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Temple University
USA

"My visit to India was highlighted by time spent in Coimbatore. Ganga Hospital is an integral part
of the Coimbatore community. The hospital is full of caring and compassionate physicians and staff
that provide the highest quality medical care. Ganga Hospital mirrors Shriner‟s Hospital with
regards to missions “Provide the highest quality care without regards to race, color, creed, sex or
sect, disability, or ability to pay.” I applaud all of you for the care and support you provide to your
patients and families. My experiences in your hospital and community will always be memorable.
My new friends in Coimbatore are now considered part of my extended family."

Visiting Professor – 2014

Prof. Alphonsus KS CHONG, MBBS, MRCS, MMed, FAMS


Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery,
National University Hospital (S) Pte Ltd, University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive
Microsurgery Cluster,
Singapore 119228.

"It is a great honour and pleasure to be invited to come to Ganga Hospital. I was here as Zeiss
Fellow in 2003-2004 and that time here made a big impression on me. I am very happy to see the
hospital and practice grow the size and stature and am sure it will continue to build on its successes.
In my time here, I see that the core values and principles which have been the foundation of the
department's and hospital's success still remain. I saw them in action in 2014 and I have tried to
adopt them for my own practice.

I enjoyed thoroughly this visit, reuniting with old friends and making new ones. "

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Visiting Professor – 2015
Dr. Niri Niranjan, M.B.B.S., MS (Gen Surgery), LRCP, MRCS, FRCS (Ed)
Sr. Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon,
St. Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery,
Chelmsford & Colchester Hospitals,
United Kingdom.

"I am profoundly honoured and humbled for inviting me as a visiting Professor - 2015, I have visited
Ganga Hospital before as a faculty during ASICON 2003 and International Perforator flap course
2008. I have heard Raja's expertly delivered lectures many times. It is amazing to witness the daily
activities at Ganga Hospital. I take this opportunity to congratulate like leaders and each and every
staff members of Ganga Hospital for achieving outstanding results. "Ganga Hospital like the river
Ganga provide life of normality” Thank you all very much.

Visiting Professor – 2016

Prof. Venkatramakrishnan, MS, FRCS, FRACS (Plastic Surgery)

Consultant Plastic Surgeon,


St Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns,
Chelmsford,
Essex, United Kingdom.

“Despite this being my fifth visit to the Ganga Hospital. It never ceases to amaze me. It is an
awesome institution crafted with dedication & skills, second to none in the world. As a Surgeon this
is a dream place to be and under the pretext of teaching here, I have been learning more”.

Visiting Professor – 2017

Prof. Neil F Jones, MD

Current President of American Society for Surgery of the Hand,


Shriners Hospitals for Children — Los Angeles,
Department of Orthopaedic, and Plastic Surgery,
University of California, Irvine, USA.

What a fantastic impressive hand surgery and Microsurgery Unit you have developed at Ganga
Hospital. It is truly world class. I feel privileged to have been invited as the 2017 Johnson and
Johnson Visiting Professor. I have been fortunate to have participate in many panels and symposia
with you, but more importantly to court you as a great friend.

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Ganga Hospital Fellowship for Bangladesh Hand Surgeons

A one year fellowship is sponsored by the Department of Plastic Hand and Microsurgery of Ganga
Hospital to enable young surgeons from Bangladesh to train in Trauma Reconstructive Surgery.
Started in the year 2006, the fellow is selected by a team comprising of Prof. Kairy and Prof. Kalam
to undertake training with the sanction of the Government of Bangladesh. The candidates on their
return have done good service in their areas.

Ganga Hospital Fellowship for Kenyan Surgeons

A Memorandum of Understanding was entered into by the Plastic Hand and Microsurgery
Department of Ganga Hospital and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, Kenya on 30th
Jan 2009 to co-operate and conduct joint teaching programmes for post graduates and facilitate
students and faculty exchange.

Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders)

Medicines Sans Frontiers is an organization which renders medical care in regions conflict and its
service was recognized for the Nobel Peach Price in the year 1999. At the recommendation of
Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Chanjiv Singh, Ms. Farhat Mantoo, Human Resources Officer of MSF – India,
New Delhi visited our centre on 1st August 2008. She penned the following words in our visitor‘s
book.

―I thank you for the hospitality. I have seen the Hospital and I am really impressed. I found the
people welcoming and the best was seeing the Iraqi patient and your nonverbal communication. You
can really bridge barriers. Dr. Sabapathy, I appreciate your support and willingness to extend your
expertise to all‖.

- Ms. Farhar Mantoo

She found that the type of work done and the learning opportunities available in the department
would be very useful to surgeons in regions where reconstructive surgery is much needed. As a pilot
project 2 surgeons from Iraq, from the region of Sulaimaniya came for a few weeks and also took the
microsurgery lab course. They found it useful and visit to Ganga Hospital has become a routine to
surgeons with responsibility in reconstructive surgery and maxillo facial surgery in the region. So far
14 surgeons from Sulaimaniya, Iraq have come for training and we are happy that indirectly we are
able to make a difference in the lives of people far away.

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Making the Advances in the Speciality available and affordable to the masses.

Save the Working Hand – Phase I - Poster project - 1995


A poster campaign with the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis was started under the banner,
‗Save the Working Hand‟, emphasizing the need for safety in the workplace. Dr S Raja Sabapathy
was the Project leader. 5000 posters in different colours with good messages were printed (2 on the
need for safety in the workplace and the third about the first aid measures to be taken in the event of
injury) and distributed to all industries. Campaign talks were also given in the industries. It had a
very good effect and all industries recorded a decrease in the number of accidents.

The launch of the project

The copy of the posters emphasizing the need for safety precautions in the workplace and the first aid
measures to be taken in the event of injury.

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Save the Working Hand – Phase II – Surgery for Poor Workers – 1998

We reduced the number of injuries, but we had higher goals. In the unfortunate event of an accident
we wanted every injured patient to get the best possible treatment. A Rotary matching grant project
was done which facilitated reconstructive surgery for poor patients who needed specialized treatment
including major microsurgery. 100 patients were treated. The funds from the grant were utilized
for the consumables with Dr Raja Sabapathy and team waiving their fees. Rs 391,000 was the
grant amount, but the total project value was Rs 1,095,000. So every „rupee of the grant went a
long mile‟.

The launch of the project by Mr Ilangovan IAS, Labour Secretary and the impact it had on the
society. First ever project by Rotary international for the care of the injured hands.

Tamilarasan, had lost his thumb and half of hand in an accident and by microsurgery a new thumb
was created from his great toe. He went back to his job again. A disastrous situation was turned into
useful recovery and he was confident to face the world again. 100 such patients were treated, by
making complex microsurgery available to the masses.

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Tamilarasan handing over flowers to Rtn Richard Bullen. The newly created thumb is seen

The Hopes of more than 100 families were kept alive because of this Rotary project.

The first beneficiary of the project Dec 1998 Mr. Packiaraj, 18 year old worker in a
packaging company who had thumb amputation. He is back in the same job. Here he is
seen greeting Assistant Governor Rtn. Ramesh on the occasion of the inauguration of the
next project
Save the Working Hand – Phase III – „Help for the Hands in need‟ –

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The project was a great success and it was decided to do it on a bigger scale. It was renamed as
„Help for the Hands in Need‟ to enable us to serve not only injured workers but also children with
spastic hands and with birth defects. Swamini Pramananda inaugurated this scheme and it was a
matching grant scheme again with the Rotary Club with the grant being to doubled to US $ 12000.
Due to the free service of the medical team, the total project value was US $ 30000. This time
in addition to accidents, children with birth defects and spastic hands were also treated.

For the Sake of Honor Award


Presented by Padma Vibhushan Dr M S Valiatham

Creation of Ganga Hand Injury Support Group

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This group was inaugurated by Hon Justice Shivaraj V. Patil on 20th December 2007 in the presence
of Dr B A Anantharaman, President, Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand. It is dedicated to better
the lives of people who suffer serious injury to their hands and upper extremity. The group will
comprise of patients who have suffered such injuries, surgeons involved in the care of patients,
therapists, social workers, industrialists and any one who is willing to give a helping hand.

Good recovery after hand reconstruction often takes time, and it requires perserverance on the part of
the patient. No one is able to provide this support better than a person who has been in similar
circumstances and is presently doing well. Mr. Srinivasan and Mr. Biju who had sustained very
serious hand injuries gave inspirational speeches on the occasion. Former patients in this group will
give valuable support to the patients and their families. It will provide the network and the needed
information.

Present day society does offer help to differently able persons. But many are not aware of the
opportunities available. The group will serve as a resource base to help people know the possibilities.

Ganga Hand Injury Support Group will

Help people live with change

Face the world with confidence

Open up windows of opportunities

Project „Swasam‟

An ambitious project to provide free surgery for deformity correction in poor children was
inaugurated by our beloved past President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on. This allows us to reach out to
the needy. A separate ward has been created wherein totally free surgery is done to all needy
children.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam inaugurating the project ‗Swasam‘

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Dr APJ Abdul Kalam with one of the
children (Radial Club Hand) to be
operated under this scheme

Any child with deformity requiring reconstructive surgery can be done free of cost under this scheme
irrespective of the complexity of the problem.

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