Dr Prakash Chhajlani

Dr. Prakash Chhajlani is the Director at Dr Chhajlanis’ Cosmetic-Plastic Surgery center.Indore.MP.India. since 1986. He is also a consultant Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon and head of the Dept at CHL & Gokuldas hospitals and an Assistant Professor at Index Medical College. He was the former Director of Smile Train at CHL Medical Center where 900 Cleft related surgeries have been done. He did his graduation in 1979 and post graduation in General Surgery in 1982 from MGM medical college Indore. He then did M.Ch. in plastic surgery from Sion hospital Bombay under the tuelage of Dr Dias and Dr R.L.Thatte in 1985. He had  his schooling from The Scindia school  Gwalior.

He has been a recipient of the UICC (Geneva Switzerland) and Millard (Miami USA ) fellowship and has been trained in Germany and USA under the tutelage of  Drs’ Lemperle, Berger, Millard and Jackson. He has also worked as research fellow in Tata Memorial Hospital. He is a recipient of the prestigious Glaxo award for  original research in plastic surgery.

Dr. Chhajlani has organized about 12 workshops in different subjects of Plastic Surgery at Indore. He has been a speaker at Rotary, Lions, Jaycees Clubs and in the  All India Radio. A film on Vitiligo surgery by him has been shown on Door-darshan.

He is the founder of The School of Plastic Surgery an educational body at  Indore. He has been a member of various associations and as a member of Interplast Germany he has done various camps in India and in Africa, Philippines, Nepal South America etc. and operated on more than 300 patients on such visits.  He  convened Beyond medicine lecture series for 9 years where 92 lectures were held and more than 24,000 people attended the lectures. He is also the co-chairman of The Cleft lip & palate Foundation through which 950 ‘adivasis’ have been operated free of cost. Their travel, food accommodation, medicines and surgery– everything is done free. 600 such children from Jhabua district have been adopted by the foundation.

He has several publications in International journals’  .He has a chapter published in the Grabb’s encyclopedia of flaps. He has contributed Chapters in a Text Book for Dental Students.

Gardening and in particular bonsai is his hobby and is a professional Landscapist. He teaches the art of Bonsai. He is also fond of bird and has a variety of birds and fishes at home. They are also patrons of art and have a collection of paintings and antiques.

His wife Dr. Asha is a Pediatrician and they have 2 sons, Dr. Rahul is a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon and Dr. Nikhil is a consultant Dermatologist.

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