Dr. Raghuveer Reddy Dudipala

Plastic Reconstruction Surgeon

MBBS, MS (General Surgery)
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS)
Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (D.MAS)
Gyan Burman Fellowship in Hepato-biliary Surgery
M.Ch in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery




  •    Bachelor of Commerce (Computers) – Osmania University, Hyderabad. – 2003.
  •    M.B.B.S – Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune – 2009
  •    M.S (General Surgery) – Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil University, Pune – 2012.
  •    Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) – World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS) from World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon – 2013.
  •    Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (D.MAS) – World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS) from World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon – 2013. (Trained in Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Robotic techniques)
  •    Gyan Burman Fellowship in Hepato-biliary Surgery (International Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Association), Department of Gastro-surgery And Liver transplantation, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, NewDelhi. -2013.
  •    M.Ch in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India - 2016

Professional Experience:

  •    April 2008 – April 2009: Internship – Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad.
  •    April 2009 – April 2010: Junior Resident – General Surgery, Padmashree Dr.D.Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Pune.
  •    April 2010 – April 2011: Senior Resident – General Surgery, Padmashree Dr.D.Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Pune.
  •    April 2011 – April 2012: Chief Resident - General Surgery, Padmashree Dr.D.Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Pune.
  •    April 2012 – September 2012: Senior Resident (Post M.S) - General Surgery, Padmashree Dr.D.Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Pune.
  •    September 2012 – March 2013: Consultant General Surgeon- Vijay Hospital and Sri Sai Ram Infertility Centre, Hyderabad.
  •    March 2013 – July 2013: Gyan Burman Fellowship in Hepato-biliary Surgery, Department of Gastro-surgery and Liver Transplantation, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, NewDelhi.
  •    July 2013 – August 2013: Consultant General Surgeon- Vijay Hospital and Sri Sai Ram Infertility Centre, Hyderabad.
  •    August 2013 – July 2016: Resident – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
  •    20th – 26th May 2015: Observership – Under Dr.SatoruNagata, Nagata Ear and Plastic Surgery Clinic, Saitama, Japan.
  •    Member of the Surgical Team that performed the first three (3) Bilateral Hand Transplantations in India.
  •    Member of the first Tracheal Transplantation in India. (Second in the World)
  •    August 2016 – November 2017: Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Microvascular Surgeon – Citizens Hospital and American Oncology Institute, Omni Hospitals, Omega Hospitals, Prasad Hospitals, Neelima Hospitals and Evya Hospitals.
  •    December 2017:Founder Hyderabad Aesthetics.
  •    Currently: Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Microvascular Surgeon – Fernandez Hospitals,Omega Hospital, Prasad Hospitals, Vinn Hospital, Vijay Hospital and Evya Hospitals.

Research and Publications:

  •    Cryptorchidism with bilateral malignant transformation – British Journal of Urology International. DOI: 10.1002/BJUIw-2012-061-web
  •    Necrotising Fascitis : A study of 48 cases. – Indian Journal of Surgery.DOI: 10.1007/s 12262-013-0835-2.
  •    “Intra Abdominal Pressure – A Simple, Yet Reliable Indicator For The Diagnosis And Prognosis Of Appendicitis” – Medical Journal of Dr.D.Y.Patil University.DOI: 10.4103/0975-2870.126328.
  •    "Effect of cholecystectomy in cholelithiasis on serum lipid and blood glucose parameters". –Archives of International Surgery. DOI: 10.4103/2278-9596.122926.
  •     A novel technique for closure of post excisional soft tissue defects of axillary hidradenitissuppurativa. – Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.146680.
  •    Anatomic basis for an algorithmic approach for free fibula flap donor side selection in composite oro-mandibular defects. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. (Manuscript I.D: IJPS_197_14)
  •    Objective analysis of microtia reconstruction in Indian patients and modifications in management protocol. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. (Manuscript I.D: IJPS_115_15)
  •    Effect of External Volume Expansion (EVE) on the survival of fat grafts. – Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery.(Manuscript I.D: IJPS_66_16)
  •    Soft embalming of cadavers for training purposes: Optimising for long-term use in tropical weather. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery.(Manuscript I.D: IJPS_219_16)
  •    Total femoral prosthesis in malignant bone tumors: A case series. Cancer therapy & Oncology International Journal.
  •    First two bilateral hand transplantations in India (Part 2): Technical details.(Manuscript I.D: IJPS_94_17)
  •    First two bilateral hand transplantations in India (Part 3): Rehabilitation and immediate outcome.(Manuscript I.D: IJPS_95_17)
  •    First two bilateral hand transplantations in India (Part 4): immediate post operative care, immunosuppression protocol and monitoring.(Manuscript I.D: IJPS_96_17)

Papers sent for Publication

Papers sent for Publication:

  “Robotic surgery in Endometriosis: A review.” – British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  “Robotics in Gastro-Intestinal Malignancies: A literature review for the past, current trends and future perspective.” – World Journal of Surgery

  Post mastectomy breast reconstruction: A single institution review of 124 cases. Indian Journal of Surgery

Papers currently working on:

  Ileostomy complications: A 17 year single institution retrospective study.

  Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Hepato cellular carcinoma.

  Vaccum Assisted Wound Closure therapy in the management of large abdominal wall defects.

  Large abdominal wall defect with multiple entero-atmospheric fistulae: A reconstructive challenge.

  Abdominoplasty tissue as a training tool for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery trainees.

  Planning, technical details, immunosuppression and post operative rehabilitation protocol of Proximal forearmallo-transplantations.

Papers sent for Publication

Projects currently working on:

  Creation of a validated scoring system for objectively analyzingmicrotia reconstruction.

  Sentinel skin flap as a tool for monitoring solid organ transplantation.

  Basis of skin colour change in allogenic hand transplantation.

  Optimising tracheal graft for transplantation.

  Modified Thiel embalming as an integral training tool for undergraduate and post graduate curriculum.

Book chapters :

Co-author of the chapter on Diabetic foot management in the soon to be published Texbook of Plastic Surgery.

Dissertation for Degree of M.S. (General Surgery):

  A prospective analysis of intra abdominal pressures and outcomes in patients undergoing laparotomy.

Dissertation for Degree of M.Ch. (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery):

  A prospective comparative study of the survival of fat grafts with and without External Volume Expansion (EVE) in a murine model.

Presentations:

  •     Marjolin’s Ulcer – A rare entity...Is it? – Poster presentation – Maharashtra State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India- MASICON 2010 – Solapur.
  •     Giant facial plexiform neurofibromas – Poster presentation – Maharashtra State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India - MASICON 2011 – Mumbai.
  •     Thiel Embalming: A first time experience. Best Paper Presentation. Kerala State Chapter of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. – KPSACON 2014 – Calicut.
  •     Post Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction: A single institution review of 124 cases. Best Paper Presentation. Kerala State Chapter of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. – KPSACON 2014 – Calicut.
  •     Thiel Embalming: A first time experience. Paper Presentation. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India Conference 2014. – Chandigarh.
  •     Obturator to Free tissue transfer: A single institution series of Maxillary Reconstruction. Poster Presentation. World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery 2015. – Mumbai.
  •     Abdominoplasty skin flaps for Plastic Surgery resident training. Best Paper Presentation. Kerala State Chapter of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. – KPSACON 2015 – Munnar.
  •     Thiel Embalming: A tropical twist. Best Paper Presentation. Kerala State Chapter of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. – KPSACON 2015 – Munnar.
  •     Nursing in Reconstructive Transplant – Invited Faculty Talk – 26th National Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation. 2015 – Chennai.
  •     A prospective comparative sudy of survival of adipose derived stem cell enriched fat grafts with and without external volume expansion in a murine model. – APSI Best Research Award Presentation for 2015. – APSICON 2015 – Mumbai.
  •     Surgical training in basic and complex reconstructive procedures -Usefulness of the abdominoplasty skin flap. - APSICON 2015 – Mumbai.

Conferences, CMEs and Workshops attended:

  •     Live surgical workshop on Ano-rectal diseases by Surya Hospitals, Pune- November 2009.
  •     Palliative care workshop by Department of Medicine and Palliative care centre, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai at Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pune. – January 2010.
  •     32nd Annual Conference of Maharashtra State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India at Solapur, Maharashtra. – February 2010.
  •     Resident as teacher – Basic Course Methodology by Department of Medical Education and Technology, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. – October 2010.
  •     33rd Annual Conference of Maharashtra State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India at Mumbai, Maharashtra. – February 2011.
  •     Current trends in Breast cancer and live surgical workshop at Smt. KashibaiNavale Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra. – March 2011.
  •     34th Annual Conference of Maharashtra State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India at Pune, Maharashtra. – January 2012.
  •     Kerala State Chapter of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. – KPSACON, Calicut, Kerala. - April 2014.
  •     Association of Plastic Surgeons of India Conference, Chandigarh. – November 2014.
  •     World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Mumbai, India. – March 2015.
  •     Kerala State Chapter of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. – KPSACON, Munnar, Kerala. - April 2015.
  •     26th National Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation. October 2015 – Chennai.
  •     Association of Plastic Surgeons of India Conference, Mumbai. – December 2015.
  •     Indian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Conference, Agra. – February 2016.
  •     APSI training course – Hand and Extremity Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore. – March 2016.
  •     Kerala State Chapter of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. – KPSACON, Trivandrum, Kerala. - April 2016.
  •     Annual National Craniofacial Surgery Update. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala. – May 2016.
  •     27th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, Chandigarh. – October 2016.
  •     1st Amrita Lymphology meet, Kochi. – November 2016.
  •     15th Annual Conference of Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Hyderabad. – September 2017.
  •    21. 52nd Annual Conference of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Kochi. – November 2017.
  •     The Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Reconstructive and Microvascular Surgery, Mumbai. – March 2018

Achievements and Awards:

  •     Research grant from the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI) for the best research project 2014-15.
  •     Recipient of the APSI Grant for trainees to attend APSICON for the year 2016.
  •     Stood 2nd in the Best paper presentation at the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India Conference 2014 – Kerala Chapter at Calicut, Kerala. – Post mastectomy breast reconstruction: A single institution review of 124 cases.
  •     Stood 2nd in the Best paper presentation at the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India Conference 2015 – Kerala Chapter at Munnar, Kerala. – Abdominoplasty skin flaps for Plastic Surgery resident training.
  •     Stood 3rd in the Quiz competition at the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India Conference2014 – Kerala Chapter at Calicut, Kerala.
  •     Awarded the prestigious Gyan Burman Fellowship in Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery (International Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Association), Department of Gastro-surgery And Liver Transplantation, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, NewDelhi.
  •     Awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the Directorate of Field Publicity, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Government of India for standing 2nd in the Essay writing competitions of 1996.
  •     Awarded the M/S Andhra Bank Gold Medal for 1997-98 for securing 94% in English in the All India Secondary School Examinations.
  •     Awarded the Certificate of Merit by the Central Board of Secondary Education for reasons of outstanding academic performance and for being among the top 0.1% of successful candidates of the All India Secondary School Examination.
  •     1st in the college in the Bachelor of Commerce (Computers) University Examinations for all the three academic years (2000-2003) conducted by the Osmania University, Hyderabad.
  •     One of the University toppers in 1st and 3rd year of M.B.B.S.
  •     Stood 2nd in the Inter college Psychiatry Quiz competition by Department of Psychiatry, Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil Hospital and Medical College, Pune in 2007.

Sports and Other Extra-Curricular activities:

  •     Captained various Badminton, Cricket and Tennis teams at School, College and University levels.
  •     Member of the Quiz, Debate and Essay Writing teams at School and College.
  •     Recipient of numerous awards for various quiz, debates and essay writing competitions at inter-school and national level.

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  •     Basic training in Ultrasonography- Abhishek’s Institute of Imageology, Hyderabad, India.
  •     Diploma from National Institute of Information Technology.
  •     Computing skills – JAVA, DBMS (SQL), E-commerce and MS Office – National Institute of Information and Technology.

Language skills:

1. Fluent in English, Telugu and Hindi.



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