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Dr. Mohit Sharma

Senior Consultant & Head

Department

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Qualification

MBBS, MS, Mch, Hand surgery fellowship, Burns fellowship

Dr Mohit Sharma is a Plastic and reconstructive surgeon adept in application of microvascular techniques for solving complex reconstructive problems.After completing his specialisation in plastic and reconstructive surgery from Safdarjung Hospital New Delhi in 2002 ,he has been serving at Amrita Hospital ,Kochi since last 20 yearsHis team is well known for starting the first Vascularised composite allotransplantation (VCA)programme in India in the year 2015 and has acquired one of the largest body of experience for any single centre in the world in the field of Hand TransplantationHe has done clinical fellowships in Burns and Hand surgery from St Andrew’s center for plastic surgery , which is the largest burns unit and one of the biggest reconstructive surgery units in the UK. He has observed and trained extensively with various leaders in the field of reconstructive plastic surgery

  • MBBS -SMS medical college Jaipur,Rajasthan
  • MS General surgery SMS medical college Jaipur,Rajasthan
  • MCh -Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ,Safdarjung hospital ,Delhi university
  • Hand Surgery fellowship St Andrew’s centre for plastic surgery, Chelmsford ,UK
  • Burns fellowship St Andrew’s centre for plastic surgery ,Chelmsford,UK
  • Facial reanimation
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Rhinoplasty and Nasal reconstruction
  • Genital reconstruction for congenital and acquired deformities
  • Breast reconstruction for Benign and Malignant conditions
  • Diabetic foot reconstruction
  • Head and Neck reconstruction for benign and malignant defects
  • Surgery for Lymphedema
  • Burns management -Acute conditions and post burn deformities correction
  • Congenital anomalies and traumatic conditions of upper lower limbs
  • Surgery of the cleft lip and Palate
Prizes- Prestigious PEET Prize for Ideas and Innovation
  1. Paper on Functional reconstruction of Near total glossectomy defects using composite Gastro omental and dynamic Gracilis free flaps. APSICON 2006, Hyderabad awarded the “Peet” prize for the best scientific presentation in the Ideas and innovations section.
  2. Anatomic basis for selecting the side of fibula free flap for mandibular reconstruction, Awarded the Peet prize for second time, for Ideas and Innovations at the national plastic surgery meeting, APSICON 2013 Mumbai
  3. Indian society for reconstructive microsurgery 2021 -Ideas and innovation award for a new technique of vascular cou-pling Triple clip anastomosis

Dr Mohit Sharma is a Plastic and reconstructive surgeon adept in application of microvascular techniques for solving complex reconstructive problems. After completing his specialisation in plastic and reconstructive surgery from Safdarjung Hospital New Delhi in 2002 ,he has been serving at Amrita Hospital ,Kochi since last 20 years. His team is well known for starting the first Vascularised composite allotransplantation (VCA)programme in India in the year 2015 and has acquired one of the largest body of experience for any single centre in the world in the field of Hand Transplantation

He has done clinical fellowships in Burns and Hand surgery from St Andrew’s centre for plastic surgery ,which is the largest burns unit and one of the biggest reconstructive surgery units in the UK. He has observed and trained extensively with various leaders in the field of reconstructive plastic surgery

And has vast experience in the fields of:

  • Facial reanimation -In facial paralysis due to Bells Palsy,post traumatic and post surgical causes
  • Ear reconstruction -In Microtia ,Acquired ear losses and in complicated failed reconstructions
  • Rhinoplasty and Nasal reconstruction
  • Genital reconstruction for congenital and acquired deformities
  • Breast reconstruction for Benign and Malignant conditions
  • Diabetic foot reconstruction -Various osteotomies and tendon rebalancing procedures along with flap surgeries to salvage the foot
  • Head and Neck reconstruction for benign and malignant defects
  • Surgery for Lymphedema -Involving vascularised lymph node transfers ,microlymphaticovenous anastomosis, reduction surgeries
  • Burns management -Acute conditions and post burn deformities correction
  • Congenital anomalies and traumatic conditions of upper lower limbs
  • Surgery of the cleft lip and Palate
  • He is the reviewer for various international journals as well as the Indian journal of Plastic Surgery
  • His passion is to create high quality videos in the field of reconstructive surgery for the training of reconstructive surgeons
  1. International society for Vascularised composite Allotransplantation
  2. Indian Society for organ transplantation
  3. Executive member Association of plastic surgeons of India
  4. Indian society for surgery of the Hand
  5. Indian society for reconstructive microsurgery
  1. Dressings and topical agents in wound care- Principles and practice of wound care. Jaypee brothers medical publishers 2012 ISBN 978-93-5025-864-4
  2. Vascularized composite allotransplantation
  3. Diabetic foot reconstruction
  4. Technical details of distal ,proximal forearm level and su-pracondylar level allotransplantation
  5. Long term followup and functional outcomes of distal ,proximal forearm level and supracondylar level upper limb transplants
  1. Gastro-omental free flap for reconstruction of tongue defects Siva Kumar Vidhyadharan-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Ramu Janarthanan-Deepak Balasubramanian-Mohit Shar-ma-Jimmy Mathew-Othiyil Sudheer-Subramania Iyer - Oral Oncology – 2018
  2. First two bilateral hand transplantations in India (Part 1): From vision to reality Subramania Iyer-Mohit Sharma-P Kishore-Jimmy Mathew-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-Janarthanan Ramu-Abhijeet Wakure-Raghuveer Reddy-Sm Chetan-Visakh Varma-Ashish Chaudhari-Swapnil Dhake-Akshay Omkumar-Vg Prasad - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2017
  3. First two bilateral hand transplantations in India (Part 2): Technical details Mohit Sharma- Subramania Iyer-P Kishore-Jimmy Mathew-Raghuveer Reddy-Janarthanan Ramu-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-Abhijeet Wakure-Sm Chetan-Visakh Varma-Ashish Chaudhari-Swapnil Dhake-Akshay Omkumar-Jerry Paul-Sunil Rajan-Ayyappan Nair-Druvan Shaji - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2017
  4. First two bilateral hand transplantations in India (Part 3): Rehabilitation and immediate outcome Mohit Sharma-Subramania Iyer-P Kishore-Jimmy Mathew-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-Ravi Sankaran-Arunn Nair-R Janarthanan-Abhijeet Wakure-Raghuveer Reddy-Sm Mali-Visakh Varma-Ashish Chaudhari-Swapnil Dhake-Akshay Omkumar - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2017
  5. First two bilateral hand transplantations in India (Part 4): Immediate post-operative care, immunosuppression protocol and monitoring Subramania Iyer-Mohit Sharma-P Kishore-Jimmy Mathew-R Janarthanan-Raghuveer Reddy-Abhijeet Wakure-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-Sm Mali-Visakh Varma-Ashish Chaudhari-Swapnil Dhake-Akshay Omkumar-George Kurian-Rajesh Nair-Anil Mathew-Zachariah Paul-Malini Eapen-Lalitha Biswas - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2017
  6. A novel technique for the management of microform cleft lip Akshay Omkumar-Mohit Sharma - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2016
  7. Effect of external volume expansion on the survival of fat grafts Raghuveer Reddy-Subramania Iyer-Mohit Sharma-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-P Kishore-Jimmy Mathew-A. Unni-P Reshmi-Rakesh Sharma-Chaya Prasad - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2016
  8. Reconstructive Indications of Anterolateral Thigh Free Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstruction Dhiraj Khadakban-Akshay Kudpaje-Kiran Jayaprasad-Tejal Gorasia-Sivakumar Vidhyadharan-Jimmy Mathew-Mohit Sharma-Subramania Iyer-Krishnakumar Thankappan - Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction – 2015
  9. Anatomic basis for an algorithmic approach for free fibula flap donor side selection in composite oro-mandibular de-fects Mohit Sharma-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Abhijeet Waku-re-Raghuveerreddy Dudipala-Subramania Iyer-Dayanand Jairaj-Jimmy Mathew - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2015
  10. Objective analysis of microtia reconstruction in Indian pa-tients and modifications in management protocol Mohit Sharma-Raghuveerreddy Dudipala-Jimmy Mathew-Abhijeet Wakure-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Deepak Balasubramaniam-Subramania Iyer - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2015
  11. Chapter-34 Head and Neck Reconstruction Mohit Sharma-Abhijeet Wakure-Sivakumar Vidhyadharan-Subramania Iyer - Basic Concepts in Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology – 2015
  12. A simple method to facilitate oral surgery in patients with orthodontic appliances A simple method to facilitate oral surgery in patients with orthodontic appliances Janarthanan Ramu , Abhijeet Waku-re , and Mohit Sharma Department of Plastic Surgery, Amri-ta School of Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Uni-versity, Kochi, Kerala, India
  13. Challenges in the Reconstruction of Bilateral Maxillectomy Defects Shawn Joseph-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Rahul Bug-gaveeti-Mohit Sharma-Jimmy Mathew-Subramania Iyer - Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2015
  14. Defect Components and Reconstructive Options in Compo-site Orbitomaxillary Defects With Orbital Exenteration Shawn Joseph-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Jimmy Mathew-Manju Vijayamohan-Mohit Sharma-Subramania Iyer - Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2014
  15. Short-term augmentation of venous drainage with extra-corporeal shunt and simultaneous auto-transfusion, for sal-vaging a congested free flap Rahulk Patil-Kiran Jayaprasad-Saurabh Sharma-Mohit Sharma-Jimmy Mathew - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2013
  16. Orbital Floor Reconstruction with Free Flaps after Maxillec-tomy Leela Sampathirao-Sriprakash Duraisamy-Naveen Hedne-Mohit Sharma-Jimmy Mathew-Subramania Iyer-Krishnakumar Thankappan - Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction – 2013
  17. Practical Technique for Predictable Wedge Osteotomies dur-ing Microvascular Free Fibula Reconstruction after Man-dibulectomy Deepak Balasubramanian-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Jimmy Mathew-Kiran Jayaprasad-Subramania Iyer-Mohit Sharma - Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery – 2013
  18. Scar revision Mohit Sharma-Abhijeet Wakure - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2013
  19. Safety and Efficacy of Low Molecular Weight Dextran (Dex-tran 40) in Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction Kiran Jayaprasad-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Mohit Shar-ma-Sriprakash Duraisamy-Sunil Rajan-Jerry Paul-Subramania Iyer-Jimmy Mathew - Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery – 2013
  20. Propeller Flaps in the Closure of Free Fibula Flap Donor Site Skin Defects Mohit Sharma-Deepak Balasubramanian-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Chandrasekhararao Sampathirao-Jimmy Mathew-Sachin Chavre-Subramania Iyer - Annals of Plastic Surgery – 2013
  21. Tensor fascia lata-iliac crest-internal oblique free flap for composite orbito-maxillary defect with orbital exenteration Subramania Iyer-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Moni Kuria-kose-Leela Sampathirao-Jimmy Mathew-Mohit Sharma - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery – 2013
  22. Flap hitching technique to the teeth after oral cancer resec-tion Krishnakumar Thankappan-Mohit Sharma-Pramod Subash-Subramania Iyer-Mayuri Rajapurkar - Journal of Surgical Technique and Case Report – 2012
  23. Reconstruction of foot extensor tendons with gracilis tendon graft Rahulk Patil-Kiran Jayaprasad-Saurabh Sharma-Mohit Sharma - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2012
  24. Reconstructive indications of simultaneous double free flaps in the head and neck: A case series and literature review Deepak Balasubramanian-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Moni Kuriakose-Sriprakash Duraisamy-Rajeev Sharan-Jimmy Mathew-Mohit Sharma-Subramania Iyer - Microsurgery – 2012
  25. Orbital Floor Reconstruction with Free Flaps after Maxillec-tomy Leela Sampathirao-Sriprakash Duraisamy-Naveen Hedne-Mohit Sharma-Jimmy Mathew-Subramania Iyer-Krishnakumar Thankappan - Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction – 2013
  26. Orbital Exenteration Defect Reconstruction: Options and Outcome S. Joseph-K. Thankappan-L. Sampathirao-J. Mathew-M. Sharma-S. Iyer - Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base – 2012
  27. Cross-chest liposuction in gynaecomastia Biju Murali-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-P Kishore-Subramania Iyer-Mathew Jimmy-Mohit Sharma-George Paul-Sachin Chavare - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2011
  28. Lateral Arm Free Flap for Oral Tongue Reconstruction Krishnakumar Thankappan-Moni Kuriakose-Shilpa Chatni-Rajeev Sharan-Nirav Trivedi-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-Mohit Sharma-Subramania Iyer - Annals of Plastic Surgery – 2011
  29. O145. Functional reconstruction of near total glossectomy defects using composite gastro-omental-dynamic gracilis flaps S. Duarah-M. Sharma-S. Salih-M.a. Kuriakose-S. Iyer - Oral Oncology Supplement – 2009
  30. Free radial forearm adiposo-fascial flap for inferior maxillec-tomy defect reconstruction Subramania Iyer-Krishnakumar Thankappan-Niravp Trivedi-Mohit Sharma-Monia Kuriakose - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – 2009
  31. A simplified technique of free flap pedicle transfer for recon-struction of defects following head and neck cancer ablation Rajeev Sharan-Mohit Sharma-Sundeep Vijayaraghavan-P.r. Sasidharan-Moni Kuriakose-Subramania Iyer - Journal of Surgical Oncology – 2009
  32. Use of double free flaps for locally advanced lesions of head and neck R. Sharan-M. Sharma-S. Vijayaraghavan-P.r. Sasidharan-M.a. Kuriakose-S. Iyer - International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2007
  33. Reconstruction of abdominal wall by whole thigh flap S. Sarabahi-S.p. Bajaj-Amar Bhatnagar-Mohit Sharma - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery – 2006
  34. ′Sure closure′-skin stretching system, our clinical experience Ki Subramania-S Mohit-Pr Sasidharan-Mk Abraham-P Arun-V Kekatpure - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery –Jan 2005
  35. Recent advances and controversies in head and neck recon-structive surgery Moni Abraham Kuriakose- Mohit Sharma-Subramania Iyer - Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery – Dec 2007
  36. A Novel technique for closure of post excisional soft tissue defects of axillary hidradenitis suppurativa S Mohit-S Saurabh- Raghuveer Reddy Dudipala -- Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery –Sep 2014
  37. Evaluation of Antigenicity of Components of Tracheal Al-lotransplant and Effect of Immunosuppressant Regime in a Rodent Model December 2020Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  38. Estimation of Health Utility and Quality Adjusted Life Years in Bilateral Hand Transplantation: A Time Trade-off Study August 2020Annals of Plastic Surgery
  39. Shape modified radial forearm free tissue transfer in oral cavity reconstruction: Technique and a prospective compari-son with the conventional technique July 2020Head & Neck
  40. The use of tumor-to-tongue thickness ratio to predict the need for microvascular flap reconstruction following glossec-tomy in carcinoma tongue January 2020Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Sur-geons
  41. Microvascular reconstruction for tumors of the head and neck in the pediatric population January 2020Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Sur-geons
  42. Indian Subcontinent’s First Proximal Forearm Level Double Upper Extremity Transplantation December 2019Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  43. Indian Subcontinent’s First Bilateral Supracondylar Level Upper Limb Transplantation December 2019Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  44. Long-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes of Radial Forearm Free Flap Donor Site in the Context of Head and Neck Can-cer Reconstruction December 2019Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology
  45. Wide Excision and Microvascular Reconstruction for Maxil-lomandibular Ameloblastomas: Local Control, Functional, and Esthetic Outcomes January 2019 Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Sur-geons
  46. Secondary lymphedema after head and neck cancer therapy: a review November 2018 Lymphology
  47. Gastro-omental free flap for reconstruction of tongue defects August 2018Oral Oncology
  48. Outcomes following pharyngeal reconstruction in total laryngectomy – Institutional experience and review of litera-ture May 2018Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  49. M. Sharma, A. Wakure, D. Guin et al., Triple clip anastomosis – A novel microvascular coupling technique, Journal of Plastic reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery May 5, 2021;13:22]
  50. Functional Restoration of a Midforearm Level Amputation using the Second Toe Transfer Mohit Sharma Shravan Rai K. S. Srilekha Reddy G. Shruti Kongara Indian J Plast Surg 2021;54:367–369