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Dr. Milind S. Wagh

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Dr. Milind S. Wagh
MBBS, MS, M.Ch (Plastic Surgery)
Consultant Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Face and Ear Reconstructive & Microsurgeon

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Dr. Milind S. Wagh

Ex-Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery,
Department of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery,
okmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital,Sion, Mumbai -- 400 022, INDIA.

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Bhatia General Hospital, Tardeo
Cumballa Hill Hospital and Research Centre, Cames Corner
Sujay Hospital, Vile Parle


August 31, 1964

English, Marathi, Hindi, Konkani, Gujarati & Bangla



1992-1994 Bombay University,India
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai
M.Ch (Plastic Surgery)
1988-1991 Bombay University,India
Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay Central, Mumbai
M.S (General Surgery)
1982-1987 Bombay University,India
Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay Central, Mumbai


Jan 16, 1992 - Jun 22, 1994
(Teaching experience of 2 years and 6 months)
Resident in Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Unit under Dr R.L.Thatte
L.T.M.G Hospital, Sion, Mumbai
Jun 23,1994 - Jan 31, 1997
(Teaching experience of 2 years and 7 months)
Clinical Lecturer in Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Unit under Dr R.L.Thatte
L.T.M.G Hospital, Sion, Mumbai
Feb 1, 1997 - Jan 31, 1998
(Teaching experience of 1 year)
Research/Clinical Fellow in Microsurgery,
Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery, Melbourne, Australia
( Director - Professor Wayne A. Morrison ) &
Clinical Assistant, Dept of Plastic Surgery,
St.Vincents'Group of Hospitals, Melbourne, Australia
( Chairman - Dr Allan McLeod )
Feb 1,1998 - Oct 2, 2003
(Teaching experience of 5 yrs and 8 mths)
Senior Clinical Lecturer in Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Unit under Dr Mukund Jagannathan
L.T.M.G Hospital, Sion, Mumbai
Oct 3, 2003 to Dec 31, 2005
Teaching experience of 2 years and 3 months)
Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery
Department of Plastic Surgery
L.T.M.G Hospital, Sion, Mumbai


  • Reconstructive Hand and Microsurgery AND Trauma Reconstruction

    • Free tissue transfers- emergency and elective

    • Replantations and revascularisations of amputated limbs and digits

    • Clinical applications and future possibilities in composite tissue allotransplantations for complex defects.

    • Expanded / Prefabricated free tissue transfer in functional reconstruction as well as aesthetic surgery.

    • Physiology and clinical applications of the process of controlled angiogenesis.

    • Congenital hand anomalies --- salvage of function & rehabilitation.

    • Functional reconstructions in post burns hand and extremity deformities.

    • Cosmetic rehabilitation using plastic surgery including tissue expansion, free tissue transfers & Prefabricated flaps in severe composite tissue losses in burns.

    • Complex post-traumatic hand injuries and reconstructions / rehabilitation.

    • Mechanics of tendon transfers in peripheral nerve injuries, brachial plexus injuries and post-infective palsies.

    • Functional and aesthetic reconstructive options in post- ablative defects in Head-Face-Neck tumours including composite free tissue transfers.

  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

    • Breast augmentation by breast implants

    • Aesthetic Breast reduction surgeries

    • Breast ptosis correction (correction of sagging breasts)

    • Body contouring and Liposculpture by surgical lipectomies, body lifts and liposuction

    • Blepharoplasty (Aesthetic eyelid surgery)

    • Eyelid Ptosis correction

    • Soft tissue filling and contour corrections by fat injections and use of fillers.

    • Facelifts, Browlifts, Necklifts

    • Surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation

    • Ear reconstruction in congenital absence /deformities and acquired deformities

    • Dermabrasion for facial contour deformities, acne scars etc


Fellowship in Microsurgery Fellowship of 1 year for advanced training in clinical microsurgery and microsurgical research successfully completed at St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia & the Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery, Melbourne, Australia. (February 1997-January 1998)
M.Ch ( Plastic Surgery) Second Rank among all candidates appearing at the Bombay University examination, May 1994
M.S ( General Surgery) Second rank among candidates appearing from T.N.M College for the Bombay University examination, Jan 1991
III MBBS First Class with Distinction in Surgery at the Bombay University examination, Oct 1986
II MBBS First Class at the Bombay University examination, April 1985
I MBBS First Class with Distinction in Anatomy at the Bombay University examination, Oct 1983
H.S.C First Class with Distinction
I.C.S.E First Class with Distinction ( First in Eastern Region)


  • Hargobind Foundation Fellowship for the year 1997 for advanced training in Microsurgery.

  • Birla Smarak Kosh Scholarship for the year 1997 for advanced training in Microsurgery.

  • First Prize in the All-India APSI Quiz in Plastic Surgery at the 28th National Conference of APSI, Bangalore,1993.

  • Special award for paper presentation and content in the APSI Best paper category at the 28th National Conference of APSI Bangalore, 1993.

  • Nominated for the Best Residents' Award for the year 1990-91, Nair Hospital.

  • Dr R.T.Desai Prize for securing the highest marks in Surgery for M.S (General Surgery) registered candidates.

  • Dr R.L.Shah's Prize & Dr A. L. Nair and M. Venkatrao's Prize for securing the highest marks in Surgery at III MBBS University Exam, Oct 1986.

  • Master Vishwanath Sambhoo Scholarship for securing the highest marks in Surgery at the competitive Exam in Surgery, held by T.N.M. College in 1986.

  • Felicitation reward of the North Canara Goud Saraswat Brahmin Community in November 1998


Aesthetic Surgeries

  • Rhinoplasties including septorhinoplasties - hump reductions, osteotomies, onlay cartilage & bone grafts, tip work

  • Abdominal lipectomies, Body lifts

  • Liposuction & Liposculpturing

  • Blepharoplasties

  • Eyelid ptosis surgery

  • Augmentation Mammoplasties using Breast implants and autogenous tissues (Lat.Dorsi flaps)

  • Reduction Mammoplasties

  • Mastopexies for breast ptosis

  • Facelifts, Browlifts, necklifts

  • Facial contour correction by fat injections and fillers

  • Non-surgical facial rejuvenation

  • One stage Pinna reconstruction using costochondral framework and temporalis fascia

  • Multistage Pinna reconstruction using buried costochondral framework

  • Nasal reconstruction following post-traumatic defects using forehead flaps ( Expanded and Non-expanded ), nasolabial island flaps, medial arm flaps, free radial forearm flaps

  • Reduction Cheiloplasties

  • Post-traumatic / Post-malignancy lip reconstructions

  • Eyebrow / Moustache reconstruction using flaps / hair bearing grafts

  • Fat injections

  • Hair transplants

  • Dermabrasion

Microvascular Surgeries

  • Radial Artery Forearm sensate free flap - fasciocutaneous as well as purely fascial flaps

  • Prefabricated radial forearm free flaps for Ear reconstruction & Tracheal reconstruction

  • Lateral Arm sensate free flap

  • Parascapular & Scapular free flaps

  • Tensor Fascia Lata sensate free flap

  • Anterolateral thigh flap

  • Latissimus Dorsi muscle and musculocutaneous free flaps

  • Serratus anterior muscle with ribs & Latissimus dorsi muscle free composite tissue transfer

    • for complex leg defects

    • for cranial and scalp reconstruction

  • Free fibular transfers for tibial defects and mandibular reconstruction

  • Free iliac crest (DCIA) transfer for tibial defects and mandibular reconstruction

  • Second Toe transfers for thumb reconstruction

  • Great toe wraparound flaps for thumb reconstruction

  • Gracilis muscle free flap for extremity defects and for facial palsy

  • Gracilis and latissimus dorsi free functional muscle transfers

  • Cross facial nerve transfers with gracilis free muscle transfer for facial palsy

  • Rectus Abdominis muscle free flap

  • DIEP flaps for Breast reconstruction

  • Saphenous venous flow-through free flaps

  • Replantation of hand and upper extremity - mid palm / wrist / forearm / elbow/ upper arm levels

  • Replantation of thumb and multiple fingers - MP joint / Proximal Phalanx / Middle Phalanx/ Distal phalanx levels including avulsion injuries

  • Revascularisation of hand and upper extremity - wrist / forearm / elbow / upper arm levels

  • Revascularisation of lower extremity - knee / upper 1/3rd of leg / ankle level

  • Median / Ulnar / Radial Nerve microneural anastomoses and repair at various levels from palm to upper arm to axilla including nerve grafting

  • Posterior tibial / Peroneal / Anterior tibial Artery and Nerve microneurovascular repairs in post-traumatic cases and nerve grafting

  • Brachial plexus reconstructions and repairs - (Trunk / Division / Cord levels)

    • Acute Primary repair in penetrating injuries

    • Secondary Neurolysis

    • Reneurotization by Cable grafting

    • Reneurotisation by nerve transfers incl. Spinal Accessory Nerve and Intercostal Nerve transfers.

    • Free Functional muscle transfers

  • Penile replantation and revascularizations

Hand Surgeries

  • Post-traumatic Primary, delayed primary and secondary Flexor & Extensor tendon repairs at all possible levels and in all possible zones including complete , multiple level "Spaghetti Wrist" injuries

  • Tenolysis / Tendon grafting

  • Staged flexor tendon reconstruction for thumb and all fingers using Silastic Rods

  • Entire spectrum of all possible tendon transfers for Median / Ulnar / Radial Nerve palsies and combined palsie

  • Congenital Hand anomalies - Syndactyly, Polydactyly, Clinodactyly, Camptodactyly, Macrodactyly, Lobster claw "cleft" hand, Hypoplastic / Absent thumb

  • Primary reconstructions in complex mutilating hand injuries including #-fixation, bone grafting, tendon repair, neurovascular repair and flap cover - Planning and undertaking staged surgery based on a long term reconstructive program aimed at restoration of function and rehabilitation

  • Reconstruction in Post-burn deformities of the hand & upper extremity

  • Application of JESS / UMEX distractors for correction of post-burn and other deformities of the fingers/wrist

  • Pollicisations using index or middle finger

  • Late extensor tendon reconstructions for correction of Boutonniere, Swan-neck, Mallet finger deformities as well as Extrinsic and intrinsic tightness.

  • Thumb and 1st web reconstructions with distally based radial artery forearm flaps or posterior interosseous artery flap

  • Neurovascular island flaps &1st dorsal metacarpal artery sensate island flap for thumb pulp / fingertip cover

  • Homodigital Local flaps for fingertip / volar / dorsal finger and thumb defects

  • Surgeries for hand tumors - AV malformations, lymphangiomas, Schwannomas, fibrolipomas etc.

  • Dermofasciectomies and extensive digitopalmar fasciectomies for correction of Dupuytren's Contracture

Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgeries & HFN Reconstructions

  • Fractures of the maxilla - Lefort I, II, III --- Open Reduction and Internal Fixation, bone grafting.

  • Orbital wall and floor reconstruction

  • Fractures of the mandible - compound / multiple / bone loss --- Open Reduction and Internal Fixation, Bone Grafting, Stabilisation with External fixator systems, Vacularised bone grafts.

  • Emergency and elective Bony & Soft tissue reconstructions, both in complex craniomaxillofacial anomalies and trauma

  • Facial Augmentations in Hemifacial Microsomia, Rhomberg'sDisease, Treacher-Collins Syndrome using bone grafts, free microvascular (vascularised), fascial and de-epithelialised flaps

  • Reconstructions following ablative surgeries for malignancies

  • Cranioplasties for post-traumatic defects

  • Release & Reconstructions in Temporomandibular joint ankylosis

    • Gap arthroplasties with / without interposition temporalis fascia

    • Costochondral graft for condyle replacement

  • Sliding genioplasties for microgenia

  • Mandibular augmentations for micrognathia using bone grafts and mandibular border advancement osteotomies

  • Nasomaxillary setback osteotomies for maxillary occlusal overjets

  • Socket reconstructions with dermis fat grafts, skin grafts, lateral wall osteotomies.

  • Free tissue transfers and pedicled flaps for HFN reconstructions following ablative excisions in HFN malignancy.

Cleft lip & Cleft palate surgeries

  • Unilateral and bilateral Cleft lip repairs using various techniques

  • Median cleft lip repairs

  • Reconstructions in Rare craniofacial clefts including coloboma correction / symblepharon release and grafting / socket reconstruction

  • Veau-Wardill-Kilner pushback palatorrhaphy for cleft palate

  • Furlow's intravelar Z-plasty

  • Dorrance repair for secondary clefts

  • Free microvascular radial artery fascial flap for primary repair of cleft palate

  • Primary Repairs of cleft palate using Tongue flap

  • Repair of palatal fistulae using tongue flap

  • Posterior pharyngeal flaps for VPI

  • Hynes / Orticochoea / Jackson dynamic pharyngoplasties

  • Nasoendoscopies

  • Vomer resections / Premaxillary setbacks in bilateral clefts

  • Cleft Rhinoplasties - Unilateral and Bilateral

  • Alveolar bone grafting in clefts

  • Primary emergency surgeries for rare maxillomandibular fusion syndromes

Flap Surgeries

  • All types of muscle, musculocutaneous, fasciocutaneous and pedicled skin flaps in the upper & lower extremity, HFN and trunk

  • Pedicled and free flap reconstructions in HFN malignancy

  • Scalp Transposition and Rotation Flaps

  • Temporalis fascia flaps

  • Eyelid reconstructions by lid switch flaps, cheek rotation flaps, chondromucosal grafts

  • Washio flaps for nose reconstruction

  • Forehead and nasolabial flaps for nose reconstruction / post-malignancy ablation cover

  • Medial arm ( Tagliacozzi ) flap for nose reconstruction

  • Deltopectoral / Pectoralis major flaps for HFN reconstruction

  • Cervicopectoral flaps

  • Pectoralis major / Rectus abdominis flaps for sternal dehiscence in Cardiac surgery

  • Rotation flaps for coverage of exposed cardiac pacemakers

  • Radial artery forearm flaps --- proximally & distally based

  • Extracorporeal Radial artery forearm flaps for post-traumatic defects, e.g scalp, face, lower extremity

  • Axial pattern and random pattern abdominal flaps for upper extremity cover

  • Regional pedicled and Island flaps for coverage of pressure sores

  • Multiple superiorly and inferiorly based fasciocutaneous flaps for tibial defects

  • Crossleg flaps

  • Gracilis flaps for testicular cover in Fournier's Gangrene, protecting the suture line in bladder exstrophy corrections; gracilis slings for correction of fecal incontinence

  • Gastrocnemius and soleus flaps

  • Dorsalis pedis flaps for ankle cover

  • Medial plantar and local muscle flaps for plantar / heel defects

  • Adipofascial flaps and reverse sural artery flaps for lower extremity defects

  • Saphenous and Cephalic venous flaps

  • De-epithelialised turnover flaps

  • A multitude of Perforator flaps in upper and lower extremities, trunk, perineal area and HFN.

Other major surgeries

  • Tissue expansion for facial defects and scars / alopecia / scars and deformities in extremities

  • Temporalis Fascia and Muscle slings for facial reanimation

  • Fascial frontalis slings for ptosis correction

  • Levator resection for ptosis

  • Dermis fat grafts for anophthalmic orbital volume restoration

  • Lid ectropion / entropion releases

  • Hypospadias - primary single staged preputial island flap repairs

  • Hypospadias - multistaged primary & fistula repairs

  • Giant AV malformations on face / scalp

  • Plexiform Neurofibromatosis

  • Lymphoedema - Congenital & Filarial - affecting lower extremity, penis and scrotum, labia and clitoris

  • Vaginoplasties


  • Replantation of completely avulsed entire scalp and face

  • Superior gluteal free flap for breast reconstruction

  • Ulnar / Radial club hand correction

  • MPjoint and PIP joint replacement arthroplasties for Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Wrist Arthroscopies and ligament repairs

  • Open Reduction & Internal Fixation of Radius / Ulna fractures

  • Complex reconstructions in craniofacial syndromes

  • LeFort I/ II osteotomies

  • Sagittal split osteotomies for prognathism / retrognathism

  • Procedures for Penile lengthening in post-traumatic partial and near-total losses