Dr. T. Krishnamoorthy - Plastic Surgeon, Trichy

Dr. T. Krishnamoorthy


M.B.B.S., M.S., M.Ch.


Plastic Surgery


Trichy - Cantonment

About the Doctor

Designation: Plastic Surgeon
Scholastic Performance
  • Secretary of surgeons club Trichy 1996
  • President of surgeons club of Trichy 1998
  • President of Plastic surgery association of Tamilnadu 2005-2006
  • More than 100 papers presented in the national and state conferences.
  • Invited speaker for head reconstruction by the burns association of India 2016
  • Invited speaker Prof. CBK oration Association of Plastic surgeons of 2016
  • Chair regularly for various sections of plastic surgery in the national and regional conferences
  • Invited surgeon for a leprosy eradication program
Specialty Experience
  • Associate professor of Plastic surgery Thanjavur Medical College for 5 years after specialization associated with prof. Jamal on filarial research.
  • In practice at Trichy for more than 35 years.
  • Established the first plastic surgery unit of Trichy.
Kauvery Experience
  • One of the founders of Kauvery hospital
  • Did the first replantation of the upper limb in Trichy and introduced the concept of microsurgery in this part of the country. Established plastic surgery concepts when the first Kauvery Hospital was started at Tennur, Trichy.
  • Headed the dept. of plastic surgery for number of years and brought burns and facio maxillary surgery to the most significant growth.
  • Ran many cleft lip and plate camps under which more than 1000 cleft surgeries were done at Kauvery hospital over years
  • The burn unit of Kauvery hospital was established by him which made the usually costly treatment elsewhere cheaper to the common man.
  • The trauma care at kauvery hospitals has been streamlined with the help of other specialties by him
Normal Procedures
  • All surgeries related to cleft lip and palate. All congenital anomalies which need special attention
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Burns care
  • Hand injuries
  • Plastic surgery of limbs in trauma care
  • Peripheral nerve injuries and tendon transfers
  • Facio maxillary injuries
  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy related problems
Special Procedures
  • Cleft lip and palate more than 5000 to date
  • Cosmetic surgery of the breast, gynecomastia, nose, and scar corrections
  • Acute burn care and the post-burn sequel
  • Various procedures for the care of injured in association with other specialties
  • The senior-most plastic surgeon of the state who has all the skills and know-how of the branch
  • Effective teacher and leader who has a scientific approach and a human touch in all the treatment protocols
Clinical Achievements:
  • Almost 40 years of unbroken service to humanity in the field of plastic surgery. Found out the best ways to treat every
  • The problem of plastic surgery-related issues in the most effective way at a tier II city like Trichy
Rare Surgeries: Do you need such a senior person? His life had been a source of inspiration to the budding plastic surgeons
Future Vision: To serve humanity as a plastic surgeon till the very end of life
Professional Body Membership
  • IMA
  • ASI
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • APSI
  • NABI
Personal Interests
  • Winner of the tournament IMA Trichy
  • Vice president of Trichy tennis association till date
  • Was the president of Trichy bridge association
  • Avis reader of books
  • Member of Trichy book club reviewed books of various fields
Social Activities
  • Was always of part of IMA its activities for the care of the sick
  • Invited surgeon for leprosy eradication program by the Gujarat Government for 4 years (2000-2003)

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