Academic Achievement

Invited for training the trainers course for new technique of Radiofrequency assisted liposuction – Toronto, Canada 2009
Invited faculty – International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting – Bruno , Zec Republic to give lecture on “ scope of power assisted liposuction under local anaethetic and sedation 2008
Invited by the international news agency ‘Reuters’ for surgical demonstration of liposuction 2008
Invited by BBC Channel 4 for demonstration of surgical correction of male breast in the programme entitled ‘Embarrassing Bodies’. 2008
Invited for radio talk/interview on ‘Scope of liposuction’ 2007
Invited faculty to the Australian Interplast for 15 days training visit to the department of plastic surgery, Dhaka Medical College,Bangladesh 2007
Chairman- Scientific session European congress Cleft palate and Craniofacial anomalies, Spain, Bilbao 2007
Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) travelling ursary Cleft Lip and Palate Project, India) 2004
Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) travelling ursary (Cleft Lip and Palate Project, India) 2003
Cleft Lip and Palate Association (Hull) travelling bursary (Cleft Lip and Palate Project, India) 2002
Co-Chairman of scientific session on Management of Velopharyngeal Incompetence at The International Cleft Congress Munich, Germany 2002
Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) research grant 2001
Sir Earnest Finch Travelling Scholarship University of Sheffield (to participate in the 9th International Congress of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies) 2001
Chairman of a scientific session on Cleft Palate Repair 9th International Congress of Cleft Palate and Associated Anomalies, Gothenburg,Sweden 2001
Second prize for the research paper presentation competition at Oxford and Anglia Plastic Surgery Regional Meeting 1995
International Travelling Fellowship by Association of Plastic Surgeons’ of India 1993
J.N.Tata Travelling Fellowship (Clinical Fellowship – Department of Plastic surgery, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Gotoberg, Sweden) 1991
Diploma in Public Speaking, Nazareth Public Speaking Academy, Bombay 1988
First Prize for the best paper presentation at the Plastic Surgery National Conference, India, ABU, Ahemdabad 1987
Gold Medal in final M.B.B.S. 1981
First in Forensic Medicine at Second M.B.B.S. (160 students) 1979
Distinction for Pre-Science, Saurashtra University 1975
Distinction/National Scholar in S.S.C. Board, Gujarat 1974