Free tissue transfer and replantation have become a routine in the department. Free flap transfers are used for reconstruction of the upper extremity, lower extremity, the head and neck and breast.. The department is manned by
- Dr. K R Rajappan, MS (Plastic Surgery), FICS – (Former Chief Plastic Surgeon – Medical College, Kottayam)
- Dr. R Jayakumar, MS, MCh, Dip. NB
- Dr. A J Guild, MBBS (Registrar)
- Dr. Asha Cyriac, MS, MCh
- Dr. Senthil Kumar, MS, MCh
They are providing state of the art service in almost every aspect of Microvascular Surgery.
The Center for tissue transfer and replantation established in the year 1990 was the first department of its kind in the state of Kerala and one of the few microvascular centers in the country.The center provides training program in plastic and microvascular surgery. Every year the department organizes international workshops.