WHY UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL

We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.

REACH YOUR WELLNESS

Dr Leon Alexander

MBBS, MS (Surg), MNAMS, MRCS (Edin UK), DNB (Plast), MCh (Plast)
Specialist Plastic Surgery

EDUCATION

- MBBS - Trivandrum Government Medical College, University of Kerala 2006
- MS General Surgery - Madurai Medical College, TN MGR Medical University
- M.Ch – Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery , Government Medical College, Trivandrum,  Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)
- D.N.B- Plastic Surgery , National Board of Examinations (NBE)
- MRCS - Edinburgh, UK

CLINICAL EXPERTISE

1. COSMETIC SURGERY
- Liposuction, Abdominoplasty("Tummy tuck"), Mammoplasty (Breast Enhancement/Reductions), Rhinoplasty, Botox, Fillers, Hair transplantation
2. FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY
- Scar revisions, Facelift, Blepharoplasty, Cleft lip & palate repair
3. TRAUMA & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
- Tendon repairs, Nerve repairs, Flap cover, Skin grafting, Chronic ulcer management, Pressure sore cover
4. HAND SURGERY
- Carpal tunnel Decompression, Tendon transfers, Nerve transfers, Hand fracture fixation, Contracture release
5. MICROVASCULAR SURGERY
- Free tissue transfer/free flaps, Revascularisation, Replantation (reattachment of severed digits, extremities), AV fistula creation
6. BURNS RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
- Skin flaps and grafting, Escharotomy, Contracture Release

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

- Senior Resident (Lecturer) - Department of Plastic Surgery, Government Medical College, Trivandrum
- Plastic Surgeon at Department of Plastic Surgery, S P Fort Hospital, Trivandrum
- Trained at Charles Centre for Cleft and Craniofacial Anomalies, Jubilee Mission Hospital, Trichur
- Trained at Department of Cosmetic Surgery, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Chennai
- Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Indira Gandhi Cooperative Hospital, Kochi, Kerala
- Consultant Plastic Surgeon - City Hospital, Kochi , Kerala
- Senior Specialist Plastic Surgeon - Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


- Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK (MRCS - Edin UK)
- Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (IAAPS)
- Kairali Plastic Surgeons Association (Kerala state- KPSA)
- Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI)
- National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS-India)

PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS & RESEARCH.

Papers Presented / Published

1. A case of anomalous pancreatico biliary duct junction (APBJ) malformation - ASI Conference (South Zone), Madurai - August 2010
2. Focused Parathyroidectomy - ASI Conference (South Zone), Madurai - August 2010
3. Focused Parathyroidectomy - Annual Conference of the Association of Surgeons of India - ASICON 2010, AIIMS, New Delhi - December 2010
4. Gracilloplasty for Anal Sphincter reconstruction - KPSA CONFERENCE, Kottayam Medical College, Kerala - April 2013
5. Recent Advances in Autologous Fat Transfer - at Trivandrum Plastic Surgeons Club - February 2014
6. Stem Cells in Healing of Chronic Wounds - Faculty of Surgical Sciences, Government Medical College, Trivandrum - June 2015
7. Corrosive Strictures of Oesophagus and Stomach and Our Experience in the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology in Govt. Rajaji Hospital, Madurai - Published in E-Journal of TN DR. MGR Medical University

Dr Leon Alexander

MBBS, MS (Surg), MNAMS, MRCS (Edin UK), DNB (Plast), MCh (Plast)
Specialist Plastic Surgery