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 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