Debraj Shome, MD, DO, DNB, FRCS (Glasgow), FICO (USA), MNAMS, MBA (Healthcare Management, Vanderbilt University, USA), is Consultant Facial Plastic Surgeon, Oculoplastic Surgeon & Cosmetic Surgeon at Apollo Specialty Surgery, Mumbai, India.
Dr. Debraj Shome was the ex-consultant Facial Plastic, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Surgeon at The Esthetic Clinic at the Apollo Hospitals, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, India and Ex-Consultant at the Institute of Aesthetic Surgery at Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, India which is a JCI accredited top-line multi-specialty Indian corporate hospital.
An internationally renowned and noted Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Debraj Shome, specializes in Plastic surgery, cosmetic & reconstructive surgery, aesthetic and cosmetic surgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery. Dr. Debraj Shome is said to be amongst the top / best facial plastic surgeons in India & the world and is one of very few Indian surgeons listed by Wikipedia, the world’s largest online encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debraj_Shome). Facial Plastic Surgery is a super-specialty that is shooting up in India presently while in USA, it is in vogue currently and most facial surgeries in US currently are performed by this particular genre of plastic surgeons, who are super-specialized in surgeries of the facial tissues.
Dr. Debraj Shome deals with Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery post face fractures and cancers, Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation, Rhinoplasty (Nose Job / Nose Surgery), Face lifts, Mid-Face lifts, Mini Facelift, Rhytidectomy (wrinkle removal), Auricular (ear) repositioning (Otoplasty), Hair transplants and hair restoration surgery, Eyelash enhancement, Neck Lifts, Blepharoplasty (eyelid lift / cosmetic eyelid surgery), Lip Augmentation and shaping, Jaw contouring, Facial Fracture repairs, Aesthetic Surgeries for Facial Cancers, Facial Implants (for changing the shape of the face), Facial Myectomies for intractable Blepharospasm & Hemifacial Spasm, Facial Flaps & Grafts for face cancers, etc.
Dr. Debraj Shome completed his undergraduate medical education from Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai; one of the India’s oldest medical schools. He went on to specialize in ophthalmology and completed his residency from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. He obtained the degrees of F.R.C.S. (Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow) in 2003 and also his Diplomate of National Board (D.N.B) in 2004. Dr. Shome then specialized in Ophthalmic Plastic surgery and Orbital surgery in a rigorous fellowship from L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India. Dr. Shome subsequently completed an esteemed clinical Fellowship in Cosmetic Facial Plastic surgery from one of the world’s top centers at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. He also completed another clinical Fellowship in Head & Neck Surgery from the Department of Head & Neck Surgery at the M D Anderson Cancer Center in 2007. This fellowship specialized in multi-disciplinary approaches to Head & Neck Oncology. This makes Dr. Debraj truly unique as he has been trained separately and exclusively at top centers in both reconstructive surgeries as well as cosmetic surgeries of the face. He added another feature to his cap by completing the Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management in November 2008, from one of the world’s top business schools. This unique combination of top-class clinical and health practice skill sets makes it possible for Dr. Debraj to lead and develop teams to make the best possible centres, both as an administrator, a surgeon and a man manager. Dr. Debraj Shome founded The Esthetic Clinic.
Dr. Debraj Shome is also a visiting faculty to the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the M D Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, TX, www.mdanderson.org since June 2007. He previously conceptualized, developed and was the Head of Department of Facial Plastic Surgery at Aditya Jyot Hospital Pvt, LTD, Mumbai, India and at the Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai (India’s top cancer therapy centre). These centers were extremely successful. In addition to his clinical acumen, Dr. Shome has a research background with interests in basic science as well as clinical plastic surgery & ophthalmology and has published more than 40 international scientific peer-reviewed papers and presented papers at various scientific forums. The complete list of Dr. Debraj’s research efforts is available on http://www.pubmed.org
Dr. Debraj Shome is specialized in Facial Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Shome has also acquired fellowship training in Maxillofacial Surgery & Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Debraj Shome is a FACS (Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons) certified Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Debraj is one of the very few surgeons who are FACS certified.
Dr. Debraj Shome has won numerous accolades and honors in his career till date, the latest are listed on Dr. Debraj’s awards page. He has more than 40 research articles published in top-line peer reviewed international journals, chapters in international books and numerous presentations in ophthalmology conferences, head & neck conferences, ENT conferences, Facial Plastic Surgery Conferences and Cosmetology conferences world over; thus, Dr. Shome is an innovator who not only practices the best in medicine but also conducts research which alter practice patterns and make up the ‘medicine of tomorrow’. Also, currently is faculty at two of the world’s top rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery cadaveric dissection courses, held at Vinnea, Austria and San Francisco in USA. The rhinoplasty course has been running successfully for 47 years in a row and Dr, Debraj is honored to be given a chance to be a faculty on this course.
Dr. Shome is currently faculty at two of the world’s top rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery cadaveric dissection courses, held at Vienna, Austria and San Francisco in the USA. The rhinoplasty course has been running successfully for 47 years in a row and Dr. Shome is honored to be given a chance to be a faculty on this course. Dr. Shome was the winner of the prestigious Quiz Contest at the annual meeting of the All India Ophthalmological Society conference in 2006. For this honor, he was felicitated by The President of India, His Excellency, The Honorable Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
Dr. Shome has also won the extremely prestigious Colonel Rangachari award & the Hanumantha Reddy award at the annual meeting of the All India Ophthalmological Society Conference in 2010, for his revolutionary paper and invention of a nano-molecule of carboplatin (a cancer drug), which promises to change the way eye, facial & neural cancers are treated. Dr. Debraj Shome is also the part of the inventor group of the revolutionary QR 678 hair growth molecule.
Dr. Shome has been awarded session best prizes at the National Annual Scientific Conferences in 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010. Dr. Shome has been awarded for numerous Best Researchers Award grants by various organizations affiliated to the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) as well as private organizations such as the Sir Ratan Tata Trust. Dr. Shome was awarded the first ever Bharat Biotech – LVPEI Travel Grant Award in 2005 for his research efforts. Dr. Shome was also the recipient of an extremely prestigious Travelling Grant Fellowship Award from the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow for his work in Oncology research in 2005. He has been selected as a reviewer (to review other peer surgeons’ research submissions) “Dermatologic Surgery” – The Primary Cosmetic Journal of the world and “Head and Neck Surgery” and “Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery” – The topmost journals in Facial Plastic Surgery in the world.
Dr. Debraj Shome was awarded the extremely prestigious Davies Foundation Grant Award by the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom in 2010. This Grant Award was awarded to only two outstanding physicians from over the globe who have performed sterling work in cancer research and therapy, have contributed to life-saving research and have changed the entire paradigm of cancer therapy in the world. This Grant Award established through the Williams and Elizabeth Davies Charitable Foundation Awards an extremely prestigious Grant Award to support a range of activities geared towards improving the management in cancer.
Dr. Debraj Shome has been featured as an ‘Achiever’, by Express Health Care, a leading weekly healthcare publication by the Indian Express Group, as early as 2007. Dr. Shome is featured regularly in The Times of India, Hindustan Times, DNA – Daily News and Analysis and many other leading English and regional language daily newspapers in India. He has had numerous articles published on his work in the press. Dr. Shome tweets, blogs regularly and writes informative articles for the lay person in magazine columns on a regular basis.