New Delhi: After serving for more than 3 decades building the Department of Plastic Surgery at Lok Nayak Hospital & associated MAMC, Delhi, notable plastic surgeon Dr Rajeev B Ahuja has now joined Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as a Senior Consultant in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery.
Dr Ahuja completed his MBBS in 1977, from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, M.S. (Gen. Surgery) in 1981 from PGIMER Chandigarh, M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery) in 1983 from PGIMER Chandigarh and Diplomat of National Board (Plastic Surgery) in 1984 from National Board of Examinations, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi.
Since then he had been instrumental in developing the department of Plastic surgery at LNJP Hospital as a premier facility in a government setup. Under his guidance, the department became one of the pioneers in Head and Neck Reconstruction and Microsurgery in the country, which was started by him way back in 1988
Dr Rajeev Ahuja is one of the earliest recipients of the State Award from Government of NCT of Delhi for excellence in service ( year 2000). He is associated as an expert with WHO, CDC (USA), Healing Foundation (UK), Global Alliance for Cookstoves, ICMR.
He is now going to host the World Congress of International Society for Burn Injuries in 2018, Delhi.