About Us

About Us

Dr Nanda did his MS from AIIMS and MRCS from UK. Following M.Ch from PGI in 1997 he underwent advanced fellowships under world leaders in cosmetic and plastic surgery in Spain, Japan, U.K. & USA. He has been a senior faculty at PGIMER, Chandigarh and was appointed by Ministry of Health, Oman as head of a Plastic Surgery unit in a referral hospital in Oman.

He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, UK and the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India. He has around 50 publications in reputed journals He has had the rare honour of being a fellow of British Association of Plastic Surgeons and International Scholar of the American Society of Plastic Surgery<br/
He has presented and published his technique of cleft palate repair and rhinoplasty for cleft patients at various national and international fora which have been acclaimed by his peers. He has been part of various social initiatives and volunteered his services in ‘cleft camps’ organized by the Rotary Club and Operation Smile.

Dr Nanda’s practice philosophy is ‘Underpromise and Overdeliver’. He appreciates the need for minimal time away from work for individuals undergoing cosmetic surgery.




MCh 1997 Post Graduate Inst of Medical Education & Research, (PGI) Chandigarh, India
MS 1994 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, ( AIIMS ) N. Delhi, India
MRCS 2009 Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK
MBBS 1991 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, ( AIIMS ) N. Delhi, India
Consultant, Cosmetology n Plastic Surgery 2010 – to date Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, NCR Delhi
Senior Specialist Plastic Surgery 2008 – 10 Ministry of Health, Oman
Associate Professor Plastic Surgery 2006 -10 PGI, Chandigarh, India
International scholar, American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2006 American Society of Plastic Surgeons/American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, USA.
Assistant Professor Plastic Surgery 2001 – 06 PGI, Chandigarh, India
Fellow NAMS cleft lip and palate 2004 National Academy of Medical Sciences, India fellow for advanced training in, Thrissur, Kerala. Preceptor: Dr HS Adenwalla
Fellow British Association of Plastic Surgeons 2000 Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and St. Andrews Centre, Essex, UK. Preceptor: Mr B C Sommerlad
Fellow Microsurgery & Hand, Japan 1999 ODGH, Yamaguchi, Japan. Preceptor: Dr Kazuteru Doi
Fellow Aesthetic Surgery, Spain 1998 Centro Medico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain.Preceptor: Dr Javier de Benito
Assistant Professor Plastic Surgery 1998-99 PGI, Chandigarh.
Senior Research Associate 1997-98 Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, AIIMS, N Delhi. Preceptor: Dr RK Khazanchi
Senior Resident 1995-97 Department of Plastic Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. Head: Dr PS Chari
Junior Resident 1992-94 Department of Surgery, AIIMS, N Delhi. Head: Dr SN Mehta
Intern 1991 One year rotating internship at AIIMS, N Delhi.
Rotating intern 1991 Plastic Surgery Department, LT Medical College, Sion, Mumbai. Preceptor: Dr RL Thatte
MRCS – Membership of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, UK, 2009
MNAMS – membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences,India, 2006
International Scholar of American Soc of Plastic Surgeons / Am Soc Maxillofacial Surgeons, 2006
Fellowship of British Assoc. of Plastic Surgeons, 2000
Fellowship in Microsurgery, Japan, 1999
Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery, Spain, 1998
Atm Prakash Gold Medal for Best Graduate in Surgery, AIIMS, 1991.
National Talent Search Exam Scholarship, 1984 to 1994.
First position State Science Competition, 1981.

Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

National Academy of Medical sciences, India

Royal College of Surgeons, UK

Indian Society of Cleft lip, Palate & Craniofacial anomalies

Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Oculoplasty Assoc of India

Indian Society Facial Plastic and Reconstr Surgery

North Zone Assoc Plastic Surgeons India

AIIMSONIANS Alumni Assoc of All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, India Indian Medical Association

Reviewer ( Journals) Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Cleft Palate – Craniofacial J
Indian J of Plastic Surgery
Indian J Neurosurgery
Oman Medical J
Guest Faculty Thread Lift, Cosmetology update, N Delhi, 2016
Central Asian Plastic Surgery Conf, Tashkent , 2016
ESI Dental College, Delhi, 2015
Body Contouring, GESICON, AIIMS, 2014
Breast Reconstruction Conference, SGRH, 2012
Facial Aesthetic Surgery Course, Assoc of Oral & Maxfac Surgeons, N Delhi 2011
Annual Meeting, Indian Society of Cleft Lip Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies,
Mangalore, 2008. Panelist – symposium on VPI.
CME on Clefts and Craniofacial Surgery, APSICON 2006, Hyderabad
1st international workshop on Cleft Lip & Palate, Chennai 2005 (CME approved
by Royal Australasian College of Surgeons)
CME on Diabetic foot, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, 2005
CME on Burns, Amritsar, 2004
Course on Microsurgical Techniques, Delhi, 2003

Sessions Chaired APSICON, N Delhi, 2016
Techniques in Plastic Surgery, Medanta, Gurgaon, 2016
Annual Meeting Plastic Surgeons of Oman, Muscat, 2010
Annual Meeting Plastic Surgeons of Oman, Muscat, 2009
Annual meeting ISCLPCA, Mangalore, 2008
Annual meeting ISCLPCA, Chandigarh, 2007
Organising Secretary, Burns Update, Chandigarh, 2006
Scientific Chairman, Annual Conf North Zone – APSI, Chandigarh, 2003
Assoc Cutaneous Surgeons India, Biennial Conference, Chandigarh, 2002
National Workshop on Microsurgical Reconstruction, PGI, Chd, 1999

  1. Breast reduction, CAPS conf, Tashkent, 2016
  2. Cleft Palate repair, CAPS conf, Tashkent, 2016
  3. Cosmetic Surgery Update – ESI Dental College, Delhi, 2016
  4. Body contouring, GESICON, N Delhi 2014
  5. Cosmetic Surgery – Facts & Myths, Gurgaon , 2013
  6. Vascular birthmarks – IAP Gurgaon, 2012
  7. Rhinoplasty – Aesthetic Surgery Course, Assoc Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons , N Delhi, 2011
  8. Rhitidectomy (Facelift) techniques
  9. Otoplasty and Ear Reconstruction
  10. Lateral Approach to the Levator Veli Palatini Nanda V et al. Muscat, Oman 2010
  11. The bilateral cleft lip nose deformity in the adult and its correction. Nanda V et al. Muscat, Oman 2009
  12. Septal Extension Graft in Bilateral cleft lip nose. Nanda V et al. 7th ISCLPCA Mangalore, India, 2008
  13. Lateral Approach to the Levator in Rerepairs. Nanda V etal. 7th ISCLPCA, Mangalore, India 2008
  14. Lateral Approach to the Levators. Nanda V etal. NZAPSICON, PGIMER, Chd, India , 2007
  15. Extending the indications of ‘short scar’ reduction mammoplasty. IAAPS annual conference, Mussoorie, India 2007
  16. Timing in Cleft Palate repair – CME on Clefts, APSICON, 2006
  17. Diabetic Foot – Plastic Surgeons perspective. Govt Medical College, Chandigarh, 2005
  18. Inhalation Burns. Nanda V, Aggarwal AN, Makkar SS, Sharma RK, Amritsar, India 2004
  19. Audiological profile in adults presenting with unrepaired cleft palate. Nanda V et al, 3rd Annual conference of ISCLP&CA, Chandigarh India, 2004
  20. The Toe-finger switch operation- A report of two cases. Nanda V, Doi K, Toh S, at the Japanese Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery- Annual Conference, Tokyo, 1999.
  21. Free anterolateral thigh flap – video presentation at the National Workshop on Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Extremities, Chandigarh, 1999.
  22. Rare craniofacial clefts – Khazanchi RK, Nanda V, at the National Update on Craniofacial Clefts, Mumbai, 1998
  23. High flow arteriovenous malformations – innovations and pitfalls. Khazanchi RK, Nanda V, at the Association of Surgeons of India – Delhi State Chapter, Annual Conference, 1997.
  24. Salvage of critical limb ischemia with microsurgical omentum autotransplantation. Khazanchi RK, Nanda V at the Association of Surgeons of India – Delhi State Chapter, Annual Conf 1997.
  25. A Series of 18 cases of exposed cardiac pacemakers. Nanda V, Khazanchi RK, at the National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India in 1997.
  26. An innovation for the management of exposed hardware in the lower third of the thigh. Nanda V, Sharma RK at the national conference of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, 1996
  27. ‘Knowledge, attitude and practice of breast feeding in Ballabgarh’ at ‘Teaching Methodology in Epidemiology’ organised by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and AIIMS, New Delhi, 1993
  1. The role of single dose heparin in prevention of thrombus formation in a new experimental thrombosis model. Nanda V, Khazanchi RK, Rakshit K, Chopra P. Ind J Plast Surg 1995; 28: 1- 4
  2. Role of vitamin E in ischaemic skin flap survival in rats. Khazanchi R.K., Pal S. Mittal D, Gupta K., Guleria S., Nanda V. Ind J Plast Surg 1995; 28: 50-53
  3. The latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap for exposed cardiac pacemakers in children. Khazanchi R.K. Ind J Plast Surg, 1996; 29(2): 81-83
  4. Free flap urethroplasty for a complex long segment stricture of the bulbomembranous urethra. Khazanchi RK, Doriarajan LN, Dogra PN, Nanda V, Chahal R. J Reconstr Plast Surg, 1998; 14 (4): 223-25
  5. Omentum autotransplantation in thromboangiitis obliterans. Khazanchi RK, Nanda V, Kumar R, Garg P, Guleria S, Bal S. Surg Today – Jap J Surg. 1999; 29: 86-90
  6. Treatment of depressed scars with a dissecting cannula and an autologous fat graft. Benito J, Fernandez I, Nanda V. Aesth Plast Surg. 1999; 23: 367 – 370
  7. Restoration of prehension with the double free muscle technique following complete avulsion of the brachial plexus. Doi K, Muramatsu K, Hatori Y, Otsuka K, Tan S, Nanda V, Watanabe M. J Bone Joint Surg. 2000; 82 – A (5): 652 – 66
  8. Microsurgical Reconstruction in Head and Neck malignancies – An overview. Biswas G, Nanda V, Sharma SC, Nehru VI, Sharma RK. Bull PGI 2000; 34: 41 – 48
  9. Free Vascularised bone graft for nonunion of the scaphoid. Doi K, Oda T, Soo- North Zone 2002; 8 (4): 65-70
  10. Management of thermal burns in children. Ramana YV, Nanda V, Chittoria R. Current Medical Journal North Zone 2002; 8 (4): 65-70
  11. Patient-designed indigenous finger splint. Yamani VR, Chittoria R, Nanda V. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul; 112 (1) : 336-7
  12. Reconstruction of a knee defect with a perforator based flap – A report. Makkar S, Shetty D, Nanda V, Sharma R. Bulletin PGIMER 2003, 37: 119-123
  13. ‘Chunni burn’: a rare mode of clothing induced friction burn. Mehrotra S, Nanda V, Chittoria R, Sharma RK. Plast Reconstr Surg 2004 Jul; 114 (1) 282 – 3
  14. Amyloidosis complicating rhinophyma. Nanda V, Garg B, Chittoria R, Biswas G, Sharma RK. Aesth Plast Surg 2004, 28: 98-99
  15. Plantar marginal septocutaneous flap. Shetty D, Makkar SS, Nanda V, Sharma RK. Bulletin PGIMER 2004, 38: 26 – 33
  16. Extrapyramidal symptoms following electrical burns – a case report. Parashar A, Chittoria R, Nanda V. Burns 2004, 30: 402-404
  17. Hybrid mattress suture. Makkar SS, Sharma RK, Nanda V. Plast Reconstr Surg 2004, 114(7): 1971-3
  18. Neuroparalytic keratitis – A rare manifestation of posttraumatic Superior Orbital Fissure Syndrome. Madhusudan S, Sharma RK, Nanda V. Annals Plast Surg 2004 Jul; 53 (1): 835.
  19. De-epithelialised fasciocutaneous turnover flap: An alternative for defects in the lower thigh and knee joint. Sharma RK, Nanda V, Makkar S, Parasher A. Ind J Plast Surg 2004, 37: 40-43
  20. Giant rhinophyma: Managing a social recluse. Sharma RK, Ramana YV, Makkar S, Nanda V. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Jun; 115(7): 2146-8.
  21. Costal cartilage necrosis – an unusual complication of electrical injury. Nanda V, Sharma RK, Tuli P, Makkar S. Burns. 2005 Aug; 31(5):665-7.
  22. Audiological profile in older children and adolescents with unrepaired cleft palate. Raman YV, Nanda V, Chittoria R, Biswas G, Ghosh S, Sharma RK. Cleft Palate – Craniofac J 2005; 42(5): 570-573.
  23. Angled blade for cleft palate surgery. Sharma RK, Nanda V, Makkar SS. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005; 116(5): 1572-3.
  24. Bedside pictogram: An informative aid in absence of dedicated burn team. Makkar SS, Parvaz MA, Sharma RK, Nanda V. Burns. 2005; 31(7): 935-6.
  25. Use of innovative hand vise grip in craniofacial surgeries. Ann Plast Surg. 2005; 55 (5): 556. Sharma RK, Makkar SS, Nanda V.
  26. The perforator ’plus’ flap: A simple nomenclature for locoregional perforator based flaps. Sharma RK, Mehrotra S, Nanda V, Makkar SS. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Nov; 116(6): 1838-9.
  27. The ‘chewing gum’ test for cleft palate speech. Nanda V, Mehrotra S, Sharma RK, Makkar SS, Munjal S. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Nov; 116(6): 1822-3.
  28. The islanded scalp flap: a better regional alternative to traditional scalp flaps. Mehrotra S, Nanda V, Sharma RK. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Dec; 116(7): 2039-40
  29. Simple innovation for medial canthal tendon fixation. Sharma RK, Makkar SS, Nanda V. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Dec; 116(7): 2046-8.
  30. Linear Hypopigmentation: a rare complication of a common procedure. Nanda V, Parwaz MA, Handa S. Aesth Plast Surg. 2006; 30(1): 118-9.
  31. Contrary intermittent skin release of complete syndactyly without skin graft in adults. Sharma RK, Tuli P, Nanda V, Makkar S. Ann Plast Surg. 2006; 56(6): 698
  32. Simple but problematic: reply. Sharma RK, Makkar SS, Nanda V. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006; 118: 555-6.
  33. Are we heading in the right direction? Tuli P, Sharma RK, Nanda V. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Sep; 118(3): 822.
  34. Dental cast model as an airway management planning tool. Sen I, Wig J, Arora S, Nanda V, Sharma RK Anesth Analg. 2006; 103(5): 1338-9.
  35. Angled lamellar blade for cleft palate surgery. Sharma RK, Nanda V, Makkar SS. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007; 119(1): 428-9
  36. A Simple Innovation to Prevent Endotracheal Tube Compression during Palate Surgery Parashar A, Nanda V, Tuli P, Sharma RK. Br J Oral Maxillofacial Surg. 2008; 46 (1): 79-80
  37. A method to reduce citation errors while compiling bibliographies. Parashar A, Makkar SS, Sharma RK, Nanda V. Ann Plast Surg. 2007; 59 (2): 232-3
  38. Appeal for an “e-Group” to Be Formed. Sharma RK, Tuli P, Makkar S, Nanda V. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2007; 31 (4): 416
  39. The faun tail and the Plastic Surgeon. Cyriac C, Nanda V, Parashar A, Shrama RK. Accepted Eur J Plast Surg 2008; 31: 329-32
  40. Do we need a “Linguist” Technical Editor. Tuli P, Parashar A, Sharma RK, Nanda V. Editorial in Ann Plast Surg
  41. Lateral approach to the leavtor veli palatini: A preliminary report. Nanda V, Tuli P, Sharma RK. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2009, 46(3): 292-4
  42. Delayed buccal fat pad herniation: an unusual complication of buccal flap in cleft surgery. Tuli P, Parashar A, Nanda V, Sharma RK. Ind J Plast Surg. 2009, 42 (1): 104-5
  43. Successful revascularization in case of near total amputation of the forearm. Nanda V, Alsafy T, Jacob J, Mohan L. Oman Med J. 2009, 24(1): 44-8
  44. Problems of middle ear hearing in children. Sharma RK, Nanda V. Ind J Plast Surg. 2009, 42 Suppl: S 144-8.
  45. Outcome analysis of cleft palate surgery-can static 2D MRI replace videofluroscopy? Sharma R, Prabhu A, Parashar A, Nanda V, Khandelwal N. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010, 63(3): e290-2
  46. Replantation of an amputated hand: a rare case report and acknowledgement of a multidisciplinary team input. Nanda V, Jacob J, Alsafy T, Punnoose T, Sudhakar VR, Iyasere G. Oman Med J. 2011, 26(4): 278-82.
  • Advanced course on Fillers. Arthur Swift, Delhi, 2014
  • Botulinum Toxin and Fillers. Woffles Wu, 2013
  • Pan-Asia Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Mumbai 2013
  • Aesthetic Surgery Tutorial, Goa 2012
  • Workshop on Peer Review, Oman Medical Speciality Board , Oman, 2009 organised by WHO
  • Annual conference of Plastic Surgeons of Oman, Muscat, 2009
  • Instructional course in Orthognathic Surgery, Stanley Medical College, Chennai, 2007
  • Cadaveric workshop, Flaps & Orthognathic Surgery, Duke Univ, N Carolina, USA, 2006
  • Provider course in Pediatric Advanced Life Support, N Delhi, 2005
  • Hospital and Health care management at NIHFW, One week training in N Delhi, 2004
  • International Soc Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – Instructional Course, Jaipur , 2004
  • Oculoplasty Assoc India – Annual conf, Guwahati, 2004
  • All India Rhinoplasty course, N. Delhi, 2002
  • Speech disorders in cleft palate – assessment and management, Chennai, 2002
  • Craniofacial Society of Great Britain – Annual conference, Univ of Reading, UK, 2000
  • BAAPS – Course on Blepharoplasty, Birmingham, UK, 2000
  • BAPS – Scientific meeting and EURAPS appointed meeting, Birmingham, UK, 2000
  • Japanese Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Conference, Tokyo, 1999.
  • Microsurgery Workshop, Hiroshima, Japan 1999
  • 1st International Course- Advances in Aesthetic Surgery, Barcelona, Spain, 1998.
  • National Conference on Medical Rescue and Resuscitation, Delhi, 1984
  • Workshop on CO2 laser in Aesthetic and Cutaneous Surgery, Delhi, India, 1997
  • Surgeon volunteer, Operation Smile International missions, W. Bengal, India, Feb 2005 & Shantiniketan, Sep 2005. & Jamshedpur, 2011
  • Surgeon volunteer, Rotary Club cleft mission, Baripada, Orissa, India, 2007
  • Volunteer for Helpage India an NGO working for the elderly.
  • Editor – college magazine, AIIMS, N Delhi.
  • Basic course in mountaineering – Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Manali, India

CV(Dr. Vipul Nanda)