Dr Rajeev B. Ahuja
MS(PGI), MCh(PGI), DNB, FICS, FACS, FAMS
Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
Senior Consultant, Sir Gangaram Hospital
Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi-110060
Ph : 42251052, 42251053
Dr Ahuja’s experience in Plastic Surgery spans 3 decades, of which last 22 years he has headed the most prestigious department in the specialty. He has lead many clinical trials and several of his innovative surgical procedures are published in leading Journals. Dr Ahuja is on the editorial board of several journals including JPRAS, BURNS, Annals of Burns & Fire Disasters, International J of Burns & Trauma, IJPS, Plastic Surgery (formerly Canadian J of Plastic Surgery).
Dr Ahuja is also known for his organizational capabilities as he has organized several National and International Congresses. Notably, he was the Chairman of the 15th World Congress of International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS) in 2009, and the President of the 9th Asia Pacific Burn Congress. Dr Ahuja is now to host in Delhi the World Congress of International Society for Burn Injuries in 2018.
He is the immediate Past President of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) and ex Secretary General (Head of office) of IPRAS-Asia Pacific Section. It is rare for any individual in the world to head two prestigious International Societies. Dr Ahuja has also served as the President of both, Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI) and the National Academy of Burns-India (NABI) in 2005.
He is one of the earliest recipients of the State Award from Government of NCT of Delhi for excellence in service (year 2000). In 2006, Dr Ahuja was the Guest Editor of a special issue on ‘Cosmetic Surgery’ published by JIMSA. Dr Ahuja is an expert with WHO, CDC (USA), Healing Foundation (UK), Global Alliance for Cook stoves, ICMR etc. He has been an Invited Faculty and Guest Speaker at over 180 meetings nationally and internationally.
Dr Ahuja’s special interests within the specialty include Aesthetic surgery, Reconstructive surgery, Clefts, Burns and Genitourinary (including sex reassignment surgery).