Post Doctoral Fellowship In Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate

In line with Smile train Foundation’s vision and on-going efforts to provide comprehensive, multi-disciplinary cleft care to our underserved patient population we pioneered advanced training program in Cleft lip and Cleft Palate.

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN CLEFT LIP & CLEFT PALATE

In line with Smile train Foundation’s vision and on-going efforts to provide comprehensive, multi-disciplinary cleft care to our underserved patient population we pioneered advanced training program in Cleft lip and Cleft Palate. This one year Fellowship program aims at training the Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons in the management and rehabilitation of Cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial anomaly patients. It helps the trainee surgeons to understand the wide array of complex craniofacial defects and malformations seen in the pediatric population to adulthood and the principles of management of the same. Apart from the above, the surgeons are also trained in fine soft tissue management in Oral and Craniofacial area, principles and protocols of cleft surgery and skeletal surgeries that enhance the cosmetic harmony of the face. The training also provides the candidates an insight into the Reconstructive facial surgery for congenital anomalies using the state of art technology and techniques. Most of the surgeries performed are as per the International Standards. This also serves as a centre of research, and seeks to take advantage of its volume and expertise to offer the academic literature some of the most powerful studies in the world, that in turn will redefine best practices in care.

Eligibility : MDS (Oral and Maxillofacial surgery)qualification from any institution recognized by DCI

Duration  : 1 Year certified full time programme under RGUHS,.

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN AESTHETIC FACIAL SURGERY

Facial aesthetics is a complex concept. It is subjective and facial attractiveness varies between nations, cultures and societies. There may be various reasons to seek facial aesthetic surgery. These include dissatisfaction with naturally-given features, congenital problems, the wish to camouflage scars, or a desire to reverse the changes that have occurred due to ageing or life events. Facial disfigurements are ranked among the least desirable handicaps in both children and adults impairing the self –esteem and confidence of the person. This one year fellowship programme aims at training the maxillofacial surgeon in understanding the normal growth and development of the face, anthropometric norms and what constitutes an aesthetic and harmonious face and improving the form and function of the maxillofacial region.

The surgeons are trained in both hard tissue & fine soft tissue management of the head & neck . The training also includes complex facial reconstruction using microvascular free tissue transfer. Our training philosophy involves clinical training, research and academic framework.

Eligibility : MDS (Oral and Maxillofacial surgery) qualification from any institution recognized by DCI

Duration  : 1 Year certified full time programme under RGUHS,.