MBBS, DNB, M Ch., FICS, FAIS, FACS
Re-constructive & Aesthetic, Hand, Maxillofacial and Micro surgeon
Somashekar Gejje has graduated (M.B.B.S) from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in 2006 and went on to pursue his favorite specialty General surgery post-graduation from The Bangalore Hospital.
Completing the General surgery residency and Board Certification in 2010, he gained immense exposure and liking in Plastic Surgery after working in the Dept. of Plastic Surgery with Dr K S Shekar MS,M Ch, FICS [Chairman, The Bangalore Hospital, Past President Association of surgeons of India (ASI), Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI) and with Dr Raja Sabapathy MS, M Ch, DNB, FRCS (Head, Dept of Plastic Surgery, Hand and Micro Surgery, Burns and Director, Past President APSI, ISH,BP) at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore.
He became a board certified Plastic Surgeon after completing three year (2011-2014) Plastic Surgery Residency (M Ch) at the reputed Post Graduate Department of Plastic and re-constructive surgery, King George Medical College, Lucknow under the Chair/HOD Dr Arun K Singh MS, M Ch (Past president APSI) on merit basis after securing All India First rank in Uttar Pradesh DM/M Ch entrance June 2011. He pursued his interest of microsurgery and did a fellowship in “Microsurgical Cancer Reconstruction” under his Mentor Dr Gautam Biswas( Ex Professor PGI Chandigarh) at Tata Medical Center, Kolkota in 2015.
He has been awarded six fellowships – “Myovatec Fellowship for the year 2013-2014”, “Ethicon Fellowship in Microsurgery for the year 2012-2013”, “KEM Microsurgery Fellowship 2014-2015”, “Ethicon Travelling fellowship 2015-2016 , “Brig Kathpalia Hand surgery Fellowship” 2016-17 , “Chennai Fund Fellowship 2017-18” by “Association of plastic surgeons of India” and underwent training in Plastic Reconstructive and Microsurgery Dept with Dr Derick M and team at Sakra World Hospital, with Dr Subramania Iyer and team at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, Dr Ashok Koul and team atSparsh Hospital, Bangalore, with Dr Manoj Khanna and team at Enhance Clinics Kolkota, with Dr Prabha Yadav and team at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.
He is the proud recipient of “International Scholar Program 2015” by American Society of Plastic surgery & Plastic Surgery Foundation and has visited MD Anderson Cancer center Texas (Shadowed Dr Charles Butler, Dr Mathew Hanosono), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York (Shadowed Dr Peter Cordeiro, Dr J Dayan, Dr Andrea Pusic) University of California Irvine (Shadowed Dr Gregory Evans, Dr Garett Wirth, Dr Mark Kobayashi) for a period of three months. He was the also the proud recipient of AO Foundation( Switzerland) Fellowshipin 2016 and visited Ninth People Hospital, Shanghai. He has worked with Prof Chen Ping Zhang, Dr Lei Wang, Prof Ye, Prof WangGaomin.
He has rendered volunteer services for the under privileged at “THE LIFELINE EXPRESS” (The world‘s first hospital on a train) by IMPACT INDIA FOUNDATION, An International Initiative against Avoidable Disablement, Promoted by The UNDP, UNICEF and WHO in association with the Government of India) seven times in the last four years in the form of operating on cleft lip children, Burn contractures of hand, feet, congenital anomalies and has received an appreciation certificate from IMPACT INDIA and trophy from Mahindra and Mahindra for his humanitarian effort,.
Having presented numerous papers, attended many workshops in National and International Plastic Surgical conferences including the International Cleft Congress 2017, 7th Asian Breast Plastic Reconstructive Meet 2017, World Congress of Reconstructive Microsurgery 2016, American Society of Plastic Surgery Meet 2015BOSTON,USA, European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2014 Edinburgh Scotland, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, 5th world congress of ISHD 2014,and publications in peer reviewed PUBMED INDEXED National and International journals, he is the recipient of many honors and awards such as Best Outgoing Pupil 1998 & 2000, District Topper 1998 and 2000, Jindal Scholar Award during Medical School, appreciation certificate by APSICON 2017 Kochin ( Association of Plastic surgeons of India) for being significant contributor to the scientific material, certificate of appreciation from ESPRAS Edinburgh 2014 (European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons) for being one of the significant contributor to Scientific sessions, Best Paper Presentation award at Surgical society Bangalore 2009, Outstanding paper award at ICISCON 2014, part of the team which won Kamath Best e Poster at APSICON 2013, 2015 , part of team which won PEET prize at APSICON 2015.He was recently awarded by the KING GEORGE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY on their Golden Jubilee for his outstanding achievements in the field of Plastic surgery. Association of Surgeons of India awarded him the Fellowship [FAIS] in 2016.
He is the life member of many National and International bodies such as Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Association of surgeons of India, Indian Medical Association, Breast Society of India, Indian Society of Cleft Lip Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies, Indian society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, National Academy of Burns and Indian society for Surgery of Hand, Surgical Society of Bangalore-Association of Surgeons of India City Chapter Karnataka, International Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons, International Member American College of Surgeons, AO Switzerland.