Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgeon, Mangalore

About Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgery

  • Well-established Plastic Surgeon in the Medical Hub of Mangalore.His unique academic qualifications are a testimony to the long, intense surgical training he has undergone
  • He is one of the few, in the country truly speaking, to hold a double certification (by a University and The National Board of Medicine-DNB) in both the broad Specialty (General Surgery) as well as the Sub-specialty (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
  • These achievements are capped by his selection as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 2004
  • This training places him in a unique position to deliver results across a wide range of problems in a predictable manner with high precision
  • His decade long experience in the field of Plastic Surgery has been gained from several premier institutes in India and Overseas, including the Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai; the Ganga hospital, Coimbatore and the Prince of Wales Hospital at Hong Kong
  • Presently, he is a Professor in Plastic Surgery at YMC, Mangalore
  • He in charge of the Dept of Plastic Surgery at the Yenepoya Hospital, Mangalore and is available for private consultation at Linea Cosmetic Surgery Centre at Falnir, Mangalore
  • He has the unique distinction of being the first Surgeon in over a decade to qualify as an Advanced Mountaineer from the prestigious Nehru Institute of Mountaineering at Uttarkashi in 2000
  • His attributes of meticulous planning, respect for nature and most of all highest priority to safety, is reflected in his work & results - whether as a Mountaineer or as a Surgeon
Teaching responsibilities :
  • Resident in General Surgery from (feb1999 to jan2002)
  • Senior Resident in Plastic Surgery from (sep2002 to august2005)
  • Lecturer in Plastic Surgery from (jan 2006 to Dec 2006)
  • Visiting Scholar involved in the teaching of undergraduate, Gereral Surgery & Plastic surgery Trainees at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Asst Professor in Plastic Surgery - YMCH from (nov 2010 onwards to date)
  • Asst professor in General Surgery - YMCH from (Dec 2008 - Oct 2010)
  • Asst Professor Plastic Surgery, AJIMS - (Feb 2007 to Nov 2008)


  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery


  • Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Burns Surgery
  • Maxilofacial Surgery
  • Cleft Lip & Plastic Surgery
  • Genital Reconstructive Surgery
  • Paediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Cancer Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery


  • MBBS in 1996 
  • MS in General Surgery in 2001
  • Training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery from prestigious Grant Medical College, Mumbai in 2002
  • Diplomate of the National Board In 2 Specialities - General Surgery & Plastic Surgery
  • Advanced Plastic Surgery procedures - from Ganga Hospital Coimbatore in Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, from the Tata Cancer Hospital Mumbai in Cancer Reconstructive Surgery, The Prince of Wales Hospital Hong Kong in the fields of Burns Surgery, Microsurgery and Cosmetic Surgery
  • He has done 3 month long courses in Mountaineering in the Himalayas; from the renowned Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi
  • Basic training in 1997, he was selected for training in Advanced Mountaineering in 2000 and has reached upto height of 20000 feet in the Himalayas

Practice Information of Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgeon

Achievements & Contributions by Dr. Sathish Bhat, Mangalore

Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgery: News

Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgery: Research & Articles

  • Conservative Management of Blunt Trauma Abdomen With Closed Injury: Submitted to the University of Pune for the Degree of M.S. in General Surgery
  • Study of Post-traumatic Thumb Reconstruction for Bone and Soft Tissue Defects: Submitted to the University of Mumbai for the Degree of M.Ch. in Plastic Surgery
  • I set up a microvascular training laboratory at the Tata Department of Plastic Surgery
  • I worked with the Late Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Head Department of reconstructive Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital for cancer, Mumbai Involved in the cadaver dissection after dye injection to evaluate vascular pattern in limbs
  • Involved in development of a Tissue Oximeter using NIRS (Near Infra-Red Spectrophotometer) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgery: Awards

Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgery: Paper Presentations

  • He has presented and published scientific papers on forums locally, nationally and internationally
  • He has been an invited guest speaker on many occasions at programs organized by IMA, Rotary and associations of various medical specialties including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Ophthalmology and Dermatology
  • S N Deshpande, S Bhat, and R Sharma: Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Face Following Naso- orbital Mycosis, Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2006; 39:73-75.
  • Satish Bhat, Atul Shah and Andrew Burd, The Role of Freestyle Perforator-Based Pedicled Flaps in Reconstruction of Delayed Traumatic Defects Ann Plast Surg 2009;63: 45-52.
  • Andrew Burd, M.D. Tor W. Chiu, M.D. Stepanie Lam, M.D. Satish P. Bhat, M.D. S. Y. Ying, M.D. Re: Prefabricated Flaps or Grafts? In Letters to editor PRS 2008, 122 (1) 316-317
  • S Bhat, S Pavithra, H Mallya, GS Pai, Verrucous Hemangioma: An Optimized Surgical Approach: Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery - Sep-Dec 2010, Volume 3, Issue 3 :170-73 

Dr. Sathish Bhat, General Surgery: Memberships

  • Member, Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI)
  • Member, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Member, Indian Society of Surgery of Hand (ISSH)
  • Member, Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ISRM)
  • Member, National Association of Burns, India (NABI)
  • Member, Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (IAAPS)
  • Jt Secretary, Association of Medical Consultants (AMC), Mangalore
  • Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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