Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of hand &
Department of Plastic Surgery
Govt Stanley Medical College & Hospital

News Update

The department of IRRH & DPS is proud to announce to have successfully performed the first Hand Transplantation in the State of Tamil Nadu on February 2018. We are now one of 3 Institutes in the country to have performed successful hand transplantation.

Hello! and welcome

Welcome to the online portal for the Institute For Research And Rehabilitation Of Hand And Department Of Plastic Surgery , Govt Stanley medical college & Hospital , Chennai. Here you can gleam information regarding the workings of this “center for excellence” for hand injuries. This department has been rendering round the clock services of both elective and emergency procedures for all patients presenting to our department.

As a premiere teaching institute we conduct CME & workshops and train the postgraduates in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery including the microsurgical and aesthetic procedures. This center of excellence has added yet another feather to its cap by performing the state's first bilateral hand transplant. It has been my immense pleasure to be leading this dynamic department.

Dr K.Boopathi

Head of Department



The Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of Hand and Department of Plastic Surgery (IRRH & DPS) has been regarded as a “center of excellence” for treating various types of injuries and disorders of the hand, providing highly specialized and comprehensive care for these patients. Apart from hand surgery, the department also caters to the needs of patients requiring General plastic surgery, Cosmetic surgery, trauma, and Reconstructive Micro-surgery.



   Block number 701,Govt. Stanley Medical College and Hospital, old Jail Road,
Chennai - 600001 India.

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