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.

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Welcome To The Online Portal For The Institute For Research And Rehabilitation Of Hand And Department Of Plastic Surgery , Govt Stanley Hospital , Chennai. Here You Can Gleam Information Regarding The Workings Of This ' Center For Excellence" For Hand Injuries. This Departement Has Been Rendering Services For Patients With Hand Injuries And Other Plastic Surgical Procedures From The Days Of Your To Leading Research In The Field.

We Conduct Cme & Workshops And Train Postgraduates In Microneural And Microvascular Surgeries. 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.Boopathy

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.



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Old Jail Road, Chennai – 600 001.

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