Dr Nilesh G Satbhai

Visiting Consultant - Plastic Surgery
Global Hospitals
9 Years of experience

Dr Nilesh G Satbhai - Visiting Consultant - Plastic Surgery in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

He has Completed Plastic Surgery training from the prestigious Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.Fellowship in Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery at Ganga Medical Centre and Hospitals in Coimbatore (under Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy).Fellowship in Hand Surgery, Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve surgery at Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan (under Prof. Kazuteru Doi).Travelling fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery at Chang Gung Medical Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan (under Prof. Fu-Chan Wei and Prof. David CC Chuang).

Awards & Achievements

  • March 2016: National Faculty – Flap Dissection Course 2016.
  • May 2014: Visiting International Fellow in Microsurgery.
  • July 2012-July 2013: Fellowship in Hand Surgery, Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery and Microsurgery.
  • June 2011-June 2012: Fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery.
  • Nov/Dec 2010: Observer Fellowship in Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • October 2008: Best Paper Award of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI) at the Annual Conference (APSICON) at Varanasi, India.
  • October 2008: McNeal Award for the Best Audio-Visual presentation.
  • February 2007: Best Resident, Department of General Surgery, LTM Medical College and LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai.


Research Publications

Several paper and poster presentations at National and International conferences. Eight International paper publications in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Satbhai NG, Doi K, Hattori Y, Sakamoto S. Functional Outcome and Quality of Life recovery in Traumatic Total Brachial Plexus Injury using Nerve Transfers, Single and Double Free Muscle Transfers: A Comparative Study. The Bone and Joint Journal 2016 Feb; 97-B: 209-17.
  • Hattori Y, Doi K, Sakamoto S, Satbhai N, Kumar KK. Pedicled vascularised fibular grafting in a flow-through manner for reconstruction of infected non-union of the tibia with preservation of the peroneal artery: a case report. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2015 Apr; 23(1): 111-5.
  • Satbhai NG, Doi K, Hattori Y, Sakamoto S. Restoration of Prehensile Function for motor paralysis in Hopkins Syndrome: Case report. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb; 39(2):312-6.
  • Sabapathy SR, Satbhai NG. Microsurgery in the urgent and emergent management of the hand. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2014 March;7(1):40-6.
  • Satbhai NG, Doi K, Hattori Y, Sakamoto S. Contralateral lower trapezius transfer for restoration of shoulder external rotation in traumatic brachial plexus palsy: a preliminary report and literature review. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2014 Oct; 39(8): 861-7.
  • Hattori Y, Doi K, Sakamoto S, Satbhai NG. Complete Avulsion of Brachial Plexus with associated Vascular Trauma: Feasibility of Reconstruction using Double Free Muscle Technique. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Dec; 132(6): 1504-12.
  • Hattori Y, Doi K, Sakamoto S, Satbhai N. Anatomical variations in branching patterns of the axillary artery: A multidetector-row computed tomography angiography study. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2013 Oct; 29(8): 531-6.
  • Kazuteru Doi, Yasunori Hattori, Sotetsu Sakamoto, Chaitanya Dodakundi, Nilesh G. Satbhai, Tristram Montales. Current Procedure of Double Free Muscle Transfer for Traumatic Total Brachial Plexus Palsy. JBJS Essential Surgical Technique. 2013 Aug 28; 3(3): e16 1-11.



  • Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI)
  • Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand (ISSH)
  • Indian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ISRM)
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • National Academy of Burns, India (NABI)

Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery,

Following his graduation from the University of Pune, Dr. Nilesh G. Satbhai completed his post-graduation (M.S - General Surgery) from Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal Medical College and Sion Hospital, Mumbai. Subsequently, he did his super-specialization (M.Ch - Plastic Surgery) from Seth G.S Medical College and K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai. Dr. Nilesh Satbhai did his fellowship training in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, under Dr. S. Raja Sabapathy. He also underwent advanced clinical training in Brachial Plexus Surgery and fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery, at Ogori Daaichi General Hospital, Japan, under Prof. Kazuteru Doi, who is a world renowned master in this field.
Total experience in Plastic Surgery: 9 years (Senior residency and Private practice)

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