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Scientific Publications

Dr. Sanjay Saraf has numerous peer-reviewed publications in the Plastic Surgery and allied specialty medical journals.
Dr. Saraf is a reviewer for Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
He has also contributed a chapter as an invited author to Medical Robotics.
Dr. Saraf has lectured at numerous national and international plastic surgery meetings as a presenter of original scientific work.


Chapter on
Robotic assisted microsurgery (RAMS): Application in plastic surgery.
In Medical Robotics, Edited by: Vanja Bozovic, Publisher: I-Tech Education and Publishing, Vienna, Austria, January 2008, ISBN 978-3-902613-18-9

Chapter on
Sushruta and the Plastic Surgery in Ancient India In, History of anatomy and Surgery from Antiquity to the Renaissance.
Edited by: Helen Perdicoyianni-Paleologou, Publisher: Adolf Hakkert, Netherlands, expected publication date: 2017

  1. Saraf S. Congenital anomalies of the hand - A pilot study.Proceed.3rd Congress of The Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, 11-15 August, 2000 Chennai, India.
  2. Saraf S. Scar War: Silicone Gel sheet Vs. Triamcinolone Acetonide. Ind J Burns 2001(9):40-43.
  3. Saraf S. Fire Cracker injuries. Ind J Burns 2001(9):73-75.
  4. Saraf S. Suicidal burns in Indian women.Ind J Burns 2001(9):86-88.
  5. Sethi SS, Saraf S, Chabra C. Chilled Air Beam Cooling (CABC) in Laser Therapy: A Preliminary Clinical Report.Int. J of Cosm Surg and Aesth Dermatol 2003;(2):139-41.
  6. Saraf S, Goyal P, Ranka P, Tumescent Anaesthesia: A useful technique for harvesting split-thickness skin graft. Ind J Dermatol 2004 ;( 49)4: 184-186.
  7. Saraf S. Role of Tooth-pick in Plastic Surgery. Ind J Plast Surg 2005; 67.
  8. Saraf S. Role of Stem cells in Plastic Surgery. Ind J Plast Surg 2006; 39:110.
  9. Saraf S. Role of robot assisted microsurgery in Plastic Surgery. Ind J Plast Surg 2006; 39:57-61.
  10. Saraf S. Role of sodium tetradecyl sulfate in venous malformations. Ind J Dermatol 2006; (51)4: 258-260.
  11. Saraf S. Median Cleft of the Lip: A Rare Facial Anomaly. Internet J Plast Surg 2006 ;(2)2.
  12. Saraf S. Role of cotton bud in Dermatologic Surgery. Egy Dermatol Online J 2006; (2):11.
  13. Saraf S, Saraf P McIndoe Vaginoplasty: Revisited, Internet J Gynecol and Obstet 2007; 6(2).
  14. Saraf S. Animal Bites and Reconstruction.Internet J Plast Surg.2007;3(1).
  15. Saraf S. Ear nodules due to embedded earring backs. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007; 73:65-65.
  16. Saraf S. Sebaceous Horn-An Interesting Case. Indian J Dermatol 2007; 52:59- 60.
  17. Saraf S, Tiwari VK. Fingertip injuries.Indian J Orthop 2007; 41:163-168.
  18. Saraf S. Face Transplant: Medical, Ethical and Social perspectives. Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal 2007; 3 (1): 6.
  19. Saraf S. Sushruta: Rhinoplasty in 600 B.C. Internet J Plast Surg. 2007;3(2).
  20. Saraf S, Parihar S. Burns Management: A Compendium. J Diagn clin Res.2007; 5(3):9.
  21. Saraf S.Millard's 33 Commandments of Plastic Surgery. Internet J Plast Surg.2007; 4(1).
  22. Saraf S, Parihar R Sushruta: The first Plastic Surgeon in 600 B.C.
  23. Saraf S. Facial Laceration at Caesarean Section: Experience with Tissue Adhesive. E plasty.2008; 4(1-4).
  24. Saraf S. Use of mobile phone in operating room. J Med Phys 2009; 34:101-2.
  25. Saraf S. Reversed Dermis Cross finger flap for dorsal finger defects: A Case Report. The Internet Journal of Hand Surgery. 2009 Volume 2
  26. Saraf S. Dupuytren's disease. Ind J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010; 76:291-3.
  27. Saraf S, Parihar RS. Polydactyly of triphalangeal thumb. Ind J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010; 76:307.
  28. Saraf S. Moist exposed burn ointment: Role of alternative therapy in the management of partial-thickness burns. Ind J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010;76:415-7.
  29. Saraf S, Pillutia R.Complication of Dimple creation. Ind Dermatol Online J 2010; 1: 42-3.
  30. Saraf S, Intra-natal torsion of polydactyly.J Cut Aesthet Surg 2011; 4:56- 57.
  31. Saraf S, Unusual finger injury by a kitchen utensil, Internet J Hand Surg 2011, Volume 3.
  32. Saraf S, Symbrachydactyly Of Hand: Report Of A Case With Review Of Literature. Internet Journal of Hand Surgery.2012,Volume 3 Issue 2.
  33. Saraf S. Implantation dermoid of the palm: An unusual presentation. Indian Dermatol Online J 2012;3:37-9.
  34. Saraf S. Fire-breathing burn. Indian Dermatol Online J 2012;3:73-4.
  35. Saraf S. High-pressure injection injury of the finger. Indian J Orthop 2012;46:725-7
  36. Saraf S, Saraf P: The Golden Proportion: Key To The Secret Of Beauty. Internet Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2013; 9 (1).
  37. Saraf S. An unusual foreign body in the forearm: A case report; Internet Journal of Hand Surgery. 2013;5(1).

Contributed Photographs: Median Cleft of the Lip (under Syndrome: Frontonasal dysplasia), in London Medical Databases.


a) 'Sir Archibald McIndoe and The Guinea Pig Club'
b) Noshir Antia: Father of the leprosy Surgery
c) Foot care in Diabetes
d) Integra: Artificial skin
e) The Versajet Hydro surgery System
e) Sir Harold Gillies: The 'Godfather' Of Modern Plastic Surgery
f) Dr Ivo Pitanguy - The Plastic Surgery Guru
g) D Ralph Millard, Jr. – "Plastic Surgeon of The Millennium"