Dr. Jijo Joseph

Dr. Jijo Joseph

Visiting Consultant - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic surgery

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Dr. Jijo Joseph is Visiting Consultant at Meitra’s Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He comes with a wealth of specialized expertise, having completed his MBBS from GMC, Thrissur, MRCS (Edin) at RCS Edinburgh, DNB (Plastic Surgery) from Apollo First Medical Hospital, Chennai. Following this he was stationed at St. Andrew’s Centre for a Fellowship in Hand Surgery  - Plastic Surgery & Burns, Chelmsford, UK. Prior to joining Meitra, he was Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Malabar Medical College, Calicut. Dr. Jijo is specialized in Hand Surgery, with a special interest in hand microsurgery. 


  • Hand Surgery and Microsurgery
  • Major upper and lower limb trauma
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Burns
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus surgeries


  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala
  • MRCS (Edin) – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
  • DNB (Plastic Surgery) – Apollo First Medical Hospitals, Chennai
  • Fellowship in Hand Surgery – St. Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery & Burns, Chelmsford

Research and Publications

  • Bhagavathi, R. G., Joseph, J., Reddy, H. M, Sabapathy, S. R., Natarajan, M. V., & Nathani, S. (2020). Modified Continuous Irrigation Suction System as A Tool in Limb Salvage with Impending Implant Exposure and Eschar. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 53(02), 313–314. doi:10.1055/s-0040-1716441
  • 2nd author in the article titled “Modified Total Intrinsic Rehabilitation Procedure for Ulnar Palsy”- Accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery on 13/7/2020 with ID- IJPS-2020-4-41
  • Co-author of the chapter “Approach to aesthetic surgery patient” in the Textbook of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery by Dr. Karoon Agrawal- Volume VI (yet to publish)
  • 1st author of the article “Re exploration in the early postoperative period improves salvage rate in free flaps” – Accepted for publication in European Journal of Plastic Surgery on 09/09/20 with ID EJPS-D- 20-00203