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Professor. Dr. Debraj Shome is one of the most renowned Facial Plastic Surgeons in India, super-specialized in Facial Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery. Dr Debraj Shome is Currently heads the department of Facial Plastic Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery at The Esthetic Clinics.

The Esthetic Clinics have multiple centers catering to world class care in facial plastic surgery & dermatology, all over India.

Dr. Shome is the Chief Author of the best selling book from Bloomsbury – ‘Dear People, With Love & Care, Your Doctors’ (http://www.dearpeople.in). This was released in August 2019 & has rapidly scaled the best seller non fiction charts all over India.

Dr. Shome is the Director of the Debabrata Auro Foundation (http://daf.foundation), which is a renowned charity organization performing path breaking work in healthcare & education sectors in India.

Dr. Shome was the Founder CEO of MediAngels, a company dedicated to e healthcare. MediAngels raised multiple rounds of venture capital funding & was finally acquired in 2015 by 1mg.

Dr. Shome is presently attached to some of the best multi-specialty hospitals in Mumbai, including Breach Candy Hospital (Breach Candy, Mumbai, India), Saifee Hospital (Girgaon, Mumbai, India), Apollo Spectra Hospital (Chembur, Mumbai, India), and S L Raheja Fortis Hospital (Bandra-Mahim, Mumbai, India). He is the head of the Facial Plastic Surgery department at Apollo Spectra Hospital, Chembur, Mumbai. Dr. Shome has been appointed as the First ever Professor of Facial Plastic Surgery by the Apollo hospital group.

Dr Shome started the department & was the co-founder of the Esthetic Clinics at Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, India and had been the Head of the Department of Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery there from 2009-2011.

Dr. Shome has more than 50 research papers written in top peer reviewed international journals and two US patents to his credit.

Dr. Shome is one the  handful Indian surgeons listed by Wikipedia, the world’s largest online encyclopedia. Dr. Debraj Shome has won many awards and honors such as “Best Plastic Surgeon in India”, “Best Facial Plastic Surgeon in India”, “Best Cosmetic Surgeon in India”, “Most Promising Name in Facial Plastic Surgery Innovations”, “Breakthrough Innovation in Facial Plastic Surgery”, etc., from multiple agencies in India.

Dr. Debraj Shome was honored with the extremely eminent Davies Foundation Grant Award by the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom in 2010. This Grant Award is bestowed on to only two outstanding physicians (best / leading doctors) from all over the world who have performed splendid work in cancer research and therapy, played a part in conducting life-saving research and have changed the entire pattern of cancer therapy in the world. This Grant Award established through the William and Elizabeth Davies Charitable Foundation awards an extremely prestigious Grant Award to assist a range of activities equipped for improving the management of cancer. Dr. Debraj Shome was the FIRST recipient from Asia and the youngest globally to receive this award.

Dr. Shome was also awarded with the Colonel Rangachari award, the highest award for clinical research, by the All India Ophthalmological Society in 2010.

In 2017, Dr. Shome received a patent from the United States of America, for inventing a hair growth formulation, the QR 678 hair growth factor formulation. The same has shown phenomenal results in clinical trials for natural hair growth and has received FDA approval by multiple countries, including India (http://www.qr678.in).

Awards And Recognition

As one of the best cosmetic surgeons in India, Dr Debraj Shome has been awarded by many national and international societies and organisations for his continuous efforts to improve the ways and practices in modern day plastic surgery.

  • Dr. Debraj Shome was awarded as the ‘Best Facial Plastic Surgeon in India’ by Goal, a renowned NGO in India, in July 2018. This award was for the philanthropic work done by Dr. Shome through the Debabrata Auro Foundation and for the national building work done by Dr. Shome.

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  • Dr. Debraj Shome was awarded as the “Indian of the Year” at the Healthcare Forum at the Indian Leadership Conclave in August 2017, for his invention of the QR 678 hair growth factor formulation, which received a USA patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2017.

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  • Dr. Debraj Shome was awarded with the ‘Best Cosmetic Surgeon in India’ award at the extremely prestigious India’s Best Doctors Awards Ceremony held at New Delhi, on 24th September, 2016. India’s Best Doctors Awards (IBDA) have been instituted by Brands Impact to recognize the contributions of Healthcare Professionals & Companies towards strengthening India’s Healthcare Infrastructure. These awards were held at Radisson Blu Hotel in New Delhi, India on 24th September 2016. Revered Bollywood actor and TV personality, Mr. Shekhar Suman, graced the magnificent occasion as the Chief Guest. Top Bollywood film stars and politicians like Dr. Sanjay Singh, Raja of Amethi; Sri Acharya Sudarshan ji Maharaj; Mr. Pahlaj Nihalani, Chairman of CBFC; & Mr. Kirti Azad, Former MP & Indian Cricketer, graced the occasion. The Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, also graced the occasion.

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  • Dr. Debraj Shome was awarded the ‘Best Plastic Surgeon in India’ award at the extremely prestigious National Healthcare Excellence Awards 2016. The event was organised by CMO Asia and held at Hotel Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India, on 24th June 2016. The vision of CMO Asia is to share best global practices and give more space to the consumer voice.

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  • Dr. Debraj Shome Awarded As ‘Breakthrough Innovator In Facial Plastic Surgery” At Annual Power Brand Awards, 2015. Pharma Leaders accorded their annual Power Brand Awards 2015 on December 30’ 15, in Mumbai, India, congratulation Dr. Debraj Shome as a ‘Breakthrough Innovator in Facial Plastic Surgery’. This esteem award was presented in association with the Ministry of Health & Family Affairs, Department of Pharmaceuticals and the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers (Government of India). Dr. Debraj Shome was privileged for his continuous distinction in making the art and science of plastic surgery & cosmetic surgery progress in India and establishing Mumbai as one of the eminent destinations for aesthetic medicine & surgery in India & world over.

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  • Dr. Debraj Shome was awarded as the ‘Best Plastic Surgeon in India’ for 2015, at the hands of Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Honourable Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare (Govt of India) & Dr. C P Thakur, MP & Former Union Govt of India Cabinet Minister, at the Healthcare Excellence Summit & Awards 2015, on 9th December 2015, at Hotel Radisson Blu, New Delhi. The award was announced by the Worldwide Achievers group.

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  • Dr. Debraj Shome was awarded As “India’s Most Promising Face In Facial Plastic Surgery Innovations” At India Leadership Conclave POWER BRAND 2015, organised by the Network 7 Media group ( www.network7mediagroup.net ). This award was bestowed at the 6th Annual Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2015 ( www.ilc2015.in ), in August 2015.

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  • Awarded the extremely prestigious Colonel Rangachari Gold Medal Award for the year 2010 at the Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society meeting held at Kolkata in January 2010.
    The Colonel Rangachari Gold medal Award is awarded for the best research conducted in India during the previous calendar year and is awarded to Best Paper read at the Special Plenary Session of the annual conference of India’s national ophthalmological society. This award can be won by an individual only once in a lifetime. The award was presented to Dr. Debraj Shome for presenting the revolutionary paper “Non Albumin Containing Nano Molecule of Carboplatin in an Adjunctive Role in Retinoblastoma”.
  • Awarded the extremely prestigious Hanumantha Reddy Award for the year 2010 at the Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society meeting held at Kolkata in January.
    The Hanumantha Reddy Award is awarded for the Best Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society in the Pediatric Ophthalmology (Child eye diseases). This award is given only once in two years and is awarded for the best research conducted in India during the previous calendar year in Children’s diseases and is awarded to Best Paper read at the Special Plenary Session of the annual conference of India’s national ophthalmological society. The awards were presented to Dr. Debraj Shome for presenting the revolutionary paper “Non Albumin Containing Nano Molecule of Carboplatin in an Adjunctive Role in Retinoblastoma”.

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  • Awarded the extremely prestigious Davies Foundation Grant Award by the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom in 2010.
    This Grant Award is awarded every two years, to only two outstanding physicians from over the globe, who have performed sterling work in cancer research and therapy, have contributed to life-saving research and have changed the entire paradigm of cancer therapy in the world. Dr. Debraj Shome is the youngest ever recipient of this Award world-over and the first person outside of the US and the UK to win this award.
  • Won the best paper award in Trauma session at the All India Ophthalmological Society meeting at hmedabad, January 2011 for paper “Oculo-facial trauma – Rapid rise of the oculoplastic surgeon to more ‘plastic’ & less ‘oculo’!”
  • Awarded the extremely prestigious American Academy of Ophthalmology ‘Distinguished Contribution’ award in 2011.
  • Listed on Wikipedia. One of very few Indian surgeons listed by Wikipedia.
  • Won the best paper award in Pediatric session at All India Ophthalmological Society meeting, Kolkata, 2010 for paper “Non-albumin containing nano molecule of carboplatin in an adjunctive role in retinoblastoma”.
  • Won the best paper award in Pediatric session at All India Ophthalmological Society meeting, Jaipur, 2009 for paper “Does a Nano-molecule of carboplatin injected peri-ocularly help in attaining higher intra-vitreal concentrations and what is the applicability to retinoblastoma with vitreous seeds”.
  • Awarded the Fellowship of International Council of Ophthalmology post a sponsored (International Council of Ophthalmology Grant) fellowship in Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA under Dr. Bita Esmaeli.
  • Awarded largest grant from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, to complete MBA in Management ($ 56000) in 2007. Vanderbilt University was the second highest ranked Healthcare MBA in 2007 in USA.
  • Selected by Asia/Pacific Who’s Who to be a part of the ‘select-one’ personalities of Asia and the Pacific from Volume no V, in February 2004. Part of every volume since then till date.
  • Won the best paper award in Pediatric session at All India Ophthalmological Society meeting, Hyderabad, 2007 for paper “Periocular carboplatin in advanced Intraocular Retinoblastoma”.
  • Winner of the Best Video award for video on “Myoconjunctival enucleation” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology conference, Las Vegas, November 2006.
  • Reviewer for Indian Journal of Ophthalmology for Oculoplasty and Ocular Oncology.
  • Reviewer for Ophthalmology for Oculoplasty and Ocular Oncology.
  • Reviewer for American Journal of Ophthalmology for Oculo – Facial Plastic Surgery, Oculoplasty and Ocular Oncology.
  • Reviewer for Dermatologic Surgery for Facial Plastic Surgery.
  • Winner of the All India Ophthalmological Society Annual Quiz, Bhopal, 2006.
  • Won the best paper award in Orbit session at All India Ophthalmological Society meeting, Bhopal, 2006 for paper “Implant and Prosthetic Motility Following Enucleation”.
  • Selected for a Travelling Fellowship grant to the United Kingdom by the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow. Utilized the same for visiting Moorfields Eye Hospital, London for a three-week-observorship from 3rd December 2005 to 23rd December 2005 in the Department of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery under Mr Richard Collin and Mr Geoffrey Rose.
  • Selected for a Young Scientist and Researcher Travelling Grant Award from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, for the purposes of presenting research at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting at Chicago, Illinois, October 2005.
  • Selected for a Young Scientist and Researcher Travelling Grant Award from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, for the purposes of presenting research at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting at Chicago, Illinois, October 2005.
  • Awarded the Bharat Biotech – L V Prasad Eye Institute Travel Grant Award for the purposes of presenting research at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting at Chicago, Illinois, October 2005.
  • Awarded the Sir Ratan Tata Trust Young Researchers Award for the purposes of presenting research at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting at Chicago, Illinois, October 2005 and to visit various top-line ophthalmic plastic practices in the United States of America.
  • Won the best paper award in uvea session at All India Ophthalmological Society meeting, New Delhi, 2003 for paper “Intra-ocular tuberculosis – Clinical Profile, Systemic Correlation and Response to Anti-tubercular Therapy”.
  • Awarded Distinguished Merit Scholarship of the National Scholarship Scheme in 1992.