Burn, Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Unit

Burn Management:

Serious burn requiring hospitalization –

Greater than 15% burns in an adult

– Greater than 10% burns in a child

– Any burn in the very young, the elderly or the infirm

– Any full thickness burn

– Burns of special regions: face, hands, feet, perineum

– Circumferential burns

– Inhalation injury

-Associated trauma or significant pre-burn illness: e.g. diabetes Continued next page


Plastic Surgery:

            Two branches –

                        Reconstructive Surgery

                        Cosmetic Surgery


Reconstructive Surgery:

It is reconstruction of diseased or lost part of the body chiefly by transfer of tissue from other part of the body.


Common recontructive surgery:

A)     Skin coverage of burn wound by split thickness skin graft

and some cases by flap

B)      Correction of post burn contracture using:-

i.      Skin graft and

ii.      Different type of flap.

C)     Treatment of scar, kelloid & hypertrophy after burn.

D)     Repair of cleft lip & cleft palate

Doctors List

Prof. Dr. Md. Shahidul Bari

Burn, Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Specialist, Ex-Professor & Head of the Dept., Shaheed Suhrawardi Medical College, Chief Consultant, City Hospital Ltd. Mohammadpur, Dhaka. Read More

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