Hand and Plastic Surgeon
- Deoyani Multispeciality Hospital Plot No 121, Lane No 4, Dahanukar Colony, Kothrud, Pune
Dr. Abhijeet L Wahegaonkar, Hand and Plastic Surgeon
Adjunct Professor of Hand Surgery,
Director – Upper Limb Hand & Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program,
Consultant Upper Extremity, Hand & Microvascular Reconstructive
Surgeon – Consultant Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Surgeon.
Dr. Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar is a Fellowship trained Orthopedic Upper Extremity, Hand & Microvascular Reconstructive Surgeon with more than 15 years of exclusive experience in the comprehensive management of upper extremity problems, with a strong emphasis on academics and research.
After completing his residency in Orthopedic Surgery, he has received training in Hand Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, and Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Surgery in various prestigious institutes in the USA, France, Germany, Japan and Switzerland including the world famous Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand & Micro Surgery for a period of 16 months and as a Research Fellow at the Mayo Clinic in the USA for a period of 2 years. He has recently been appointed Professor in Hand Surgery (Adjunct Title) by the Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation.
His special interests include wrist surgery, adult & obstetrical brachial plexus surgery, microvascular reconstructive surgery, small joint arthroscopic surgery of the upper extremity & treatment of congenital hand deformities.
Selected recent awards are:
“Young Investigator Award” of the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation of the United States ($100,000) for his research on nerve allografts in brachial plexus surgery
“The D.P. Baksi Gold Medal” at the Indian Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference in 2011 for Best Paper in Elbow surgery
The Carl-Zeiss Travelling Fellowship
He is also listed in the Marquis “Who’s Who in the World” since 2009
He has been appointed as a “Visiting Professor” in Wrist Arthroscopy and Surgery to Taiwan and France since 2009
– Hand & Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery (Univ. of Louisville, KY, USA; Johann-Wolfgang Universität, Frankfurt, Germany; Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland)
– Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Surgery & Advanced Hand Surgery (Japan).
– Shoulder Surgery (France).
– Fellow of the American College of Surgeons