Dr.Chona-Thomas

Dr. Chona Thomas

Senior Asso. Consultant
Training in Aesthetic Surgery, Training in Hand Surgery, Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery, Advanced training in Plastic Surgery, FACS in Plastic Surgery, FRCS, MS in General Surgery, MBBS
Languages
English, Hindi, Malayalam, Arabic
Overview

A veteran Plastic Surgeon with more than 4 decades of experience to his credit,Dr. Chona Thomas’s skills in aesthetic (cosmetic), reconstructive, dermatological and hand surgery are unparalleled. One of the most respected figures in the medical fraternity, he spearheaded the entire gamut of Plastic Surgery services in Oman for 32 years. He was conferred the Citizenship of Oman and Civil Service Award, Order of Oman by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said, the Ruler of the Sultanate of Oman, in honour of his outstanding contribution to the development of medical services in the Middle East. Dr. Chona Thomas attained expertise in various surgical sub-specialities from some of the finest institutes in the UK, USA, Australia, Italy, Switzerland and India. His areas of special interest include aesthetic (cosmetic) plastic surgery and cleft surgery.

Area of expertise

Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery:

  • Rhinoplasty (Nose Correction) | Blepharoplasty (Eye lid Reduction) | Rhytidectomy & Brow lift (Face Lift) |Mammoplasty - Breast Augmentation & Reduction | Breast lift & Eversion of Nipple | Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) | Liposuction (Fat Removal) | Body Contouring | Arm Reduction | Thigh Reduction | Labioplasty| Gynaecomastia (Male Breast Enlargement) | Fat Transfer | Soft Tissue Fillers | Botox


Reconstructive Surgery:

  • Repair Cleft Lip and Palate | Pharyngeoplasty | Alveolar Bone Grafting | Hypospadias Operations | Salivary Gland operations | Resurfacing Operations for Bedsores & Ulcers


Hand Surgery:

  • Acute Hand Injuries | Hand Deformities | Carpal Tunnel Syndrome | DeQuervain’s Syndrome | Dupuytren’s Contracture


Dermatological Surgery:

  • Excision of Skin Tumors (Benign & Malignant) | Correction of Post Burn Deformity | Skin Grafting | Scar Revisions
Awards and recognitions

Accolades & Awards:

  • Regional Editor of the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, USA
  • Guest Faculty of numerous International Plastic Surgery Conferences, including the 5th World Congress of Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies at Texas, USA
  • Published numerous articles in international peer reviewed journals
  • Authored chapters in textbooks


Awards:

  • Distinguished Alumni Award - Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Bhiman Das Bilwani Oration Award- Association of Plastic Surgeons of India


Memberships:

  • Member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Member of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
  • Overseas Member of the Editorial Board of the Craniofacial Surgery
  • Oman’s National Representative for the International Plastic
  • Reconstructive,Aesthetic Surgery Association (IPRAS)
  • Member of the International Editorial Board of the Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  • Former President of the Association of Plastic Surgery Service, Oman
  • Former President of the GCC Plastic Surgeons Association
  • Former President of the Oman’s Plastic Surgery Society

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