Dr. Shekhar G Patil has the following 3 specializations:
Cosmetic surgeons are doctors trained on enhancing a patient’s appearance including aesthetic appeal, symmetry, and proportion of facial features. Cosmetic surgery is typically performed for head, neck, and body. Cosmetic surgeons perform procedures including breast enhancement, facial contouring, facelift, eyelid lift, neck lift, brow lift, tummy tuck, liposuction, gynecomastia, Botox®, and filler treatments.
A surgeon who is dedicated in the field of neurology is called a neurologist. The neurologist treats all the disorders that are related to brain, nerves, and spinal cord including demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis, cerebrovascular diseases such as stroke, disorders related to headache, infections of the brain and of peripheral nervous system, movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, disorders of seizures such as epilepsy, spinal cord disorders, speech and language disorders. Surgery is not performed by a neurologist but in case any of their patient requires surgery, they refer such patient to a neurosurgeon.
A plastic surgeon is the doctor specialized in operating the patient's body or face in order to reconstruct or repair the affected area. A plastic surgeon performs two types of surgery: reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery. Reconstructive surgery is performed in order to repair defects and injuries, while cosmetic surgery is performed to enhance physical appearance. Cosmetic surgery is also known as aesthetic surgery. Examples of the cosmetic surgery are a face or nose lifts.