|MBBS, MRCS (Edinburgh)
|M.Ch & DNB (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery).
|Areas of Expertise
Dr. Shivprasad DateConsultant Plastic Surgeon,
PD Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
Dr. Date is a well-respected and experienced plastic surgeon, from Mumbai, India. He is one of the few experts in this field with double Indian board certification in plastic and general surgery, along with memberships to the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (UK). It is the blend of European training and Indian aesthetics that helps Dr. Date bring a unique, global perspective and approach to the practice of cosmetic and plastic surgery.
Dr. Date completed his plastic surgery training at the Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai, India, which is one of the top plastic surgery programs in the country. All his prior medical training, as well as general surgical training, is from top government medical colleges and hospitals. Dr. Date has done his fellowships in various countries with leading plastic surgery institutes, honing his skills in all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Date was one of the few to be selected for the highly sought Microsurgery and lymphatic surgery fellowship at China Medical University Hospital in Taiwan. He has also trained briefly with Dr. Corrine Becker who is a world-renowned expert in lymphatic surgery. He was an invited international scholar for Breast Cancer Reconstruction training at St. Andrew’s Centre In the UK. He has a special interest in facial cleft surgery and is a Smile Train (USA) fellowship awardee. Furthermore, He visited Dr. Francoise Firmin in Paris, France to learn personalised techniques of ear reconstruction. For cosmetic surgery, he has undergone intensive one on one training at Koln, Germany as well as Genk, Belgium, at centres which are renowned in Europe and the world for their cosmetic surgery techniques and outcomes.
Dr. Date is committed to offering the best-in-class safety protocols and comfort to his patients. To that end, he has created the most up-to-date operating protocols, with safety features that go above and beyond the established baseline requirements. The patients under his care know from the moment of their first consultation, they can expect an unparalleled experience designed to meet their individual needs. His soft-spoken demeanour, receptive interactions and transparency helps patients be at ease, strengthening essential faith in the relationship. He is a strong proponent of one-to-one patient interactions and implements it in every aspect of his practice. Prior to any procedure, he meets the patient a few times for a personalised consultation and query resolution. He dives deep into the patient’s medical history, aesthetic concerns and expectations, alternatives, the pros and cons of the recommended procedure(s), and detailed explanations for recovery. All surgical patients get prompt answers to any post-operative questions or concerns.
Dr. Date's surgical interests include cosmetic facial and reconstructive surgery, body contouring, post-weight loss procedures, and breast enhancement. His expertise includes performing calf, buttock, and pectoral implants and all types of facial implants, along with abdominal etching and the making of patient-specific, custom-made implants for various asymmetries and deformities. He has special interest in cosmetic nose surgery including redo procedures.
Plastic surgery is a problem-solving tool that can be used for social good. Dr. Date uses his unique skill sets to give back to society in any way he can. Approximately 30% of reconstructive surgeries done by Dr. Date in a year are offered free-of-cost to those who cannot afford it. Every month, he visits remote villages in rural India to do pro bono reconstructive surgery work for the impoverished segment of society.
Safety, quality and superior patient experience are Dr. Date’s hallmarks. He is very approachable, down-to-earth and friendly. Patients develop a close friendship with during the course of their interactions, they stay in touch with Dr. Date, well after their treatment schedule.
- Member of American Society of Plastic Surgery, USA
- Member of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK
What Patients Say
“Dr. Date changed my perspective towards plastic surgery. His attention to details is something that amazes me. I’m so happy with the results. He literally changed my life.”
“I can’t believe the transformation that Dr. Date has brought in my life. He is truly the one that goes beyond the call of duty. I truly appreciate his patience and understanding when it came to hearing my concerns out.”
It was my best decision to see him for my cousins rhinoplasty (nose job). He has done a fantastic job. Thank you