About Dr. Subodh Singh

G.S. memorial Plastic Surgery Hospital was started by Dr. Subodh Kumar Singh, in the memory of his father late Shri Gyan Singh. Objective of this hospital is to provide state of the art, super specialty care in plastic surgery at an affordable cost to the needy and relatively poorer population of this part of the country. The hospital is meeting its goals very successfully and has become a well known hospital of plastic Surgery in India and is known world over for its cleft care.

 It provides treatment & care in all the subspecialties of plastic surgery- viz. cleft and craniofacial surgery, maxillofacial surgery, Hand and micro vascular surgery, congenital anomalies like, hypospodias, epispadias, syndactyle, polydactyle, a club or cleft hand, deformities of feet, acute burns & post burn deformities , trauma with vascular, nerve tendon injuries & exposed bones, lymphoedema,(filariasis), cosmetic surgeries – face lift, rhino plasty, liposuctions etc.

It is specially known for cleft surgery. The team of doctors  under the leadership of Dr Subodh Kumar Singh ,has performed  more than 17000   free cleft surgeries. It is now known as one of the finest cleft centres in the world and provides treatment free of cost to the patient in association with The Smile Train.

Dr Subodh Kumar Singh received  his medical  education and training ( MBBS, MS in general  surgery, MCh in Plastic Surgery) at the prestigious Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi India. He is also  a Deplomate of National Board in Plastic Surgery. He was further trained extensively in aesthetic surgery, head and neck reconstruction , burns and hand and microsurgery at  various institutions in India , UK and USA.


Smile Pinki a film made  by Ms Megan Mylan on  his and his  G S Memorial Hospital’s ( a Smile Train Center) contributions to the cause of cleft patients   and on the lives of cleft children won Academy Award-the OSCAR .


Dr Subodh Kumar Singh was conferred Smile Train Hero Award at Baltimore, USA in 2007 for his contributions to the cause of cleft patients  and for providing highest number of free cleft surgeries in the world ,by his team at G S Memorial Hospital   and with the help of the Smile Train.  


He has published and presented   large number of scientific papers and has been a faculty in various conferences, CME and operative workshops. He has received many academic awards for his contributions ,including PEET prize of the Association of  Plastic Surgeons of India  .  He is member of many medical organizations and has held many responsible  posts. Currently he is also an executive council member of the Associan of  Plastic Surgeons of India.


He has contributed greatly for the cause of poor and needy sick patients in this part of the country . His social contributions have been greatly acknowledged . He has received various civic awards including Kashi Ratna, City Pushpa, Manishi Ratna and many others.