Dr. Shailesh Nisal, MBBS, MS, MCh

Director Sparsh Clinics

Dr. Nisal is a highly accomplished cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon practicing in the city of Nagpur, India. With an experience of more than 20 years, he has been a pioneer in developing the field of plastic surgery in the city of Nagpur. He currently serves as the Director of Sparsh Clinics.

He has specialized, world-class training in aesthetic surgery of the face, breasts, and body.  He believes in a highly personalized and compassionate approach to meet the goals of each of his patients.  He is an expert in complex reconstructions of the face in both adults and children resulting from congenital, post-traumatic, or cancer deformities.

Dr. Nisal received his MBBS and MS degrees from the prestigious Government medical college, Nagpur and his M.Ch. in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery from Nair Hospital, Mumbai. He also practiced as a  Plastic surgeon at Canberra, Australia and contributed significantly to teaching at Australian National University Medical School.

He is known for his teaching and oratory skills which have garnered him national attention. Subsequently, Dr. Nisal is invited as a speaker at a number of conferences organized by various specialties. He is also popular among plastic surgery trainees and colleagues through his surgical teaching videos on his youtube channel..


Dr. Amol Dhopte, MBBS, MS, MCh

Dr. Amol Dhopte is a dynamic plastic surgeon trained at Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi. He is board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery with subspecialty training in Hand Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, Maxillofacial surgery, Burns, and Oncologic Reconstruction. His special interests include Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Hand Surgery and Microsurgery.

Dr. Amol Dhopte has a plenty of experience in Gender Reassignment surgeries and has contributed a great deal in changing lives of these patients. Sparsh Clinics serves as a state of art facility for performing complex plastic reconstruction in these patients.

Dr. Amol is known for his fine communication skills as well as his deft, confident surgical talent. He has also contributed significantly to the scientific research through his presentations and publications at international and national platforms.


Dhopte A, Bamal R, Tiwari VK. A prospective analysis of risk factors for pediatric burn mortality at a tertiary burn burn center in North India. Burns & Trauma.2017;5:30. doi:10.1186/s41038-017-0095-7.

Dhopte A,Tiwari VK, Patel P, Bamal R. Epidemiology of pediatric burns and future prevention strategies—a study of 475 patients from a high-volume burn center in North India. Burns & Trauma. 2017;5:1. doi:10.1186/s41038-016-0067-3.

Thimmaraj Nayaka, Mitesh Bedi, Amol Dhopte, Bhupesh Patel, Sumita A Jain. Rapunzel Syndrome Presenting as Gastric Perforation: A Case Report. 2016.15(11).55-57. DOI: 10.9790/0853-1511055557.

Sympathetic dysfunction dermatitis in a revascularized upper extremity after near total amputation: Case report and review of literature (under review at Indian Journal of plastic surgery).

Effect of autologous platelet-rich plasma on split skin graft donor site wound: a novel method to accelerate wound healing (under review at Indian Journal of plastic surgery).

Review article on management of para esophagyeal hernia for the souvenir of 5th national conference & live operative workshop of Indian Hernia Society 2012.

Dissertation during MS General Surgery “A comparative analysis of short-term outcomes of linear versus purse-string closure of ileostomy wound”.


Paper presentation on “Assessment of risk factors causing mortality in pediatric burns at a tertiary care hospital” at NABICON 2016, Puri.

Paper presentation on “Facial Bipartition surgery for Tessier cleft 0-14” at APSICON 2015, Mumbai.

Paper presentation on “thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy in prone position in difficult situations” at IASGCON 2012 (Tropical gastroenterology 2012; 33(3) suppl 1, E 31).

Paper presentation on “number of cartridges used in transverse stapling of the rectal stump after laparoscopic LAR, may indicate a better position on the learning curve” at IASGCON 2012 (Tropical gastroenterology 2012; 33(3) suppl 1, C 39).



Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI)

National Academy of Burns India (NABI)

Association of Surgeons of Nagpur (ASN)