Dr. Shailesh Vadodaria
Dr.Shailesh Vadodaria is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon based in London. He was born and brought up in rural part of Gujarat, India. He travels to developing countries for operating underprivileged children born with cleft lip and palate. He was instrumental in developing a cleft lip and palate services in Rajasthan at the Global Hospital and Research Centre in Mount Abu. He provides his services to perform reconstructive surgery at the Global Hospital once a year since 2000. He is also founder trustee of Akshar Health and Education Charity Trust designed to support the needy patients and students of his native place in the rural village of Paliad, India. He has travelled to Dhanka Medical College, Bangladesh along with Australian Interplast for training and teaching in the department of plastic surgery in 2008. He is a visiting reconstructive surgeon at the Walvekar Charity Hospital, Dervan in rural Maharashtra. He believes in sharing his skill of reconstructive surgery to help needy children with inborn deformities and inspire like minded people to join such mission for better health and education in developing countries.