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Muhammad Ashraf Ganatra is Professor of Plastic Surgery & Chairman, Faculty of Plastic, Reconstructive & Burn Surgery at Dow Medical College, Karachi which is affiliated with Dow University of Medical Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan. He is founding life member and past (2012-2014) President of the august body of Plastic Surgeons of Pakistan by the name of "Pakistan Association of Plastic Surgeons" (PAPS). He is Ex-Project Director of Smile Train, a non-governmental organization of USA involved in helping patients of cleft lip and cleft palate in the world. He is supervisor, examiner and Secretary of Faculty of Plastic Surgery of College of Physician and Surgeons of Pakistan. (CPSP).He is first Memon Plastic Surgeon and first Professor of Okhai Memon community. He is life member of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), Society of Surgeons of Pakistan (SOSP) & Memon Professional Forum (MPF).

Having been graduated in the year 1983 from Dow Medical College, Karachi he joined the Deptt.of Plastic Surgery at Civil hospital, Karachi under the dynamic leadership of Prof.K.M.Durrani, who was the first Plastic Surgeon of Pakistan. Dr.Ganatra was taught, trained, groomed and mentored by Prof.Durrani into a finest Plastic Surgeon. He received his MS (Plast. Surg.) degree from University of Karachi in 1992. He visited United Kingdom,United States, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Brazil, Malaysia and Egypt for further refinements in various aspects of Plastic Surgery.

ProfileDr. Ganatra is actively involved in the teaching and practice of Plastic Surgery. As Professor at Dow Medical College, he had trained two Plastic Surgeons who are now qualified and are practicinghe. At present he has 8 trainees under him. He has 23 scientific papers to his credit published in journals recognized by PMDC (Pakistan Medical & Dental Council) and HEC (Higher Education Commission). He had presented at various national and international medical conferences. He is actively involved in research. His main interest is "amniotic membrane in Burns" and "Skin substitutes".

He is actively involved In private Practice at his clinic at Taj Medical Complex. He does both Cosmetic and Reconstructive work. Among Cosmetic his main interest is Facial rejuvenation. He is good in Hair Transplant, Liposuction, fat grafts, MACS lift and Cervicoplasty.

Among Reconstructive work his main interest is Cleft surgery for which he has attended various training workshops held in Thialnd, Taiwan and Brazil. He is actively involved in holding cleft camps/missions in rural Sindh. His other reconstructive interests are Hypospadias surgery and post burn contractures.

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