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Doctor Profile - Dr. Syed Altaf Hussain

Senior Consultant
Dr. Syed Altaf Hussain


MS (General Surgery), FRCS (Edin Burgh), DNB (Plastic Surgery)

Area(s) of Specialization:

Cranio Facial Surgery, Cleft Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery

Consultation days:

Monday to Saturday

Consultation Time:

8.00 am to 4.00 pm

For Appointment, Call:

044-24765614/45928500 EXT: 527/8898

Fellowships / Memberships:

  • Association Of Plastic Surgeons Of India
  • Association Of Aesthetic  Surgeons Of India
  • Indian Society For Cleft Li[P, Palate And Cranio Facial Anomolies
  • Indian Medical association
  • AO CMF (Switzerland)



  1. IRF6 rs2235375 single nucleotide polymorphism is associated with non-syndromic cleft palate only but not cleft lip with or without palate in south Indian population,  Venkatesh Babu Gurramkondaa, Altaf Hussain Syed, Jyotsna Murthy, Bhaskar V.K.S. Lakkakulaa,c, Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology: Original article submitted 29 march 2017; accepted 28 may 2017.
  2. Association of TFAP2A gene polymorphism with susceptibility to non-syndromic cleft lip with or without palate risk in south Indian population - Venkatesh Babu Gurramkonda, Altaf Hussain Syed, Jyotsna Murthy, and Bhaskar V.K.S. Lakkakulaa, Meta Gene. 2016 Sep; 9: 181–184.
  3. Pre-surgical nasoalveolar molding in patients with unilateral and bilateral clefts-changing concepts and current approach – Commentry: NK Koteswara Prasad, Althaf Hussain, Journal of Cleft Lip and Palate and Cranio-facial Anomalies July-December 2015‏ [pg. 105]
  4. ‘Clinical profile of a patient with Cleft Lip/Palate with Secondary Skeletal Deformities, Hussain, Syed Altaf MS, FRCS; Nalabothu, Prasad Koteswara MDS, FCFD; Murthy, Jyotsna MS, DNB; Krishnan, Sriram MDS, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: June 2015 - Volume 26 - Issue 4 - p 1423–1427.
  5. ‘Management of post midface distraction occlusal discrepancy using temporary anchorage devices in a cleft patient ‘N. K. Koteswara Prasad, Syed Altaf Hussain, Arun B. Chitharanjan, and Jyotsna Murthy Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2015 Jan-Apr; 48(1): 89–91.
  6. ‘Polymorphic variants near 1p22 and 20q11.2 loci and the risk of non-syndromic cleft lip and palate in South Indian population’ Venkatesh Babu Gurramkonda , Altaf Hussain Syed , Jyotsna Murthy , Gyaneshwer Chaubey , V.K.S. Bhaskar Lakkakula ,* International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 79 (2015) 2389–2393 


Ongoing Research
Differential RNA expression in the cleft edge epithelium in partial cleft palate patients.
Dynamics of VPI closure following Petit/ Malek style pharyngoplasty

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