Dr Satya Saraswat is attached to Smile train since 2006 which is the biggest International Cleft Charitable Organization providing 100% free treatment to children suffering from Cleft Lip and Palate. He is the first doctor from Agra region to provide such services. Smile Train gives various oppurtunities to the partner Plastic Surgery Doctors.Dr Satya Saraswat has attended two such Workshops at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan organised by renowned Cleft Surgeon Dr Noordhoof & his team. Apart from that Dr Satya Saraswat has attended two STARS (Smile Train Anaesthesia & Reconstructive Surgeon) Conference.
He has conducted more than 4000 cleft surgeries till date catering to patients from over 50 districts and 8 states,spreading smiles all over India.
Recent events with smile train patients
- In February from 22-28 Feb 2016 we celebrated the cleft week. Apart from performing the surgeries we arranged fun time with our new and old operated patients. With a good number of patients and their guardians we visited the TAJ MAHAL – the LOVE OF AGRA. It was a grand picnic with all enjoying the food, the weather, the company and of course THE TAJ!
- On 29 November 2016 CEO of The Smile Train Ms Susie Melchior Schaefer, visited our facility and celebrated the spreading smiles.
Sikkim Viklang Sahayta Samiti (SIKKIM, INDIA)
The Samiti has been working since 1999 for the upliftment of the disabled. Dr Satya Saraswat has carried out more than 500 cases for free helping the poor and the needy treating burn and cleft patients. Dr Satya Saraswat is a Life Member of Sikkim Viklang Sahayata Samiti and regularly conducts camps providing 100% free treatment to the patients.Please click on the following link to know more about the organization and also the contributions by Dr Satya Saraswat. http://www.sikkimviklang.org/
Quoting here a press release from Sikkim Raj Bhawan dated 10 December 2013
“The Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim, Shri Shriniwas Patil paid a visit to S.T.N.M Hospital on 9th December 2013,and met the patients undergoing reconstructive surgery for Cleft lip, Palate and burn contractures in a camp being jointly organised by the Sikkim Viklang Sahayata Samity,doctors and technicians from Saraswat Hospital, Agra and the Department of Health Care Human Services and Family Welfare Department ,in tandem with Raj Bhawan.
Dr Satya Saraswat receiving token of appreciation from the Honorable Governor of Sikkim
The Honourable Governor of Sikkim,Shri Shriniwas Patil paid a visit to S.T.N.M Hospital on 9th December 2013,and met the patients undergoing reconstructive surgery for Cleft lip, Palate and burn contractures in a camp being jointly organised by the Sikkim Viklang Sahatya Samity,doctors and technicians from Saraswat Hospital, Agra and the Department of Health Care Human Services and Family Welfare Department ,in tandem with Raj Bhawan. He was accorded a warm welcome at STNM Hospital by the Secretary Health Department,Dr K.Bhandari, Principal Chief Consultant and Medical Superintendent Dr Yogesh Verma and staff of STNM.
During the course of visit, the Hon’ble Governor enquired about the health of the Patients operated, and handed over gifts and nutritional items.
The operations that began on the 7th of December 2013 would continue up to 12th of December 2013. A total of Thirty nine operations have been undertaken so far and sixteen more operations are scheduled for 12th December 2013; it was informed.
The Hon’ble Governor also directed the Health Department officials to conduct similar camps on a regular basis, so that no such cases remained unattended in Sikkim. He assured of wholehearted support to this noble cause.
The surgical team of doctors and technicians from Saraswat Hospital Agra led by Dr Satya Saraswat,Anaesthetist, Dr Ranvir Tyagi; and members of Sikkim Viklang Sahayta Samiti also called on the Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim at Raj Bhawan on 10th December 2013. The Hon’ble Governor felicitated the entire team, and expressed his gratitude for their humane service and for lending their expertise in changing the lives of the patients.”
Likewise various cleft lip and palate patients have been operated by Dr Satya Saraswat free of cost under The Smile Train.
Operation Restore for free post burn Hair Transplantation
Along with the International Society Of Hair Restoration Surgery Dr Satya is engaged in The Operation Restore which aims at performing free hair restoration surgeries in patients with humble background who had lost their hair in some trauma or burns or any other mishap like scalp evulsion etc.
Free operative camps for burn contracture patients in Saraswat Hospital Agra
With a mission to serve humanity Dr Satya Saraswat has conducted free burn contracture operative camps in his own hospital too. One such camp was organised in early november this year (2016) in which neck contracture release operations were done .
Video of burn pt nidhi
Free Hair Transplants of patients At Saraswat Hospital Hair Transplant Workshops
Patients who are selected for hair transplantation during the hands-on workshops are not charged any fee for the procedure, however big or small their procedure may be. They only require to pay a very minimal amount of sum for the medicines used for their procedure.
Since Saraswat Hospital conducts these workshops on a regular basis, a number of patients of very humble backgrounds too have received advantage of this procedure.
Veraval surgical camp (May 2006)
Performed various surgeries on charitable basis.