About Us

Professor Dr. David P. Tauro is Indian board certified & one among the best of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgeon India with a special interest in Facial Cosmetic Surgery. He is a Cosmetic Surgeon of repute, well known in the field of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery in Indian subcontinent & overseas. Known to be a trendsetter in his field in Pace Profile Change Surgery India, having performed thousands of procedures in Cranio-Maxillofacial & Head n Neck Surgery has earned a reputation of "An Incredibly Versatile Surgeon".

Dr. Tauro after having acquired his basic and postgraduate qualifications in India, had a stint at the Center for Burns, Plastic & Maxillofacial Surgery at the St. Lawrence Hospital in South Wales in the United Kingdom. He has worked with several cosmetic surgeon Bangalore and abroad and particularly trained with the internationally acclaimed surgeon Professor Paul Salins for a protracted period of nearly 8 years. Besides his academic qualifications he has had extensive training in diverse areas of Maxillofacial Surgery such as Trauma Surgery, TM Joint Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Cleft lip & Palate Surgery, Cancer & Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Face Profile Change Surgery India, Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw Deformity Surgery, Facial Profile Change Surgery) Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery), Facial Aesthetic Surgery and Reconstructive Microvascular Surgery. He has a wealth of experience of over 20 yrs in the specialty of Cranio-Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery India, Jaw Surgery India.

He has been on the faculty of several institutions across Karnataka in various capacities. He was the former Chairman of Cranio-Maxillofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery India at the Bapuji Dental School Hospital & College of Dental Sciences Hospital, Davangere. Also served as a Professor & Consultant Surgeon at the Craniofacial Center, SDM Institute of Medical & Dental Sciences, Dharwad. Currently he is a Visiting Professor & Honorary Consultant Surgeon at the Department of Cranio-Maxillofacial, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the SS Institute of Medical Sciences, Davangere; SSIDS & FMS Group of Hospitals Hyderabad and to various other institutions in India. Besides he is also a Visiting Consultant, Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Plastic Surgeon to various hospitals in and around Bangalore such as Vikram Group of Hosptials, Chord Road Hospital, Pristine Hospital & Yashomati Hospital to name a few.

Dr. Tauro is the Chief Consultant & Managing Director of "THE TAULINS CLINIC" a Center which caters to a host of cosmetic & functional deformities of the face, be it congenital (by birth) or acquired (after birth) referred to as Cranio-Maxillofacial, Plastic & Reconstructive Facial Surgery in Bangalore, Davangere and Hyderabad. He is in private practice limited to the full scope of Cranio-Maxillofacial Head & Neck Surgery, Jaw Surgery India. It is quite natural that after being trained in diverse areas of Facial Plastic Surgery and a phenomenal experience in the field his level of comfort now makes him an expert and leader in Maxillofacial Plastic & Head Neck Surgery, one of the very few in India. The Cosmetic Surgeon Bangalore is an astute clinician and a reputed Cosmetic Surgeon with an inherent clinical acumen and talent with undisputed diagnostic and surgical skills. His temperament and servile nature with a unique style of functioning makes it a pleasure and a delight to be associated with at work or otherwise. His attention to detail and an obsession for perfection with an ardent commitment to the art and science of surgery has led to clocking over several thousand hours of continuing education keeping him at the cutting edge of the field.Tauro is one of the best Jaw Surgery India.

Dr. Tauro (Cosmetic Surgeon Bangalore) participates in all the major national & international conferences and is always a lead presenter at these meetings. He has authored and contributed to several articles in many scientific journals. He was featured on the print media several times for his commendable reconstructive surgical prowess on bear maul injuries and was written about nationally in the Times of India, Deccan Herald and Indian express to name a few. He is also one of the few Cosmetic Surgeons in India/world to have operated on an 18 day old baby with an unusual congenital disorder called "Congenital Zygomatico-Mandibular Synostosis associated with unilateral anophthalmia" reported in the Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Journal which incidentally is the 8th reported case in the world literature.

Dr. Tauro speaks avidly on providing quality service to people from all walks of life. He is quite certain that universal health care is a reality while still providing world class medical treatment to the citizens of the world that visit our shores. Moreover, his mastery & craftsmanship combined with unassumingly patient temperament for teaching & deliberation brings him patients and practicing surgeons from all corners of this country and the world. Dr.Tauro is an accomplished photographer with a unique artistic talent in him which by virtue of his spontaneity transcends to the art of remaking faces and with his superior training and expertise automatically translates the artist in him to sculpturing of faces and is no wonder considered to be one of the most intriguing, ingenious and innovative surgeons of this era. His highly intuitive & innovative nature with his well known technical prowess in surgery sets himself a breed apart from the rest.

He is the recipient of several awards, two state awards from the Mysore University for best performance at the graduate level. A recipient of 2 national awards for individual achievements and 4 national awards for health services in the area of Maxillofacial Head Neck Surgery. He was endowed the prestigious Karnataka State Government Award (Gold Medal & Silver Plaque) in recognition of his exemplary services in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery rendered to the rural population in Karnataka, and was featured on the 56th Independence Day celebrations by the Minister of state for sports, on the 15th of August 2002. He is undoubtedly one of the best Cosmetic & Cranio Maxillofacial Surgeons in India. He is a member of various national and international professional bodies. Has several publications in national and international journals. Has traveled and lectured extensively in various national and international meetings. Has been on the faculty of numerous symposia and workshops.

Besides his passion for surgery he has other diverse interests such as Photography, Western Classical Music, Travel, Reading, Culinary interests and Gardening. He is also a member of the India International Photographic Council and the Federation of Indian Photography and has won accolades and prizes in photography at the national level.

Positions Held & Accomplishments

CURRENT PROFILE:

  • President: Indian Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Feb 2010 – Jan 2012
  • Executive Committee Member:Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology of India, 2010 - 2012
  • Honorary Professor & Consultant CMF Surgeon: Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center & Narayana Hrudayalaya Superspecialty Hospitals
  • Visiting Professor & Consultant CMF Surgeon:Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery SSIDS & Hospital & FMS Group of Hospitals, Hyderabad
  • Hon. Consultant CMF Surgeon:SS Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Davangere, Karnataka, India
  • Member - Board of Directors:Indian Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, India
  • Fellow:Indian Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, India
  • AO Faculty: AO Education Foundation, India, Section
  • Editorial Board Member:Indian Journal of Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery
  • Editorial Board Member: Karnataka State Dental Journal
  • Editorial Board Member:Journal of Oral Health Sciences, Delhi
  • Private Practice
    The Taulins Clinic
    Centre for Cranio Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery
    #106, HERITAGE 4, VB Nagar 1st Cross
    Marthahalli Post, Bangalore 560037, Karnataka, India
    Web: www.thetaulinsclinic.com
  • Visiting Consultant Surgeon: Vikram Hospitals, Bangalore Yashomathi Hospital, Bangalore

Formerly,

  • Vice President:Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India, 2009 - 2010
  • Vice President: Indian Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2008 - 2010
  • Under Graduate Teacher & Guide: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India
  • Inspector for Dental Council of India: To inspect & approve the infrastructure & teaching faculties for initiating Post Graduate Training Programs (MDS) in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Graduate & Post Graduate Examiner : Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Bombay, India

PRIZES / AWARDS RECEIVED:

  • Best Scientific Paper Award - Dr. MSN Ginwala Trophy awarded at the national conference of the AOMSI held at Calcutta for the paper on "Frequently used Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty – Nomenclature & Analysis" An experience with 111 cases. Kolkata, December 2006
  • National Award - Individual Achievements for Economic & Social Development. Delhi, May 2006
  • National Award -Rashtriya Vikas Ratan Award - Individual Achievements for Economic & Social Development. IIGS, Delhi, March 2006
  • State Award (Gold Medal & Silver Plaque) in recognition of the exemplary Services in Maxillofacial Surgery rendered to the rural population in and around the state of Karnataka. Awarded on the 56th Independence day celebrations by the Minister of state for sports, District Commissioner & Superintendent of Police of Davangere, Karnataka, 15th August 2002
  • State Prize for highest marks secured in the Final BDS exams conducted in December 1988 – Awarded by the Karnataka Youth Services & Sports Organization, Bangalore, India.
  • Dr. S. Channabassappa Memorial Cash Prize for best performance in the Final BDS Examination, December 1988 – 70th Annual Convocation of the University of Mysore – 31st January 1990

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

Life Member:

  • Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology of India
  • Indian Society of Cleft lip Palate & Craniofacial anomalies
  • Indian Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery Society of India
  • Association of Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgeons of India
  • Indian Dental Association
  • Karnataka State Dental Council Fellow / Associate member
  • Asian Association of Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgeons
  • International Association of Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgeons
  • Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
  • Association of Surgeons of India

Executive Committee Member:

  • Association of Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgeons of India – 2002 / 03
  • Association of Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgeons of India – 2003 / 04
  • Association of Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgeons of India – 2004 / 05
  • Indian Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – 2004-06
  • Indian Society of Cleft Lip Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies – 2007-09
  • Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology of India – 2010 - 2012

Former Member:

  • Ethical Committee for Clinical Research, Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere, 1998 - 2004
  • Ethical Committee for Clinical Research, College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Davangere, May 2008- 2010

Life Member:

  • Federation of Indian Photography
  • India International Photographic council

Councilor:

  • International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons - 2007 - 09

Vice President

  • Indian Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – 2008-2011
  • Association of Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgeons of India - 2009 - 2010