Dr. Debraj Shome is the co-founder and the director of Debabrata Auro Foundation. Dr Debraj Shome is a surgeon by profession, specialised in Facial Plastic Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery and is based in Mumbai, India. He is also the co-founder and director of The Esthetic Clinics, having centre in multiple cities all over India. Dr Shome has received numerous awards from prestigious agencies and is well- known for his breakthrough innovations in the field of Facial Plastic Surgery. He has more than 55 research papers written in top peer-reviewed international journals, as well as have a US patent to his credit. He is the inventor of the QR 678 hair growth formulation. He was the first recipient from Asia and the youngest globally to be awarded the prestigious Davies Foundation Grant Award by the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, in 2010. In addition to clinical work, Dr Shome has been involved in many charitable initiatives. He dedicates a lot of time to philanthropic activities for the betterment of society. Dr. Shome is the Co-Director of the Debabrata Auro Foundation (http://daf.foundation), a renowned charity organization known for its path breaking work in healthcare & education sectors in India.He started this foundation with the mission of establishing equality within the society and enable and empower its deprived sections.
Keeping this philosophy of Sri Aurobindo in mind, the Debabrata Auro Foundation (DAF) was started by Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker and Dr. Debraj Shome in November, 2016 in Mumbai, India. The NGO was started in the memory of (Late) Dr. Debabrata Shome, a humanitarian extraordinaire and visionary. Although, lot of individuals empathize with the plight of the underprivileged, when it comes to taking concrete steps towards their aid there is not much that we actually do. Dr Debraj believes that, small efforts by one single individual can lead to big changes and this is a way of doing our bit for the society.