He is 80, battling throat cancer and can barely talk, is confined to a wheelchair because of an accident, has undergone a triple bypass surgeryand has a heart that functions only up to 18% of its capacity. Where would you expect such a man to be? Confined to a hospital bed, of course. Dr Sharad Kumar Dixit is confined to hospital beds indeed, but only to fix people’s defective faces and body — something that the plastic surgeon has been doing free of cost for poor patients for the past 42 years. Advancing age and ailments have not been able to slow him down.