Dr B.R Shetty, MD and CEO, NMC Healthcare, had inaugurated the “Smallest Needle Holder in the World,” during a glittering ceremony at NMCS Hospital, Abu Dhabi, on 26th April, 2012. The needle holder was designed by one of the senior members of his medical team, Dr. B. Venkata Ratnam, Head of Plastic Surgery, NMCS Hospital, Abu Dhabi, on whose name, the finest surgical instrument was released and marketed. It is useful for use during surgery for all those who are perform delicate and fine surgical procedures, such as Plastic Surgeons, Ophthalmologists, Neurosurgeons, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Hand Surgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Urologists etc. It is manufactured by Van Sickle Surgical Instruments Inc, at Colleyville, near Dallas, Texas, USA and is currently available directly from the manufacturer. The details of the surgical instrument are as follows.