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Dr. Rakesh Khazanchi

Plastic Surgeon
MBBS, MS – Surgery, MCh – Plastic Surgery
Chairman – Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
39 Years Of Experience
2 Awards
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With more than 30 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, Dr. Rakesh Khazanchi currently heads the division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery as the Chairman at Medanta, Gurgaon, Haryana. He was the Secretary General of the 15th World Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS 2009). Dr. Rakesh Khazanchi has led 22 research projects and published more than 60 papers in national and international medical journals. His contribution extends to authoring four chapters in textbooks and a book on plastic surgery for general surgeons. His major areas of interest comprise cosmetic surgery, reconstructive microsurgery, and vascular malformations, replantation of amputated parts, and head and neck reconstruction. Before joining Medanta as the Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Rakesh Khazanchi was a Professor and Head of Plastic Surgery at AIIMS, the Head of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery division at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. He completed masters in plastic surgery and general surgery from CMC Ludhiana and a fellowship in microsurgery at the Microsurgery Research Centre at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. He has been the President, the former Vice President, and the Founder Secretary of the Association of Phonosurgeons in India. He is the Founder and life member of the Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery as well as the Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India. He is also an eminent life member of many medical groups in India.

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Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chairman- Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon, currently working
Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chairman- Medanta Mediclinic, Defence Colony, currently working
Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Senior Consultant and HOD- Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi , 1999
Plastic Surgery, Professor and HOD- All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi , 1985

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Qualifications & Affiliations

Medical School & Fellowships
MBBS – Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, 1975
MS – Surgery – Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, 1980
MCh – Plastic Surgery – Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, 1983
Fellowship – Microsurgery – St Vincents Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1987
WHO Fellowship – Manchester Royal Infirmary
Life Member – Indian Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
Founder and Life Member – Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India
Member – Indian Society of Cleft Lip, Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies
Life Member – Indian Association of Aesthetic plastic surgeons of India
Life Member – Indian Society for surgery of Hand
Founder and Life Member – Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Life Member – Delhi State Chapter of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
Life Member – Delhi State Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India
Life Member – Indian Society of Head and Neck Oncology
Life Member – Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
Life Member – Association of Surgeons of India

Awards & Achievements

Peet Prize for Best paper presented- “Salvage of Chronic Limb Ischaemia by microvascular omental auto transplantation”, Annual Conference Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Goa, 1999
Gave a “Master class on Rhinoplasty”, Vancouver, Canada, 2011
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