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Dr. Ashok B C

Dr. Ashok B C

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surgery, DNB - Plastic Surgery, FNB - Hand and Microsurgery

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Hair Transplant Surgeon

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30 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ashok BC studied his MBBS at M.S. Ramiah Medical College at Bangalore. He then went to Jamnagar where he completed his MS in General Surgery at the M.P.Shah Medical College. He then completed his MCh in Plastic Surgery at NHL Medical College, Shardaben Hospital. During the same time he passed his DNB in Plastic Surgery.He then spent some time at the St. Johns Medical College and Hospital at Bangalore as an Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery. Currently he is the Head of Dept. of Plastic Surgery at Manipal Hospital Bangalore.He has a special interest in Cosmetic Surgery, Hair transplant, Microsurgery and Hand Surgery

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Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital

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98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

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09:00 - 04:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a plastic surgeon?

A: A plastic surgeon is one who is specialized in moulding, reshaping, reducing scarring and disfigurement caused by birth, accident, injury, burn or due to diseases by surgical procedures and enhance appearance.

Q: Can a general surgeon also be a plastic surgeon?

A: Every specialist surgeon has to go through a general surgical residency program before further specialization. Therefore, any general surgeon can be a plastic surgeon with advanced training.

Q: Does a plastic surgeon only perform cosmetic surgery?

A: Yes, a plastic surgeon primarily performs cosmetic surgeries for increasing the aesthetic value of body parts.

Q: Do plastic surgeons have training in laser treatment?

A: Yes,a plastic surgeon also has training in laser treatment along with other surgical procedures. Laser treatments are used to reduce hair on face and other areas, reduce scars, and removal of warts and moles.

Q: Is a dermatologist and plastic surgeon different?

A: Yes, dermatologists and plastic surgeons have many common procedures, but both are a unique. A dermatologist can do all kinds of skin treatments but cannot perform surgeries like skin transplantation, hair transplantation or facial sculpting, cleft lip repair, etc. and focuses on medicines for treatment. A plastic surgeon is specialied in operative procedures to enhance appearances.

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MBBS - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 1989
MS - General Surgery - MP Shah Medical College,Jamnagar, 1994
MCh - Plastic Surgery - Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, 1997

Memberships

Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI)
Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ISRM)
Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand (ISSH)
Karnataka Chapter Of Plastic Surgeons
Association Of Breast Surgeons Of Inida

Experience

Worked as a joint Replacement Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals
Worked as Associate Professor ( Plastic Surgery) at St. Johns Medical College and Hospital
Currently Head of Dept. of Plastic Surgery at Manipal Hospital
2010 - Present Director at Clinique Belle, Koramangala

Registrations

30322 Karnataka Medical Council, 1990
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