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Dr. Shantha Kumar S

Dr. Shantha Kumar S

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surgery

Allopath

Plastic Surgeon

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11 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shantha Kumar S is a Plastic Surgeon in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore and has an experience of 11 years in this field. Dr. Shantha Kumar S practices at Bangalore Orthopaedic and Surgical Hospital in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India in 1999,MS - General Surgery from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS) in 2005 and MCh - Plastic Surgery from Sri Ramachandra Medical College in 2008.

Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore

Bangalore Orthopaedic and Surgical Hospital

4.0

426, 4th Cross Rd, HRBR Layout 2nd Block, Landmark: Adayar Anand Bhavan, Bangalore

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Wed - Thu

05:30 - 08:30

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India, 1999
MS - General Surgery - Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS), 2005
MCh - Plastic Surgery - Sri Ramachandra Medical College, 2008

Registrations

51734 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999

Trainings and Certifications

PGDHHM - IGNOU, 2015
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