MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Ramachandran.K is a Plastic Surgeon in MRC Nagar, Chennai and has an experience of 35 years in this field. Dr. Ramachandran.K practices at Apollo Spectra Hospitals in MRC Nagar, Chennai and Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala in Electronics City, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai in 1978,MS - General Surgery from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai in 1988 and MCh - Plastic Surgery from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai in 1984. He is a member of Medical Council of India (MCI) and Tamilnadu Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Scar Revision Surgery,Acne/ Pimple Scars Treatment,Liposuction,Rhinoplasty and Gynecomastia Treatment / Surgery etc.
41/42, 53/54, Satyadev Avenue, Landmark: Opposite Somerset Building & Ayyappa Temple, Chennai
Mon - Sat
11:00 - 01:00
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.