MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Rakesh K. Khazanchi is a cosmetic/plastic surgeon in Defense Colony, Delhi and has an experience of 37 years in this field. Dr. Rakesh K. Khazanchi practices at Medanta- Mediclinic in Defense Colony, Delhi and Medanta - Mediclinic Cybercity in DLF Phase II, Gurgaon. He completed Mbbs from Christian Dental College, CMC, Ludhiana in 1975, MS - general surgery from Christian Dental College, CMC, Ludhiana in 1980 and M.Ch - plastic surgery from Christian Dental College, CMC, Ludhiana in 1983. He is a member of association of surgeons of India (ASI) and Association Of Phono Surgeons Of India (APSI).
2 clinics for General Consultation
I along with Shelly and the rest of my family would like to sincerely express my gratitude for the amazing work put in by the entire team of the Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon in helping save my sister Mrs. Shelly’s leg , who was a victim of a bad road accident. She would have nearly lost her leg but for the timely assistance given by the Medanta doctors.
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.