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Dr. Rakesh K. Khazanchi

Dr. Rakesh K. Khazanchi

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgeon

41 Years Experience Overall  (37 years as specialist)

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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).

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Gurgaon Sector 38, Gurgaon

Medanta-The Medicity


CH Baktawar Singh Road, Landmark: Near Rajiv Chowk, Gurgaon

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Mon, Wed - Thu, Sat

08:00 - 08:00

Tue, Fri

08:00 - 04:00


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.


Awards and Recognitions

Distinction in MS (Surgery) by CMC Ludhiana, Punjab University - 1980
Gold Medal by Punjab University, Chandigarh (MBBS) by CMC Ludhiana, Punjab University - 1983


MBBS - Christian Dental College, 1975
MS - General Surgery - Christian Dental College, 1980
MCh - Plastic Surgery - Christian Dental College, 1983


Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Association of Phono Surgeons of India (APSI)


2009 - Present Director - Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery at Medanta The Medicity
1999 - 2009 Sr. Consultant & Head, Dept. of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
1985 - 1989 Professor & Head Of Plastic Surgery at All India Institute Of Medical Sciences


5082 Haryana State Dental Council, 2010
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