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Dr. Sameer Karkhanis

Dr. Sameer Karkhanis

Dr. Sameer Karkhanis

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgeon


Hair Transplant Surgeon



19 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sameer Karkhanis, chief plastic surgeon & director of CCRS, is a board certified plastic surgeon with an experience of over 13 years in the field of plastic surgery.He graduated from Grant Medical College in 1995 and did his super specialty training in plastic surgery at the Lok Nayak Hospital, affiliated with the Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. Following his super specialty training in 2004, he pursued his passion for Microvascular Surgery and free tissue transfers for various post cancer reconstructions. He was appointed as a specialist senior registrar in the department of plastic, reconstructive and micro vascular services, Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai, one of the largest tertiary referral oncology center in Asia.To rekindle his love and reinforce his skills in aesthetic plastic surgery, he traveled across the country to visit prominent plastic surgeons to understand the art & practice of cosmetic surgery in the Indian scenario. In 2006, he was awarded a visiting fellowship at the Brazillian Scientific Institute of plastic & reconstructive at the Albert Einstien Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil. This fellowship gave him a unique opportunity to interact and operate with a large number of aesthetic surgeons, some pioneers in their fields, and see their work in facial cosmetic surgery, cosmetic surgery of the breast, body contouring & hair restoration. Following his return to India, he started this center in 2006 with a strict focus on his sub specialty interests; dedicated to the science of cosmetic & reconstructive surgery.In 2008, he was awarded another visiting fellowship in aesthetic surgery at the Federal University of Parana and its affiliated clinics at Curitiba, Brazil. This fellowship consisted of advanced training courses in the field of video endoscopic aesthetic plastic surgery for the face and breast, under the guidance of a highly distinguished international faculty. The training in minimally invasive video endoscopic procedures has since added a unique and exclusive dimension to his skills and practice.Dr. Karkhanis keeps himself abreast with the newer nuances and techniques in the field of aesthetic surgery. He has a sub specialty interest & an almost exclusive practice consisting of cosmetic breast surgery, body contouring, hair restoration surgery & aesthetic surgery of the face. Dr. Karkhanis is also affiliated with Currae Hospital, Thane, as a consultant aesthetic plastic surgeon.

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Thane West, Thane

Centre for Cosmetic & Recontructive Surgery


1st Floor, Soham Plaza North East Wing, Tikujini Wadi Road, Landmark: Within Karkhanis Super Speciality Hospital, Near Titan & Metro Hospital, Thane

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Real Self Top Doctor - 2015


MBBS - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 1995
MS - General Surgery - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, 1998
DNB - Plastic Surgery - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 2004


International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of plastic surgeons of India


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2000 - 2001 Plastic Surgery Resident at Department of Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, Wadia Hospital for Children
2001 - 2004 Plastic Surgery Resident at Department of Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, Lok Nayak Hospital
2004 - 2005 Senior Plastic Surgeon at Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Microvascular surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital
2005 - 2005 Fellow, Aesthetic surgery at Brazillian Institute of Plastic & Reconstructive surgery
2008 - 2008 Fellow, Aesthetic surgery at University of Parana, Brazil


77498 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1995

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery - Brazillian Institute of Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, 2006
Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery - Federal University of Parana, Brazil, 2008
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