Rakesh Khazanchi

MBBS, MS - Surgery, M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Chairman - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Timings

Tue
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Thu
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Sat
11:00 am - 02:00 pm

Introduction

With more than 30 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, Dr. Rakesh Khazanchi currently heads the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery as the Director at Medanta, Gurgaon, Haryana. He was the Secretary General of the 15th World Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS 2009). Dr. Rakesh Khazanchi has led 22 research projects and published more than 60 papers in national and international medical journals. His contribution extends to authoring four chapters in textbooks and a book on plastic surgery for general surgeons. His major areas of interest comprise cosmetic surgery, reconstructive microsurgery, and vascular malformations, replantation of amputated parts, and head and neck reconstruction. Before joining Medanta as the Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Rakesh Khazanchi was a Professor and Head of Plastic Surgery at AIIMS, the Head of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery division at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. He completed masters in plastic surgery and general surgery from CMC Ludhiana and a fellowship in microsurgery at the Microsurgery Research Centre at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. He has been the President, the former Vice President, and the Founder Secretary of the Association of Phonosurgeons in India. He is the Founder and life member of the Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery as well as the Brachial Plexus Surgery Group of India. He is also an eminent life member of many medical groups in India.

Education

Medical School & Fellowships

Institute Year
MBBS CMC Ludhiana, Punjab University 1975
MS - Surgery CMC Ludhiana, Punjab University 1980
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery CMC Ludhiana, Punjab University 1983
Fellowship - Microsurgery St. Vincents Hospital, Melbourne, Australia 1987
WHO Fellow Manchester Royal Infirmary ----

Memberships

Institute Year
Life Member Indian Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery ----
Founder and Life Member Brachial Plexus surgery group of India ----
Member Indian Society of Cleft Lip, Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies ----
Life Member Indian Association of Aesthetic plastic surgeons of India ----
Life Member Indian Society for surgery of Hand ----
Founder & Life member Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery ----
Life Member Delhi State Chapter of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India ----
Life Member Delhi State Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India ----
Life Member Indian Society of Head and Neck Oncology ----
Life Member Association of Plastic Surgeons of India ----
Life Member Association of Surgeons of India ----

Experience

Designation And Department Hospital Year
Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery,Chairman Medanta-The Medicity Present
Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery,Chairman Medanta Mediclinic, Defence Colony Present
Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery,Senior Consultant & Head Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi 1999
Plastic Surgery,Professor & Head AIIMS, New Delhi 1985

Awards and Achievements

Title Year
Peet Prize by Association of Plastic Surgeons of India ----
Past Vice President, Association of Phonosurgeons of India ----
President,Association of Phonosurgeons of India ----
Founder Secretary, Association of Phonosurgeons of India ----

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