Dr. Rakesh K Khazanchi

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Dr. Rakesh K Khazanchi

Experience :
32 Years
Education :
MBBS MS MCH
Specialization :
Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department :

Introduction

Dr. Khazanchi after his masters in general surgery (1980) and plastic surgery (1983) from CMC Ludhiana, India joined All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi as Asst Professor. He completed his fellowship in microsurgery at the Microsurgery Research Centre, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia and rejoined All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1988. He went on to become Professor & Head of Plastic Surgery in 1997. He left AIIMS in 1999 to join Sir Ganga Ram Hospital where he was Head of the department of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery till recently. His major areas of interest are cosmetic surgery, reconstructive microsurgery, vascular malformations, replantation of amputated parts and head & neck reconstruction. He has more than 25 years of experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. He has conducted many workshops, symposia and also delivered many guest lectures in India and abroad . He was the Secretary General of 15th World Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS 2009). He has undertaken twenty-two research projects, published more than 60 papers in national and international journals, contributed 4 chapters in textbooks and edited and authored a book on Plastic Surgery for General Surgeons. He is a member of many professional plastic, cosmetic and laser surgery associations, past president of Delhi State Chapter of Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Experience

  • Medanta – The Medicity(Director - Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi(Professor & Head of Plastic Surgery)
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital(Sr. Consultant & Head, Dept. of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Fellowships and Memberships

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

Awards and Achievements

  • CMC Ludhiana, Punjab University-1980
  • CMC Ludhiana, Punjab University-1983
  • Ethicon Visiting Professorship in Microsurgery-1997
  • Annual Conference Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Goa-1999
  • Gen Sanyal Visiting Professor-2010
  • Gave a “Master class on Rhinoplasty”-2011

Unique Contribution

  • The effect of phosphoenolpyruvate and ATP on skeletal muscle necrosis after warm ischaemia
  • The anatomy of thoracodorsal artery and its effect on flap design in the rabbit
  • Management of facial palsy with microvascular free muscle transfer
  • An experimental study on the effect of nifedipine on ischaemic skin flap survival in rats
  • A simple technique for the excision of vascular malformation of the scalp
  • Anterior Encephalocoele, report of 30 cases
  • Evaluation of lymphatic drainage in free flaps by lymphoscintigraphy - a preliminary study
  • A new design for reconstruction of composite defects of cheek and lips
  • The meandering collateral. An alternative for renal revascularisation
  • Free flap urethroplasty for a complex long segment stricture of bulbomembranous urethra
  • Omentum Auto-transplantation in Thromboangitis Obliterans: report of three cases
  • Anatomy of aging face

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