Dr. Shankar Lakshman MD
Plastic Surgeons — Pasadena, CAwww.pasadenasurgeons.com
Dr. Shankar Lakshman specializes in plastic surgery, hand surgery in Pasadena, California. Details of Dr. Lakshman's 15 years experience as an MD, his 5 hospital affiliations and education at University of Tennessee are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Lakshman
10 Congress St
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Shankar Lakshman identified specializing in
Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery
A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction, or replacement of physical defects of form or function, involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hand, extremities, breast and trunk, and external genitalia. He/she uses aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well. A plastic surgeon possesses special knowledge and skill in the design and surgery of grafts, flaps, free tissue transfer and replantation. Competence in the management of complex wounds, the use of implantable materials, and in tumor surgery is required. and Hand SurgeryHand Surgery
A specialist trained in the investigation, preservation and restoration by medical, surgical, and rehabilitative means of all structures of the upper extremity directly affecting the form and function of the hand and wrist.. He is certied by The American Board of Plastic Surgery for Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery.
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Dr. Lakshman is affiliated with 5 hospitals:
Verdugo Hills Hospital
1812 Verdugo Blvd
EducationDr. Lakshman attended medical school at University of Tennessee College of Medicine and graduated in 1998 having 15 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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