Dr. Karthik Vishwanath Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road

Dr. Karthik Vishwanath


Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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About Dr. Karthik Vishwanath

Introduction Dr. Karthik Vishwanath is a board certified, internationally trained, well distinguished Consultant Plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon. He started his career as consultant plastic surgeon in Mangalore(NITTE University) where he earned remarkable reputation and appreciation from his patients and peers. During this time he catered to patients from Mangalore, neighboring districts and Kerala where He has handled many complex and high profile cases. Dr Karthik has worked for the NHS in England and gained higher levels of skill and finesse in patient care which he is well known for. His holistic approach towards patients and their management has helped him develop excellent rapport with patients. Education He completed his MBBS from well acclaimed AJ institute of medical sciences, Mangalore and pursued Masters in General surgery(M.S) at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar medical college, Bangalore. Dr. Karthik always had an artistic, innovative and meticulous approach towards surgery which made him super specialize further by doing Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch) in Plastic and reconstructive surgery from well renowned M.S. Ramaiah medical college. During his training he had the opportunity to visit and learn from various premier institutes like Tata memorial hospital Mumbai for cancer reconstruction, Ganga hospital Coimbatore for Hand surgery and also hands on microvascular training. Work experience He has over 13 years of surgical experience and over 9 years of experience in the field of Plastic surgery at both medical colleges and private hospitals. As an Assistant professor in plastic surgery at K.S. Hegde medical Academy Mangalore he has enjoyed teaching both undergraduate and post graduate students from the University. His specialty interests led him to complete a fellowship in Breast and Microvascular surgery from the World Famous center i.e Broomfield hospital, Chelmsford, UK. Here he was trained under prominent and celebrated surgeons of international reputation. He further went on to pursue an International training fellowship from Norfolk and Norwich University hospital, one of the top high volume centres in the UK catering to entire East of England. Memberships: Royal college of surgeons of England(affiliate) General Medical Council UK Indian Medical Association(IMA) Association of surgeons of India(ASI) Indian association of aesthetic plastic surgeons(IAAPS) Karnataka association of plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery(KAPRAS) Association of wound care surgeons of India(APSI branch) Area of expertise 1.Minimal scar surgery technique for skin lesions like moles, cysts, benign skin tumours, scars, keloids, benign lumps etc. 2.Aesthetic/Cosmetic surgery-Rhinoplasty(nose job),otoplasty(ear surgery),blepharoplasty(eye lid surgery) Tummy tuck(abdominoplasty), gynecomastia male breast correction, Liposuction/body contouring, Mommy make over, Botox/fillers/PRP, chin and cheek augmentation, facelift, fat transfer, sagging arm tightening (brachiaplasty), thigh lift, thigh gap creation, botox for excessive sweating. genital rejuvenation-vaginoplasty, tightening, hymenoplasty, Labiaplasty ,male genital surgeries(scrotoplasty/penile surgeries),anal sphincter tightening for incontinence, botox for chronic fissures. 3.Breast surgery- benign breast lumps, augmentation, reduction, Nipple areola reconstruction, fat transfer Breast cancer reconstruction with free flaps and regional flaps 4.Lower limb trauma reconstruction(Orthoplastic)- structural repair, free flaps, and skin grafts 5.Hand reconstruction- nerves, arteries, vein, tendon and muscle injury repairs and finger fracture fixations, contracture and deformity correction, finger and nail injuries. 6.Head and neck cancer reconstruction- free flaps, regional and local flaps. 7.Burns treatment-acute and chronic, contracture management. 8.General plastic surgery- Wound management, diabetic foot, bed sores, skin graft

Overview

  • MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery),MRCSa, FBMS (UK), International fellowship (UK),

  • Honors and recognitions Dr. Karthik has appeared in several TV Shows, radio interviews and talks on awareness of different sub specialty in Plastic surgery to the general public and also for doctors from other specialty. He was actively involved in the team which was instrumental in setting up and managing the BURNS UNIT in his previous hospital. He has taken part in Rural camps and done charitable Plastic surgery for the poor. He has contributed to scientific research and publications in the field of plastic surgery.

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