Dr. Shashikanth

Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. Shashikanth

Dr. Shashikanth

MS, M.Ch

Department: Plastic Surgery
Designation: Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon
Years Of Experience: 18
Day time OPD: MON - SAT 10am - 5pm
Location: Malakpet
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu
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Dr. Shashikanth Tumma is a Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Malakpet, with over 16 years of experience. He received his training in Plastic Surgery at Hyderabad’s Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences. He worked as a Senior Resident in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at NIMS in 2006 and has been working as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Yashoda Hospital in Malakpet since 2007.

A specialist in microvascular surgery, he has used microvascular free tissue transfers to reconstruct complex post-oncological defects and reimplant numerous amputated fingers as well as many complex traumatic injuries to the upper and lower limbs. He has extensive experience in treating craniomaxillofacial injuries and is skilled in reconstructing post-burn deformities.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • 2003-2005: M.Ch, Plastic Surgery, NIMS, Hyderabad
  • 1999-2001: MS, General Surgery, Osmania Medical College
  • 1991-1997: MBBS, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad
  • 2007-Present: Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon, Yashoda Hospitals, Malakpet
  • 2006: Senior Resident, Department of Plastic Surgery, NIMS, Hyderabad
Services offeredServices offered
  • Trauma Reconstruction
    • Fixation of Facial Fractures
    • Facial Wounds
    • Skin Grafting and Flap Coverage for Wounds
  • Hand Surgery
    • Management of Hand injuries
    • Open and Closed Reductions of Fracture and Dislocations
    • Tendon Repairs & Reconstruction
    • Tendon Transfers
    • Removal of Soft Tissue Swellings, Ganglions
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Burns
    • Management of Acute Burns and Electrical Burns
    • Post Burn Deformity Reconstruction
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Scar Revision
    • Liposuction
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Breast Reduction and Augmentation
    • Rhinoplasty
  • Correction of Congenital Anomalies
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery (Reconstruction of Complex Wounds, Limb in Trauma)
  • Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction
  • NCO Reconstruction
  • Surgery of the Hand (as a Subspecialty of Plastic Surgery)
  • Arthroplasty of Large and Small Joints, Wrist or Hand, including Implants
  • Bone Graft pertaining to the hand
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Fasciotomy and Fasciectomy
  • Fracture Fixation with Compression Plates or Wires
  • Open and Closed Reductions of Fractures
  • Removal of Soft Tissue Mass, Ganglions on Palm or Wrist, Flexor Sheath, etc
  • Repair of Lacerations
  • Repair of Rheumatoid Arthritis Deformity
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tendon Reconstruction (free graft, staged)
  • Tendon Release, Repair and Fixation
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Treatment of Infections
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Member of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
  • Member of Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Member of Association Plastic Surgeons of AP & Telangana State
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Composite Rectus Femoris and Anterolateral Thighs Flaps-Anatomical Study and Clinical Application
  • Comparison of Efficacy of Free Muscle Flaps and Skin Flaps in Coverage of Heel Defects
  • Free Flap Coverage in Crush Injuries of Upper Limbs
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • Best Presentation on Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap Harvest at First National Workshop and Rapid Free Flap Harvest at NIMS, Hyderabad, 2003
  • McNeil Prize for Best Audiovisual Presentation at APSICON, 2004

Frequently asked questions   FAQ'S

  1. 1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. Shashikanth?

    Patients frequently visit Dr. Shashikanth for Plastic Surgery. To see more reasons visit the doctor’s profile on Yashoda Hospitals.

  2. 2. What is Dr. Shashikanth's education qualification?

    Dr. Shashikanth has the following qualifications – MS, M.Ch. You can book the doctor through the doctor’s profile on Yashoda Hospitals

  3. 3. What does Dr. Shashikanth specializes in?

    Dr. Shashikanth is Treating Arthroplasty of large and small joints, wrist or hand, including implants, Bone graft pertaining to the hand and etc

  4. 4. Where does Dr. Shashikanth practice?

    Dr. Shashikanth practices at Yashoda Hospitals – Malakpet, Hyderabad

  5. 5. How can I book Dr. Shashikanth appointment?

    You can book Dr. Shashikanth appointment online for Online video consultation and Opd consultation

  6. 6. How many years of experience does Dr. Shashikanth have?

    Dr. Shashikanth has 16 years of experience in Plastic Surgery

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Mr. Arpula Divakar

Patient Location: Narayanpet

Mr. Arpula Divakar from Narayanpet successfully underwent Flexor Tendon Repair...

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