Dr. Shankar Lakshman MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Shankar Lakshman is a plastic surgeon in Pasadena, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Glendale Adventist Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Glendale Adventist Medical Center and one of 4 at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Hand

Education & Medical Training

University of Tennessee
Residency, General Surgery, 1998–2002

University of Tennessee
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 2004–2006

University of New Mexico
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 2003–2004

University of Tennessee
Fellowship, Plastic Surgery, 2002–2003

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 1998

Vanderbilt University
Other Training, Neuroscience, 1990–1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 6 years in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 4 years in Hand Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top Doctors Award, Pasadena Magazine
2008

Top Doctors Award, Pasadena Magazine
2013

Vice President, Vanderbilt Pre-Medical Society
1993

Vice President, Vanderbilt Pre-Medical Society
1994

Active Voluntary Staff Member, The Huntington Memorial General Surgery Residency Program

Publications & Presentations

“Options in Breast Reconstruction.”.

“Surgical Options in the Treatment of Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist.”.

“Hand and Microvascular Surgery”.

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