Dr Arunkumar R

Department: Plastic, Burns, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery

Designation: Senior Consultant, Plastic Surgeon

Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.S (GENERAL SURGERY), DNB, M.Ch (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

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Dr R Arun Kumar is a senior consultant plastic surgeon with expertise in the field of advanced trauma reconstruction of upper & lower limb, head & neck for 9 years. He has performed & assisted complex surgeries involving –

  • Mangled extremity reconstructions
  • Industrial injuries
  • Microvascular reconstruction in trauma
  • Restoration of function in brachial plexus injuries
  • Peripheral nerve reconstruction of upper & lower limbs
  • Facial nerve reanimation

He graduated from the advanced burn care unit at Kilpauk medical college, the second largest burn institute of India with extensive experience in burn wound care in adults & specialised interest in paediatric burn care & scar management. He is an eminent diabetic foot surgeon – with 16 years’ of surgical experience in infection control surgical management, limb salvage procedure & preventive foot ulcer surgeries.

He is well experienced in lymphatic reconstructive surgery & lympho microvascular surgery and has profound experience in newer methods of wound healing. Being a part of the medical team in department of plastic & reconstructive surgery, Dr Arun has performed hair restoration, facial aesthetic procedures, liposuction, body contouring, breast aesthetic procedures, fat grafting, scar management, botox & fillers. He is also trained in onco plastic reconstruction of head, neck, breast malignancy & orthogenetic procedures for correction of maxillary & mandibular bone aesthetic defects and facial bone fracture management.

Experience

16 years of Surgical Experience and 9 years of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Experience

Experience:

  • 2018-till now
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon- Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

  • 2017- 2018
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon – Sri Satyasai medical college, Chennai

  • 2012-till now
  • Director – Aura Plastic Surgery, Chennai

  • 2012- 2017
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon – Parvathy hospital, Chennai

  • 2009-2012
  • Resident in Plastic surgery – Kilpauk medical college, Chennai

  • 2006-2009
  • Assistant professor of surgery- Chengalpet medical college

  • 2002-2005
  • Resident in General Surgery – Stanley medical college, Chennai

Expertise

  • Advanced trauma reconstruction of hand, face, upper and lower limbs
  • Burns and post-burn deformities
  • Reconstructive microvascular surgeries of head and neck, upper and lower extremities
  • Diabetic foot reconstructive surgery
  • Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve reconstructive surgeries, tendon reconstruction and transfers
  • Aesthetic surgery of breast, hair restoration procedures, body contouring, liposuction, abdominoplasty, scar correction, fat grafting procedures, botox, filler applications, vitiligo correction, surgical and non-surgical procedures for facial rejuvenation
  • Lymphedema reduction, lymphatic microsurgery, vascularised lymph node transfer, lymphatico venous anastomosis
  • Orthognathic and maxillo facial surgery
  • Congenital deformity correction of lip, palate, ear, face, hands
  • Complex wound surgeries- non healing wounds, pressure sore

Publications

  1. Intraosseous keratin cyst of the distal phalanx – IJPS Journal (May – Aug 2015/Volume 48/Issue 2)
  2. Epidemiology & Sequelae of workplace hand injuries at a tertiary trauma care centre (Surgical Science Journal) –Apr 2014
  3. Angioleiomyoma of middle finger terminal phalanx – Case report & review of literature- Journal of hand & microsurgery (Vol .6, Issue 1)

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