Dr. Rajesh Shankar Powar - Plastic Surgeon at KLE Hospital, Belagavi

Dr. Rajesh Shankar Powar

Chief Consultant Plastic Surgeon
M.S, M.Ch, DNB


Plastic Surgery


English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Konkani

Started the department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital in 1998 after completing M.Ch. from Grant Medical College and J.J.Group of Hospitals, Mumbai

Trained in Cosmetic Surgery in France

Visiting Scholar at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Delivered talks at National and International Conferences

Recognised at Teacher and Examiner in Plastic Surgery by various National and International Universities

Described and published innovative surgical techniques in Plastic Surgery

  • Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Burns
  • Cosmetic Surgery

  • Gold Medalist at MBBS
  • President of the Indian Society for Cleft Lip Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies

  • More than 30 papers published in National and International Journals
  • Edited a Textbook on Plastic Surgery
  • Authored two chapters in Textbooks
  • Member of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
  • Member of Indian Society for Cleft Lip Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Executive Member of Karnataka Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • Member of National Buns Academy
  • Member of Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand