• Dr.Venkat V Ramakrishnan is an internationally acclaimed plastic surgeon currently working at the regional St. Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns in Chelmsford, Essex.

    Qualifying in medicine in 1981, he trained further in Plastic Surgery at Australia , followed by fellowships in the USA at Los Angeles and Manhattan with Dr. Grazer and Dr. Baker. He has been practicing reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery since 1987. He has a special interest in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, performing many microsurgical breast reconstructions.

    He was the first national tutor in Plastic Surgery for the Royal college of Surgeons of England and conducts training courses to teach Plastic Surgery. He is a visiting professor to the University of Westminister.

    He has published over 100 publications relating to plastic surgery in international journals. He founded the mentor cosmetic fellowship and selects and trains aspiring cosmetic surgeons in the art of cosmetic surgery.

    Chennai is his hometown. He visits Chennai every 3 to 4 months and spends time here offering his expertise to patients and train young aspiring plastic surgeons.