Professor Venkat V Ramakrishnan
MS, FRCS, FRACS (Plastic Surgery)
Professor Venkat V Ramakrishnan is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Chelmsford, UK. Qualifying in medicine in 1983, Professor Ramakrishnan undertook comprehensive training in plastic surgery in Australia and has been practicing reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery since 1987. He is, amongst others, a member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Professor Ramakrishnan is a visiting Professor at Anglia Ruskin University. He also has a major role as trainer in microsurgery and was the inaugural tutor in Plastic Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Director of St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and The Archives of Plastic Surgery.
Professor Ramakrishnan has an international reputation for his work in microsurgical breast reconstruction and this forms his main commitment in the NHS. He is highly regarded in this area of expertise and has made many presentations on the subject at both national and international level. Professor Ramakrishnan’s special interest is reconstructive breast surgery, cosmetic breast surgery, cosmetic facial surgery, liposculpting and bodylifts.
In order to provide choice and convenience for his patients, Professor Ramakrishnan’s private practice covers 4 hospitals in Essex – The Brentwood Nuffield Hospital, Spire Wellesley in Southend, BMI Southend Private Hospital and Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford. Procedures are only undertaken following a comprehensive consultation process to ensure those wishing to undertake surgery are able to make an informed decision. Regular follow-up appointments are also covered by the initial consultation fee.