Dr. Ankita Harijee

Consultant Cosmetic Surgeon


Plastic Surgery


MS (General Surgery), FAGE, MCh (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery), Fellow in Aesthetic Surgery


CARE Hospitals, HITEC City, Hyderabad, CARE Hospitals Outpatient Centre, HITEC City, Hyderabad

Top Plastic Surgeon in Hyderabad


Dr. Ankita Harijee is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has a stellar record as a surgeon and has been featured as the top Plastic Surgeon in Hyderabad. She graduated from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru. She went on to pursue her Post Graduate Surgical Training (MS) at the reputed Kasturba Medical College in Manipal. Realizing her true passion for reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, she went on to complete her Super Speciality Training in Plastic Surgery (MCh) from the prestigious Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. She obtained her Clinical Observership in Breast Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at St. Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, UK, under Dr. Venkat Ramakrishnan. She has been trained by renowned surgeons in the field of aesthetic surgery—Dr. Jayakumar (Kochi) and Dr. Milan Doshi (Mumbai). She has obtained her aesthetic fellowship training from Dr. Javier De Benito, Instituto de Benito, Barcelona, Spain.

Field(s) of Expertise

•    Fat Injections
•    Body Contouring
•    Rhinoplasty
•    Facial Plastic Surgery
•    Cosmetic Ear Surgery
•    Post Bariatric Body Contouring
•    Vitiligo
•    Natural Hair Line Hair Transplantation
•    Aesthetic Breast Surgery
•    Vaginal Reconstruction
•    Complex Wound Management
•    Cosmetology
•    Botox
•    Chemical Peels
•    Dermal Fillers

Research and Presentations

  • Experimental study to compare local (poly MPA microparticles) drug delivery versus standard systemic delivery of immunosuppressant in skin transplant in rat animal model – since 2018 till current.
  • Harijee A, Thankappan K, Sharma M, Nageswara Rao NN, Patel T, Bhaskaran R, Raj M, Sundaram KR, Iyer S. Estimation of Health Utility and Quality Adjusted Life Years in Bilateral Hand Transplantation: A Time Trade-off Study. 31 August 2020, Ann Plast Surg.
  • Sharma M, Iyer S, P K, et al. The Indian Subcontinent's First Bilateral Supracondylar Level Upper Limb Transplantation, Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 52(3), pp. 285-295, 2019.
  • Harijee A, Vijayaraghavan S, Marathi AR, Kottayil BP, Kappanayil M, Bayya PR, Jayashankar JP. Complete Sternal Cleft Repair. 2020 Dec;53(3):419-422. Indian J Plast Surg. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1721547. Epub on December 30, 2020.PMCID: PMC7775229; PMID: 33402776.
  • Harijee A, Thankappan K, Mathew J, Sharma M, Iyer S. Comparison of health state utility measures and disabilities of arm, shoulder, and hand questionnaire scores in bilateral hand amputees. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021 Nov 27:S1748-6815(21)00607-0. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2021.11.061. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 3492432


  • MBBS & Internship: M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru (2005-2011).
  • MS General Surgery: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (April 2013- April 2016).
  • FAGE (Fellow in Academy of General Education): Manipal University 2016.
  • MCh Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi (September 2017- September 2020).
  • Fellow in aesthetic surgery under Dr. Javier de Benito at the Instituto de Benito, Barcelona, Spain (April to June 2022).

Awards and Recognitions

  • Received the Best Poster Award for the poster titled "Intestinal Malrotation in Adults-An Incidental Finding" at KSC-ASICON 2016 at Shivamogga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shivamogga, India.
  • Part of organizing team for APLAST 2018, 2019, 2020 held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
  • Part of organizing team for BRASCON, 2019 held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
  • Part of the team in Bilateral Hand Transplantations for 4 patients at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
  • Lead member in organising and initiating the online educational platform "Plastiquest"

Languages Known

English, Hindi


  • Member of organizing team of Surgical Clinifest meet held at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • Member of organizing team hosting the prestigious KSC-ASICON 2014 conducted at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.

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