MBBS, JIPMER , PONDICHERRY- Medical training at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry. Nov 1993 -Feb 1996.
MS ( General Surgery ), AIIMS , NEW DELHI- Three year full time residency training in General Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. Nov 1997 - Feb 2000
MCh ( Plastic Surgery ), NIMS , HYDERABAD -Three year full time residency programme at the Nizam’s Institute Of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad. The MCh programme included training in general plastic, faciomaxillary trauma, hand, and micro vascular surgery. Training in burn care and rehabilitation was also included by way of a rotating residency at Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad.
International Master’s Degree in Reconstructive Microsurgery (2017-2019) - A master’s degree conducted by the Reconstructive Microsurgery European School [ RMES ] affiliated to the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. This degree offers comprehensive & specific training modules in fields such as breast surgery,head & neck reconstruction, limb salvage , genitourinary and supermicrosurgery.
Fellowship training with Dr.Russell Knudsen at the Knudsen Clinic, Double Bay, Sydney, Australia. The Fellowship training included advanced hair restoration techniques in various types of baldness and hair loss due to various conditions.
Fellow Hair Transplantation (2008) POST DOCTORAL TRAINING Fellow Aesthetic Surgery (FAS) (2003) Three months post doctoral fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery at Dr. Javier de Benito’s Institute at Centro Medico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain. Exclusively trained in Aesthetic Surgery with a special emphasis on Body Contouring, Aesthetic Breast surgery and Endoscopic Facial Aesthetic Surgery.
Programme director of cosmetology at Apollo Medvarsity.
DIRECTOR & HEAD DEPARTMENT OF PLASTIC SURGERY, CONTINENTAL HOSPITAL
MANAGING DIRECTOR, DIVINE PROPORTIONS
Skills / Expertise
FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY
COSMETIC EAR SURGERY
POST BARIATRIC BODY CONTOURING
NATURAL HAIR LINE HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
AESTHETIC BREAST SURGERY
COMPLEX WOUND MANAGEMENT
R .VASU Preventing late bottoming-out in patients with Gigantomastia using dermafascial flap. An experience in 14 patients. Scientific Proceedings of 22 nd congress of ISAPS 2014 , September 19-22 Rio de Janeiro. Official programme manual ISAPS 2014. P 53
R .VASU Performing mega and giga hair sessions with minimal number of technicians. Scientific Proceedings of 21 st Congress of ISAPS 2012 , September 4-8 Geneva. official programme manual ISAPS 2012.
R .VASU Breast contouring in Gigantomastia using the Hall Findlay Technique in Scientific Proceedings of 20th congress of ISAPS 2010 , August 14-18 San Francisco. Official programme manual ISAPS 2010.
Research & Presentations
International Society of Aesthetic plastic surgery (ISAPS), Vienna - presentation on “VAC and its variants in Aesthetic Surgery”.
Project on “ Study of post Sternotomy Wound Defects and its management protocol”.
Project on “ Role of VAC in reducing wound complications in Breast Reduction surgeries”
Project on “ Advanced postoperative dressing for Hypertrophic Axillary Tail of Spence”.
Project on “ Extended role of VAC therapy in Complex Wound Management”.
Project on “ Study of Sigmoid Vaginoplasty in MRKH syndrome”
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
International societal of Burn injuries
Awards & Recognition
LEGEND OF THE YEAR 2017, AWARDED THE BEST PLASTIC SURGEON BY THE TIMES OF INDIA GROUP.
BEST CONSULTANT OF THE QUARTER AT CONTINENTAL HOSPITALS, 2018.