B Rahul Shetty

Dr.B Rahul Shetty
Consultant - Plastic Surgery
MBBS, M.S. (General Surgery), M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery), DNB (Plastic Surgery)
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. B Rahul Shetty specializes in General and Plastic Surgery at Columbia Asia Hospital in Doddaballapur. He has been involved in cosmetic surgery, burns care and performing surgeries encompassing the wide spectrum of reconstructive procedures for congenital deformities, such as cleft lip and palate,acute burns, post burns deformities, microsurgery, post malignancy defects, facio-maxillary, limb trauma and aesthetic surgery. He has won the CS Sunderaj Gold Medal, and Dr Jamal memorial rolling shield for best paper in “Photographic method of wound measurement- simple and easy” at Tamil Nadu State Plastic Surgery Conference, Tanjavore, 2012. He has made presentations at conferences like Tamilnadu State Plastic Surgery Conference, KodaiKanal, 2011 and APSICON 2011, Coimbatore 2011. He has won several prizes including First place at National level plastic surgery APSICON quiz competition, APSCICON 2011 and Second place in Hand surgery quiz, Ethicon hand workshop, APSCICON 2011. He has attended basic course on microsurgical skills at Ethicon institute, Chennai, 2012 and has attended a basic course on Hand surgery at Ethicon, Coimbatore, 2011.




  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Special Interest

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Cosmetic & Aesthetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Burns Care and Trauma
  • Re – Implantations and Free Tissue Transfer
  • Reconstructive Procedures


Over 07 Years
  • Senior Resident at Dept of General Surgery Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Assistant Professor at Dept of General Surgery MVJ Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Senior Post Graduate Registrar (MCh), Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamilnadu
  • Assistant Professor at Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamilnadu


MBBSAdichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences College, B G Nagar, Bellur Karnataka2001
MS (General Surgery)Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka2006
MCh (Plastic Surgery)Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamilnadu2012
DNB (Plastic Surgery)Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamilnadu2014


  • Photographic method of measuring wounds-A novel technique
    Rahul Shetty, Sreekar H, Shashank Lamba, Ashish Kumar Gupta, Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  • Suction assisted Pulse Lavage –A randomized controlled studies comparing its efficacy with conventional methods in healing of chronic wounds
    Rahul Shetty, Elvino Barreto, Kingsly Paul M. International Wound Journal.
  • Syringe based wound irrigation system
    Rahul Shetty, Kingsly Paul M, Elvino Barreto. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  • Designing the rhombic flap in relation to the lines of maximal extension
    Sreekar H., Kiran Petkar, Rahul B Shetty, Nithya Raghunath. Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica
  • Single-stage functional reconstruction of the post-burn lower lip
    Prema Dhanraj, Paul M. Kingsly, Shashank Lamba, Rahul Shetty, Kiran S. Petkar and H. Sreekar, European Journal Of Plastic Surgery, Volume 34, Number 1, Pages 33-39
  • Cancer in Lichen Planus
    Rahul Shetty, Shashank Lamba, Archana Gulur, Sapna Patel MC, Ashish Kumar Gupta. Dermatology Online Journal
  • Diverse manifestations and management options in Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome; a single centre ten year experience
    Sreekar H, Kiran Petkar, Rahul Shetty, Ashish K Gupta. Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
  • A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing negative pressure dressing and conventional dressing methods on split-skin grafts in burns patients
    Petkar KS, Dhanraj P, Kingsly PM, Sreekar H, Lakshmanarao A, Lamba S, Shetty R, Zachariah J, Burns, Volume 37, Issue 6, September 2011, Pages 925-929
Bashettihalli, Doddaballapur, Bangalore – 561203, Karnataka, India
Contact Number:
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