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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(55)
Patient comments (32)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shankar Lakshman, Plastic, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Lakshman has been reviewed by 55 patients who have provided 32 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
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Promptness 4.7
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Courteous Staff 4.8
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
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Bedside Manner 4.8
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 4.8
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Shankar Lakshman, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery and Plastic Surgery - Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Hand Injuries
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger Disorder
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Lakshman graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 7 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2011 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Los Angeles Metro Area
Hand Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
California
Hand Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Lakshman has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Huntington Hospital 
  • Glendale Adventist Medical Center/Adventist Health 

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Shankar Lakshman MD is a male Hand Surgeion, has 14 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Shankar Lakshman practice?
Dr. Shankar Lakshman has 1 office location.
Dr. Shankar Lakshman practices Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Pasadena, CA.
See Pasadena Plastic Surgeons, Pasadena Orthopedic Surgeons, and Pasadena Surgeons.