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About Dr. Shankar Lakshman

Dr. Shankar Lakshman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pasadena, CA, with another office in Glendale, CA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery of the Hand and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lakshman has received 7 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

67 Ratings with 35 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shankar Lakshman is Excellent. Dr. Shankar Lakshman has been rated by 67 patients. From those 67 patients 35 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Shankar Lakshman is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pasadena Surgeons

10 Congress St Ste 360
Pasadena, CA 91105
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1818 Verdugo Blvd Ste 201
Glendale, CA 91208
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Specialties

Dr. Shankar Lakshman has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery of the Hand

    Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
    Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.

  • Plastic Surgery

    A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
    Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
    The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.

  • Expertise

    17 Expertise

  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Dermabrasion
  • Trigger Finger Disorder
  • Skin Cancer
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Wrist Injury
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hair Restoration
  • Arthritis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Burns
  • Hand Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Reviews

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Cindy

I was nervous about having the tummy tuck. After talking to Dr. Lakshman ,he immediately clear up all my concerns and put me at ease. I needed very little down time to heal. Now months later I'm loving my results. Thank you Dr. Lakshman for making it a great experience for me .

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First cosmetic surgery!

Dr. Lakshman is a true professional. This was my first experience with cosmetic surgery and he was patient, warm and thorough with what was going to happen. I am beyond ecstatic with my results and will definitely go back only to him for any further treatments. He has changed my life! His office staff is also the best and I can't thank them enough for making me feel special.

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Mini TT

Got a mini TT sugury went excellent minimal to no scar......

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Four Stars

He is the greatest in injectibles.

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Botox treatment

Just had my very first Botox injections. I was extremely nervous and am deathly afraid of needles. Dr. Lakshman put my fear at ease by explaining that they use the thinnest needles possible imported from Japan. It must have been really thin because I barely felt a thing. The procedure was less painful than a facial extraction!!!

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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013, 2008, 2016, 2014, 2015, 2012)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2013, 2015, 2011, 2012, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2016, 2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2014, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2016, 2015)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • University Of Tennessee

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Shankar Lakshman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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