Dr. Shankar Lakshman, MD

Dr. Shankar Lakshman, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Shankar Lakshman, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery in 1998 and specializes in plastic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

10 Congress St Ste 360

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Hand Fracture
more than 80% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
more than 80% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Lakshman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lakshman "With board-certification in plastic surgery and hand surgery, I provide a unique level of expertise and care in Southern California. I personally see each patient from the one-to-one consultation to the post-operative care.I enjoy treating hand and cosmetic patients and treat each patient as I would my own family. I look forward to meeting you!"

3  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Tennessee Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lakshman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lakshman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lakshman to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Lakshman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am a client of Dr Lakshman's for injectibles. He has a soft, artistic hand and impeccable bedside manner. I absolutely love my results! He listens to my requests and understands the artistry of injectibles! His staff is always kind and cordial. I highly recommend Dr L for botox or for any...more
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I was referred to Dr. Lakshman by another doctor at Glendale Adventist Medical Center who said that Dr. Lakshman is the doctor she would go to if she ever needed a procedure done on her face. I like to fact that Dr. Lakshman worked with me as a cash patient and did a great job removing a wart on...more
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