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At Dr.Karishma Aesthetics, your needs will be met by some of the finest medical minds world-wide. Our team of surgeons have gathered knowledge, experience and recognition internationally for their work, and bring world-class perspectives to every treatment.

DR. KARISHMA MBBS, MS, MCH

Dr. Karishma Kagodu, MBBS, MS, MCH, is a cosmetic surgeon who is one of the most sought after aesthetic surgery practitioners in Bangalore. Her skill and passion for cosmetic and aesthetic surgery draws patients from across India.

After completing her MS in General Surgery from J.J.M. Medical College and Bapuji Hospital, Davangere, she discovered that her true passion as a surgeon lay in helping people look their best. She then went on to take an MCh in Plastic Surgery from St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore and subsequently put herself through advanced training in the different aspects of cosmetic surgery. In fact, most of Dr. Karishma’s patients come to her to benefit from this training she has undergone in cosmetic surgery, especially procedures such as Liposuction, Facelifts, Necklifts, Body Contouring, Waist Sculpting and Six Packs, Tummy Tucks, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) and more.

Dr. Karishma Kagodu, MBBS, MS, MCH, is a cosmetic surgeon who is one of the most sought after aesthetic surgery practitioners in Bangalore. Her skill and passion for cosmetic and aesthetic surgery draws patients from across India.

After completing her MS in General Surgery from J.J.M. Medical College and Bapuji Hospital, Davangere, she discovered that her true passion as a surgeon lay in helping people look their best. She then went on to take an MCh in Plastic Surgery from St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore and subsequently put herself through advanced training in the different aspects of cosmetic surgery. In fact, most of Dr. Karishma’s patients come to her to benefit from this training she has undergone in cosmetic surgery, especially procedures such as Liposuction, Facelifts, Necklifts, Body Contouring, Waist Sculpting and Six Packs, Tummy Tucks, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) and more.

She has trained in Aesthetic Body Contouring, Breast and Face Procedures, as well as 3D and 4D liposuction with renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Sanjay Parashar at the Cocoona Aesthetic and Day Care Centre, Dubai. She underwent specialized training in Rhinoplasty (Nose job) with the world famous Dr. Nazim Cerkes, at the Cosmed Clinic, Istanbul, in Turkey. She trained in Microsurgical Onco-Breast Reconstruction and Aesthetic Breast related procedures with Dr. Venkat Ramakrishnan at St Andrew’s Centre of Plastic surgery Chelmsford, Essex, in the U.K. She has also had hands on professional Hair Transplant training at The Vasa Hair Academy, Baroda, with Dr. Sanjay Vasa and attended an Ear Reconstruction Workshop at Bombay and Nair Hospital, Mumbai, with Dr. Firmin Francois and Dr. Alexander Marchac.
Dr. Karishma is recognised as an expert in the field of aesthetic and cosmetic surgery and has presented papers at several major international and national conferences. In 2018, she was the youngest ISAPS Faculty at Zurich ISAPS Congress- Art and Aesthetics 2018 organized by Swiss Aesthetic Society, where she made a presentation on Rhinosurgery (Nose job).

Dr. Karishma is also passionate about contributing to the furtherance of aesthetic and cosmetic surgery in India and bringing state of the art knowledge to the country. In 2017 and 2018, she organised, for the first time in India a Facial Aesthetic Cadaver Dissection Course , under the aegis of the IAAPS, in Bangalore, conducted by renowned Rhinoplasty Surgeons Dr. Enrico Robotti from Italy and Dr. Nazim Cerkes, from Turkey.

Much sought after as an academic faculty as well, Dr. Karishma also loves to be involved with upcoming plastic surgeons and takes theoretical and clinical sessions as well as seminars for post graduate students in plastic surgery, whenever she has the time.

Dr Karishma is currently a member of all the prestigious surgeons associations listed below currently. She practices in Bangalore in association with the following Hospitals.

She has trained in Aesthetic Body Contouring, Breast and Face Procedures, as well as 3D and 4D liposuction with renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Sanjay Parashar at the Cocoona Aesthetic and Day Care Centre, Dubai. She underwent specialized training in Rhinoplasty (Nose job) with the world famous Dr. Nazim Cerkes, at the Cosmed Clinic, Istanbul, in Turkey. She trained in Microsurgical Onco-Breast Reconstruction and Aesthetic Breast related procedures with Dr. Venkat Ramakrishnan at St Andrew’s Centre of Plastic surgery Chelmsford, Essex, in the U.K. She has also had hands on professional Hair Transplant training at The Vasa Hair Academy, Baroda, with Dr. Sanjay Vasa and attended an Ear Reconstruction Workshop at Bombay and Nair Hospital, Mumbai, with Dr. Firmin Francois and Dr. Alexander Marchac.
Dr. Karishma is recognised as an expert in the field of aesthetic and cosmetic surgery and has presented papers at several major international and national conferences. In 2018, she was the youngest ISAPS Faculty at Zurich ISAPS Congress- Art and Aesthetics 2018 organized by Swiss Aesthetic Society, where she made a presentation on Rhinosurgery (Nose job).

Dr. Karishma is also passionate about contributing to the furtherance of aesthetic and cosmetic surgery in India and bringing state of the art knowledge to the country. In 2017 and 2018, she organised, for the first time in India a Facial Aesthetic Cadaver Dissection Course , under the aegis of the IAAPS, in Bangalore, conducted by renowned Rhinoplasty Surgeons Dr. Enrico Robotti from Italy and Dr. Nazim Cerkes, from Turkey.

Much sought after as an academic faculty as well, Dr. Karishma also loves to be involved with upcoming plastic surgeons and takes theoretical and clinical sessions as well as seminars for post graduate students in plastic surgery, whenever she has the time.

Dr Karishma is currently a member of all the prestigious surgeons associations listed below currently. She practices in Bangalore in association with the following Hospitals.

Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

Indian Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

OUR TEAM OF SPECIALISTS

At Dr.Karishma Aesthetics, your needs will be met by some of the finest medical minds world-wide. Our team of surgeons have gathered knowledge, experience and recognition internationally for their work, and bring world-class perspectives to every treatment.

Dr. Kavita Raghotham

Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Kavita Raghotham is a consultant maxillofacial surgeon based in Bangalore. She has a cumulative experience of 13+ years in the field, and has worked as a consultant in various reputable hospitals in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai for 8 years.

Dr. Kavita has worked as a Professor in Geetanjali Medical University, Udaipur and Associate Professor in Yerala Medical Trust College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai for 5 years. In just the years 2016-2017, she has treated over 280 cases of maxillofacial trauma. Her areas of expertise include maxillofacial trauma, correction of post-traumatic residual deformities, orthognathic surgeries, and facial aesthetic surgeries and procedures. Dr. Kavita has contributed to various scientific articles in national and international journals, and scientific deliberations through presentations and keynote lectures both in India and abroad. She is a life member of speciality bodies such as AOMSI, AFAASI and AOCMF.

Dr. Kavita has completed her BDS from JSS University, Mysore (formerly Mysore University) in the year 2000, achieving 1st rank and three gold medals. She then went on to pursue her specialisation in Maxillofacial Surgery and completed her post graduation (MDS) in the year 2000 from the AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore. In the year 2007-2008, Dr. Kavita underwent surgical training under renowned surgeon Dr. Krishna Shama Rao in the area of cleft and craniofacial surgery.

Dr. Adarsh.M.S

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Adarsh M.S is a renowned and experienced Cosmetic Dentist & Endodontist from Bangalore with immense experience in the field. He has practised dentistry for 17 years and is reputed for providing his patients with the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatments that pay heed to technological and medical advancements around the globe.

He has a Masters degree in the field of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. He further continued his training in Advanced Aesthetics and Microscope Enhanced Endodontics from Switzerland, Germany and Singapore. He has been trained on “Micro-Aesthetics” and “Smile Makeovers” by Style Italiano, a group founded in Italy.

It is his top priority to provide high quality, minimally invasive dental care to each individual patient while respecting their individual goals and needs. He provides highly personalized patient care and is extremely skilled in rendering emergency endodontic and restorative treatment.

He is currently working as Professor at V.S Dental College & Hospital, where he has been training both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students for over a decade. He has several national and international publications to his name. He is also a life member of the Indian Academy of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.
Dr. Adarsh is also a marathon runner, and his hobbies include swimming, playing volleyball and table tennis.

Dr. Ashwini N

Dermatology

Dr. Ashwini N, an MBBS and MD in Dermatology, obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from the esteemed Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, between 2007-2012. She specialized in Dermatology at the renowned Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore, between 2014-2017. She then completed a fellowship in medical cosmetology at the Institute of Lasers and Aesthetic Medicine.

A highly diligent and caring individual, Dr. Ashwini treats each and every patient with a great degree of responsibility coupled with a deep passion for medicine. Dr. Ashwini has been trained in performing various specialized and intricate diagnostic and treatment procedures such as skin biopsies, mole excisions, electrocautery and cryotherapy.

Dr. Ashwini is also highly trained and specialized at the treatment of adult and paediatric acne and eczema, the management of hair and nail disorders, cosmetic procedures such as lasers and skin tightening, administering botox & fillers, cosmetic peels for melasma, acne and hyperpigmentation, and more. Over the course of her career, she has performed various cosmetic procedures such as facial rejuvenation, microdermabrasion, dermaroller/microneedling and PRP for hair loss. She is extremely knowledgeable with regard to allergic conditions, and performs allergy tests and treatments for a large number of her patients.

Dr. Smitha Maria Augustin

Dental Surgeon

Dr. Smitha has been helping people to put their smile forward for the past 5 years. Her mission is to provide comprehensive dental services to all patients in an environment that is safe, reassuringly pleasant and comfortable.

She has obtained her bachelor’s degree from Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences under Pondicherry University in 2013. She is highly trained general Dentist who got selected to complete clinical residency in Chennai. This residency provided her with advanced training in Soft tissue laser and all specialties of dentistry. She has organised various awareness camps in schools, colleges and villages.she holds experience by working in the renowned clinics of metro cities Cochin, Chennai and Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Bangalore.

She is the winner of inter-university case study presentation – “Characterization of denture bases using food grade colorants” Dr. Smitha is a member of Indian Dental Association. She continuously seeks out training and professional development opportunities that allow her to remain aware and well-informed about the new dental practises and the latest technology being considered or used.

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