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.