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Dr Ashok, Plastic surgeon

Dr. Ashok B C

HOD - Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery & Chief of Medical Services

MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), MCh, DNB (Plastic surgery), Fellowship in hand and microsurgery, Fellowship in Supra microsurgery, Lymphoedema and Breast Surgery (Japan), EGMP
Kannada, English, Hindi, Telugu, Gujarat

Dr Ashok B C is a HOD- Department of Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery; & Chief of Medical Services at Aster Whitefield Hospital. Plastic surgery has many subspecialties and Dr Ashok comes with rich experience of 26 years in it.

Dr Ashok started his career as Associate professor in Plastic surgery at St. Johns medical college from 1997- 2004. He then practiced as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon from 2004-2023 at Manipal Hospital Bengaluru old airport road. He also was HOD from 2010-2018, Adjunct professor of plastic surgery MAHE university, DNB teacher and examiner along with Co-director in Breast fellowship under MAHE

Area of expertise
  • Aesthetic surgery faciomaxillary surgery
  • Hand and brachial plexus surgery
  • General trauma
  • Breast and lymphoedema surgery
  • Oncoplastic surgery
  • Microvascular surgery
  • Oculoplastic surgery and
  • Hair transplant, are some of the main areas we cover however we also trouble shoot any emergency in terms of plastic surgery
Awards and recognitions
  • Faculty in many national and international meets and workshops to demonstrate lymphoedema and breast reconstruction.
  • Recipient of first Gaga Johnson and Johnson microsurgery fellowship.


  • Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
  • Indian association of aesthetic plastic surgery
  • Brachial plexus group
  • Indian society for surgery of the hand
  • Indian society of reconstructive microsurgery
  • The association of surgeons of India
  • Ex - National secretary association of breast surgeons of India.

Papers published:

  • Authored chapters on autologous breast reconstruction ad lymphoedema surgery Ashok B, Nagaraj P, Ananteshwar Y, Srikanth V. A novel and innovative technique of using a disposable syringe and mesh for harvesting fat for structural fat grafting. Indian journal of plastic surgery : official publication of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India. 2015;48:79-80. doi:10.4103/0970-0358.155275
  • Yn AR. A Novel Technique to Treat Traumatic Lateral Displacement of Condyle of the Mandible by Using a Fabricated Titanium Cage. 2019;3(3):4.
  • Chandrappa AB, Batth R, Vasudevan S, N AY, Sreekumar D. A Novel Way of Standardization of ICG Lymphangiography Reporting. Indian J Plast Surg. 2020;53(3):377-380. doi:10.1055/s-0040-1716436
  • Vasudevan S, Nagireddy S, Chandrappa A, et al. A prospective study on efficacy of topical bupivacaine in split skin grafting donor site in immediate postoperative pain relief. Indian J Burns. 2020;28(1):18. doi:10.4103/ijb.ijb_2_20
  • Rao AYN, Reddy SN, Chandrappa AB, Vasudevan S, Batth R. A Study of Aesthetic and Functional Outcome Following Structural Fat Grafting for Facial Scars and Contour Deformity. Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction. 2020;13(4):305-312. doi:10.1177/1943387520948709
  • Chandrappa AB, Batth RS, Vasudevan S, et al. Assessment of Functional Recovery and Subjective Donor-Site Morbidity Following Radial Forearm Flap Reconstruction in Small- to Moderate-Sized Palatal Defects. Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Reconstruction. 2020;13(1):71-77. doi:10.1177/1943387520904879
  • Srikanth V, Pradeep KN, Anantheswar YN, Ashok BC, Sudarshan R, Bath R. Cranio-facial Mucor mycosis—the plastic surgeon’s perspective. Eur J Plast Surg. 2020;43(3):239-246. doi:10.1007/s00238-019-01606-x
  • Ashok BC, Nagaraj PK, Vasudevan S, Rao AYN, Nagireddy SR, Batth RS. Extended adipofascial wrap around radial forearm flap for hard palate reconstruction. Indian J Plast Surg. 2018;51(3):306-308. doi:10.4103/ijps.IJPS_81_18
  • Lee W, Kwon SB, Cho SH, Eo SR, Kwon C. Glomus tumor of the hand. Arch Plast Surg. 2015;42(3):295-301. doi:10.5999/aps.2015.42.3.295
  • Radhakrishna V, Radhakrishnan CN, Kabilan HK, Chandrappa AB, Vasudevan S. Limb Salvage in an Extensive, Complicated Vascular Lesion of the Arm in an Infant. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2020;25(2):121-125. doi:10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_16_19
  • Vasudevan S, Vaidya S, S RB, C AB, N AY, Nagireddy SR. Temporary Extrathoracic Vacuum Therapy Splint in Chest Wall Reconstruction. Indian J Plast Surg. Published online June 15, 2021. doi:10.1055/s-0041-1729502
  • Chandrappa AB, Nagaraj PK, Vasudevan S, Nagaraj AY, Jagadish K, Shah A. Use of selfie sticks and iPhones to record operative photos and videos in plastic surgery. Indian J Plast Surg. 2017;50(1):82-84. doi:10.4103/ijps.IJPS_26_17
  • An Overview of the Impact of Body Mass Index on Pathological Complete Response Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Operable Breast Cancer in a Tertiary Care Centre in South IndiaJuly 2022 European Journal of Breast Health 18(3):271-278
  • 289 Mucormycosis of the Breast in a Patient With Breast Carcinoma After COVID-19 Pneumonia July 2022European Journal of Breast Health 18(3):289-291
  • Lympha for primary prevention of breast cancer related lymphedema -- Prospective observational study May 2022European Journal of Surgical Oncology 48(5):e194 16. Role of Indocyanine Green in Breast Surgery November 2021Indian Journal of Surgery 84(4 17. Axillary recurrence in SLNb negative breast cancer August 2021Indian Journal of Surgery

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