Mr Venkat Ramakrishnan is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Chelmsford, United Kingdom. His main area work involves microsurgical reconstruction of the breast and aesthetic surgery of the breast. His secondary interests are microsurgical reconstruction of the chest wall, abdomen and lower limb.
He has a major role as a trainer in microsurgery and was an inaugural Tutor in plastic surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London. He was the Director of the St Andrew’s Centre until recently and has had roles in the BAPRAS Council and the project board of the National Mastectomy and Reconstruction Audit. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Archives of Plastic Surgery. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Mr Ramakrishnan has numerous publications and presentations at national and international meetings. His main areas of research and audit work are in microsurgical techniques, service delivery and microcirculation in free flaps. He is a visiting Professor at the Anglia Ruskin University.