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Thangavel Ayyappan, MBBS, MS, MCh, DNB

India Plastic Surgeon
SAL Hospital, Opp. Vastrapur Police Station, Drive in Rd.
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054 IN
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5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

M/48 with Minimal Upper Abdominal Protrusion

Hello .. I was operated upon for upper abdominal liposuction & anterior sculpting of flanks at SAL infirmary,Ahmadabad,India .Postoperative results have been deeply gratifying and impressive as evidenced by me and peers . I wish to congratulate this living humble ,extremely talented , deeply passionate and incredibly loving, deeply spiritual professional for this artisan he has carved out...

5 out of 5 stars FUE Hair Transplant

FUE 2500 Follicle by Dr Ayyappan Thangavel at LaDiva - India

Hi, I am from India and staying in Malaysia. I did my FUE from Dr Ayyappan Thangavel with 2500 follicle. There is no pain or any side effect. After 45 days now small hair start coming out. Doctor help me personnelly on whats up at every stage. Its a very normel procedure. In my case almost everything normel in 20 days. If you have problem of baldness once must visit Dr Ayyappan or call him.

5 out of 5 stars Fractional Laser

23 Years Old - India

Great to have a laser treatment with Dr. Ayappan. Very kind towards his patients. As per me, best cosmetic sergon ever. I regularly check his post on facebook and everyday he does so critical Sergory. Really feels it on my face. Marvellously done!! I am very happy with the result and really worth it.


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Dr. Ayyappan has hospital affiliations at BJMC&Civil Hospital,SAL Hospital,Shalby Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: MBBS, University Of Madras, India
    MD, General Surgery, Gujarat University
    MCh, Plastic Surgery, Gujarat University
    DNB, Plastic Surgery, National Board of Examination
    MNAMS, Plastic Surgery, National Board of Examination
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Plastic Surgery, B.J. Medical College & Civil Hospital, India
    Microsurgery, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Fellowship: Hand & Microsurgery, Karl-Zeiss Ganga

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Does a Plastic Surgeon Have to Be Board Certified?

Please understand that world is becoming a global village,standardization and certification has a certain value no doubt,that is not enough ,the... READ MORE

What is Divarication and attenuation of the abdominal recti muscles?

Divarication is when the rectus muscles seperate in the midline especially when you lie down and raise your knees with knees unfolded.attenuation... READ MORE

What Are These Hard Lumps Post-Liposuction?

They are normal do not worry,post liposuction some edema is inevitable it will resolve in about 3weeks time. READ MORE

Large Volume Liposuction Only in India?

Hello jenny,iam sure you have done your research on liposuction and bariatric surgery before you have asked this question.on high volume liposuction... READ MORE

Big bulge please help - 2 months post-op. (photos)

The bulge means that the aponuerosis and muscles are not sufficiently tight and toned to hold your internal organs,there is a laxity of the supporting... READ MORE

What are reasons for these holes in tummy tuck procedures? (Photo)

The holes are areas where wound healing has not occured most commonly due to redduced or insufficient vascularity due to many reasons including... READ MORE

Am I suitable for liposuction, or will I need a tummy tuck? (photos)

Hi you will benefit from Lipoabdominoplasty with the tightening of the aponuerosis and recti sheath,go for it,you will be happy READ MORE

Is the gap in between my breasts wide? (photos)

Yes you will definitely benefit from Breast implants,this will also give a better projection if you use a high profile implant which will give a good... READ MORE

What is the standard OR time for a typical tummy tuck and lipo? (Photo)

Lets come to the point straight, theres no standard time,however it will take atleast 3-4 hours by any decent surgeon,there is no meaning in fast in... READ MORE

Do my nipple/areola scars look OK 11 days after Mastopexy/Augmentation? Some spots look white and raw (Photo)

Yes your scars look OK, a little asymmetry in the left side areola where the bottom appears pulled down,see your Board certified plastic surgeon and... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Ayyappan

Thangavel Ayyappan, MBBS, MS, MCh, DNB has shared 3 before and after pictures with 6 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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