Sioux Falls Plastic Surgeon
6125 S Cliff Ave, Suite 110
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-8597 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

39 Year Old, 3 Children - Sioux Falls, SD

Dr. Shashikant is very professional and made myself and my husband feel very at ease during appointments and with the procedure. I would recommend him to anyone wanting breast implants.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

40 Year Old, Mom of 3. Fort Belvoir, VA

Dr. Shashikant was wonderful. He spent time answering all of my questions and listened to exactly what I wanted. He explained all my options and helped me determine was was perfect for me. Dr. Shashikant was so easy to talk to and ask questions of. I could not be more pleased with how my procedure went, the after care, and my end result.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

55 Y/o Full Time Working Mother W/a Teenager! - Virginia, VA

I went to see Dr. Shashikant to help reverse the signs of aging under my eyes. After speaking with him, he suggested a filler for under my eye area that would give me a more brighter appearance. He injected Juvederm below my eyes to fill the hollows and I am so pleased with the results. Dr. Shashikant did an amazing job on my tired looking eyes! I would highly recommend anyone who wants a...

5 out of 5 stars Eye Bags Treatment

66 Year Old Female with Fairly Large Bags Under Eyes. - Fort Belvoir, VA

Dr. Shashikant is very personable and provides excellent care and aftercare. Very satisfied with all of my visits with Dr. Shashikant. He made sure necessary consults were arranged with other doctors and was present when treatment was provided by the other doctor. To me that was excellent and unexpected patient care.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Deflated After 3 Babies - Fort Belvoir, VA

Dr. Shashikant was very professional, courteous, and respectful. Listened carefully and customized my implants to my lean body type. I felt like I got fantastic care.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Needed Breast Reduction to East Low Back Pain - Fort Belvoir, VA

Dr Shashikant was so accommodating, friendly, personable, caring, professional, and skillful...absolutely superlative in every way. He put me at ease and imbued my trust quickly. He attended to all the details, ensuring that everything went smoothly and making the entire process easy...even pleasant. It is hard to say enough about Dr Shashikant.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Way Too Top Heavy - Fort Belvoir, VA

Dr. Shashikant was the best doctor I could ask for! Easy going and professional I felt very comfortable going in and talking about what I want. He answered any and all questions I may have had in a way that I understood and was very supportive throughout it all. He made sure I was aware of all my surgical options and the risks that I might face and during my recovery he was quick to return any calls I had with answers to concerns as they came up.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

39 Year Old Mother of Three. Fort Belvoir, VA

Dr. Shashikant was very caring and professional, one of the kindest I've ever met in the medical profession.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Droopy Eyelids Looked Aweful & Prevented Me from Seeing Clearly. Fort Belvoir, VA

At almost 50, my eyelids were severely droopy. Not only did it look awful, I also had trouble seeing clearly. I wanted to get this fixed but was a bit afraid of the surgery and possible risks/outcomes. Dr. Shashikant was awesome with his funny yet warm personality. He immediately put me at ease, clearly explained possible options (e.g. forehead lift vs. eyelid surgery) and also very...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Shashikant has hospital affiliations at Avera McKennan Hospital & University Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Biology, American University, Washington DC, 1996
    Medical: MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA, 2002
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, 2007
    Residency: General Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, 2007
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, 2009

Treatments offered at Avera Medical Group Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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After double mastectomy & reconstruction with implants, my implants are too big. Is it possible to have smaller ones put in?

Yes, smaller implants are possible. There are two items to addressed in downsizing. 3One is the internal pocket. When placing a smaller implant the... READ MORE

How long after lumpectomy and radiation will I need to wait before I can have fat transfer to the defect?

Fat transfer is considered safe after cancer and can help a radiated breast look and feel normal. While long-term human studies are needed, there is... READ MORE

I have had a bilateral mastectomy and radiation. After surgery I found out I have I have a pigeon chest. Any suggestions?

Charlie 123,First, I applaud you on making it through a very difficult part of your cancer treatment.Post-mastectomy radiation presents challenges for... READ MORE

What are my options for improving the appearance of a thyroid scar that has healed badly? (photo)

While neck scars usually heal very well, I do on occasion see scars like your. You have several options. Steroid injections - this is a relatively... READ MORE

I am 56 yrs and receiving my 3rd dose of 5-FU for colonrectal cancer , is it ok to do laser for bikini hair?

I've had this situtaion come up with several of my breast cancer patients. First and foremost, you would need clearance from your oncologist.Intense... READ MORE

Why would one require a liposuction during breast reduction?

Liposuction can be used to help contour the breasts after reduction. Often, patients feel they have had an inadequate reduction because they still... READ MORE

What happens if the Alloderm isn't incorporated on the lower breast skin flap? If it is free floating in the breast pocket?

Non-incorporated Alloderm occurs when the biologic is not in close contact with surrounding healthy tissues. I have found portions of ADM free... READ MORE

I went today for a consult and was kinda shocked to hear that I should not do Lipo with my tummy tuck. Is this common?

There are cases when liposuction isnt needed. It really depends on the thickness of your abdominal tissues. Many surgeons will avoid liposuction in... READ MORE

Am I too old for breast reduction?

Age in itself is not a reason not to have breast reduction surgery. You have many years ahead of you to enjoy the possibility of decreased neck and... READ MORE

I've decided on a doctor and I will be having a tummy tuck and my upper and lower eyes. Can I have both done together? (Photo)

Yes. In healthy patients both these procedures could be performed at the same time. Recognize that there will be additional recovery associated and... READ MORE

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