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Gaurav Bharti, MD

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Presentation: Total Capsulectomy with and without Autologous Reconstruction, a 32-month experience



Gaurav Bharti is a board certified plastic surgeon in an aesthetic private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina.  He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS).   His practice is a fully aesthetic practice with extensive volume of breast, body, and facial cases.  He also has a very high volume injectable practice. 

Dr. Bharti received his plastic surgery training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina.  Following completion of his training, Dr. Bharti relocated to Johnson City, TN and joined the surgical faculty at Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University where he was assistant professor in plastic surgery.

Dr. Bharti moved his practice to Charlotte, NC and joined his partners Bill Kortesis and Joseph Hunstad.  Dr. Bharti rapidly grew his and the partners practice and became owner and full partner in a short period.  During his time in Charlotte Dr. Bharti has grown his presence both in the community and in the aesthetic surgical space.  He is actively involved in the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons (NCSPS),  and the South Eastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (SESPRS).   In addition Dr. Bharti is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. 

He has presented at regional, national, and international level meetings.  He counsels residents and fellows on career planning, contract negotiations, establishing an aesthetic practice, and how to build relationships with industry partners.  He is director of the HKB ASAPS endorsed Aesthetic Fellowship.  He also authored over 19 publications and is editing a textbook on Augmentation Mastopexy.   He routinely hosts surgeons from around the world on innovative techniques and approaches and holds preceptorships to further train plastic surgeons in aesthetic techniques. 

Dr. Bharti is highly involved with RealSelf and recognized as top doctor and has been a top 100, top 500 provider, and most recently as an inductee into the RealSelf Hall of Fame. He has been given the accolade of the Best Plastic Surgeons award.  In addition, he has received Vitals Patient Choice, On-Time, and compassionate doctors awards from 2015-2019. 

Dr. Bharti is adjunct professor at UNC Chapel Hill Department of Plastic Surgery and at Carolinas Healthcare System Charlotte, NC Department of Surgery.  In addition, Dr. Bharti has provided expert witness services. 

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