Vengal Medapati

Dr. Vengal Medapati Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon

Years of Experience : 15+

Nationality : South Africa

Languages Known : English, Afrikaans, German

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Dr. Vengal Medapati is a distinguished double South African board-certified Consultant Plastic Surgeon who comes with over 19 years of experience. In 2004, he received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa. Followed by his internship, Dr. Vengal ventured from being a Medical Officer until becoming a Resident in Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital and in the same university he graduated where he mastered all fields of plastic surgeries such as reconstruction, microsurgery, cleft care, burns, cosmetics and aesthetics. He also performed various extensive researches, critical input in clinical trials and provided undergraduate trainings. Given his surgical experience, he also contributes to the Reconstructive Field of Plastic Surgery by assisting in the Breast Cancer Unit, Cleft Lip & Palate Unit and Burns Unit at the Burjeel Hospitals since 2023. Dr. Vengal’s strong academic background, combined with training in South Africa, numerous international programs, and his role as a trainer for well-known international aesthetic brands, collectively establish him as a trusted and skilled surgeon. Specifically, he has an immense expertise in Facial Aesthetic Surgeries such as Face Lift or Tightening, Neck Lift or Liposuction, Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty), Buccal Fat Removal and Lip Lift. Upper Body Surgeries including Breast Lift (Mastopexy), Breast Reduction (BBR), Breast Implants (Breast Augmentation), Breast Reconstruction, Gynecomastia Correction and Lower Body Surgeries such as Thigh Lift, Butt Lift with Fat Grafting or Fillers, and Private Parts Rejuvenation. Dr. Vengal is reputed for performing quality surgical and non-surgical procedures using the classic proven as well as the latest techniques and dedicated to all major cosmetic surgeries as well as minimally invasive aesthetics procedures. Given his compassionate nature, he invests time to understand and address the unique needs of every patient and applies a personalized approach. Dr. Vengal is patient-centric, and has the highest priority on safety, honesty and overall dedication to patient well-being throughout their surgical journey. His aim is to enhance and restore body confidence, ensuring each patient feels comfortable in their own skin. Dr. Vengal attends various training courses to ensure that all his techniques are up to date.

Awards & Achievements

  • Attended various training courses in the last 12 years
  • Attended, presented and received awards at numerous South African and International congresses/training programs
  • Medico-legal Expert – Negligence reporting
  • Executive committee member for Burns Society South Africa
  • Established a Breast Cancer MDT in private hospital – South Africa
  • Part of Operation Smile, Internationally and Smile Foundation, South Africa – Charity organizations
  • Partnered with medical tourism clinics in Africa - Botswana and Kenya


  • Emirates Plastic Surgery Society (EPSS)
  • Arab Association of Surgical & Medical Aesthetic (AASMA)
  • Emirates Hand Surgery Society (EHSS)
  • Department of Health (DOH), Abu Dhabi
  • Ministry of Health (MOH), Sharjah
  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dubai
  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
  • Association of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons of SA (APRASSA)
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)