Surgeon's Profile

Dr. Hari Menon is one of the top surgeons in India for gynecomastia surgery using keyhole method. Keyhole surgery is now thebest method for gynecomastia treatment.

Dr. Menon completed M.S General surgery from BJMC, Ahmedabad in 2001 and M.Ch degree in Plastic surgery from Grant Medical College, Mumbai  in 2004. Since then has been practicing exclusively cosmetic surgery. He is regarded as one of the best surgeons in India for small scar gynecomastia surgery using modified liposuction and  pull through gland excision technique.

The first dedicated cosmetic surgery department in Kerala was set up in VPS Lakeshore hospital, Cochin by Dr. Hari Menon. This has become a famous centre for male breast/gynecomastia correction in India. Keyhole gynecomastia surgery is the most common cosmetic surgery done in this center. All  male breast surgery cases are done as daycare surgery without hospital stay. The number of patients seeking gynecomastia reduction has increaded many fold in recent years as the awareness of minimal incision surgery is increasing. Chest liposuction for chest fat reduction and psuedo gynecomastia is also increasing as more young men are becoming conscious of body image.


Dr. Menon is an expert Cosmetic Surgeon in the field of fine definition and Mega Liposuction using Suction Assisted Lipectomy (SAL) and Power Assisted Lipectomy (PAL) techniques. Patient safety and improved outcomes are the fain focus of the practice. International benchmarks in quality of skill and care are followed in every case here.The maximum amount of fat aspirated at the Lakeshore Cosmetic surgery centre, was 23 liters, probably a record in the country . Large volume liposuctions and mega liposuctions are performed on a regular basis here without compromising patient safety. Gynecomastia surgery can be combined with liposuction of other areas like tummy and flanks.


Secondary surgery for gynecomastia (correction of surgery done elsewhere) for crater deformity, inadequate gland removal or fat deposition due to weight gain etc is also done successfully.

Dr. Hari Menon presents and publishes papers in international plastic surgery conferences and journals regularly.

Dr. Menon has co-authored papers on improving safety in liposuction and on peri operative considerations in mega liposuction which have been appreciated by cosmetic plastic surgeons in India and abroad.

Dr. Menon practices evidence based cosmetic surgery and selects procedures which are time tested with regards to favorable outcome and safety. He is probably the only plastic surgeon in Kerala who practises only cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Hari Menon has performed more than 1500 cases of Gynecomastia correction with nearly 100% satisfaction rate in the last ten years in Cochin, India.

Dr. Hari Menon is a life member of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Indian Medical Association.

Cosmetic surgery procedures regularly performed at the Lakeshore Cosmetic Surgery department by Dr. Menon include-

Patients seeking correction of male breasts and other cosmetic surgery procedures for men like Liposuction, double chin correction, hair loss treatment, dimple creation have come from Kerala, Dubai, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, US, UK, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and other cities.