Arjun P. Kanuri, MD
Dr. Arjun P. Kanuri combines elite plastic surgery training with a commitment to providing safe, high-quality, and compassionate patient care, creating excellent results that look natural. Dr. Kanuri joined Center for Plastic Surgery’s Washington, DC-area practice in 2021, having distinguished himself during a prestigious 6-year integrated plastic surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital. He also completed an additional fellowship in aesthetic surgery at the Manhattan, eye, ear and throat hospital (MEETH), the oldest and most prestigious aesthetic surgery fellowship in the country.
Dr. Kanuri’s Specialties
- Liposuction, liposculpture, and other body contouring procedures
- Cosmetic facial surgery
- Cosmetic breast surgery
- Fat grafting
“Making people happy never gets old. I’m lucky to love what I do, and nothing brings me greater satisfaction than watching a patient’s confidence soar after their treatment or procedure. I consider it a privilege to perform surgery, and I pride myself on being there for my patients every step of the way before, during, and after surgery. They are patients for life. I look forward to meeting you!”
-Dr. Arjun Kanuri
Education & Training
Dr. Kanuri earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. While in medical school, he also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in health policy from the Brandeis Heller School for Social Policy and Management. Among Dr. Kanuri’s accomplishments is being inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the nation’s preeminent medical honor society limited to the top 15% of medical school graduates in the U.S.
After getting his medical degree, Dr. Kanuri began the integrated plastic surgery residency program at Georgetown University Hospital. This highly competitive 6-year program includes training in all aspects of plastic surgery. He earned a number of teaching awards during his residency and served as the administrative chief resident in addition to conducting research and presenting it at national and international professional society meetings.
Dr. Kanuri completed an additional year of specialized training following his residency, making him one of the few plastic surgeons to complete post-residency training in aesthetic plastic surgery. This training was done at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH), the country’s oldest and most prestigious aesthetic surgery fellowship. MEETH fellows are selected from prominent institutions around the world for further training under some of the field’s most esteemed plastic surgeons. During this year, he received training in all aspects of cosmetic surgery of the face and body.