Ram Velamuri, MBBS, MS, DNB, MRCS-Ed

“It isn’t just life; it’s quality of life. We help patients find value in life, and that’s very important.” - Ram Velamuri, MBBS, MS, DNB, MRCS-Ed
Academic Title

Plastic Surgery Program Director, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Certification

Plastic Surgery
Medical Degree

Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College
Fellowship

Burn and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University
Residency

General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Louis University School of Medicine

Ram Velamuri, MBBS, MS, DNB, MRCS-Ed is the Medical Director of the Firefighters Burn Center, the only verified burn center in a 150-mile radius of Memphis.

Working with burn patients is a challenge, but one Dr. Velamuri embraces with skill and compassion. At the Firefighters Burn Center, he leads a team that takes a multidisciplinary, family-focused approach to caring for patients.

Dr. Velamuri earned his medical degree at Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College in India. He completed residencies at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and a fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations, a sought-after presenter at national and international conferences and author of over a dozen publications and articles. He is plastic surgery program director at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. Velamuri is grateful for mentors who have shown him the important role plastic surgeons play in the successful treatment of burns.

As a board-certified plastic surgeon, he works with patients not only when they need critical care, but when they are recovering and returning to day-to-day life. By providing lifesaving surgeries and those that address cosmetic and functional deficiencies, Dr. Velamuri helps patients achieve not only life, but quality of life.

Locations

Firefighters Burn Center

890 Madison Avenue

Memphis, TN 38103

1-800-351-3434

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