Dr.Naveen is known for his clinical acumen and academic excellence having post graduate degrees MS (General Surgery) and MCh (Plastic Surgery) to his name from reputed universities. Having dreamt to be a plastic surgeon since his under graduate days, he has trained under renowned Plastic & Burns Reconstruction Surgeon, Dr Prema Dhanraj. With a decision to provide his expertise to the poor and needy, currently he is rendering his services at Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya, which mainly caters the rural people. Also he’s associated with organisation Agniraksha headed by Mrs Chitra Dhanraj, a philanthropic NGO serving the burns survivors among various others.
Dr.Naveen has a number of publications (45+) to his name published in national and international journals with more than 85 citations. He also has contributed chapters in various text books as an invited author. He has also presented podium and free papers in various conferences and an active participant in society meetings. He has devised various innovative techniques and contributed in the field of Plastic Surgery. With his dynamism to adapt, eloquence in teaching and problem solving aptitude, he has earned reputation in his institution among peers and students. His areas of expertise include reconstructive surgery (trauma & onco), microsurgery, hand surgery, breast surgeries including augmentation & reduction, burns among others. He is also keen to adopt cosmetic procedures in due time.