Dr. P V Narayanan

Dr. P V Narayanan

BSc, MBBS, MS, FRCS (Glasgow)

Dr. Narayanan started his career in general surgery at JIPMER, Pondicherry, and subsequently worked at Apollo Hospital, Chennai. After working as SHO in Plastic Surgery at Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, he returned to India and joined the Charles Pinto Centre for Cleft Lip and Palate, Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur, under Dr. H S Adenwalla. He has been a Smile Train accredited surgeon since 2000.

Apart from performing all kinds of Plastic & Reconstructive surgeries since 1998, and being in-charge of the Burns Unit at Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, he also performed cleft surgeries. Since 2007, Dr. Narayanan has been solely dedicated to cleft care, attending to over 80 patients per month, on an average. He was involved in devising a pioneering technique of Sutural Fixation of the Cleft Lip Nose deformity.

Dr. Narayanan is a Life Member of  the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, and the Indian Society of Cleft Lip, Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies. He has published in Indian and international medical journals; has presented various papers at medical conferences. Dr Narayanan has also conducted various Live Operative Demonstrations at major Indian Plastic Surgical, Paediatric Surgical and Cleft Surgical workshops. He also spent a month as a clinical observer at Marien Hospital, Stuttgart.