Dr Sreekar Harinatha, MBBS, MS, MCh (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery), DNB (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) is one of the new generation’s Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeons in Bangalore, India, always at the forefront of and up to date with new technologies in Cosmetic Surgery.  A medalist in both post-graduation in general surgery and super-specialization in plastic and reconstructive surgery, he has undergone training in Cosmetic Surgery from various reputed institutes.

He finished training in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery (Called MCh- Magister Chirurgiae in India) from the reputed Christian Medical College, Vellore (Consistently rated among the best medical colleges in India) with honors. He also cleared the prestigious Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is an active member of the esteemed European College of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery, Dublin, Ireland (MECAMS).

Dr Sreekar Harinatha is affiliated with the following professional bodies:

Member: European Society of Aesthetics

Member: Indian Medical Association

Member: Society for Education and Training in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SETPRAS)

Editorial Member: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Editorial Member: Journal of medicine and medical sciences

Editorial Member: Universal Journal of Medicine & Dentistry

Editorial Member: Indian Journal of Science and Technology

To keep abreast of the very latest developments, Dr Sreekar attends conferences and visits colleagues worldwide in order to undertake personal, hands-on training in the latest cosmetic procedures.  More importantly, however, Dr Sreekar will only ever recommend to his patients those procedures he deems to be safe, effective and worthwhile.

Academically oriented, he has to his credit over 27 publications in various international and Indian indexed journals. He also has presented over 10 papers in various conferences. Dr Sreekar’s reputation in the field of Cosmetic Surgery has come about through his training, and his commitment to the highest of professional and ethical standards. These qualities, combined with his meticulous approach and a sound scientific principles generate a high patient satisfaction rate.

Publications in Indexed Journals

1. Teaching plastic surgeons how to be better teachers,

Sreekar Harinatha.,

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2013 Jan;131(1):117e-8e. (Link)

2. Trend of India’s contribution to the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery,

Sreekar Harinatha, Sandeep Dawre, Shashank Lamba, Ashish Kumar Gupta,

Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2012,69:2:223. (Pubmed)

3. Objectivity in plastic surgery training: A trainee’s perspective,

Sreekar Harinatha,

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ahead of print.

4. Current microsurgery training programs in India,

Sreekar Harinatha, Rahul Shetty,

Annals of Plastic Surgery, Ahead of print.

5. Simplified negative-pressure wound therapy system for skin graft wounds,

Sreekar Harinatha, Shashank Lamba, Ashish Kumar Gupta,

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2012 Oct;130(4):620e. (Pubmed)

6. A retrospective study of 75 cases of splenic abscess,

Sreekar Harinatha, Vivek Saraf, Ashok C. Pangi, H. Sreeharsha, Ravi Reddy and Gautam Kamat,

Indian Journal Of Surgery, 2011, Volume 73, Number 6, Pages 398-402. (Pubmed)

7. Diverse manifestations and management options in Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome; a single centre ten year experience,

Sreekar Harinatha, Sandeep Dawre, Kiran Petkar, Rahul B Shetty, Shashank Lamba, Sukriya Naik,  Ashish K Gupta,

Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, Ahead of print. (Pubmed)

8. Keloid and hypertrophic scar distribution according to Fitzpatrick skin phototypes in Indian population- A hospital based study,

Sreekar Harinatha, Nithya Raghunath, Ravi Reddy, Ashwin Hebbar, Sreeharsha Harinatha,

Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica, Ahead of print.

9. Training young surgeons in sectioning scalp for hair transplantation; a simple method,

Sreekar Harinatha, Shashank Lamba, Ashish K Gupta,

Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, Ahead of print. (Pubmed)

10. Chaperones and Plastic surgery practice in India,

Sreekar Harinatha, Shashank Lamba, Ashish K Gupta,

Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2012;45:592-3. (Link)

11. Designing the rhombic flap in relation to the lines of maximal extension,

Sreekar Harinatha, Kiran Petkar, Rahul B Shetty, Nithya Raghunath,

Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica, ,Vol. 27,No.3,pg 496. (Link)

12. Reply to Comprehensive decongestive therapy in postmastectomy lymphedema: An Indian perspective,

Sreekar Harinatha, Ashish K Gupta, Shashank Lamba, Mukesh Kumar Sharma,

Indian Journal of Cancer, Ahead of print.

13. A case of vertebral body collapse secondary to hematological malignancy,

Sreekar Harinatha, Raviraj Ghorpade, Ravi Reddy,

International Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery, 2012, Volume 4 Number 1, 35-36. (Link)

14. Localized tubercular swelling in the hand masquerading as a ganglion- A rare case report,

Sreekar Harinatha, Nithya Raghunath, Sreeharsha Harinatha,

Our Dermatology Online, 2012; 3(4).

15. Innovative method of syringe based wound lavage,

Rahul B Shetty, Kingsly Paul, Elvino Bareto, Sreekar Harinatha, Sandeep Dawre,

Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2012;45:590-1. (Link)

16. A randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of intralesional 5-fluorouracil versus triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of keloids,

Avinash Prabhu, Sreekar Harinatha, Rajesh Powar, VM Uppin,

Journal of Scientific Society, 2012;39:19-25. (Link)

17. Chondroid Syringoma with extensive ossification,

Kingsly Paul, Sreekar Harinatha, Prema Dhanraj, Shashank Lamba, Sophia Merilyn George,

Annals Of Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 91-92. (Pubmed)

18. Jatropha Curcas -Poisoning,

M. L. Kulkarni, Sreekar Harinatha, K. S. Keshavamurthy And Nivedita Shenoy,

Indian Journal Of Pediatrics, Volume 72, Number 1, Pages 75-76. (Pubmed)

19. Vacuum closure as a skin-graft dressing: a comparison against conventional dressing,

Kiran Petkar,  Prema Dhanraj,  Sreekar Harinatha,

European Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2012, Vol 35;8 ,579-584. (Link)

20. Purpura following a rare etiology; A diagnostic dilemma,

Nithya Raghunath, Sreekar Harinatha, Sreeharsha Harinatha,

Our Dermatology Online. 2012; 3(3): 231.

21. A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing negative pressure dressing and conventional dressing methods on split-skin grafts in burns patients,

Petkar KS, Dhanraj P, Kingsly PM, Sreekar Harinatha, Lakshmanarao A, Lamba S, Shetty R, Zachariah J,

Burns, Volume 37, Issue 6, September 2011, Pages 925-929. (Link) 

22. Single-stage functional reconstruction of the post-burn lower lip,

Prema Dhanraj, Paul M. Kingsly, Shashank Lamba, Rahul Shetty, Kiran S. Petkar and Sreekar Harinatha,

European Journal Of Plastic Surgery, 2011,34:33-39. (Link)

23. Author’s Reply, Jatropha Curcas -Poisoning,

M. L. Kulkarni, Sreekar Harinatha, K. S. Keshavamurthy and Nivedita Shenoy,

Indian Journal Of Pediatrics, Volume 73, Number 7, Page 635.

24. Pendred Syndrome with retrosternal goitre- A rare case report,

Uppin VM, Sreekar Harinatha, Santosh Patil, Amol Mutkekar, Tejus C,

Indian Journal of Surgery, July 2012, 1-2. (Link)

25. The Morel -Lavallee Lesion: A review and a proposed algorithmic approach,

Dawre S, Lamba S, Sreekar Harinatha, Gupta S, Ashish K Gupta,

European Journal Of Plastic Surgery, 2012,35:489–494.

26. A Novel and Accurate Technique of Photographic Wound Measurement,

Shetty R, Sreekar Harinatha, Lamba S, GuptaAK.,

Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2012;45:425-9. (Link)

27. Primary lingual tuberculosis, a rare case report,

Nithya Raghunath, Sreekar Harinatha, Sreeharsha Harinatha,

Our Dermatology Online. 2012; 3(3): 235-236.


28. A rare case of leiomyoma over the nose,

Sreekar Harinatha, Nithya Raghunath, Sudarshan P, V Malmande,

Our Dermatology Online. 2014;5(1): 57-58  (Link)

29. Career Intentions of Medical Students Trained in India,

Harinatha Sreekar, Raghunath Nithya, Raghunath Nikhitha, Sreeharsha Harinatha,

Education for Health (Abingdon). 2014 Jan-Apr;27(1):64-5. (Link)

30. Efficacy of possum score in predicting the outcome in patients undergoing emergency laparotomy.

Sreeharsha H, Sp R, Sreekar H, Reddy R.

Pol Przegl Chir. 2014 Apr 1;86(4):159-65. (Link)

31. A case of ruptured liver abscess manifesting with intestinal obstruction,

P. Sudarshan, Arunabha Sinha, Harinatha Sreekar, B. Arunchandra.

Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ahead of print.