About Dr Sreekar Harinatha

Dr. Sreekar Harinatha did his Plastic & Cosmetic surgery training from the prestigious Christain Medical College, Vellore. It is ranked consistently among the best medical colleges in India. Dr. Sreekar finished his MCh (Master of Chirurgiae) which is the super-specialty degree awarded for specialization in Plastic & Cosmetic surgery after three years in MS general Surgery. He did his MBBS from JJMMC, Davangere, and MS from JNMC Belgaum before pursuing plastic surgery specialization. He is also trained in France, Ireland and Taiwan in various aspects of cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Sreekar has to his credit over 40 publications in indexed scholarly journals and many indexed in the prestigious PubMed & ORCID. He has also written the highly acclaimed book titled: ‘The Male Breast: What you should know about Gynecomastia’. He regularly attends world conferences and meets on cosmetic surgery issues and keeps himself updated with the latest techniques. He specializes in cosmetic surgery with Gynecomastia surgery being one of his prime areas of interest. He regularly operates on gynecomastia patients (about 4-5 per week). This regularity in operating on gynecomastia along with his novel technique of Lipo-Excision has resulted in consistently good results over a long period of his practice.

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Dr. Sreekar Harinatha’s Award certification for Gynecomastia Surgery at IMCAS, Taiwan

IMCAS Taiwan Best Paper Award

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

Member: Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (IAAPS)

Editorial Member: Universal Journal of Medicine & Dentistry

Editorial Member: Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Dr. Sreekar’s Publications in Indexed International Journals

Dr Sreekar is academically oriented and he has to his credit over 39 publications in various international and Indian indexed journals many of which are indexed in the prestigious PubMed. He also has presented over 10 papers in various international 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. Here is a list of his scientific paper publications with links:

1. Male Gynecomastia Correction by Superior Dynamic Flap Method: A Consistent and Versatile Technique

Sreekar Harinatha,

World Journal of Plastic Surgery, Vol.9, January 2020

2. Taking skin tone into account in grading gynecomastia: A new grading system,

Sreekar Harinatha,

Brazilian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2019;34(2):306-307 (Link)

3. Adjustments to ‘The round-the-clock’ technique for correction of gynecomastia

Sreekar Harinatha

Archives of Plastic Surgery, 2019 Nov;46(6):608

4. Teaching plastic surgeons how to be better teachers.

Sreekar H.,

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

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

Sreekar H., Sandeep Dawre, Shashank Lamba, Ashish Kumar Gupta,

Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2012,69:2:223.

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

Dawre S, Lamba S, Sreekar H., Gupta S, Ashish K Gupta,                                    

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

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

Sreekar Harinatha.,

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ahead of print.

8. Current microsurgery training programs in India,

Sreekar Harinatha., Rahul Shetty,

Annals of Plastic Surgery, November 2013 – Volume 71 – Issue 5 – p 624

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

Shetty R, Sreekar H., Lamba S, Gupta AK.,

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

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

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

Indian Journal of Surgery, July 2012, 1-2.

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

Kiran Petkar,  Prema Dhanraj, H. Sreekar,

European Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2012, Vol 35;8 ,579-584

12. Primary lingual tuberculosis, a rare case report,

Nithya Raghunath, Sreekar Harinatha, Sreeharsha Harinatha,

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

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

Sreekar H., Raviraj Ghorpade, Ravi Reddy,

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

14. Syringe-based wound irrigating device,

Rahul B Shetty, Kingsly Paul, Elvino Barreto, Sreekar H., Sandeep Dawre,

Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2012;45:590-1

15. Decongestive lymphatic therapy in postfilarial lymphedema: A prospective study.

Gohil AJ, Harinatha S, Selvaraj AD, Babu A, Tyagraj P, Gupta AK.

Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2018;5:259-65.

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

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

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

17. Chondroid Syringoma with extensive ossification,

Kingsly Paul, Sreekar H., Prema Dhanraj, Shashank Lamba, Sophia Merilyn George,

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

18. Jatropha Curcas -Poisoning,

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

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

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

Sreekar H., Kiran Petkar, Rahul B Shetty, Nithya Raghunath,

Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica, vol.27 no.3 July/Sept. 2012

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

Nithya Raghunath, Sreekar Harinatha, Sreeharsha Harinatha,

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

21. 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, 2014;51:608

22. Diverse manifestations and management options in Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome; a single center 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, 47:4, 303-307

23.General public perception of a dermatologist in urban India,

Ravi Reddy, Harinatha Sreekar, Nithya Raghunath, Harinatha Sreeharsha.

Our Dermatol Online. 2015;6(4):485-485.

24. Chaperones and Plastic surgery practice in India,

Sreekar H., Shashank Lamba, Ashish K Gupta,

Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2012;45:592-3

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

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

Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica, 2014,29(2):309-10

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

Sreekar H., Shashank Lamba, Ashish K Gupta,

Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, 2013 Mar-Apr;88(2):317

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

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

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

28. A rare case of leiomyoma over the nose,

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

Our Dermatology Online. 2014; 1(1).

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.

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.

31.An interesting case of  Neurofibroma of face.

Cukkemane A, Katheria V, Harinatha S.   

Our Dermatol Online. 2016;7(4):479-481.

32. Did Sushrutha first describe ear lobe repairs? A peep into the Samhita,

Harinatha Sreekar, Ravi Reddy, Nithya Raghunath, Nikhitha R, Harinatha Sreeharsha.

Our Dermatol Online. 2015;6(4):475-476.

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

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

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

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

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

Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2014;2:223-4

35. The role of Bleomycin in the management of hypertrophic scars and keloids – A clinical trial

Reddy R, Harinatha S, Raghunath N.,

Our Dermatol Online. 2015;6(4):404-406.

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

Sreekar H., Shashank Lamba, Ashish Kumar Gupta,

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

37. The Limberg flap reconstruction – the optimal surgery for pilonidal sinus disease,

Ramu Shapur Srihari, Appaji Mandya Naveen, Harinatha Sreekar

Our Dermatol Online. 2016;7(3):271-275.

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

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

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

39. Reply to Nonshaven Follicular Unit Extraction: Personal Experience,

Sreekar Harinatha, Nithya Raghunath,

Annals of Plastic Surgery, January 2020 – Volume 84 – Issue 1 – p 123

40. 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 H, Lakshmanarao A, Lamba S, Shetty R, Zachariah J,

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

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