Dr.Nagaraj B. Puttaswamy

Dr.Nagaraj B. Puttaswamy-General surgeon bangaloreMBBS., MS ( General Surgery)

Specialties: Special clinical interests: Academic interests:
  • GERD and Hiatus Hernia.
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  • Thyroid Surgeries.
Current post: Mananging Director, Punya Hospitals India Pvt Ltd Consultant General Surgeon and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Gynaec & Surgical Clinic. Professional profile: As a Consultant, I have over twelve years experience of managing patients of multiple surgical disorders both general and Laparoscopic. Thyroid Surgeries have always kept me interested. I have performed more than 5000 Laparoscopic Surgeries. I have a special inclination towards Lap Nissen’s fundoplication and Colorectal procedures. Laparoscopic Hernia surgeries have been often, and I have performed almost all types Hernia Surgeries Laparoscopically for the past seven years. Hepatobiliary disorders are common in the form of Gall Bladder surgeries, Hydatid disease of Liver have been performed at a relatively easy technical approach. Being in association with my wife Dr.Punyavathi who is a Laparoscopic Gynaecologist I have been involved over 4000 different types Pelvic Lap Surgeries. Together we have conducted Live Laparoscopic Workshop on both Gynaec and General Surgeries. We have been together and are working on developments of new techniques and Lap surgeries to be performed in a more simplified style. Laparosocpic Surgeries done under Spinal Anesthesia is a big challenge and we have been successfully and safely performing this on all surgeries for the past three and half years and have crossed 1500 cases till date. FREE health related programme are conducted on regular basis. FREE surgeries for poor patients are performed. Training Immediately after MS in General Surgery I had a great opportunity to work with one of the leading Laparosocpic Pediatric Surgeon Prof. Srimurthy for One Year. Specific training in Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and Lap Hernia Surgery are few courses to be mentioned. I have also a training course of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries conducted Ethicon Institute, Chennai. I have regularly attended live workshop of my choice. Membership of professional bodies:
  • Member of Minimal Access Surgeon’s Association India
  • Member of Bangalore Laparoscopic Group
  • Life Member ASI
  • KMC No 38478
Personal profile: I am married to Dr. Punyavathi C. Nagaraj a Laparoscopic Gynaecologist with three children Samastha, Sakala, Sampoorn and live in Basaveshwaranagar, Bangalore, India. Outside medicine, my interests include music especially light and folk, reading books and watching good movies. I enjoy working out in the morning for at least for one hour which keeps me going for the rest of the day. I am a Hindu, enjoying the principles of life as a good human being.