About Dr Sreekar Harinatha

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Dr Sreekar Harinatha

Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon

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’s hobbies include photography and travel blogging.

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Read Dr Sreekar’s highly acclaimed book on Gynecomastia. Also available on Amazon & Flipkart!

Dr Sreekar Harinatha is affiliated with the following professional bodies:

Member: European Society of Aesthetics Member: Indian Medical Association Member: Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (IAAPS) 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.

In 2016 he won the best paper award for his surgical technique at the prestigious IMCAS cosmetic surgery conference in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Watch Dr Sreekar Harinatha’s technique, IMCAS World Congress 2018, Paris. 

Dr. Sreekar’s Publications in Indexed International Journals

  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. 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.

3. 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.

4. Nonshaven Follicular Unit Extraction: Personal Experience, a reply

Sreekar Harinatha, Nithya Raghunath,

Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2019, Oct, AOP

5. 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.    

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. 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.

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. 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

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. 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.

34. An interesting case of  Neurofibroma of face.

Cukkemane A, Katheria V, Harinatha S.   

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

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. 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.

37. Teaching plastic surgeons how to be better teachers.

Sreekar H.,

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

38. 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.

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

Sreekar Harinatha

Archives of Plastic Surgery, Ahead of Print (Link)

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

Sreekar Harinatha,

Brazilian Journal of Plastic Surgery, Rev. Bras. Cir. Plást. 2019;34(2):306-307