Dr. Narayanan studied medicine at JIPMER in India and basic surgical training at Sir JJ Hospital in India and completed his Master of Surgery degree in 1997. He then moved to the UK where he undertook advanced surgical training in gastrointestinal, thoracic and hepatobiliary surgery in Liverpool and Cornwall, followed by two years of research in transplantation in Nottingham.
In 2002 Dr. Narayanan was chosen for the All Wales Higher Surgical Training Program with subspecialty training in vascular surgery in Cardiff. He was then awarded a Senior Vascular and Endovascular Fellowship at Imperial College, London under Professor Alun Davies (Chair of Academic Vascular Surgery, Imperial College of Medicine) in 2008 and then trained at the Charing Cross and St Mary’s Hospital Vascular Units.
In 2010 Dr. Narayanan was appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in the UK. The following year he was appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, where he was chief of vascular surgery and a core faculty member of the National Healthcare Group Surgical Residency program.
Dr. Narayanan is a pioneer in vein anatomy in Asians and his work on venous glue ablation for venous leg ulcers. He is a leader, speaker and trainer in South East Asia for venous stenting, intravascular ultrasound and aortic surgery. He has published on transplantation, vascular access, vascular and endovascular surgery and peer reviews for the International Journal of Surgery and Chief Scientific Editor of Wounds Asia.
Dr. Narayanan has co-supervised PhD and MSc research with Nanyang Technology University School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in Singapore on computer modelling of Asian aortic aneurysms. He collaborates with the Agency for Science, Technology & Research in advanced wound care technologies and is an Adjunct Asst Professor at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore and an examiner for the final MBBS examinations.
Medical Licence Number
780-193-445 (Singapore Medical Council)