Dr. Naval is a board-certified expert in Endocrine and Breast Cancer Surgeries. He is the first surgeon in the region who has undergone superspecialization (M.Ch) in Endocrine Surgery. Dr. Naval did his graduation & Postgraduation from Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana; one of the prestigious medical college in India. After this Dr. Naval, moved to Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute, Lucknow to receive a structured training in the subject of Endocrine & Breast Cancer surgery. He also received advanced training in this field from the Republic of Korea.
Dr. Naval has extensive clinical, operative, scientific and academic experience in diseases of Endocrine Surgery and Breast Surgery having worked in Government, private & corporate hospitals over past one decade. He has vast experience in Thyroid, Parathyroid, Breast, Adrenal, Pancreatic & diabetic foot surgeries. He has special expertise and interest in laparoscopic endocrine surgery with very few experts in India and South East Asia in this field. He also pioneered the technique of endoscopic thyroid surgery in the region. His other key area of expertise includes breast cancer surgery like breast conservation, sentinel lymph node biopsies; Image-guided breast surgeries and breast reconstruction.
Dr. Naval is presently working as the Chief Surgeon, Endocrine & Breast Oncology at Fortis Hospital, Mohali, and nearby Multispecialty Hospitals. He has the keen interest in research and published several articles in national and international journals. He continues guiding post-graduates and junior colleagues as visiting lecturer in Medical colleges, CME and academic meets. He also participates in public awareness and patient interaction through media.
Summary of Qualifications /Work Experience
Consultant Endocrine & Breast Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Mohali
Advanced training course (Minimal Access & Robotic Surgery) in Endocrine Surgery at Ajou University Hospital & Gangnam
Severance Hospital, Republic of Korea
Senior Resident (MCh-Endocrine Surgery), SGPGIMS, Lucknow: July 2012 to June 2015
Senior Resident CMC&H, Ludhiana from March 2011-Aug 2011
MS General Surgery- CMC&H, Ludhiana from the year 2008 to 2011
MBBS and internship- CMC&H, Ludhiana from the year 2002 to 2007
Research And Publications
Agarwal R, Bansal N, Mishra SK. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism: In proceedings of XXIX National CME in Surgery, organized by department of Surgery Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi-2012
Bansal N, Mishra SK. Neuroendocrine Tumour of Pancreas: In proceedings of XXX National CME in Surgery, organized by department of Surgery Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi-2013
Sabaretnam M, Ashwini, Bansal N, Bhargav P. Persistent hypercalcitonemia. In proceedings of ASIOCON 2014.
Publications In Peer-Reviewed Journals and Research
Bansal N, Sabaretnam M. An analysis of whether surgeon-performed neck ultrasonography can be used as the main localizing study in primary hyperparathyroidism. (letter to editor). Surgery. 2014 Dec 4. pii: S0039-6060(14)00777-6.
Bansal N, Mishra SK, Sabaretnam M. Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Exclusive Involvement of a Functioning Recurrent
Laryngeal Nerve may be Treated with Shaving Technique (letter to the editor). World J Surg.2015 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print], Pubmed PMID:25651965.
Bansal N, Mayilvaganan S. Primary Hyperparathyroidism With Negative Imaging: A Significant Clinical Problem. (letter to editor). Ann Surg.2015 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25822677.
Bansal N, Saini S, Sabaretnam M, Mishra A (2015) Tale of Two Endocrine Organs: Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) With
Ectopic Cushing Syndrome. Surgery Curr Res 5: 217. doi: 10.4172/2161-1076.1000217
Bansal N, Ranade RS, Mishra A. Synovial sarcoma mimicking thyroid carcinoma.ANZ J Surg. 2015 May 21. doi: 10.1111/ans.13113.
Sabaretnam M, Tripati N, Bansal N, Pradhan R, Agarwal A. Journal Clubs in Endocrine Surgery. World J Endoc Surg 2014;6 (3):123-126.
Bansal N, Mishra SK, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma A.Is short stay thyroidectomy feasible, acceptable, safe & cost effective in developing countries? A case study from India (Abstract). World J Endoc Surg, Jan- April (1) 2014:7-70.
Bansal N, Mishra SK, Bhatia E, Mishra R, Kaul A.Carbimazole induced vasculitis with pulmonary & renal involvement in patient of graves` disease: rare presentation(Abstract). World J Endoc Surg, Jan- April (1) 2014:7-70.
Presentations In Conferences
Rare case of detached thyroid nodule.International Surgical week , Society of Surgeons of Pakistan, Rawalpindi / Islamabad Chapter; November 2012
Post-surgical continuity of care from home using Skype:9th International Conference of Telemedicine Society of India , Jaipur, November 2013
Spectrum of thyroid disorder. International Surgical week , Society of Surgeons of Pakistan, Rawalpindi / Islamabad Chapter; November 2013
Endocrine Pathology case discussion in 11th Post Graduate Course in Endocrine Surgery 2013 Nov 7-10th at SGPGI.
Case discussion: Early and locally advanced breast cancer.SGPGI Breast course and ABSI workshop-2014 Feb 8th-9th at SGPGI.
Role of Telemedicine in Endocrine Surgery at SGPGIMS in Regional Workshop for Sensitization and Awareness on National
Medical College Network Project at SGPGI, Lucknow , Feb 13-14 2014
Demonstration: Safe use of TIVAD at CME on Safe Venous Assess and Chemotherapy in Cancer Patients at Dept of Endocrine and Breast Surgery on 18th 0ct 2014
Education, Training & Research in Developing World:International workshop and symposium on Best practices in Endocrine surgery on 5th Dec 2014
Course of visiting programme in Thyroid cancer center, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
First prize in quiz at SGPGI breast course and ABSI workshop-2014
ICMR short term student scholarship 2005
State scholarship for outstanding performance in 8th, 10th and 12th Board examination.
Organizational Activities As Organizing Committee Member
National Diabetic foot wound care workshop of DFSI: 27th Oct 2013
11th Postgraduate course in Endocrine Surgery: 7-10th Nov 2013
Breast Course 2014(3rd) & ABSI workshop: 8-9th Feb 2014
5th National workshop on Diabetic foot care: 1st-2nd March 2014
1st Neuroendocrine tumour summit Aug 2014
Silver jubilee celebration of Department of Endocrine Surgery,7th Sep 2014
International workshop and symposium on Best practices in Endocrine surgery 3-6th Dec 2014
Part of Newer Innovations:
Repporteur for making guidelines for Endocrine pancreas for developing world
Repporteur for making guidelines for Teaching, Training and research in Endocrine Surgery for developing world
Providing home care to post thyroidectomy patients using social media: First in India
Chief Resident from Nov 2013 to May 2014 during MCh senior residency
Treasurer student council, CMC Ludhiana 2005-06
Mess manager, Boys mess , CMC Ludhiana 2005-06
Association of Surgeon of India
Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeon
Association of Breast Surgeon of India