Doctor Profile

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 Naval_BansalGandhi 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

Book Chapters

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

Awards/ Fellowship

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

Leadership Qualities:

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

Society Membership

Association of Surgeon of India

Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeon

Association of Breast Surgeon of India