Dr. Nirmal Nathan
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon in Fort Lauderdale & Miami
Dr. Nirmal Nathan was born in New Jersey and raised in Florida. The work of his father, who served as a facial plastic surgeon in the U.S. military, was the original inspiration for Dr. Nathan’s endeavors.
As a high school senior, Dr. Nathan was accepted to the prestigious and highly competitive Honors Program in Medicine at the University of Miami. The program identifies high-aptitude students, granting them simultaneous admission to the Undergraduate School and the School of Medicine from high school. While at the University of Miami, Dr. Nathan double majored in Biology and English Literature. In three years, he earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with Honors.
Subsequently, Dr. Nathan matriculated to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He continued to excel and was admitted to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, which recognizes the nation’s top medical students.
Dr. Nathan then obtained his surgical and specialty training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He trained at the internationally renowned University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), ranked a top 10 hospital in the country per U.S. News and World Report (2015-2016). At UCSF, Dr. Nathan served as Chief Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
After rigorous and well rounded training, he pursued fellowship training in Craniofacial surgery. In addition to treating children with various acquired and congenital deformities, Dr. Nathan received specialized training in adult facial cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Nathan is a Board Certified plastic surgeon and the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications on the subjects of aesthetic and facial surgery. He has spoken at both national and international meetings.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND BOOK CHAPTERS
- 1. Gruber R, Nathan N, Endress R. Nasal base reduction. In Rohrich R, et al (eds): Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters. CRC Press, 2014.
- 2. Gruber R, Khosla RK, Nathan N. The intercartilaginous graft for severe alar retraction and lengthening the short nose. 15 Aug 2012. Plastic Surgery Hyperguide.
- 3. Garcia O, Nathan N. Comparative analysis of blood loss in suction-assisted lipoplasty and third-generation internal ultrasound-assisted lipoplasty. Aesthet Surg J 2008;28(4):430-5.
- 4. Simon S, Thaller SR, Nathan N. Abdominoplasty combined with additional surgery: a safety issue. Aesthet Surg J 2006;26(4):413-16.