Deepak K. Naidu, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Medical Group Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He specializes in reconstructive surgery after traumatic injuries as well as oncologic procedures. He also has an interest in aesthetic surgery including breast, body and facial plastic surgery.
Benefits of Plastic Surgery
There are many benefits to plastic surgery, including increased self-confidence, mental health, overall health and quality of life. In addition to improving the appearance of the face and body, many patients seek plastic surgery to address the impact of trauma, deformities or post-surgical revisions. Dr. Naidu is pleased to provide the skilled care that results in these positive life changes and helps his patients feel good about themselves and their appearance.
Dr. Naidu’s Training
After graduating summa cum laude with a dual major in molecular biology and English from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Dr. Naidu earned his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. His postdoctoral training includes a general surgery residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky and a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute, also in Louisville. He then completed a plastic surgery residency at the University of South Florida.
About Dr. Naidu
Dr. Naidu is certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is active in his profession as a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Tampa Bay Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.
During his career, Dr. Naidu has been involved in several research projects and presented at national conferences. Additionally, his work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed medical publications. Prior to joining Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Medical Group, he was an assistant professor of plastic surgery at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando and a plastic surgery faculty member at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa.
Dr. Naidu is fluent in English, Spanish and Telugu.