Plastic Surgery Staff

Raja Nalluri, M.D.

Raja Nalluri, M.D.

Plastic Surgeon in Sarasota, FL

Nalluri Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Nalluri has been rigorously trained to skillfully and safely perform a variety of plastic surgery procedures. Many professionals who are not plastic surgeons also perform these specialized procedures. When choosing a physician for your important surgery, be sure to ask if they are "Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery."

He is board certified by: the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has received numerous awards and recognitions, including U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connolly, Cosmopolitan magazine, America's Top Doctors, and the International Association of Plastic Surgeons. He also is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Florida State University School of Medicine.

Education

  • July 1996 – June 2002
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center, MetroHealth Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Lutheran Hospital, Zeeba Clinic. Integrated General & Plastic Surgery training
  • August 1992 - May 1996
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. M.D. degree awarded May 1996.
  • August 1990 - May 1992
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
    B.A. in Biology with Chemistry Minor.
    Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 4.0 grade average.
  • August 1989 - July 1990
    University of Michigan, Honors Program, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • September 1986 - June 1989
    Boardman High School, Youngstown, Ohio.
    Valedictorian, 4.0 grade average.

Certifications

  • November 2004 - Current
    Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • November 2003 - Current
    Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • December 2002 - Current
    Member, Manatee County Medical Society
  • December 2002 - Current
    Member, Sarasota County Medical Society
  • November 2013 - Current
    Member, Pinellas County Medical Society
  • November 2013 - Current
    Member, Hillsborough County Medical Society
  • September 2002 - Current
    Certified with State of Florida Bureau of Worker’s Compensation
  • September 2002, Current
    Active staff privileges, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL
  • February 2012, Current
    Active staff privileges, Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, FL
  • April 2013, Current
    Staff privileges, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg, FL
  • September 1997 - Current
    Medical License, State Medical Board of Ohio
  • March 2002 - Current
    Medical License, Florida Board of Medicine
  • April 1999 - Current
    License of Drug Enforcement Agency

Credentials

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • B.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • M.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Plastic Surgery Residency, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
  • Medical License with State Medical Boards of Florida and Ohio
  • License of Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

Honors and Awards

  • June 2001
    Best Clinical Paper, Ohio Valley Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

  • May 1992
    Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Case Western Reserve University
    Russell M. Lawall Prize for research in the Biological Sciences

  • June 1989
    Valedictorian, Boardman High School Presidential Academic Fitness Award

Research Experience

  • Jan 2001 – Jun 2001
    Computer Aided Image Matching and Morphing. Winner for Best Clinical Paper at Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, June 9-10, 2001. Publication to be submitted.
    Mentor Dr. Bahman Guyuron, Case Western Reserve University

  • Feb 1995 – Jun 1996
    Volumetric analysis of 3D CT based African-American and Asian skulls to establish skull images for operative guidance in the repair of craniofacial dysmorphologies.
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy.

  • 1992 - 1994
    Comparison of lymphocytes from HIV+ patients with controls with respect to a) CD59 and decay accelerating factor expression and b) sensitivity to autologous complement mediated lysis.
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Department of Pathology.

  • Jun - Aug 1992
    Comparison of decay accelerating factor protein expression in urine of renal transplant patients and controls.
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Department of Transplant Surgery.

Extracurricular Activities

  • 1994 - 1995
    Representative for Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine at American Medical Student Association National Conventions in 1994 and 1995.

  • 1990 - 1992
    Varsity tennis, Case Western Reserve University.

  • 1986 - 1989
    Varsity tennis, Boardman High School.

Employment and Volunteer Work

  • Summer 1993
    Medical Student intern, Pediatrics Clinic, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Summer 1988
    Student intern in Emergency Department, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio.

  • 1987 - 1988
    Red cross volunteer, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio.

  • 1986 - 1989
    Tennis racket stringing.

Interests

  • Fitness
  • Tennis
  • Literature
  • Computers

 
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Office Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM