Sanjay Naran, MD

Integrated Resident- R6
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3550 Terrace Street

Scaife Hall, Suite 668

Pittsburgh, PA 15261, 


Sanjay Naran completed his undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, and received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine.  Dr. Naran’s clinical and basic science research interests, performed under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Losee, include oro-facial clefting, craniosynostosis, and skull reconstruction in the pediatric population. Dr. Naran is a member of the American College of Surgeons, The American Society of Plastic Surgery, The American Society of Craniofacial Surgery, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and serves on the Curriculum Committee for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.


  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2003
  • Dean’s Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2004-2009
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Summer Research Fellowship, 2005
  • University of Pittsburgh Award for Excellence in Collaborative Learning, 2006
  • University of Pittsburgh Surgical Translational Research Fellowship, 2006-2007
  • 2nd Best Clinical Paper Award, Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2008   
  • Resident Award for Best Clinical Paper, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2008
  • Reese Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2009
  • Ross H. Musgrave Plastic Surgery Award, 2009
  • 1st Place Clinical Award, Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2010
  • 1st Place Clinical Poster Award, Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2010
  • American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons Kawamoto Award for Best Paper, 2011
  • Plastic Surgery Foundation Pilot Research Grant, 2013
  • Best Clinical Paper Award, Department of Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day, 2013


Dr. Naran has over 42 published scientific articles and abstracts and over 119 scientific research presentations at regional, national and international meetings. He is also a contributing author to the recently published Current Reconstructive Surgery, as well as the upcoming editions of Ferraro’s Fundamentals of Maxillofacial Surgery, and Comprehensive Cleft Care.