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Dr. Punyavathi C Nagaraj has been a beacon of hope and an inspiration to many in society.A woman of rare dedication, she has been working for 23 years to provide selfless service to those in need.

Her unwavering commitment to her patients and her passion for medicine have earned her the respect and admiration of all who know her.


    Dr Punyavathi Nagaraj is the founder of Naipunya Foundation, set up with a heart full of compassion and a mind full of determination to serve the society


    From humble beginnings, Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj worked tirelessly through PUNYA Hospitals which now is a trusted place for people in need of medical care.


    Dr Punyavathi Nagaraj’s compassion and commitment to bringing a difference in society led to the foundation of SKILL where in she imparts cost-free laparoscopic training to budding surgeons


Years of



23 years of service as a Laparoscopic Surgeon

Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj’s service as a Laparoscopic Surgeon extends far beyond the clinic walls, into the heart of the community she serves. She has spent countless hours volunteering at local health fairs, providing free medical care to those who cannot afford it, and working tirelessly to raise awareness about public health issues.

With a purposeful 23 years of commitment to her profession, she has successfully carried out 18000+ surgeries that have helped in nurturing the vulnerable, and lending medical concern to those in need. Despite the constant demands on her time and the endless challenges she faced, Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj made her sense of purpose better by always striving to make a positive impact on the lives of those she encounters.

The Strength Behind


Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj and Dr. Nagaraj lead Punya Hospital with a clear mission: to provide exceptional care to patients of all backgrounds with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology to ensure the highest quality of holistic medical approach.

Dr. Punyavathi

A Ray Of Hope behind Naipunya Foundation!

Dr. Punyavathi is the pioneer of the Naipunya Foundation where she has successfully organized numerous welfare events for the people of the society. BJP candidate, Dr. Punyavathi by her foundation is making a difference in the world by managing several free medical camps to create general awareness in society. Many cancer awareness programs especially for women were organized by the Naipunya foundation to make India a healthier and safer place. Being a professional in the field of the health sector, she very well knows the power of education. Thus, the aim of the Naipunya Foundation is also to educate every human in India. Education is one of those powers that can change the world for the better.

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Dr Punyavathi Nagaraj

Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj’s commitment to society will be an example for generations to come, as she continues to serve the medical needs of those who might otherwise be forgotten.

  • Education and Memberships

    Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj studied MBBS at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bengaluru. She also pursued a Master's Degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, (Rajiv Gandhi University, Bengaluru)

    Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj’s passion for medicine led her to the Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery from The World Laparoscopy Hospital, Delhi.

    She also holds her Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from one of the Professional Membershipsworld’s most prestigious “Universities of Kiel in Germany”

    ● Dr. Punyavathi Nagaraj is a Life Member of the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS)

    ● A Fellow of Minimal Access Surgeons. (Delhi)

    ● The Life Member of The Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES)

    ● The Life Member of Bangalore Laparoscopic Group

    ● The Life Member of the Karnataka Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (KSOG) and Bangalore Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BSOG)

    ● The Life Member of the Indian Menopause Society [KMC No 36177]


    Dr Punyavathi Nagaraj has touched the lives of countless individuals, transforming their suffering into hope and healing. She embodies the true spirit of medicine, going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that her patients receive the best possible care.

    Her compassion and empathy have brought comfort to those in pain and her professionalism and expertise helped in the restoration of health.

    Recognising her journey and services towards the betterment of society, she has been awarded many recognitions from various authority bodies and this is yet a beginning.

    ● Dr Punyavathi Nagaraj has received the Bhairavi award for the year 2018 from the prestigious Sri Adichunchanagiri Kshetra for medical services. She is the only one from Karnataka to be honoured with this award.

    ● Dr Punyavathi has also been recognised by the esteemed organisation “Kannada Sahithya Parishath” and is awarded “Vaidya Seva Rathna”

    ● Awarded by Lions Club of women wing for her services to the society

    ● Recognition and Award by the Rotary Club for her contribution to society in the field of medical care.


    The efforts of Dr Punyavathi Nagaraj have not only made a profound impact on the lives of countless patients but have also set the standard for excellence in the medical field.

    Her journey in the medical field contributes to :

    ● Dr Punyavathi was instrumental in establishing the first of its kind Laparoscopic surgical center in Somalia by personally visiting the country’s biggest medical centre. She managed to screen over 1000 patients and demonstrate over 50 surgeries in a span of 10 days.

    ● She successfully managed various High Risks complicated obstetric patients like PIH, GDM, Pregnancy with uterine anomalies, Pregnancy with multiple fibroids, Ectopic Pregnancy, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for various indications, Hysteroscopic procedures and Laparoscopic Myomectomy (Removal of Fibroid) being her special interest.

    ● Dr.Punyavathi Nagaraj has performed 3500+ Laparoscopic Hysterectomies (TLH) and 800+ Myomectomies in both nulliparous and parous women.

    ● She has performed 18,000+ Laparoscopic surgeries in her career of 23 years and has successfully handled innumerable emergency cases.

    ● She has conducted various free health camps and health awareness programs like Cancers in Women especially cervical cancer, and breast cancer, general gynecological camps, Awareness about breastfeeding and hygiene of nursing mothers, New-born care programs etc.


    Free Medical Camps and Pandemic Support

    ● She has conducted various free health camps and health awareness programs like Cancers in Women especially cervical cancer, and breast cancer, general gynecological camps, Awareness about breastfeeding and hygiene of nursing mothers, Newborn care programs, etc.

    ● Dr. Punyavathi is bound by her ethics to contribute to society. She has performed 100+ Laparoscopic surgeries free of cost for those who are in need.

    ● Dr. Punyavathi initiated and led free laparoscopic surgery in Somalia, and successfully handled 50 surgeries and screening of 1000+ patients.

    ● Dr. Punyavathi recognized the need for health awareness in rural areas and has reached out to 100+ rural areas by conducting health awareness programs

    ● During the period of COVID in the year 2020-21 Dr. Punyavathi C Nagaraj managed Covid patients extremely safely and judiciously with very minimal financial discomfort for the common public.

    ● Statistically, PUNYA Hospital witnessed the least casualties during COVID-19 compared to all other similar institutes in Karnataka.

    ● A combined total of over 2000 Covid infected patients were managed safely. Out of which nearly a thousand patients were allotted by the BBMP. Hundreds of people were vaccinated and investigated in association with the Government of Karnataka as well as the Government of India.

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