Darshan H. Nayak


Stanford , CA

Darshan Nayak is a Stanford India Biodesign Fellow and a physician trained at the Grant Medical college and Sir J.J. hospital in Mumbai, India. He graduated with degrees in General Surgery and Internal Medicine. While in medical school, he worked with Dr. S. Natarajan, a renowned vitreo-retinal surgeon on the development of Indigenous subretinal implant to treat patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa. Darshan is passionate about inventing medical devices and developing high quality, affordable medtech solutions for developing countries. While interning at J.J .hospital in Mumbai, he worked on a approach for measuring blood anylates and developed a working prototype to measure hemoglobin. The work led to the formation of a startup which is now incubated at the Center for Innovation, incubation and Entrepreneurship at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Darshan is also an J.R.D Tata Trust and Sir Ratan Tata Trust scholar.

Contact Information

650 721 1343

318 Campus Drive Rm E100

Stanford , CA 94305-5428


Trauma/Emergency Medicine Design

Research Interests

Wound care, Diagnostics, Prototyping