Dr. Munavalli trained in fellowships in phlebology and advanced laser surgery at the Maryland Laser, Skin, and Vein Institute, and Johns Hopkins University with Dr Robert Weiss. His background also includes an intensive fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology, Facial Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Surgery at the University of California-San Francisco, where he trained with Dr. Richard Glogau, Dr. Christopher Zachary, and Dr. Roy Grekin.
He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Masters of Health Science from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Doctorate of Medicine from Morehouse Medical School in Atlanta, Georgia, followed by internship training at the Mayo Clinic. He completed his Dermatology residency training at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Munavalli received his Board Certification in Dermatology in 2002.
Dr. Munavalli brings to Charlotte extensive experience in Dermatology and cutaneous oncology. His expertise includes the use of Mohs micrographic surgery for treatment of skin cancers. His specialized training in the field of Phlebology highlights the opening of the Comprehensive Vein Clinic at Dermatology, Laser & Vein Specialists of the Carolinas for the outpatient treatment of Varicose Veins and saphenous reflux, featuring the CTEV TM Endovenous Laser Treatment. Through the use of cutting edge technology, effective elimination of varicose veins can be accomplished with virtually no downtime.
He also has years of experience performing the following procedures: tumescent liposuction and liposculpture, blepharoplasty, ablative and non-ablative laser resurfacing, fat transfer, fillers, as well as lasers for the removal of small blood vessels, birthmarks, acne, tattoos, fine lines, and wrinkles. Additionally, he has a special interest in the treatment of ethnic skin using laser and light-based technologies.
Dr. Munavalli's medical memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Micrographic and Cutaneous Oncology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and a member of the American College of Phlebology. His affiliations include clinical instructor at Johns Hopkins Medical Center.
On a personal note, Dr. Munavalli is originally from Salisbury, North Carolina, and spent a third of his life in the Tar Heel state. He and his wife Deyne, along with their dog Pearl, currently reside in Charlotte. They enjoy exercising, tropical fish keeping, and international travel.