Narendra Nayak is a Partner on the Medical Devices group at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2013. Mr. Nayak provides extensive research and analysis on individual companies operating in the healthcare industry. Prior to Deerfield, he spent over three years on the sell side covering medical device companies as an equity research associate at Wells Fargo Securities and Credit Suisse. Before that, Mr. Nayak worked for seven years at St. Jude Medical in a variety of product development and management roles. He holds five patents, four of which are related to implantable medical devices. Mr. Nayak earned his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune, India. He holds a Master’s in Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.