Dr. KR Balakrishnan

Dr. KR Balakrishnan


MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Director - Cardiac Sciences & Chief - Cardiothoracic & Transplant Surgery

Cardiac Surgeon

36 Years of Experience

2 Awards

Fees: INR 500

About Dr. KR Balakrishnan

The Director of the department of Cardiac Sciences & Chief of Cardiothoracic & Transplant Surgery in Fortis Malar Hospital, Dr. K R Balakrishnan has over 33 years of rich professional experience in his field. Dr. K R Balakrishnan's area of expertise in management of end-stage heart failure and credited with India’s First LVAD and HVAD pump implant as destination therapy. Dr. K R Balakrishnan has treated several patients suffering from heart diseases in India and gives every patient the best of medical care. .. read more


    Medical School & Fellowships

  • MBBS - JIPMER, Pondicherry, 1976
  • MS - General Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1980
  • MCh - Cardiothoracic Surgery - KEM Hospital, University of Bombay, 1982


  • Cardio thoracic Surgery, Director- Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai , currently working
  • Cardio thoracic Surgery, Consultant- Green Lane Hospital, New Zealand
  • Cardiac Surgery , Consultant - Oregon Health Science University and St Vincent Hospital, Oregon, USA

Awards and Achievements

  • Awarded a distinction in MCh which was first ever awarded by Bombay University in Cardio Thoracic Speciality
  • Hiralal Gold Medal in Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi

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Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai

52, 1st Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600020, India

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