Dr. KR Balakrishnan

Dr. KR Balakrishnan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director - Cardiac Sciences & Chief - Cardiothoracic & Transplant Surgery

Cardiac Surgeon

36 Year of Experience

2 Awards

52, 1st Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai
INR: 500

09:00 am - 04:00 pm
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
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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.


Medical School & Fellowships

Institute Year
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


Designation And Department Hospital Year
Cardio thoracic Surgery,Director Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai Present
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

Title Year
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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