Dr KR Balakrishnan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Director - Heart and Lung Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

40 Years of Practice, 1 AwardsCardiac Surgeon, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Cardiologist

Dr. K R Balakrishnan is the Director of the Department of Cardiac Sciences and Chief of Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgery. He has over 37 years of rich experience in his field. Dr. Balakrishnan has performed the first permanent artificial heart transplant in Indi...
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Consult fees ₹ 1000

Reviews Dr. KR Balakrishnan

Kalyan Sarkar green_tickVerified User


effective treatment
Lakshmi Priya green_tickVerified User


satisfied with the consultation
Shafiqul Islam Rokon green_tickVerified User


dr kr balakrisnan is good for cardiac surgery
D. Raghavan green_tickVerified User


must shared
Ratan Lal Bajoria green_tickVerified User


my surgery was good and didn't face any problem after discharged

Other Information

Medical School & Fellowships

MBBS - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, 1976

MS - General Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1980

MCh - Cardiothoracic Surgery - KEM Hospital, Mumbai, 1982

Clinical Achievements

Dr Balakrishnan was been bestowed the honour of the prestigious Hiralal Gold Medal in surgery to acknowledge his excellence in the eld of surgery -

CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Heart and Lung Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices


Currently Working

MGM Healthcare, Chennai

Heart and Lung Transplant


Currently Working

Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai

Cardiac Sciences, Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgery

Director and Chief

CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Heart and Lung Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices


Green Lane Hospital, New Zealand

Cardiothoracic Surgery


Oregon Health Science University and St Vincent Hospital, Oregon, USA

Cardiac Surgery


Hiralal Gold Medal in Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi

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Address of MGM Healthcare

New No. 72, Old No 54 Nelson Manickam Road, Aminjikarai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600029, India

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