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Dr. KR Balakrishnan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Director - Heart and Lung Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

41 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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Dr. KR Balakrishnan Appointment Timing
Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Consult fees ₹ 1000

Reviews Dr. KR Balakrishnan

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I recommend the dr a senthilrajan
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Consulted with Dr. for problems and treated me very well
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i recommend the doctor.
Linda Begashaw green_tickVerified User


Doctor is good
Kalyan Sarkar green_tickVerified User


effective treatment

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 -

MGM Healthcare, Chennai

Heart and Lung Transplant


Currently Working

CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Heart and Lung Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices


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

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much experience Dr. KR Balakrishnan have in Cardiac Surgery speciality? up arrow

A: Dr. KR Balakrishnan have 40 years of experience in Cardiac Surgery speciality.

Q: What does Dr. KR Balakrishnan specialize in? up arrow

A: Dr. KR Balakrishnan specializes in Cardiac Surgery.

Q: Where does Dr. KR Balakrishnan work? up arrow

A: The doctor works at CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills.

Q: What is the address of CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills? up arrow

A: Aditya Inn, Road Number 10, Avenue 4, Hyderabad

Q: How can I book an appointment with Dr. KR Balakrishnan? up arrow

A: You can call on 8010994994 or visit Credihealth online portal to book an online appointment with Dr. KR Balakrishnan.

Address of MGM Healthcare

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

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Dr. KR Balakrishnan