Dr. K R Balakrishnan

MGM Healthcare

An MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery) graduate from KEM Hospital, University of Bombay, Dr. K R Balakrishnan has mastered an evidence-based approach to healthcare practices and refined clinical expertise in surgery. His areas of expertise include end-stage heart failure management (heart transplant & VAD implant), pediatric cardiac surgery, lung transplant, and heart and lung transplant. He has received numerous awards for his work and his work has been published in some of the highest-ranking medical journals.

Heart Transplant, Cardiac Pacing Coronary Angioplasty/Bypass Surgery, Pacemaker Implantation, Cardiac Ablation, Invasive Cardiac, Radial Approach Angiography, Mitral/Heart Valve Replacement, Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis, Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty, Acute Aortic Dissection, Peripheral Angioplasty, Cardio Thoracic Surgery
44 years of experience overall
MBBS - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, MS in General Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery - King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, Mumbai

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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, 1980