Dr. Balakrishna S

MBBS, MS, DNB, MCh (GI Surgery)

Consultant - Surgical Gastroenterology

Overview

Dr. Balakrishna is a medical graduate from the renowned Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in Bangalore. He is an MS in and DNB in General Surgery. Dr. Balakrishna added on to his rich medical expertise with an M.Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology from the internationally reputed AIIMS in Delhi. He is pursuing his FRCS.

Dr. Balakrishna brings on to the table, a wealth of experience in Surgical Gastroenterology. In his illustrious career so far, Dr, Balakrishna has conducted many complex surgeries successfully which include: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Blunt Abdominal Trauma and Hollow Viscus Perforation. His has also been a part of the transplant team performing multi organ harvesting from deceased donor and orthotopic liver transplantations.

As Consultant-Surgical Gastroenterology at United Hospital, Dr. Balakrishna has won the hearts of many patients with his clinical diagnosis and subject matter expertise.

  • MBBS from Bangalore Medical College
  • MS ( General Surgery) from KIMS, Hubli
  • DNB (General Surgery) from NBE
  • M.Ch ( Surgical Gastroenterology) from AIIMS, New Delhi

In his long and productive medical career so far, Dr. Balakrishna has served as an Asst. Professor (General Surgery) in institutions of national repute, including MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore and SVIMS, Tirupati. He has also been a Senior Resident at the Department of GI Surgery at SGPGIMS in Lucknow.

Dr. Balakrishna has abundant experience in assessing and managing surgical emergencies and trauma patients in the Emergency and GI Surgery Departments. He has mastered Surgical Gastroenterology with his focussed and never-say- die approach. He had led surgical teams on many occasions during surgical emergencies related to abdominal issues which include massive GI Bleed, acute necrotizing pancreatitis and bowel obstruction, to name a few.

His patient and accommodative approach has helped many patients recover from life threatening conditions related to Gastroenterology.

Awards
  • Second Place for Poster Presentation at the 30th Annual State Conference KSC-ASICON 2012
  • Second Place for Poster Presentation at the 1st Annual National Conference LTSICON 2019
  • Minimal access & Robotic surgery
  • HPB surgery and Liver Transplantation
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