Dr. Balamurgan M

Qualification - M.B.B.S, MD, DNB (Neurosurgery)

Specialization - Neurosurgeon

Designation - Director - Department of Neurodurgery

Location - Chennai, India

Hospital(s) - Apollo Hospital Chennai

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Career Profile

  • Dr. Balamurgan M is a leading neurosurgeon with over 21 years of experience and specializes in brain and spine surgeries.
  • He is a known academician and have been keenly involved in teaching medical students at renowned medical institutions.
  • He has published many papers in reputed national and international journals related to medicine and surgery, and is a member of various eminent medical associations.
  • Dr. Balamuruganhas expertise in surgeries related to brain and spine, a pioneer when it comes to brain tumor treatment and has a keen interest in Radio surgery, Functional neurosurgery and Endoscopic Spine and Skull base surgery.

Education & Training

  • MBBS from Madras University, Chennai, India
  • MS (Gen Surgery)
  • DNB (Neurosurgery) - National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi

Experience

  • Director – Brain & Spine Hospital & Consultant - Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
  • Teaching faculty for the Diplomate of National Board Degree (National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi, India) – Neurosurgery at the Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India - since 1999.
  • Neurosurgery Instructor And Guide For Thesis – Fellowship In Emergency Medicine(Course Conducted By The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh), At The Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India since 2001.
  • Neurosurgery Instructor And Guide – MRCS (Member Of Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh) Candidates, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India - since 2003
  • Asst. Professor - Neurosurgery, Department Of Neurosurgery at Saveetha Medical College, Deemed University, Chennai, India (2011 –2013).
  • Course Co-Ordinator for Microsurgery Skill Development - Neurosurgery Post Graduates at Ethicon Institute and DePuy Institute, Chennai

Clinical Focus

  • Brain Aneurysm surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Endoscopic Spine surgery
  • Endoscopic Skull base surgery
  • Functional neurosurgery
  • Radio surgery

Awards & Achievements

  • Prof A. Venugopal Gold Medal in Urology
  • Prof A. L. Mudaliar Gold Medal in Medicine
  • Raja Sir Ramaswamy Mudaliar Gold Medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Sir Branfoot Prize in Clinical Obstetrics
  • University First in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Best Resident Award - 1996
  • Best Neurosurgery Resident Award - 1996

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