Chettinad Super Speciality Hospital comprises of a dedicated team of doctors, nurses, & paramedical professionals.
Our medical technologies & high-quality treatments provide preventive and curative healthcare solutions.
Head and Chief - Department of Nephrology
QualificationMBBS, M.D (Internal Medicine), D.M (Nephrology), FRCP (Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians)
Field of ExpertisePeritoneal Dialysis, Hemodialysis, CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy)
Awards & Achievements
- Dr Balasubramanian is the Head and Chief of the Department of Nephrology at Chettinad Superspeciality hospital since 2013. He has over two decades of specialty experience and is well known for his excellence in his clinical and theoretical knowledge.
- He graduated from the prestigious Chengalpattu Medical College, after which he went on to complete both his post graduation and specialty studies from the renowned Madras Medical College. He also has a Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons.
- He is currently a Professor in Madras Medical College and is widely known for his teaching and mentorship skills. He trains several post doctoral nephrology trainees in various procedures such as Renal Biopsy and Histopathology, Clinical Nephrology, Intensive Renal Care, Dialysis (Peritoneal Dialysis, Hemodialysis, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange) and Renal Transplantation.
- He has pioneered the establishment of haemodialysis centers in leading hospitals such as Sir Ivan Stedford Hospital and in the Government General Hospital. He is also well known for his presentation skills in national and international conferences. He has presented research papers such as ‘Spectrum of Glomerular Diseases in Elderly from South Indian Centre’ presented at the Asia Pacific Congress in 2014 at Tokyo.
- He has several publications including ‘Congenital anomalies of Kidney and Hand’ in national and international peer reviewed journals such as the Clinical Kidney Journal. He is a valuable resource to Chettinad and his expertise is unparalleled.