Dr.D. Balakrishnan ENT Surgeon in Chennai

Dr.D. Balakrishnan

ENT Surgeon, Chennai


  • 1 Hospital


  • He is also a research scholar (PhD) in the Tamil Nadu Medical Universityon sleep studies,snoring and upper airway obstruction
  • He was a Visiting Fellow in Paediatric Otolaryngology at The Erasmus University and SophiaKinder Zeikenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Sep‐Oct 1998
  • He was a teaching faculty for the 2nd SAARC international conference 2000 in Kathmandu
  • He had been an invited delegate to the 5th International Congress and Academic Conference on Allergyand Immunology inOtolaryngology in 1998 in theUniversity of Siena, Italy
  • When he was an assistant professor of PaediatricOtolaryngology in the Institute of ChildHealth&Hospitalfor Children, Madras, he had the privilege of founding the Association of Paediatric Otolaryngologists of India (APOI)
  • Invitation of the HonourableMinister of Social Welfare of the Government of Srilanka, he conducted an ENT surgicalcamp in 1998 inNuvera Eliya region ofthat country
  • After working in Libya, Saudi Arabia and in various government medical colleges inTamilnadu, he became a professor in his own alma mater. He consults in KanchiKamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai, which is an exclusive children’s hospital


  • ENT (Otolaryngology)


  • Paediatric ENT
  • Sleep studies and Snoring


  • BSc degree from Annamalai University, with University first rank, in 1971 
  • Medical education was done in Madras Medical College
  • MBBS in 1978
  • DLO in 1980 
  • MS ENT in 1981

Practice Information

Chennai Clinical Centres, Chennai

Chennai Clinical Centres, Chennai

6, 16th Cross Street, Indira Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600020

Achievements & Contributions

  • As a Senior Research Fellow with ICMR, he had done a study on the prevalence andaetiology of hearing impairment in rural and urban areas It was a pioneering collaborative survey carried outin four different centresin India, as early as 1978‐80
  • He has contributed a lot of histime in commissioning the APOI.He wasthe organizing secretary ofthe SecondNational conference of APOI in 1995 in Madras
  • He had piloted the scientific sessions oftwelve national conferences of APOI and had edited the proceedings.He is now theNational Secretary ofthis association
  • He has authored several research papers, presented and published in various nationalinternational levels
  • He has written two books (1) Clinical ENT Made Easy, for the graduate students and (2) Malignancies in the Head and Neck, an information bookletfor patientssuspected to have head and neckmalignancies

Patient Experience

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