Dr.D. Balakrishnan

Dr.D. Balakrishnan
ENT Surgeon, Chennai

MBBS, MS, DLO

  • 2 Hospitals
  • 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

Specialities

  • ENT (Otolaryngology)

Expertise

  • Paediatric ENT
  • Sleep studies and Snoring

Education

  • 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

Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai

Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai

12 - A, Nageswara Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600034

Madras Medical Mission, Tiruvallur

Madras Medical Mission, Tiruvallur

Tiruvallur HO, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu - 602001

Patient Experience

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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