Dr.M. Balachandar

Dr.M. Balachandar
Pulmonologist, Coimbatore

MD, DNB(chest), FCCP(USA)

Dr.M.Balachandar is a young and dynamic Pulmonologist with an experience of over 8 years in managing respiratory diseases such as Asthma, Allergy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Bronchiectasis, Tuberculosis, Lung cancer and Sleep related breathing disorders. 

He has completed his postgraduate training (Diplomat National Board) in Apollo hospitals, Chennai.
He got extensive training in pulmonary interventions/Sleep medicine in Apollo hospitals, Chennai under the guidance of Dr.R.Narasimhan, Dr.Raj.Singh, Dr.Gayathri.
He also underwent training in advanced pulmonary interventions in MAX Hospitals, New Delhi, endorsed by The European Association for Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology (EABIP). 

Dr. Balachandar also underwent training in Respiratory Allergy & Immunology in Vallabhai Patel Chest institute, New Delhi and with Dr.Ravindran, Trivandrum, Kerala.
He attended Advanced sleep medicine course organized by the department of pulmonary, critical care & Sleep medicine, VMMC& Safdarjang hospital, New Delhi, Endorsed by Indian Sleep Disorder Association (ISDA).

Experience

Registrar, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai June, 2006 -  2009

Pulmonologist, PSG hospitals, Coimbatore February, 2010 -  2011

Consultant Pulmonologist & Allergy Specialist, Sri Ramakrishna Hospitals, Coimbatore August, 2011 -  February, 2015

Specialities

  • Pulmonology

  • Allergy

  • Allergic Disorders

  • Chest Physician

  • Respiratory Allergic Diseases

Expertise

  • Asthma Allergy and immunology
  • COPD
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Sleep medicine
  • General Pulmonology
  • Tuberculosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Respiratory failure

Education

  • M.D from Russian state medical university, Moscow(1997 - 2003)
  • DNB (Respiratory Medicine) (2006 - 2009)
  • FCCP, Fellow in American college of Chest Physician

Practice Information

Swasam Respiratory Centre, Coimbatore

Swasam Respiratory Centre, Coimbatore

266, Metuppalayam Road, Kandasamy & Co Building, Near B-11 Police station, N.S.R Road Signal, Saibaba Colony, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641043

MON - SAT

10:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Sri Lakshmi Medical Center & Hospital, Coimbatore

Sri Lakshmi Medical Center & Hospital, Coimbatore

18/121, Mettupalayam Road, Behind Indian Bank, Thudiyalur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641034

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • we have started our comprehensive allergy clinic @our swasam respiratory centre
  • APACHE II score as a predictor of outcome in respiratory failure secondary to COPD
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Member of European Respiratory Society
  • Member, American College of Asthma,Allergy & Immunology
  • Member, American academy of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology