Dr.S.M. Balaji

Dr.S.M. Balaji
Dental and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Chennai

MDS, Ph.D, D.Sc

Dr.S.M.Balaji is one of the leading maxillofacial surgeons in Chennai associated with Balaji Dental & Craniofacial Hospital. He is extensive experience and unparalleled expertise in facial reconstructions, deformity corrections, facial fractures, jaw joint surgeries, dental implants and maxillofacial treatment procedures. Dr.Balaji is specialized in creating new bone for facial rehabilitation and has many success stories under his treatment. He is the chairman of Balaji Dental & Craniofacial Hospital in Chennai. At present, he is the editor in chief of the annals of maxillofacial surgery and the executive editor of Indian Journal of Dental Research published by Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.


  • Dentistry & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Sports Injuries

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

  • Orthodontics

  • Oral Surgery

  • Implantology

  • Endodontics

  • Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery

  • Accident & Emergency

  • Trauma Surgery


  • Cleft Lip & Palate Surgery
  • Facial Trauma Care
  • Jaw Deformity Correction
  • Ear Reconstructive Surgery
  • Nose Reconstructive Surgery
  • Dental Implants
  • Bone Morphogenetic Protein(BMP)
  • Nose Correction / Rhinoplasty
  • Stem Cell Surgery
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Craniofacial Deformities Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dento-alveolar Surgery
  • TM Joint Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Ballistic (Gun Shot) Injury
  • Syndrome - Management


  • MDS, Ph.D

Practice Information

Balaji Dental & Craniofacial Hospital, Chennai

Balaji Dental & Craniofacial Hospital, Chennai

No. 30, Kavignar Bharathidasan Road, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600018


09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Author: “The Complete Text Book on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery- Second Edition”, Elsevier, 2013, Pages: 1020 ISBN – 19788131225325 Key FeaturesIn the second edition of the book a detailed and authoritative exposition of basic principles of oral and maxillofacial surgery is presented in altogether 50 chapters under 12 sections. From basic oral surgical procedures encountered by general practitioner to advance and complex surgical procedures that need to be referred to an o
  • He has received numerous awards including the highest form of honour through the “ B.C. Roy National award” from the Medical Council of India
  • He has been awarded the Brammaiah Sastri Award for ground breaking research findings in the field of reconstructive surgery using novel bone morphogenetic proteins
  • He has bagged the coveted “Dr. Ginwallah Rolling Trophy” of the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India twice and has been the runner up twice by winning the ‘Best Paper Award’ at the Annual conferences
  • He has also received the “Best Paper Awards” at the World Cleft Congresses conducted at Zurich, Halifax, and Goteborg, Sweden
  • He has won the “Modus Award of Merit” for presenting the ‘Best Innovative Surgical Technique’ at the 6th Asian Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery held at Tokyo and together with it a cash award of 50,000 Yen
  • He has also won the “Gold Medal” for best paper at the 4th Asian Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • He has several International and National publications in various journals of repute
  • He has authored several books, of them, "The Textbook on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery," published by Elsevier is the country's best seller and the prescribed book to be used by undergraduate and post graduate students alike
  • He has been a member of the Indian Council of Medical Research