Chairman - Cardiac Sciences Director - Institute of Heart and Lung Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support.
An MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery) graduate from KEM Hospital, University of Bombay, Dr K R Balakrishnan has mastered an evidence-based approach to healthcare practices and refined clinical expertise in surgery. His areas of expertise include end-stage heart failure management (heart transplant & VAD implant), paediatric cardiac surgery, lung transplant, and heart and lung transplant. He has received numerous awards for his work and his work has been published in some of the highest-ranking medical journals.
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry
MS (Master of Surgery) in General Surgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery
King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, Mumbai
Chairman – Cardiac Sciences | Director – Institute of Heart and Lung Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support.