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Dr.Premkumar Balachandran - Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai

Dr. Premkumar Balachandran

88 (28 ratings)
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Mas, Diploma In Minimal Access Surgery, Fellows...

Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai

32 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
Dr. Premkumar Balachandran 88% (28 ratings) MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Mas, Diploma In Minimal Acc... Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai
32 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
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Dr. Premkumar Balachandran is a well known Bariatrician with a vast experience of 27 years. He completed his MBBS from PSG Institute Of Medical Science, Coimbatore in 1990. After which he pursued MS in General Surgery from Sri Ramachandra Medical College And Research Institute in 1997 and Master Of Minimal Access Surgery from Ninewells Medical School, Dundee UK in 2003. But his eagerness for learning did not stop there. He holds a Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery and has completed 5 fellowship programs- Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery and Fellowship In Robotic Surgery from World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon, FICS from The International College of Surgeons, USA, F.I.A.G.E.S from Indian Association Of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons and FARMASI from Association Of Minimal Access Surgeons Of India.

In his long career he has won prestigious awards like The Chikitsa Rattan Award and Gold Medal for Excellence in Medical Science by The International Study Circle, New Delhi. He is a member of various medical associations like Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Medical Association. He runs Gastro - Bariatric-Hernia Speciality Clinic in Chennai. He can be reached at his clinic on Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 4 PM. He also provides online consultations.

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Surgical Gastroenterologist

Education

MBBS - Psg Institute of Medical Science Coimbatore - 1990
MS - General Surgery - Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute - 1997
M.Mas - Ninewells Medical School Dundee UK - 2003
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Diploma In Minimal Access Surgery - GEM Institute of Minimal Access Surgery Coimbatore - 2005
Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery - World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon, NCR, New Delhi - 2004
Fellowship In Robotic Surgery - World Laparoscopy Hospital Gurgaon NCR New Delhi - 2008
FICS - The International College of Surgeons, USA - 2012
F.I.A.G.E.S - Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons - 2012
FAMASI - Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India - 2013

Languages spoken

English

Awards and Recognitions

Awarded The Bharat Jyothi Award For Contribution To Education In The Field of Minimal Access Surgery By The Iifs New Delhi
Awarded The Chikitsa Rattan Award & Gold Medal For Excellence In Medical Science By The International Study Circle, New Delhi

Professional Memberships

Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Life Member- Independent Medical Practitioners Association of India (IMPAI)
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Indian Association of Gastro Intestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES)
Founder Member- Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)

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Gastro - Bariatric-Hernia Speciality Clinic

05/639, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Landmark : Next To Sooraj Guest HouseChennai
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My mom is having a stone in gallbladder. I would like to know if we can remove or dissolve stones in gallbladder with medication or is surgery the only option.

My mom is having a stone in gallbladder. I would like to know if we can remove or dissolve stones in gallbladder with...
The gall bladder has to be removed. It can be done safely by laparoscopy and she will be back to normal within a week.

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