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About Dr K R Balakrishnan

- Dr. K. R. Balakrishnan is one of the leading **Cardiothoracic Surgeons** of India with extensive experience of 30 years. - Since 2010, he has carried out 180 **Heart Transplants**, 9 Heart and Lung Transplants, and 23 Lung Transplants and holds the record of doing highest number of transplantations in India. - He was also the head of the team that performed the **largest heart transplant programme** in India. - He is highly skilled in performing various **Cardiothoracic and Vascular procedures** including Mitral Valve Replacement, Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement, Coronary Angiogram etc. - He had successfully revived a patient whose heart had stopped beating for 45 minutes with heart transplant. - He is the pioneer in introducing **LVAD and HVAD pump implant** as destination therapy in India. - Moreover, he played the pivotal role in setting up India’s First Comprehensive Centre for Heart Failure Management at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai. **AWARDS** 1. Double Helical National Health Award, 2017. 2. Best Doctor Award, Tamil Nadu Government, 2017. 3. Special Jury Award, FICCI, 2017. 4. First Rank and Distinction, Cardiothoracic Board Final awarded by University of Bombay. 5. Hiralal Gold Medal, Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

Dr K R Balakrishnan Associated Hospitals

Dr K R Balakrishnan Services

- Neonatal and Infant cardiac surgeries - Complex congenital heart surgeriesg - TAPVC - Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair Arterial Switch - Single Ventricle Defects Surgery - ECMO Support - Device Closure- ASD VSD - Balloon Valvuloplasty - Aortic - PDA Device Closure - Arrhythmia Treatment with Ablation and Pacemakers - Coronary Artery Surgery - Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Treatment - Coronary Angiogram - PTCA-Percutaneous Transluminal - Coronary Angioplasty - Aortic Stent Grafting - EPS-Electrophysiological - Radiofrequency Ablation - PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant - Single Chamber - Biventricular Pacing - AICD - PTMC - Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy - Heart Surgery - heart disease - Balloon Septostomy - Pulmonary and Mitral - Fetal Echocardiogram - Off Pump beating CABG LV restoration - surgery - Valve Repair Replacement - Atrial Fibrillation Surgery - Ross Procedure - Cardiac Tumour Treatment - Aortic Dissection Repair Surgery - Minimal access surgeries for valves - ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure - Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG) - Aortic Valve Replacement - Mitral Valve Replacement - VSD Closure (Adult) Surgery - Heart Double Valve Replacement - PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant - Double Chamber - CRT- D Implant (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy) - Single Bypass and Valve Replacement - Valve Replacement - Congenital Heart Disorder CHD - Heart Bypass - Minimally Invasive CABG - Heart Implants - Rotational Atherectomy

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