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Dr. Preeja Balan   (PhD)

Dr. Preeja Balan (PhD)

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PhD - Speech Language Pathology, MASLP


Speech Therapist


22 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

98% (345 votes)

Dr. Preeja Balan is a Speech Therapist in Koramangala 3 Block, Bangalore and has an experience of 19 years in this field. She completed MASLP- Pathology from Ali Yavar Jung Institute Of Hearing Handicapped in 1998 and Ph. D (Speech-Language Pathology) from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing.She is a member of Indian Speech and Hearing Association and Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India. Some of the services provided by the therapist are Remedial Education, Stroke, Dementia, Speech-Language Pathology, and Audiology etc.

JP Nagar 5 Phase, Bangalore

Octave Hearing And Speech Centre

26, First Floor, 16th Cross, Landmark: Near HP Petrol & Canara Bank, Bangalore

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02:00 - 05:00


Common questions & answers

Q: When do I need to see a speech therapist?

A: You need to see a speech therapist, when you are having following problems - pronunciation problems - communication problems - understanding, comprehension issues - language disorder

Q: Can a speech therapist help to manage autistic children?

A: Yes, a speech therapist can help to manage autistic children by improving their communication and language. They help in improving articulation, communicating verbally and non verbally, conversational and comprehension skills.

Q: Can stammering be corrected by the treatment of a speech therapist?

A: Stammering can be corrected by the treatment from a speech therapist as it teaches to reduce speed of speech and notice stammering.

Q: Does a speech therapist prescribe medications?

A: No, a speech therapist doesn't prescribe medications. They help in developing language, improving communication and articulation of speech.

Q: What is the required qualification to become a speech therapist?

A: To become a speech therapist, a degree or diploma in speech therapy is required after completion of any basic undergraduate degree in life sciences.



PhD - Speech Language Pathology - All India Institute of Speech & Hearing, Mysore, 2008
MASLP - Ali Yavar Jung National Institute For The Hearing Handicapped, 1998


Indian Speech and Hearing Association
Alzheimers and Related Disorders Society of India
Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)


2017 - 2017 Director,Speech Language Pathologist at Octave Hearing and speech Clinic
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