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Dr. A R Balaji

Dr. A R Balaji

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery

General Surgeon

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Urologist

34 Years Experience Overall  (29 years as specialist)

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Dr. A R Balaji is a urologist specializing in surgeries who practices at the Billroth Hospitals in Chennai. He holds good experience in the field of surgeries and urology procedures having a good successful career. Dr. Balaji completed his MS in general surgery after his graduation after which he specialized in urology by obtaining MCh from the renowned Madras Medical College. He also gained good exposure by undertaking fellowship training in general surgery from the UK.

Shenoy Nagar, Chennai

Billroth Hospitals

4.5

43, Lakshmi Talkies Road, Landmark: Near State Bank ATM, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

07:00 - 09:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a general surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is a doctor highly skilled in surgery of a wide range of and most commonly occurring diseases.

Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?

A: A general surgeon performs surgery for digestive tract (oesophagus and related organs), abdomen and its contents, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder, breast, skin, and soft tissue and endocrine system.

Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?

A: A surgeon who has completed his training in general surgery and, then specialized in oncology can perform surgery for cancer treatment.

Q: How general surgeon is different from a specialist surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is highly skilled in surgical procedure for various parts of the body. They are also trained in pre, during and post-operative surgical critical care and injury due to accidents. However, a specialist surgeon, after having training in general surgery, gets additional training in a particular speciality related to a specific system of the body. e.g. orthopedic surgery

Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?

A: Removal of appendicitis is called as appendectomy and is a common surgical procedure performed by a general surgeon.

Education

MBBS - Madurai Medical College, 1986
MS - General Surgery - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1991
MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1997

Memberships

Tamilnadu Medical Council

Registrations

42267 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1986
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