Dr. Premkumar Balachandran

Dr. Premkumar Balachandran

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Mas - Master Of Minimal Access Surgery ., Diploma In Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, FRS - Fellowship In Robotic Surgery., FICS, FIAGES, FAMASI, Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Certified In Bariatric And Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery., MRCS (UK)

Bariatric Surgeon


General Surgeon


GastroIntestinal Surgeon


17 Years Experience

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Dr. Premkumar is a distinguished minimal access and Bariatric surgeon with experience spanning over 16 years. He has been associated with some of the most reputed medical institutions in the country such as PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School (UK), GEM Hospital (Coimbatore), Apollo Hospitals to name a few. He is certified in bariatric and single incision laparoscopic surgery by European school of laparoscopic surgery, St. Pierre University, Brussels (Belgium) under the pioneer of bariatric surgery Prof. Guy Bernard Cadiere. Over the years, Dr. Premkumar has been involved in laparoscopic procedures ranging from simple diagnostic laparoscopies to advanced Laparoscopic procedures including Colorectal work, Gastrectomies, Pancreatic Pseudocysts, Adenalectomies, Splenectomies and Bariatric surgery.He is one of the pioneers of Single incision laparoscopy in the country and was the first to perform single incision inguinal hernia repair in the country. He is keenly involved in the teaching and conduct of open, endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures to aspiring surgeons and nurses. He is a visiting faculty, and routinely conducts training programs in basic and advanced laparoscopy to surgeons in ‘The Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, Chennai.’ And “Covidien Center of Excellence, Mumbai.

Perungudi, Chennai

Gastro Bariatric Hernia Speciality Clinic


05/639, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Landmark: Next to Sooraj Guest house, Chennai

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Nungambakkam, Chennai

Gastro - Bariatric-Hernia Speciality Clinic

No:21, Greams Lane, Off Greams Road., Landmark: Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

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Kilpauk, Chennai

VS Hospitals - Centre for Advanced Surgeries and Tertiary Care


815/306, Poonamalle High Road, Landmark: Opposite Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

08:00 - 10:30


Greams Road, Chennai

Apollo Hospital


21/22 Greams Lane, Thousand Lights, Off Greams Road, Landmark: Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 08:00



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MBBS - PSG Institute of Medical Science & Research, 1994
MS - General Surgery - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2000
M.Mas - Master Of Minimal Access Surgery . - Ninewells Medical School Dundee, U.K, 2003


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2006 - 2013 Senior Consultant Minimal Access, Robotic and Bariatric Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals
2009 - 2010 Consultant and Head. Surgical Gastroenterolgy and Minimal Access Surgery at Billroth Chennai Kaliappa Hospita
2003 - 2006 Assistant Professor & General Surgeon at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
2003 - 2003 Consultant and Head of Laparoscopic and General Surgery at SKS Hospital
2002 - 2003 Senior Registrar Laparoscopic Surgery at GEM Hospital and Endotraining Centre

Awards and Recognitions

Awarded The Chikitsa Rattan Award and Gold Medal for Excellence in Medical Science by The International Study Circle, New Delhi, - 2007
Awarded The Bharat Jyothi Award for Contribution to Education in The Field of Minimal Access Surgery by The Iifs, New Delhi - 2010


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Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Life Member- Independent Medical Practitioners Association Of India (IMPAI).
Indian Association Of Gastro Intestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES)
Life Member – Society Of Endoscopic And Laparoscopic Surgeons Of India (SELSI).


58005 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1996
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