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Dr. Balakumaran .S

MBBS, MCh (Surgical Gastro)
Consultant Surgical Gastro &Laprascopic Surgeon
Specialist: Surgical Gastro &Laprascopic Surgeon

About Dr. Balakumaran .S

Dr. Balakumaran is a renowned Surgical Gastroenterologist and currently practices at VS Hospitals, Chennai. For the past 6 years, Dr. Balakumaran has worked as a Gastrointestinal Surgeon and gained proficient skills and knowledge in the segments. Dr. Balakumaran pursued degree of MBBS from the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University in 2003, MS (General Surgery) from the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University in 2009 and Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery in Coimbatore in 2009.

Dr. Balakumaran is a well known member of the Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology and Indian Medical Association. He has been rewarded with various awards including Bursary Awards IASG Pune.


M.B.B.S : Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore – 2003

MS (Sur. Gastro) : Madurai Medical College. Madurai – 2009

Mch (Sur. Gastro) : Madras Medical College. Chennai – 2016

Fellowships Awarded

  • Best Paper Award in Asia Pacific IHBPA Conference Held at Singapore 18-21 March 2015.
  • Intraoperative Celiac plexus block along with Frey’s Procedure for effective pain relief– RCT (INFARCT TRIAL).
  • Bursary awards IASG 2015 PUNE.
  • Bursary awards CLBS 2015 NEW DELHI.
  • Sundaram Award 2015 – Improved Quality of life and better pain relief after Intraoperative Coeliac plexus block during Frey’s Procedure, ASICON (TN &P Chapter) 2015.
  • Best poster award –Radiology meets Global 2015. Diagnosis of bronchobiliary fistula using HIDA Scan – report of two cases.
  • A distinction in the in Anatomy University Examination, 1998.
  • A distinction in the General surgery University Examination 2003.


14+ Years


Bariatric and GI Onco- Surgeon Surgical Gastroenterologist


Surgical Gastro & Laparoscopic Surgeon