Dr. Balasubramoniam K R completed his MBBS in 2001 and MS General Surgery in 2006 from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, following which he completed his MCh CVTS (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery) program at the prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum, in 2010.
He subsequently worked as a Junior Cardiac Surgeon at the Southern Railway Hospital, Perambur, Chennai, till 2011. He rejoined SCTIMST, Trivandrum, in 2011 as an Assistant Professor in the Thoracic and Aortic Surgery Division, Department of CVTS. He was instrumental in starting the first Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Program in Kerala in 2012.
In 2014, he joined as the Clinical Associate Professor, Head of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery Division, Department of CVTS, at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi. He established the VATS program at AIMS in 2014, followed by the first Robotic Thoracic Surgery Program in 2016. He was in charge of the VV ECMO Program and was actively involved in the Heart and Lung Transplant Program at AIMS from 2016. He was involved in complex surgical procedures that needed multidisciplinary planning, such as Allograft Tracheal Transplantation and Costoverterbral Angle Tumour Resections. He completed 600 VATS and 150 Robotic Procedures during his five-year tenure at AIMS.
In 2019, he joined as a Consultant Robotic and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, covering all four branches. He has completed 700 Thoracic Surgery Procedures at Yashoda Hospitals as of 2023, with 70% of them being done minimally invasively via VATS or Robotic Surgery. Since 2023, he has been leading the Lung Transplant Program at Yashoda Hospitals. He is also the program coordinator for the first IACTS-accredited VATS Training Program in the country, since 2022.
1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. Balasubramoniam K R?
Patients visit Dr. Balasubramoniam K R for various Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Procedures.
2. What is Dr. Balasubramoniam K R's educational qualification?
Dr. Balasubramoniam K R holds the following qualifications: MS (General Surgery), MCh (CVTS).
3. What does Dr. Balasubramoniam K R specialise in?
Dr. Balasubramoniam K R is a Consultant Robotic and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeon who specialises in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery (VATS & Robotics), Comprehensive Management of Lung Cancer, Robotic Mediastinal Tumour Excision (Thymectomy & Lobectomy), Lung Parenchymal Sparing Procedures, and Lung Transplantation, among others.
4. Where does Dr. Balasubramoniam K R practice?
Dr. Balasubramoniam K R practices at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, Somajiguda, Malakpet & Hitec City.
5. How can I book Dr. Balasubramoniam K R’s appointment?
You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Balasubramoniam K R for both an Online Video Consultation and an OPD Consultation by visiting his profile on Yashoda Hospitals.
6. How many years of experience does Dr. Balasubramoniam K R have?
Dr. Balasubramoniam K R has over 12 years of experience as a Thoracic Surgeon.
ఆపరేషన్ అంటే ఆందోళన పడని పేషెంటు ఉండరు. అందుకే సర్జరీ తప్పించుకోవడానికి ప్రత్యామ్నాయ మార్గాలెన్నో వెదుకుతుంటారు. శస్త్రచికిత్స తరువాత అనేక రకాల దుష్పరిణామాలు కలుగుతాయనో, కోలుకోవడానికి ఎక్కువ టైం పట్టడం వల్ల పనిదినాలు నష్టపోతామనో, నొప్పి భరించడం కష్టమనో, సర్జరీ ఫెయిలైతే ఇంతకుముందులాగా నార్మల్ కాలేమనో.. ఇలా రకరకాల భయాలుంటాయి.
రోబోటిక్ సర్జరీ అనగానే అది వైద్యులు స్వహస్తాలతో చేసే సర్జరీ కాదనీ, రోబోలు చేసే సర్జరీ కాబట్టి వాటి కదలికలను ఎలా నమ్మగలమనే అపోహలు అంతటా ఉంటున్నాయి. ప్రధానంగా ఇన్వేసివ్ సర్జరీలో రోబోటిక్స్ ఉపయోగం పెరిగింది.
Devadas, a 45-year-old electrician and a heavy smoker had persistent cough from the past 1 month. Last week he was alarmed to see traces of blood in the sputum. He had early-stage lung cancer where surgery is the first treatment option.
Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) is a debilitating condition that...
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