Dr. Balamurugan J

Senior Consultant, Orthopaedics
MBBS, D. Ortho, DNB Ortho, FIPO, FIAA (UK)
Chennai - Radial Road
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Dr. Balamurugan J - Top Orthopedician in Chennai

Brief Profile:

Dr Balamurugan J is a national board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with over 18 years of experience, 14 years as specialist in orthopaedic practice. He has expertise in treating a broad range of orthopaedic conditions including joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder, sports medicine including knee and shoulder arthroscopy, paediatric orthopaedics, lower-limb deformity corrections and fracture care.

His individualized treatment plans are based on the latest scientifically proven methods for alleviating pain and restoring function. Dr Bala takes a conservative approach to surgery and is able to correct many issues without the need for surgery. In addition to his surgical practice, he also treats early osteoarthritis, tendinopathies with biological injections like PRP and stem cells.

Educational Qualification:

  • MBBS- Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai.
  • Diploma in Orthopaedics- Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai.
  • DNB- Orthopaedics/Orthopaedic Surgery- National Board of Examination.


  • Orthopaedic Education Fund Gold Medal for the best outgoing student in D. Ortho by Sri Ramachandra University, 2008
  • Topper in D. Ortho at Sri Ramachandra University, 2006-2008


  •  A load-sharing nail-cage construct may improve outcome after induced membrane technique for segmental tibial defects AS Gavaskar, S Parthasarathy, J Balamurugan, RV Raj, VS Chander, Injury 51 (2), 510-515
  • Valgus intertrochanteric osteotomy for femur neck pseudoarthrosis: a simple solution to a complex problem that has stood the test of time AS Gavaskar, P Srinivasan, B Jeyakumar, RV Raj International Orthopaedics 44 (4), 635-643
  • What Factors Are Associated With Poor Shoulder Function and Serious Complications After Internal Fixation of Three-part and Four-part Proximal Humerus Fracture-dislocations? AS Gavaskar, S Partharasathy, J Balamurugan, RV Raj, K Sagar, K P, Clinical orthopaedics and related research 480 (8), 1566-1573
  • Volar hook plate stabilization of volar marginal fragments in intra-articular distal radius fracturesAS Gavaskar, S Parthasarathy, J Balamurugan, RV Raj, R Anurag, Injury 52 (1), 85-89
  • Surgical dislocation or the modified Heuter anterior approach for Pipkin I and II femoral head fracture dislocations AS Gavaskar, P Srinivasan, B Jeyakumar, RV Raj, V
Areas of Specialization:
  • Trauma and fractures management
  • Total knee replacements (primary and revision)
  • Total hip replacement and Treatment for AVN hip
  • Knee and shoulder arthroscopic procedures like ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction, Meniscal repair, Cartilage repair, MPFL reconstruction, Multi-ligament reconstruction of knee,
  • Patellar instability surgeries, Rotator cuff repair, Shoulder instability(dislocation) surgeries like Bankart, Latarjet, and labral repairs.
  • Paediatric orthopaedic management like paediatric trauma, paediatric hip and ankle disorders
  • Deformity correction surgeries like High tibial osteotomy, Distal femoral osteotomy and Double level osteotomies
  • Children and adults lower-limb deformity corrections using computerised hexapod frames
  • Ankle instability surgeries like ATFL repair and ankle fusion surgeries
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Trauma
  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India
  • Medical Council of India and GMC, UK
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Indian Arthroscopy Society (IAS)

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