Dr. G. Balamurali

Dr. G. Balamurali

Qualification

M.B.B.S., M.R.C.S.(Ed), M.D.(UK), F.R.C.S.(Neurosurgery)

Speciality

Spine Surgery

Location

Chennai

About the Doctor

Designation: Head of Spine Service, Consultant Spine and Neurosurgeon
Professional Qualifications:
  • M.B.B.S.: Bangalore University. India (1997)
  • M.R.C.S.(Edinburgh): Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. UK (2001)
  • F.R.C.S.(Surgical Neurology): Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. UK (2008)
  • M.D.(Research): University of Central Lancashire. Preston, U.K (2010)
Professional Summary:
Dr. G. Balamurali is a Senior Consultant Spine and Neurosurgeon. He is an internationally trained Spine and Neurosurgeon with 15 years of Surgical Experience in the United Kingdom. Extensively trained in all niche aspects of Spinal Surgery from UK, USA (San Francisco & Chicago) and Switzerland (Zurich). He was formerly a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK and Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India. He specializes in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for a variety of conditions, including degenerative spinal disease, Spinal Fusion and Spinal Cord Tumours. He performs most Complex Spine Surgeries involving the Spine and Spinal Cord. He is among the very few Spine Surgeons in the country who performs Functional Spine surgery for Pain and Spasticity. Dr Balamurali has been a guest lecturer at several national and international meetings and published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. He is the co-author of several chapters in textbooks. He is an Academic Spine and Neurosurgeon with a Research Doctorate in Medicine (MD) from UK. Outside work he is an active person doing social projects for the underprivileged, artist and keen fitness enthusiast in sports and outdoor activity.
Key services offered:
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Entire Spectrum
  • Micro Endoscopic Disc Surgery - Neck & Back
  • Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal Cord Pain Surgery (DREZ - brachial plexus)
  • Pediatric Congenital Spinal Surgery
  • Deformity Spine Surgery (Scoliosis, Kyphosis)
  • Spinal Fracture Fixations and Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery (Tumour Reconstruction)
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Robotic guided Spinal Pain Procedures and Injection
  • Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery
  • Cancer pain procedure (Selective DREZ, Cordotomy)
  • Craniovertebral junction Surgery (Chiari Decompression, OC Fusion)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Baclofen pump insertion
  • Surgery for Spasticity (Selective DREZ)
  • Newborn With Myelomeningocele
  • Brachial Plexus Surgery(Nerve Transfer and Pain)
  • Spinal Injection Procedures
  • Spine Surgery in the Elderly
  • Craniocervical Junction Surgery
Professional Memberships:
  • General Medical Council (UK), Full Registration
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Association of Spinal Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • International Spinal Cord Society (ISCS)
  • Neurological Society of India (NSI)
  • Neuron Spine Surgeons Association (NSSA)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons of India (MISSI)

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