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Doctor Profile - Dr. V Balasubramanian

Dr. V Balasubramanian


MBBS, MS ( Surgery), MRCS (Glasgow), MCh ( Surgical Oncology)

Area(s) of Specialization:

Surgical Oncology


Four and half years in Surgical oncology field

Consultation days:

Monday to Saturday

Consultation Time:

8.00 AM to 4.00 PM

For Appointment, Call:

044-45928548/45928500 EXT: 316

Fellowships / Memberships:

Member of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


  • “Role of 68Ga-DOTATOC PET/CT in initial evaluation of patients with suspected bronchopulmonary carcinoid” Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2014 May;41(5):856-64. 
  • “68Ga-DOTATOC PET-CT in the localization of source of ectopic ACTH in patients with ectopic ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome” -Clinical Imaging 38 (2014) 208–211. 
  • “Reverse axillary mapping in early stage breast cancer Is it oncologically safe? A feasibity study”- IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, Volume 16, Issue 7 Ver. I (July. 2017), PP 110-115.
  • “Surgical Resection for Hepatoblastoma—Updated Survival Outcomes”- J Gastrointest Canc (2017) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12029-017-0005-z.
  • “Evaluation of the role of F-18 FDG PET/CT and Ga-68 DOTATOC PET/CT in differentiating typical and atypical pulmonary carcinoids” Cancer Imaging (2011) 11, 70-75. 
  • “Role of 68Ga-DOTATOC PET/CT in the Evaluation of Primary Pulmonary Carcinoids “- Korean J Intern Med 2010;25:386-391


  • Co Investigator in Estimation of prevalence of breast cancer related lymphedema in breast cancer survivors at Cancer institute (WIA), Chennai
  • Prinicipal invesitgator in the study on reverse axillary mapping in early stage breast cancer patients at Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai
  • Participated in the CReDO Workshop on research Methodology and formulated a protocol for Multicentric RCT for Adjuvant chemotherapy in node positive penile cancer patients.


  • International presentations 
    • Presented oral presentations at World congress on Lung cancer 2011, Amsterdam
    • Poster presentations at British Thoracic Oncology Group , Dublin, Ireland 2013 on Tracheal resections for malignant tracheal tumours and on Management of bronchial carcinoids.
    • Poster presentation at European Cancer Congress, Vienna on outcomes of Breast conservation surgery , Indian experience 2015.
  • National Presentations:
    • Paper presentations at NATCON 2014 , Chennai.
    • Poster Presentations at NATCON 2016, Jodhpur
  • Areas on interest: Thoracic malignancies including lung cancer, esophageal malignancies, mediastinal tumours.Gastrointestinal cancers,Breast and Gynaecological malignancies, Head and neck malignancies.
  • Books:Co Author for Chapter on Robotic Surgery, in Recent Advances in Surgery , Jaypee Publications , 2013.

Awards and Honours:

  • Best Outgoing Surgical oncologist 2016 @ Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai.
  • Best Poster Award at MID Term NATCON, held in Bhopal 2015.
  • Recipient of ICMR Travel Fellowship in 2011.
  • Elsevier Student Ambassador, 2012 , New Delhi.


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Surgical Oncology

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