Dr. Balamurugan M

Dr. Balamurugan M
Dr. Balamurugan M

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai


Dr. Balamurugan M 
Senior Consultant – Department of Neurosurgery
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. M. Balamurugan is a well-known neurosurgeon in India with 25 years of experience.
  • Presently, he practices at Apollo Hospital, Greams Road, Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital, and Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai.
  • Owing to his experience, Dr. Balamurugan assists in managing Carotid Body Tumor Embolization, Brain Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization, Nerve and Muscle Disorders, Spinal and Cerebral Tumor Embolization, etc. He has expertise in managing brain tumors. Patients can take on him for Pediatric Neurosurgery.
  • Dr. Balamurugan is a life member of various prestigious associations and institutions. He also authored research studies or papers and articles for several publications.


  • Brain Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization
  • Carotid Body Tumour Embolization
  • Spinal and Cerebral Tumor Embolization
  • Petrosal Sinus Sampling
  • Nerve and Muscle Disorders
  • Brain Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula Treatment
  • Peripheral Neurosurgery
  • Foot Drop
  • Head & Neck Tumour Embolization
  • CSF Rhinorrhoea Repair Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Brain Aneurysm Coiling

Work Experience

  • Overall 25 years of experience
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Apollo Hospital, Greams Road, Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, and Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai


  • MBBS
  • DNB (Neurosurgery)


  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neurosurgical Society of India
  • Neurotrauma Society of India
  • Indian Medical Association
  • American Academy of Neurological Surgery
  • Indian Society of Stereotaxy and Functional Neurosurgery
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, U.S.A
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, U.S.A
  • Movement Disorder Society, U.S.A
  • European Academy of Neurosurgeons
  • Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons
  • Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • World Federation of Neurological Surgeons
  • Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Awards & Recognitions

  • Prof A. Venugopal Gold Medal (Urology)
  • Prof A.L. Mudaliar Gold Medal (Medicine)
  • Raja Sir Ramaswamy Mudaliar Gold Medal (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Sir Branfoot Prize (Clinical Obstetrics)
  • Best Resident Award (1996)
  • Best Neurosurgery Resident Award (1996)



  • CT v/s MRI in Head Injuries – 125 case analysis – Neurological Society of India, Annual Conference, Trivandrum, (December ’98)
  • Post Radiosurgery Histological Changes – Indian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Annual Conference, New Delhi (December 98)



  • Chronic Intradiploic Hematoma Associated with Antiplatelet Aggregating Medicine, A Rare Clinical Report – Journal of Neurology & Stroke, (2014) (Published May 2014; VOL 1; ISSUE 1; ISSN 2373-6410)
  • Spinal Rosai Dorfman Disease, A Case Report – Journal of Spine Surgery, (2015)
  • Dynamic Flexion Cervical Myelopathy, A Series of 6 Cases – Journal of Spine Surgery (2015)

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