Mr Balain finished his medical schooling at the University of Delhi in 1995. He then finished his MS (Ortho) postgraduate training from Delhi University. He then came to the UK in 2001, after completing basic surgical training at Bristol, London and Shrewsbury, joining the prestigious Oswestry-Stoke training program in Trauma and Orthopaedics with the West Midlands Deanery in 2004.
Apart from training in all aspects of Orthopaedics, he had two and a half years experience and training in all aspects of Spinal Disorders. He has trained with both Prof SM Eisenstein and Mr DC Jaffray.
He completed his spinal fellowships at University Hospital of North Staffs and RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry. This included short visits for training at University Hospital, Innsbruck (Austria) and Texas Back Institute, Dallas, USA.
He has been working as an NHS Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry. He is currently managing all aspects of Spinal Disorders in the Centre for Spinal Disorders at Oswestry. This includes degenerative, traumatic, deformity and tumour related disorders related to cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.