Mr Balapathiran Balasubramanian

General Surgeon

MBBS, MS ( Gen Surg), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS ( Gen Surg)

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I qualified from Madras Medical College, India in 1986 and attained a Masters degree in general surgery from the Medical University of Madras in 1991. I have been an NHS consultant since 2001 after completing higher surgical training in London and Oxford training schemes between 1994 and 2001. I started working as a Consultant at Solihull and Heartlands Hospitals from 2003 and have been appointed as the Lead Clinician for Breast Surgery at Heart of England NHS Trust from 2009.

I offer a full range of surgical procedures for benign and malignant breast disorders. I routinely perform skin sparing mastectomies for patients requiring breast reconstruction, sentinel node biopsies as well as the newer intra operative analysis of sentinel nodes using OSNA technique. In addition to breast surgery. I also perform a wide range of general surgery including Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for gallstones.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Balapathiran Balasubramanian at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

Benign breast problems, Breast Cancer Surgery, General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery 

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Breast care
Breast cancer
Benign breast problems
Breast surgery
Hernia repair surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon & Lead Clinician, Breast Surgery Unit, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

I am married to Viji, a community psychiatrist and have a daughter, Divya. I have a wide range of outside interests including computer assembly and repair, software, carpentry, cooking and cricket.

Contact information

Telephone 0121 704 5530
Private secretary Mrs Alison James
Private secretary telephone 07830 774476