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Dr. Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan-General Physician-Infectious Diseases

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan

MBBS., MD., DNB(General Medicine)., DTM&H (London)., MRCP (UK)., FRCP., FIMSA

Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, Travel Medicine, Internal Medicine

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan is a General Physician,Infectious Diseases Physician and Infectious and Tropical Medicine Physician in Nungambakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 13 years in these fields. She practices at Vikasa Speciality Clinic in Nungambakkam, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Stanley Medical College Hospital ,Chennai in 2001,MD – General Medicine from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2005 and DNB – General Medicine from National Board Of Examination in 2005. She is one of the few specialist in the unique field of infectious disease in India. After her post graduation in the prestigious Madras Medical College, she got trained in infectious disease from Christian Medical College and Tropical Medicine from the London School of Tropical Medicine.

She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Clinical Infectious Diseases Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Malaria Treatment,Vaccination/ Immunization,Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Treatment,Swine flu and Infectious Disease Treatment etc.

Educational Background
Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Doctorate in Medicine (MD) Madras Medical College & Government General Hospital
Diplomate in National Board - Internal Medicine (DNB) National board of Examinations
Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Royal College of Physicians, London
Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London
Society affiliations
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Clinical Infectious diseases Society
Publications, Awards & Accolades

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)

Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow

Fellow of Indian Medical Association of Specialities (FIMSA)

Indian Medical Association

Management of staphylococcal infections-From outpatient department to intensive care units

V Balakrishan:147- 152., 17(2) : 82. Management of staphylococcal infections-From outpatient department to intensive care units. Review article. Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics

The Centenary of ECG

Vijayalakshmi B, Misra KP: The Centenary of ECG - Asian Journal of Clinical Cardiology.

The Cardioselective Beta Blocker- Atenolol

Vijayakshmi B, Misra KP: The Cardioselective Beta Blocker- Atenolol. Cardiology Today.

50 Fascinating Case Studies

a�?50 Fascinating Case Studiesa�? for self study in clinical cardiology Volume I, II & III. Author- Dr. KP Misra, Co- author- Dr Vijayalakshmi