Doctors

Dr. Suma Balan


Designation :
Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Rheumatologist
Department :
Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
Email :
sumab@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
MBBS (JIPMER, Pondicherry), MD Paediatrics (JIPMER, Pondicherry), MRCP Paediatrics (UK), CCST UK

Dr Suma Balan trained in India at JIPMER in Paediatrics following which she went to the UK and undertook a rigorous tertiary paediatric training programme from Nottingham,UK (the second largest Children Hospital attendances in the UK) with further focussed Special Interest training in Paediatric Rheumatology. Her areas of interest are juvenile idiopathic arthritis, J SLE and regional pain syndromes in childhood.

She has presented and published in international paediatric rheumatology and nephrology conferences and is an active member of the paediatric rheumatology faculty in India.