Department: Centre for Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Surgical Oncology
Qualification: MS, MCh
Dr. Deepak Balasubramanian currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology. He completed his MBBS from Madras Medical College and subsequently his Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery training in JIPMER Puducherry. Following his residency, he undertook a three-year subspecialty training in head and neck oncology which led to the award of the MCh degree. He then completed a one-year advanced fellowship in head – neck and reconstructive microsurgery at the Sydney Head & Neck Cancer Institute, Australia under Professor Jonathan Clark. After his fellowship he returned to India and joined as faculty at Amrita in 2014.
Dr. Balasubramanian participates in the entire length and breadth of head-neck & reconstructive surgery. He shares a passion for both cancer and reconstructive surgery alike. He is a faculty for several national and international meetings involving head neck ablative and reconstructive surgery. He is actively involved in the training of head-neck and plastic surgery residents in Amrita. He is a core faculty for all Amrita training programs. He has published several articles in national and international journals and serves as a reviewer for prestigious international journals. He has authored text book chapters pertaining to head and neck and plastic surgery.