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consultant , Plastic surgeon

Balakrishnan Govindasamy, Indian plastic surgeon, consultant. Recipient Army Day Oration award, Armed Forces Medical College, since 1994.

Background

Govindasamy, Balakrishnan was born on January 27, 1947 in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. Son of Govindasamy Naidu and Krishnamma Govindasamy.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, Tanjore Medical College, Tamil Nadu, 1972. Master of Science in General Surgery, Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu, 1978. Master of Surgery in Plastic Surgery, Stanley Medical College, Tamil Nadu, 1980.

Career

Medical officer Primary Health Centre, Ramanathapuram, 1972—1974. From research assistant surgeon to professor, department head Institute of Research and Rehabilitation of Hand and Department Plastic Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai, 1974—2005. Medical director Right Hospitals, since 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: Journal Asia Pacific Fedn. N Societies Surgery of Hand, Indian Journal Burns.

Membership

Member of Indian Society Reconstructive Microsurgery (managing trustee since 1998, president 1998—2000), Indian Society Surgery of Hand (managing trustee since 1998, president 1998—2000), World Society Reconstructive Microsurgery, Association Plastic Surgeons India (Sushruta Oration award 2000, Charles-Pinto Chicago Mercantile Exchange Lecturer grant since 1994), Association Surgeons India (president Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry chapter 2004-2005, Peet prize 1978, Colonel Pandalai Oration award 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Rajini Balakrishnan Govindasamy, April 5, 1976. Children: Paveen Lokesh Balakrishnan, Somesh Balakrishnan.

father:
Govindasamy Naidu

mother:
Krishnamma Govindasamy

spouse:
Rajini Balakrishnan Govindasamy

child:
Paveen Lokesh Balakrishnan Govindasamy

child:
Somesh Balakrishnan Govindasamy