Dr. T S Bala Shanmugam Laparoscopic & GI Surgeon in Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

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Dr. T S Bala Shanmugam Laparoscopic & GI Surgeon in Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai


Dr. T S Bala Shanmugam Laparoscopic & GI Surgeon in Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

Dr. T S Bala Shanmugam top Laparoscopic & GI Surgeon in Chennai. Dr T.S. Bala Shanmugam is Senior Consultant & HOD in Department of Minimally Invasive Bariatric & GI Surgery with over 30 years He completed his MBBS from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, Ms (Gen surgery) from Kasturba Medical College , Mangalore & F.MAS (fellow of minimal access surgery) awarded by AMASI (Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India). He received training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from IRCAD, Strasburg, France, Robotic Surgery Training in World Laparoscopic Hospital, New Delhi. He has performed over 2500 Basic & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries for the past 20 years. He is a member on the Editorial board of World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery and Gastroenterology International and an examiner for MS (Gen.Surgery) AND MBBS , BDS ,Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(Dr MGR University)for various universities.

Professional Experience

30 Years of Experience


Minimal Access Surgery. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Obesity Surgery. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy. Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (Notes) and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery. Acute Pancreatitis


He holds membership in prestigious institutions such as -

SAGES - Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgical Society, USA. Asia-Pacific hernia society. EATS - European Association of Traslumenal Surgical Society. IAGES - Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. AMASI - Association of Minimal Access surgeons of India. OSSI - Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society of India. IAP - Indian Association of Pancreatology.


1. Consulting Services & Treatment Package Creation : Personal medical record is required to accurately assess a treatment plan.
2. Physician C.V: Medical records transfer to physician for treatment and pricing options.
3. Second Opinion : Medical report for consultation by your specialist doctors a feedback is expected within 72hours [3days].
4. Budget Friendly Treatment Plans : Expect to have as many referrals from different hospitals detailing their second opinion and the cost of treatment.
5. Medical Visa Assistance: Once the patient is satisfied with respect to the advised treatment and hospital and finalize their plan for coming to India , we assist the patient in obtaining medical visa. The patient has to apply on his own for the same in High Commission of India (Indian embassy) in their home country. We provide an invitation letter to the patient from the respective hospital which is required for submitting their visa application. Also, our team is trained to provide any information/query that the patient may have regarding medical visa and medical attendant visa.
6. Treatment Itinerary : When see doctor, When operation takes place extra, also contact details for the ward room .
7. Personal case manager: Once the patient arrives to the designated country for treatment he/she becomes our full responsibility. To handle any cases arising from hospital/ doctor negligence or malpractice to the patients. Also organized the accommodation and stay of the members accompanying the patient we will be responsible for their safety.
8. Interpretation: Interpretation assistance if necessary
9. Communication: Assist in communicating with family and home. Mobile phone or telephone card.
10. Airport support arrival / departure.: Complimentary airport pick-up / drop-off in a cab.
11. Post care rehab: Post care rehab and nursing needs.

12. Wellness and spa packages: Wellness and spa packages added pre and post procedures. Palade , yoga and spiritual classes. Resort accommodation at 4 to 5 star level.
13. Follow-up support: Provide free support when patients come back their home countries.