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Late Prof. Dr.S.Balakrishnan M.D

Dr. S Balakrishnan, born in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu in the year 1949. After completing his schooling he did his Medical Graduation at Tanjore Medical College and did his Postgraduation in General Medicine at Stanley Medical College. He joined his alma matter Tanjore Medical College in 1980 as Tutor and rose to the position of Dean in two decades time.

His significant contributions to the community at large were witnessed both by government and non-governmental organizations during the major fire accident in the year 1997 at the famous “Brahadeeshwarar Temple,” Tanjore, wherein the team under his leadership controlled the death toll and the injured were provided the best medical care in a short period.

His service mindedness to the community paved the way for the creation of a Library for the benefit of undergraduate and postgraduate meritorious students who hail from below poverty line, from his entire retirement benefits, and the library still stands as a hallmark in the department of General Medicine, Tanjore Medical College.

Across the globe, India was at the forefront in the year 2004, in all headlines for the devastation created by “TSUNAMI,” which hit all the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu. As the Head of Medical Operations the medical team under his able guidance extended the medical care to as many as four districts, as Tanjore Medical College was the center with all amenities. Awards and recognitions poured in for his relentless work during this period.

He later took over as Dean of Sree Balaji Medical College, Chennai in the year 2007, the period during which the medical college witnessed a sporadic growth in all spheres – Medical College intake from 100 to 250, 19 Speciality department, and 4 Super-specialty departments.

He is the Founder Trustee of the C3 Research Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes research, continuous medical education, and camps for the needy. He is also the Founder of Chennai Cardiac Care (C3 Clinic), which primarily extends its service to the community afflicted with Diabetes and Cardiac diseases at large.