Vikram Balakrishnan, MBBS, FRACS
Mr Vikram Balakrishnan is a highly regarded Colorectal Surgeon with a focus on delivering compassionate, high quality care.
Mr Vikram Balakrishnan is a consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon servicing Melbourne’s growing Eastern and Northern corridor. Vikram has a public appointment at Box Hill Hospital and consults regularly in Box Hill and in Bundoora. He operates at Box Hill Hospital public, Epworth Eastern and Northpark Private.
He completed his medical training at The University of Melbourne and spent his clinical years at St Vincent’s Hospital. He subsequently underwent specialist colorectal training through the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ). In total Mr Vikram Balakrishnan has undertaken greater than ten years of specialist surgical training.
Vikram is happy to speak directly with general practitioners regarding complex patients and to provide advice. He is skilled in all aspects of general and colorectal surgery. In particular, he performs all endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy for e.g. management of anaemia, +FOBT), provides a comprehensive cancer service and manages anorectal disease (e.g. haemorrhoids and anal fissures) and hernias (including laparoscopic surgery).