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Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Biography

Dr. Bala graduated from Madras Medical College and Research Institute in Chennai, India before moving to the UK in 2001. He has been working for many years in the field of Paediatrics and Paediatric Gastroenterology in several reputed hospitals including Children’s Hospital, Oxford and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool. Prior to joining Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, He has worked in Mediclinic City Hospital, MCME which is one of the largest private hospital networks in UAE. He was clinical lead for paediatric gastroenterology service at the renowned Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool and a honorary lecturer at University of Liverpool. He has experience in performing various GI procedures including endoscopies and PEG placements in children ranging from neonates with complex problems up to 16 years of age. He has contributed to several national and international research studies. Dr. Bala is a member of the General Medical Council UK, Indian Medical Council, British society of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition (BSPGHAN) and has Fellowship at the RCPCH.

Professional Background

Medical School

1991 - 1997
Madras Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India

Residency

2004 - 2005
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
2005 - 2007
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton, UK
2007 - 2008
Oxford Children's Hospital, Oxford, UK

Fellowship

2008 - 2010
Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Work Experience

2011 - 2016
Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK
2016 - 2022
Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, UAE
2022 - To Date
Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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