Dr. K R Balakrishnan, Trustee and Head of Medical Panel of Aishwarya Trust (AT) is India’s – indeed Asia’s – leading heart and lung transplant surgeon. As the Director of the Institute of Heart and Lung Transplant at MGM Healthcare, Chennai, he leads a team of highly skilled doctors and medical professionals, with multi – organ transplant expertise and a formidable track record.
On the occasion of 11th Indian Organ Donation Day 2020, MGM’s Institute of Heart and Lung Transplant led by Dr. K R Balakrishnan was awarded the “ Best Performing Heart & Lung Transplant Team” in Tamilnadu during 2019 – 2020. This award by the Transplant Authority of Tamilnadu (TRANSTAN), was presented to Dr. K R Balakrishnan & his team by Dr. J. Radhakrishnan, Health Secretary, Govt. of Tamilnadu. Appreciating the phenomenal work of the doctors during the pandemic, Dr. J Radhakrishnan remarked; “Patients from other states were airlifted to Chennai for intensive care and transplants”.
Aishwarya Trust is proud of its team of doctors led by Dr. K R Balakrishnan and this award is one more recognition of their commitment to ‘Saving Lives By Saving Hearts’.