Faculty

 

Incharge : Dr. Bala Menon, Associate Professor

 

Name :            Dr. Balakrishnan Menon

 

Age :              43 years

 

Present Position :

 

Associate Professor of Respiratory Allergy and Applied Immunology, and In-charge of Radiology services at Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi

 

Educational Qualifications :

 

Professional Degrees :
 

MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi in 1991

 

DMRD (Radiology) from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi) in 1994

  

MD (Respiratory Medicine) from Patel Chest Institute, Delhi in 1998

 

 

Work Experience :
 

Heads independent unit of Respiratory Medicine at Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute where patients of Chest Diseases such as Asthma, TB, Cancer etc are treated

 

Manages Radiology services of Patel Chest Institute including Xray, CT Scans, Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology Procedures

 

Provides diagnostic laboratory services for allergy diagnosis etc

 

Developed India s first PACS system which is a system of electronically transmitting and storing patient X ray and CT images

 

Started latest 64 slice CT scanner at Patel Chest Institute

 

Nodal officer for Yoga services at Patel Chest Institute

 

Publications and Research:

 

45 research publications in national and international journals

 

4 chapters in books

 

Presented original research work in several national and international conferences

Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in funded research projects

 

 

Teaching :

 

Supervisor for MD (Respiratory Medicine) and DTCD students

 

Examiner for MD (Respiratory Medicine), DNB and DTCD students

 

Conducted televised teaching for DNB students (Countrywide Classroom Programme) over Gyan Darshan Channel of Doordarshan and Gyan Vani of All India Radio

 

Invited as Expert Speaker for Programmes of Doordarshan and All India Radio