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Dr.H Sudarshan Ballal

Dr. H Sudarshan Ballal

Chairman - MHEPL
Chairman-Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Sudarshan Ballal is an expert in nephrology, with about 34 years of experience behind him. Dr. H. Sudarshan Ballal was the best outgoing student (Blue Ribbon awardee) of the Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and a recipient of many Gold Medals in MBBS and M.D. In his training days in USA he had the distinction of being one of the few to be a triple Board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology & Critical Care. He has the rare distinction of being appointed as Professor of Medicine with St. Louis University School of Medicine (USA) and is also Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Manipal University.

He was conferred the fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, London for his contribution in Medicine. After working as a Consultant in Nephrology and Transplantation at the St. Louis University School of Medicine, he moved back to India to head the Nephrology Unit at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. He has been with Manipal Hospital, Bangalore ever since its inception and is currently the chairman of the Medical Advisory Board and Medical Director of Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd.

He has also been nominated as a Member of the Senate of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and is a member of the senate of Manipal University, Karnataka. Preventive measures are very important and I think even doctors should be educated on this, which is why we focus the preventive measures, rather than dialysis and transplantation, Dr. H. Sudarshan Ballal

He has also won numerous awards, some of the distinguished ones are as follows:
• Aryabhata International Award 2010
• Sagar Awards 2010
• Trinity Vaidya Rathna Award 2010
• Dr. B. C. Roy Award 2010 by Govt of Karnataka
• Namma Bengaluru Awards 2010
• Rajyotsava Award 2005
• Conferred FRCP, Royal College, London
• MRCP Examiner
• Government nominee for Membership of RGUHS Senate
• Member in Manipal University Senate
• Clinical Professor of Medicine for St. Louis University Medical Centre, USA
• Adjunct Professor of Medicine of the Manipal University, Manipal, India
• Outstanding distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of Professional distinction and service to Humanity by KMC, Manipal and Mangalore
• Dr. T.M.A. Pai Gold Medal for the best outgoing for the year 1976