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Dr. Leena Balachandar

ENT Surgeon

Dr Leena Balachandar is an experienced ENT surgeon, specialized in otolaryngology and head and neck surgeries from the renowned Stanley Medical college, Chennai. She is skilled in performing the procedures and surgeries such as adenotonsillectomy, ventilation tube insertion, dacryocysto rhinostomy, microlaryngeal surgeries, snoring and sleep apnea procedures, functional endoscopic sinus surgeries, endoscopic and microscopic ear surgeries and middle ear reconstruction. She has worked as a faculty in 2 different post graduate teaching hospitals responsible for training undergraduate and postgraduate doctors, where she further developed her surgical precision. She is especially interested in pediatric airway procedures and phonosurgery.

She actively participates in national/international ENT conferences and workshops to learn new skills and to update current concepts in otolaryngology. Her practice is evidence based, bringing the recent scientific updates to diagnosis and treatment. She is research oriented and has published 2 papers in International Journal of Otolaryngology.


  • Adenotonsillectomy
  • Septal correction procedures
  • Grommet insertion
  • FESS – basic and advanced FESS
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Head and neck procedures
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Reconstructive procedures in facio maxillary trauma
  • Micro laryngeal surgeries
  • Phonosurgery


Total Experience: 4 Years

Prior to joining Columbia Asia Hospital, Dr Leena Balachandar was working at Vydehi Medical Sciences Institute and Research Center, Whitefiled, Bangalore from Dec 2015 – December 2016. She was also an independent consultant ENT surgeon in 2015.

From May 2014 to July 2015, she was the Assistant professor at SRM Medical College and Research Centre, Kattankulathur, Chennai.

She has worked at Sir Ivan Stedeford Hospital, Ambattur, Chennai for 10 months, prior to which she was the assistant surgeon at Tamil Nadu Govenment - Govt headquaters hospital Walajapet, Tamilnadu.


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