Shyamasundar Balasubramanya, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Shyamasundar Balasubramanya
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Driscoll Children's Hospital
    3533 S. Alameda St.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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Physician Details

Medical Specialties and Board Certifications (American Board of Thoracic Surgery –ABTS)

Board Certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery


Medical School:

Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India



Surgery Internship:  Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Surgery Residency:  New York Presbyterian/Queens, New York

Surgery Chief Residency: New York Presbyterian/Queens, New York



Cardiothoracic Surgery: Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois

Advanced Cardiac Surgery: Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Congenital Cardiac Surgery: Lurie Children’s Hospital, Northwestern University, Fienberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Advanced Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support – Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts


Professional Interests:

Cardiac Transplantation

Mechanical Circulatory Support

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart (TAH)-Certified

HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD)-Certified

Biventricular Repairs

Norwood procedure

Cone Reconstruction

Arterial Switch Operation

Neonatal Tetrology of Fallot repair

Anomalous Aortic Origin of Coronary artery (AAOCA)

Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery

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