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1. University Hospital

1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-1308
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 882-4141
View Details
Get Directions




Education & Training

Medical School

Stanley Medical College, University of Madras


Cleveland Clinic Foundation


Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery


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Academic Profile

Assistant Professor


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-882-1308
F. 573-884-5049

Research Interests

  • Aortic and peripheral aneurysmal disease
  • Aortoiliac occlusive disease
  • Extracranial carotid disease
  • Dialysis access
  • Limb salvage
  • Venous disease — both deep and superficial

Awards & Honors

  • ECFMG Certification, June 2008
  • Ohio State Medical License, November 2013
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, January 2014
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support, April 2015
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation, March 2016
  • Missouri State Medical License, October 2017
  • Member, American College of Surgeons, June 2012
  • Member, Society of Vascular Surgery, November 2014
  • Member, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society, February 2018


  • Shah SK, Balasundaram N, Clair DG. Advances in Embolic protection devices: Will improvements in EPD design lead to safer carotid artery stenting procedures? Endovascular Today 2011 suppl 9-12
  • Joye Varghese S, Naveen B et al, Does autonomic dysfunction in cirrhosis liver influence variceal bleed? Annals of Hepatology 2007 6(2), April-June, 104-107
  • Joye Varghese S, Naveen B et al, Can PaO2 levels predict hepatopulmonary syndrome? Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2005 25(2) A145
  • Shang E, Miler R, Balasundaram N, Park WM. Gonadal vein transposition for the treatment of Nutcracker Syndrome. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society. Feb 3, 2017
  • Balasundaram N, Miler R, Batagini N, Bena J, Smolock, C. The Identification of Aortoiliac and Femoral Arterial Disease: Use of CT Angiography with Advanced Image Processing vs. Conventional Angiography in Treatment Decision Making. Society for Vascular Surgery. Chicago, IL. July 17, 2015.
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