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Mala M Balakumar, MD Email Mala Balakumar

Colon and Rectal Surgery / Proctology
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    • Position
    • Specialties
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery / Proctology
    • Surgery
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital

Mala Balakumar, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Vice Chair of the CME committee of ASCRS, is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons and is a colon and rectal surgeon with the expertise you deserve.

Dr. Balakumar received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed her surgical internship and residency at NYU in New York. Dr. Balakumar went on to complete her Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at the University Of Illinois’ College Of Medicine and completed a clinical fellowship in endorectal ultrasound and anorectal physiology/manometry at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

She is dedicated to promoting the understanding of colorectal issues and disease throughout the community and remains very active in numerous programs and health events.

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American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery


MD, Univ of Minnesota-Med Sch. Minneapo

Residency, General Surgery
New York University School of Medicine

Residency, General Surgery
New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens

Fellowship, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Carle Foundation Hospital

Fellowship, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center