Dr. Balaraj is consultant cardiologist with more than 10 years of experience. Completed MBBS from prestigious Mysore Medical College, MD – Internal Medicine from Karnataka institute of medical sciences, Hubli. DNB – Cardiology from Indraprastha Apollo New Delhi. National gold medalist in cardiology and recipient of HS Wasir Gold Medal from Govt of India performed over more than 1000 angiogram and angioplasty in radial routes. Specialised in complex coronary angioplasty, PTMC, peripheral intervention, and venous interventions. Presently consultant in cardiology Sri Jay deva institute of cardiovascular sciences, Bangalore, areas of interest are Heart failure, hypertension, preventive cardiology. Speaker in various national conferences, actively involved in research activities including clinical trials. Dr. Balaraj currently practices at Cura Hospitals Bangalore.