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Lakshmi Balasubramanian, M.D.

General Summary

Education

Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology – Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Masters in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Medical Doctorate – Chennai, India

Medical Practice

Other Information

Dr. “Bala” enjoys traveling, fly fishing, hiking, driving, spending time with her son, dogs, and friends. She also likes reading and enjoys volunteering for several non-profit organizations including Casting for Recovery.

Accolades & Memberships

  • Texas Oncology Austin Executive Committee Board Member, January 2017-Current
  • Healthcare Leadership and Management Course: The University of Texas Dallas and Texas Oncology, Jan 2017-June 2017
  • Top Doctors Austin Monthly, 2015 and 2017
  • Texas Monthly’s SUPER DOCTORS® Rising Star, 2014
  • Medical Coordinator Casting for Recovery Texas, 2010-current
  • Medical Coordinator Casting for Recovery National, Special and Diversity Retreats, 2016- current
  • Williamson County Medical Society Ethics Committee, Chair and Board Member, 2009-2011
  • Sir William Osler Award for Best Outgoing Resident and Housestaff Teaching, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, June 2003
  • “Excellence in Medical Education” award chosen by the Department of Medicine awarded during Medical Education Week, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, May 2003
  • Outstanding Role Model and Housestaff Teaching Award for the Intern Year, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2000-2001
  • Dr. MES Muthian Memorial Gold Medal for University First in Ophthalmology, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, TN, India, 1997
  • Distinction in Anatomy, Pathology and Ophthalmology, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, TN, India, 1991-1995
  • Honors (University Second) in Internal Medicine, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, TN, India, 1995
  • National Scholarship Merit Certificate awarded by the Department of Education, Government of Tamilnadu India for Medical Education, 1991.
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Williamson County Medical Society
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Texas Indian Physician Society
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Community Service

Research Interest

Her areas of special interest are women’s health, breast cancer, quality of life in survivorship, colorectal malignancies and novel therapeutic agents. She is very involved in survivorship community outreach programs.

Videos:

Publications

  • Haematological malignancies developing in previously healthy individuals who received haematopoietic growth factors: report from the Research on Adverse Drug Events and Reports (RADAR) project.

    British Journal of Haematology, 2006

  • Targeting angiogenesis for the treatment of sarcoma.

    Current Opinions in Oncology, 2006