Dr. Vijay Babu Balakrishnan is a graduate of Chegalpattu Medical College where he received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. He went on to receive his Doctor of Medicine in Nuclear Medicine (MD) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, India. Dr. Balakrishnan completed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania where he became Chief Resident of Internal Medicine. He won the Best Resident award at Abington Memorial Hospital in 2009. Dr. Balakrishnan then went on to become the Chief Fellow in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has extensive experience in Clinical endocrinology, Thyroid disorders, insulin pumps, and continuous glucose monitors. He is medical director of Endocrinology at Shore Physicians Group in Somers Point, NJ. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
Co-investigator in a Randomized Controlled Trial on the Efficacy of Sitagliptin Therapy for the Inpatient Management of General Medicine and Surgery Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - 2014
Principal investigator in residency research project, “Remission and resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus after bariatric surgery – a community hospital experience”
Principal investigator in residency research project, “Evaluation of Cardiac Function in Patients receiving Anthracycline therapy”
Balakrishnan VB, Siraj ES. Effective Use of U-500 Insulin via Insulin Pump in a Type 2 Diabetes Patient with Severe Insulin Resistance. In Diabetes Case Studies. Draznin B, Low Wang CC, Rubin DJ, Eds. Alexandria, VA, American Diabetes Association, 2015, p. 102-104
ADDITIONAL INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Effect of Mifepristone on Cushing’s syndrome due to bilateral adrenal adenomas. Presented in The Endocrine Society’s 96th Annual Meeting & Expo, Chicago 2014.
A rare case of Adult-onset Nesidioblastosis presenting with asymptomatic hypoglycemia and peripheral neuropathy. Presented in the 22nd Annual Meeting of the AACE, Phoenix 2013.
Marine-Lenhart Syndrome with a Malignant Hyperfunctioning Nodule – A Rare Presentation of a rare Syndrome. Presented in the 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2013.
Pituitary apoplexy – a diagnostic challenge. Presented in the 22nd Annual Meeting of the AACE, Phoenix 2013.
Uncommon cause of hypoglycemia in a diabetic patient – Salicylate toxicity. Presented in the 22nd Annual Meeting of the AACE, Phoenix 2013.
Yet another cause of chest pain – Intracardiac Inferior vena cava filter migration. Presented in the Annual AMA-RFS annual research symposium, San diego 2010.