Dr. Saravanan Balamuthusamy, MD?
Update this Profile
Dr. Saravanan Balamuthusamy, MD, Internist

Dr. Saravanan Balamuthusamy, MD

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

2121 N. Beverly Avenue Suite 105 Tucson AZ, 85712

About

Dr. Saravanan Balamuthasamy is a nephrologist practicing in Clarksdale, MS. Dr. Balamuthasamy specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Balamuthasamy most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Dr. Saravanan Balamuthusamy, MD's Practice location

Practice At 785 Ohio Ave Suite 2h

785 Ohio Ave Suite 2h -
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Get Direction

Saravanan Balamuthusamy

2121 N. Beverly Avenue Suite 105 -
Tucson, AZ 85712
Get Direction

1000 W Cannon St -
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Get Direction
New patients: 817-877-5858,
Fax: 817-335-4418

Request An Appointment With Dr. Saravanan Balamuthusamy, MD | Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

Please note that this request is not considered final until you receive email notification confirming the details.

In the event the doctor is not yet registered with FindaTopDoc, we will contact the office on your behalf in an effort to secure your appointment.

Dr. Saravanan Balamuthusamy, MD's reviews

(0)
Write Review

Media Releases

Get to know Nephrologist Dr. Saravanan Balamuthusamy, who serves patients in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dr. Balamuthusamy is a board-certified nephrologist who is currently serving patients at Tarrant Nephrology Associates in Fort Worth, Texas. Tarrant Nephrology Associates was founded in 1981 by Dr. Ponniah Sankarapandian. Tarrant Nephrology has since evolved into one of the largest comprehensive Nephrology practices in Tarrant County. The group operates 23 dialysis centers, 13 office locations, and 2 vascular access centers.

Dr. Balamuthusamy is also affiliated with Texas Health Fort Worth and Texas Health Flower Mound. Dr. Balamuthusamy has served as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Division of Nephrology at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. 

Dr. Balamuthusamy is board-certified in both internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Balamuthusamy serves as a reviewer for several medical journals. He enjoys teaching and has given lectures at several national conferences. He has also published numerous articles on hypertension and vascular access. Dr. Balamuthusamy is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and a Fellow of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. 

Dr. Balamuthusamy earned his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from Madras Medical College and Research Institute in Chennai, India. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Chicago Medical School where he served as chief medical resident for an additional year after graduation. Dr. Balamuthusamy also pursued a fellowship in nephrology at Tulane University in New Orleans. He served as the chief nephrology fellow during his second year of training.

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys: including the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. A nephrologist, like Dr. Balamuthusamy, is also called a kidney doctor. They commonly treat chronic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease, acute renal failure, kidney stones, and high blood pressure. They are also educated on all aspects of kidney transplantation and dialysis. Dr. Balamuthusamy’s areas of interest are hypertension, vascular access, and ICU nephrology.

Dr. Balamuthusamy is happily married and has 2 children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. 

Recommended Articles

  • What Will a Doctor Ask if you Have Blood in Your Urine?

    In the normal course, blood has no reason to appear in the urine, but if that happens, one should not hesitate to seek specialist medical opinion. Blood may appear in urine owing to simple infections in the urinary and genital systems, or it could be a result of some serious ailment that is...

  • Different Types of Physicians Explained

    Doctors or physicians are categorized according to different factors including medical specialties and subspecialties. Most doctors specialize in a specific area of medicine. This article provides a summary of the different types of doctors in the medical field. AllergistsAllergists are also...

  • What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Lupus?

    It is very hard to diagnose lupus. Since two individuals can have different signs of lupus, doctors have a hard time diagnosing it and treating it effectively. To diagnose lupus, it can take a long time, which can be distracting to both the doctor and the affected person. The symptoms of lupus can...

  • What Is a Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) Used For?

    Basic Metabolic PanelA basic metabolic panel is a group of blood tests that will give healthcare providers important information about an individual's current metabolic status, which includes kidney function, blood sugar levels, acid-base balance, and electrolyte balance. Having a combination of...

  • What Causes Lupus?

    Lupus is an autoimmune ailment. This means that instead of your body’s regular defense system attacking viruses and bacteria, it destroys healthy tissues. This causes swelling. Symptoms include extreme fatigue, hair loss, rashes, cognitive dysfunction, severe muscle and joint pain, ulcers in the...

  • Blood in Urine: What is a Urine Test?

    When you pee and see a stream of rusty red urine, the sight fills you with a sense of dread. You suspect that the discoloration is due to the presence of blood. A pungent odor may fuel the anxiety. The only way to confirm suspicions is through a urinalysis recommended by a primary caregiver.  A...

Nearby Providers

Nearest Hospitals

NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTERl

1970 HOSPITAL DRIVE CLARKSDALE MS 38614

Head southeast on Ohio Avenue 266 ft
Turn right onto 6th Street 44 ft
Turn left onto Ohio Avenue 1706 ft
Turn right onto North State Street (MS 161) 449 ft
Turn left onto Ethel Avenue 745 ft
Turn right onto Hospital Drive 141 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

QUITMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL CAHl

340 GETWELL DRIVE MARKS MS 38646

Head northwest on Ohio Avenue 369 ft
Turn right onto 4th Street 3543 ft
Continue straight onto MS 6 15.9 mi
Continue right onto MS 3 5175 ft
Turn right onto Getwell Drive 565 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

HELENA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTERl

1801 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DRIVE HELENA AR 72342

Head northwest on Ohio Avenue 369 ft
Turn right onto 4th Street 3543 ft
Continue straight onto MS 6 3178 ft
Take the ramp on the left 1399 ft
Merge left onto US 49 14.9 mi
Continue left onto US 49 11.6 mi
Turn right onto Newman Drive 257 ft
Turn left 553 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

TUCSON MEDICAL CENTERl

5301 EAST GRANT ROAD TUCSON AZ 85712

Head north on North Beverly Avenue 1317 ft
Go straight onto East Grant Road 680 ft
Turn right onto North Wyatt Drive 1425 ft
Turn right onto North Wyatt Drive 412 ft
Turn right 629 ft
Turn left 488 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITALl

350 NORTH WILMOT ROAD TUCSON AZ 85711

Head south on North Beverly Avenue 1346 ft
Turn left onto East Pima Street 1320 ft
Turn right onto North Craycroft Road 2684 ft
Turn left onto East Speedway Boulevard 1.0 mi
Turn right onto North Wilmot Road 3836 ft
Turn left onto East Carondelet Drive 777 ft
Turn left 337 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

BANNER-UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER TUCSON CAMPUSl

1501 NORTH CAMPBELL AVENUE TUCSON AZ 85724

Head south on North Beverly Avenue 1346 ft
Turn right onto East Pima Street 1331 ft
Turn left onto North Rosemont Boulevard 2616 ft
Turn right onto East Speedway Boulevard 3.5 mi
Turn right onto North Campbell Avenue 1634 ft
Turn left onto East Adams Street 278 ft
Turn right 278 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

TEXAS HEALTH HARRIS METHODIST FORT WORTHl

1301 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE FORT WORTH TX 76104

Head west on West Cannon Street 936 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

COOK CHILDRENS MEDICAL CENTERl

801 SEVENTH AVENUE FORT WORTH TX 76104

Head west on West Cannon Street 577 ft
Turn right onto South Henderson Street 438 ft
Turn left onto Pennsylvania Avenue 793 ft
Turn left onto 6th Avenue 366 ft
Turn right onto Pruitt Street 249 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

PLAZA MEDICAL CENTER OF FORT WORTHl

900 EIGHTH AVENUE FORT WORTH TX 76104

Head west on West Cannon Street 577 ft
Turn left onto South Henderson Street 1537 ft
Turn right onto West Rosedale Street 2491 ft
Turn right onto 9th Avenue 981 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right