Savitha Balaraman, M.D.


Savitha Balaraman, M.D.

Education & Fellowships
Medical school: Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Internship: Internal medicine, Sinai-Grace Hospital at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Residency: Internal medicine, Sinai-Grace Hospital at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Fellowship: Medical oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Medical oncology, internal medicine

Additional Information
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Dr. Balaraman is committed to providing cutting edge cancer care. She believes that it is a privilege and an honor to take care of patients during a difficult time in their lives. She prides herself on providing compassionate and personable care to her patients and their families. Her special interests include breast, colon, lung and gynecological cancers.

Dr. Balaraman received her medical education from Madras Medical College in India, one of the oldest and most prestigious medical schools. She was among the top one percentile for medical students in her country. She later completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency at Wayne State University and a Medical Oncology fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.

A member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Dr. Balaraman also is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Medical Association and is on the board of directors for the Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.

She has won many honors and accolades, including the Best Teacher Award at Botsford Hospital and Hour Detroit’s 2008 and 2009 “Top Docs.” She teaches medical residents and students at Botsford Hospital.

Affiliated with Botsford Hospital and HealthMatch, Dr. Balaraman is fluent in English, Tamil and Hindi.

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