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Easwaran Balasubramanian, MD


Easwaran Balasubramanian, MD


Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-2111

Email: easwaran.balasubramanian@temple.edu



Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine


Educational Background:


Medical degree:  MBBS, Stanley Medical College (India), 1975


Internship, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (General Surgery), 1978-1982


Residency, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (Orthopaedic Surgery), 1982-1992


Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY (Spine Surgery),  1982-1983


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clinical Interests:

  • Joint reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive joint surgery

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25562459. Harris KP, Driban JB, Sitler MR, Cattano NM, Balasubramanian E, Tibiofemoral Osteoarthritis After Surgical or Nonsurgical Treatment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture: A Systematic Review. J Athl Train :()2015 Jun 26

24231733. Driban JB, Cattano N, Balasubramanian E, Sitler MR, Amin M, Glutting J, Barbe MF, Saline-assisted aspirations for collecting synovial fluid from noneffused knees: technique and validation. J Sport Rehabil Technical Notes:9()2014 Oct 17

22458305. Driban JB, Boehret SA, Balasubramanian E, Cattano NM, Glutting J, Sitler MR, Medication and supplement use for managing joint symptoms among patients with knee and hip osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:(47)2012 Mar 29

22122951. Cattano NM, Driban JB, Balasubramanian E, Barbe MF, Amin M, Sitler MR, Biochemical comparison of osteoarthritic knees with and without effusion. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:(273)2011 Nov 28

21116010. Driban JB, Balasubramanian E, Amin M, Sitler MR, Ziskin MC, Barbe MF, The potential of multiple synovial-fluid protein-concentration analyses in the assessment of knee osteoarthritis. J Sport Rehabil 19:4(411-21)2010 Nov

19924499. Driban JB, Sitler MR, Barbe MF, Balasubramanian E, Is osteoarthritis a heterogeneous disease that can be stratified into subsets? Clin Rheumatol 29:2(123-31)2010 Feb

4049102. Balasubramanian E, Keim HA, Hajdu M, Osteoid osteoma of the thoracic spine with surgical decompression aided by somatosensory evoked potentials. A case report. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 10:4(396-8)1985 May

4049095. Keim HA, Hajdu M, Gonzalez EG, Brand L, Balasubramanian E, Somatosensory evoked potentials as an aid in the diagnosis and intraoperative management of spinal stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 10:4(338-44)1985 May

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