Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam is a graduate of Wellesley College and of the Mayo Medical School in Rochester MN. Board certified in both colorectal and general surgery, Dr. Balasubramaniam specializes in the treatment of diseases of the small intestine, colon, rectum and anus.
Dr. Balasubramaniam trained in general surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and obtained fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. She is an experienced surgeon who has practiced in Los Angeles, New York City, and Houston at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
Conditions treated by Dr. Balasubramaniam include hemorrhoids, anal fistulas, perianal abscesses, anal fissures, anal condyloma, constipation, rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence, diverticulitis, and colon and rectal cancer.
Most people have heard that a colonoscopy is a recommended test to look for colon cancer and polyps. However, it is less clear to most about when to have the test. The standard recommendation for asymptomatic average risk individuals is …Read More »