Dr Balagopal Nair Tiyadath completed his MBBS and MS in general surgery from Ravindranath Tagore Medical college, Udaipur, Rajasthan in 2002. He complete his super speciality training in DNB Genitourinary surgery (Urology) from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi in 2008 under renowned urologist Dr H Sanjay Bhat. Following which he joined at AIMS, Kochi as a faculty in the same year. He continued there till April 2016 as a Professor in Urology and then moved to Rajagiri Hospitals
Dr Balagopal has 14 years of experience in Urology and 11 years of teaching experience. He has accumulated experience in Pediatric and reconstructive urology, laparoscopic urology and Renal transplantation (including laparoscopic donor nephrectomy). Dr Balagopal is passionate about pediatric and reconstructive urology and adrenal surgery (on which he has published). Dr Balagopal was awarded the prestigious AUA /IAUA fellowship for the year 2015 as a part of which he spent a period of 2 months at the World renowned Pediatric urology centre at Cinicinnati Childrens Hospital, Ohio. He has also won numerous state, zonal and national awards in urology conferences.
Dr Balagopal is an avid teacher and mentored training to many postgraduates. He has instrumental in the conduct of USI mock exam for postgraduates in the year 2013 and also CUE for post graduates while at AIMS. He has to his credit publications in index journal and is also a reviewer for international journals. Areas of Interest includes Pediatric urology, reconstructive urology, Laparoscopy, renal transplantation, adrenal surgery.