Dr. R. Balamurugan was conferred with MBBS degree and M.D (General Medicine) by Madras Medical College, Chennai during the year 1982 - 1991. He received a special Diploma in Diabetology from the same institution in the year 1994. After a brief stint in the Government Hospital, in the year 1996, he started a clinic exclusively for Diabetics with the objective of providing quality treatment and creating awareness through 'state of the art' technology. In course of time, infrastructures have been continuously up-dated to fulfil the objective, thus resulting in a magnifient edifice, KOVAI DIABETES SPECIALITY CENTRE & HOSPITAL, with 50 beds & all amenities to treat multiple disciplines of diabetes, at Ram Nagar, Coimbatore .
DR. R. Balamurugan, M.D., Dip. Diab., Chief Diabetologist and his wife Mrs. B .Vijayalakshmi, B.A., Managing Director of KOVAI DIABETES SPECIALITY CENTRE & HOSPITAL are a model couple, as they stand in support for each other both at home and in the Hospital. The affection shown towards their family members is equally reflected towards the patients.