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Dr Bala Subramaniam

Consultant Paediatrician
Based in: Derby

Dr Subramaniam has been working as a Consultant Paediatrician for more than 15 years at the Royal Derby Hospital. He completed his undergraduate training in India in 1999. He obtained his Dipolma in Child Health (DCH) in 2001 and Membership of Royal College of Paediatricians (MRCPCH) in 2002.

During his training, he worked in leading hospitals in London and the East Midlands and was awarded his Certificate in completion of training in Paediatrics (CCT) in 2008.

Dr Subramaniam has a broad experience in paediatric medicine and a special interest in neonatology. He does general paediatric clinics where he sees children up to 18 years of age with common paediatric problems. In his specialist baby clinics, he follows up pre-term babies, post discharge from hospital, and children up to 2 years of age.

He keeps up to date with his knowledge by attending regional and national meetings. He is a NLS instructor, and teaches his junior doctors, nurses and midwives in managing newborn emergencies. He is a Royal College examiner for paediatrics, and has been for 10 years. He was a training program director for East Midlands Deanery for 5 years. He is a trustee and conference lead for CHIVA, which is a national charity supporting children with HIV. He has had several publications in reputed journals.

“I have very good communication skills and I am committed to provide excellent and high quality holistic care to my patients. Being a parent of two young children, I am able to put myself in your shoes as a parent and treat your child with genuine care. I have helped many families navigate through difficult times while dealing with their child’s illness, which is reflective in my parents’ feedback.” – Dr Subramaniam

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Areas of expertise

  • General Paediatrics
  • Neonatology

Insurers Registered With

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden
  • BUPA
  • BUPA on Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Friendly
  • Securehealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality
  • WPA


Dr Bala Subramaniam does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Dr Bala Subramaniam does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Dr Bala Subramaniam does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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