Dr. Bala Sundaram Mariappan is a consultant urologist at Ara Damansara, Subang Jaya, and ParkCity Medical Centres in Malaysia. He is the former head of urology at Hospital Sultanah Aminah in Johor Bahru.
He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary stones, infection, and incontinence as well as male infertility, urological cancer, prostate diseases, and sexual dysfunction.
Dr. Mariappan's services include laser stone, laparoscopic, paediatric urological, prostate, robotic, and urological cancer surgery. He also performs ureteroscopy and endourology.
He completed his medical degree at the University of Malaya in 1991 and Master of Medicine in Surgery at the National University of Singapore in 1996. He then pursued his fellowship at the University of Flinders in Australia and completed his training in da Vinci Robotic Surgical System in California, USA.
Dr. Mariappan received the Excellence in Public Service Award from Malaysia’s Ministry of Health in 1998 and 2002. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Glasgow and Edinburgh (FRCS).