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Karai Balaji, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 226-2640

Office: (585) 226-2640

Fax: (585) 226-2206

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Primary Care


Dr. Balaji is a graduate of Gandhi Medical College, Osmania University, India. He spent 5 years in England completing his postgraduate training and then completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital. Dr Balaji served as Chief Resident in the Internal Medicine Program at Highland Hospital until 1996. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a clinical Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine where he is actively involved in teaching. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. His interests include treating diabetes, hypertension, and preventative care. During his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, traveling, reading and golf.



MBBS | Osmania University (India)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/1994 - 06/26/1996
Residency in Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

06/28/1993 - 05/31/1994
Internship in Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

12/01/1985 - 07/30/1987
Internship in Internal Medicine at Gandhi Hospital and Medical College (India)

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2013 - 2014
Lawrence A Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow

Fellow of American College of Physicians

Town of Avon, NY
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce Honoree

Certificate of Excellence for Patient Satisfaction University of Rochester

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Journal Articles

Dhakal M, Balaji K, Chen S, Monk R, and Suchman A. (awaiting submission to a national journal). "Hypertensive Medication Prescribing in Primary Care Practice.".

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Chapter on Coagulation disorders
Book Title: "Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems", second edition
Author List: Balaji K, Suchman A.
Published By: American College of Physicians, 1999