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Balaganesh Gopurala, M.D.

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The Oncology Institute Burbank
2601 West Alameda Avenue, Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
Speaks: Telugu and English

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About Balaganesh Gopurala

Dr. Gopurala believes strong in educating his patient and providing them and their family with individualized treatment plans that are designed based on the type of tumor/disease, the patient’s wish, and social circumstance.

Dr. Balaganesh Gopurala is a board certified hematologist that brings over 20 years of medical experience to The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation.

Dr. Gopurala began his undergraduate education in Andhra Pradesh India, completing a Bachelors of Science in Biological and Chemical Sciences at Sri Venkateswara University Chittoor in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. He then completed a Masters of Science in Biology and then went on to receive his Medical Degree from Sri Venkateswara University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Gopurala completed his residency from Carraway Medical Center in Brimingham Alabama in Internal medicine and then fellowed at the Division of Hematology and Oncology, School of Medicine at the University of Alabama.

Dr. Gopurala has an extensive formal and supervisory teaching background. He has lead lectures and presented at lecture series including the topics of: Integrative Medicine, Preventive Oncology, Chronic Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Myeloproliferative Syndromes, Head and Neck Cancers, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Breast Cancer, and Acute Leukemias. He stays current in research and has a number of Abstracts, Reviews, Book Chapters, and Symposium Publications. He has received a number of awards from both the United States and India. In 1984, he received the State Merit Scholarship Award for Outstanding Academic Performance from Sri Venkateswara University, and most recently, he was inducted into the International Association of Healthcare Professionals and 2015’s Alabama's Top Oncologist from the International Association of Oncology.

Dr. Gopurala stays active in clinical research studies and continues to attend post graduate education.
Medical School

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, India


Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL


Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
Internal Medicine


University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
Hematology And Oncology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
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2601 West Alameda Avenue, Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
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18433 Roscoe Boulevard, Suite 106
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Affiliated Locations

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center