Dr. James C. Balserak, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 50

1055 N La Canada Dr Ste 115
Green Valley, AZ 85614
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Dr. Balserak:

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Dr. Balserak's Experience

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Dr. Balserak's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Balserak Performs

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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Conditions Dr. Balserak Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
350 North Wilmot Road
Tucson, AZ 85711
Tucson Medical Center
5301 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85712

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Balserak

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Ariz Comm Sgns Sthwst Sgy Assoc
Southwestern Surgery Associates, LTD
1055 N La Canada Dr Ste 115
Green Valley, AZ 85614
Ariz Comm Sgns Sthwst Sgy Assoc
Ariz Comm Sgns Sthwst Sgy Assoc
1951 N Wilmot Rd Ste 2
Tucson, AZ 85712
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    Dr. Balserak's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    2
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Lipomas
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Balserak

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    University Ariz Health Scis Center
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Ariz Health Scis Center
    Complete in 1995
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Balserak & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Balserak's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Balserak has admitting privileges:

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    • Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital

    • Tucson Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Balserak

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balserak to family and friends

    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Balserak's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Balserak
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Balserak accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Ariz Comm Sgns Sthwst Sgy Assoc
    Southwestern Surgery Associates, LTD
    1055 N La Canada Dr Ste 115
    Green Valley, AZ 85614
    (520) 795-5845 (Office)
    (520) 326-9387 (Fax)
    B
    Ariz Comm Sgns Sthwst Sgy Assoc
    1951 N Wilmot Rd Ste 2
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    (520) 795-5845 (Office)
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