Dr. James D. Balshi, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 59

1021 Park Ave
Quakertown, PA 18951
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Dr. Balshi's Experience

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Dr. Balshi's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Balshi Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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Hospital Quality

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St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus
1736 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18104

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Balshi

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Vascular Center
TVC Allentown
1648 Hamilton St
Allentown, PA 18102
The Vascular Center
TVC Quakertown
1021 Park Ave
Quakertown, PA 18951
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    Dr. Balshi's Experience

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1987
    • Vascular Surgery, 1997
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Balshi

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1986

    Fellowship Hospital

    Boston University Med Center
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Balshi & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Balshi'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 10 hospitals where Dr. Balshi has admitting privileges:

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    • Easton Hospital

    • Pocono Medical Center

    • St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus

    • St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus

    • Warren General Hospital

    • Saint Luke's Warren Hospital

    • Saint Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital

    • Saint Luke's Hospital - Anderson

    • Saint Luke's Quakertown Hospital

    • Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Balshi

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balshi to family and friends

    3 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Balshi's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 3 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Balshi
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Balshi accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    The Vascular Center
    TVC Allentown
    1648 Hamilton St
    Allentown, PA 18102
    (610) 252-8281 (Office)
    (610) 253-5321 (Fax)
    B
    The Vascular Center
    TVC Quakertown
    1021 Park Ave
    Quakertown, PA 18951
    1-866-960-5980 (Office)
    C
    The Vascular Center
    TVC Miner's Memorial
    360 W Ruddle St
    Coaldale, PA 18218
    1-866-960-5980 (Office)
    D
    The Vascular Center
    TVC Bethlehem
    701 Ostrum St
    Fountain Hill, PA 18015
    (610) 252-8281 (Office)
    E
    The Vascular Center
    TVC Easton
    3735 Easton Nazareth Hwy
    Easton, PA 18045
    (610) 252-8281 (Office)
    F
    Progressive Physicians Assocs
    3735 Easton Nazareth Hwy Suite 206
    Easton, PA 18045
    (610) 252-8281 (Office)
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