Dr. Morris A. Balfour, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 63

815 S State Highway 49
Jackson, CA 95642
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Dr. Balfour:

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Dr. Balfour's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Lodi Memorial Hospital
975 South Fairmont Avenue
Lodi, CA 95240
Sutter Amador Hospital
200 Mission Boulevard
Jackson, CA 95642

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Balfour

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Lodi Plaza Head/Neck Medical
Lodi Plaza Head/Neck Medical
815 S State Highway 49
Jackson, CA 95642
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    Dr. Balfour's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Glossectomy
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedures
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lip, Excision or Resection
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngitis
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Perforated Eardrum
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    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    Background Check for Dr. Balfour

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Harbor Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    Harbor Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1979
    University Of California Los Angeles
    Complete in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Balfour & Staff

    • English
  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. Balfour'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. Balfour has admitting privileges:

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    • Lodi Memorial Hospital

    • Sutter Amador Hospital

  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. Balfour

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balfour to family and friends

    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Balfour's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Balfour
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Lodi Plaza Head/Neck Medical
    815 S State Highway 49
    Jackson, CA 95642
    (209) 223-5808 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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