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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Female • Age 50

200 E 89th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Dr. Balcells' Specialties

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Hospital Quality

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Scott and White Memorial Hospital
2401 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508

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Accepting new patients?

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200 E 89th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
2401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508
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    Dr. Balcells' Experience

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Carraway Methodist Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Balcells & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Balcells' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Balcells' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Balcells

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
    • Golden Rule
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Humana
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    • Meritain Health
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    Office Locations

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    200 E 89th Ave
    Merrillville, IN 46410
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    2401 South 31st Street
    Temple, TX 76508
    (254) 724-2111 (Office)
    (254) 724-7567 (Fax)
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