Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD

Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD

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Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.

515 W Algonquin Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 956-0099

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Top Care Areas

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Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Balaram does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.

Education

  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Balaram has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Balaram has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balaram's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balaram to family and friends
4.5
based on 6 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Balaram's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Chicago, IL
Dr Balaram is great! Very caring and spends just the right amount of time with you. Staff was good too - would definately go there again if necessary.
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in Prague, 10
Friendly office and Very good Doctor, he is very specialized though, all he does is hand, wrist and shoulder conditions.
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Excellent doctor, had a very nice visit where he explained everything. Office staff was very helpful after my severe injury.
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in Chicago, IL
Excellent Doctor and Surgeon. Warm and Caring
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in Arlington Heights, IL
Dr is thorough. Office help is extremely unhelpful and rude. Find another office and Dr. Not good all around.
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