Dr. Asoka Balaratna, MD

Dr. Asoka Balaratna, MD

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Dr. Asoka Balaratna, MD is a cardiology specialist in Abington, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in cardiology.

Abington Medical Specialists

1235 Old York Rd Ste 222

Abington, PA 19001
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Dr. Balaratna's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaratna treats Hyperlipidemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Balaratna treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaratna treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Balaratna treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaratna treats Hypertension more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Balaratna treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension

Dr. Balaratna's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Hypertension

About Me

Biography

Dr. Asoka Balaratna, MD is a cardiology specialist in Abington, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Hospital Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
1995
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Medical School
1995

Awards

Dr. Balaratna's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Balaratna

4.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr B is one of the best, if not the best doctors I've ever seen. Very friendly and knowledgable. Very concerned with the well being and comfort of his patients. He takes the time to really get into things with you. I trust him explicitly..
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Awesome and personal cardiologist. Genuinely cares and says it like it is. Happy and direct with patient dialogue. Highly regarded by all and skilled. Best physician I have ever had!
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He is very bright and can explain complicated information in an understandable manner. He is friendly and couteous, and he is clearly extremely knowledgeable. Outstanding!
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For cardiac care at its best choose Dr. Asoka Balaratna at Abington Jefferson Health. Any questions or concerns you may have will be addressed. You can rest assured that Dr. Balaratna will explain in detail the way he will carefully carry out treatment and follow up. You can trust Dr. Balaratna. ...Read More
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I needed to be screened prior to surgery. At my appointment he said that I needed two tests to be done but was ok for surgery. Then he claimed that not what he said. If this was thee case I would have gotten the tests schedule that day. Two days before the surgery I get a call saying that I was...Read More
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Aetna
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network EPO
Galaxy Health Network POS
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthPartners
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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United Healthcare
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