Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD

Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Dr. M.G.R. Medical University / Stanley Medical College in 1976 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.Read his story

19260 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste 102

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 545-5455

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Viswanathan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hernia
normal
more than 5% of peers
Breast Lump
normal
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Viswanathan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Viswanathan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Viswanathan " Board Certified surgeon for over 3 decades. Special interest and passion to treat patients with breast cancer. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Viswanathan "
  • Courteous and well informed office staff
  • Clean and comfortable office environment
  • Early appointments
  • Minimal to no wait time
  • Prompt attention to any issue
  • LISTEN and explain patient's condition
  • Ample time for answering questions
  • Detailed evaluation and educate patient about the problem.
  • Clear treatment options and alternatives
  • Proper follow up care
"

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diseases Leading to Retinal Scarring
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Lipomas
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Nipple Fissure
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • P.S.G. Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Dr. M.G.R. Medical University / Stanley Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Stanley Medical College-Mgr University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Long Island Jewish Hillside Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Long Island Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Long Island Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Viswanathan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Viswanathan's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Viswanathan to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Viswanathan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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