Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD

Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Viswanathan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Viswanathan performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Viswanathan performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Viswanathan performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Viswanathan performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Viswanathan performs Gallbladder Removal more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Viswanathan performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Viswanathan's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Basal Type Breast Cancer
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Diseases Leading to Retinal Scarring
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Excision of Skin Lesion
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Invasive Breast Cancer
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma of the Breast
Male Breast Cancer
Mastectomy
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Nipple Fissure
Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Secretory Breast Carcinoma
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Tubular Carcinoma
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 conditi...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Viswanathan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Viswanathan

3.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oscar Insurance Corporation
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

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