Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(8)
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Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD
Board Certified surgeon for over 3 decades. Special interest and passion to treat patients with breast cancer.

19260 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste 102

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 545-5455

Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD

Dr. Bala Viswanathan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 7 More

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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 condition
  • Ample time for answering questions
  • Detailed evaluation and educate patient about the problem.
  • Clear treatment options and alternatives
  • Proper follow up care
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Dr. Viswanathan's Experience

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Dr. Viswanathan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
43

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 Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract 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
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Nipple Fissure
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Viswanathan to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews
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
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Viswanathan accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • 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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