Dr. Bantwal Baliga, MD

Dr. Bantwal Baliga, MD

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Dr. Bantwal Baliga, MD is a family medicine specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Kasturba Medical College in 1982 and specializes in family medicine.

1400 Bradley Lake Blvd

Columbus, GA 31904

Contact Information

(706) 507-2050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Baliga's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coccygeal Pain
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hip Sprain
HIV Screening
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bantwal Baliga, MD is a family medicine specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Kasturba Medical College in 1982 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2001
    Univ. Of Arkansas-Med. Sciences
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    Univ. Of Arkansas-Med. Sciences
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1982
    Kasturba Medical College
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Baliga's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baliga

2.1

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
19.23076923076923%
(5)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
2 Stars
15.384615384615385%
(4)
1 Star
57.69230769230769%
(15)

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I love Dr Baliga. She is knowledgable, empathetic and cares about her patients. I could stay and talk to her all day sharing ideas. She likes to hear your opinion on health issues. She is not the all and knowing Doctor, but stands her ground when necessary. I just wish her staff would get it...Read More
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She takes advantage of people on Medicare!!! She has you come back every few weeks just so she can bill Medicare - you have to wait hours for to be seen because she over books. She only cares about MONEY! She overcharges and REFUSES to give a refund! Even when you try to (respectably) show...Read More
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Dr Baliga is really nice, but her staff is horrible. I waited 4 hrs to get a shot because no nurse was available. Waited 2 hrs because front desk incompetent personnel. Let's also give honorary mention to the blonde lady upfront that handles insurance and how rude she is. It's sad because I've...Read More
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This office is a disaster from entry to exit! The billing department is totally incompetent and will double bill you at every instance! Keep all your receipts to prove payment because they cannot keep track of their own payments and receipts! They are threatening in tone and manner every way...Read More
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This place sucks, the staff upfront does nothing but goofs off, you end up waiting for ever. The Dr is unprofessional and so is everyone at the place it's like an adult daycare. They need to hire people with office experience the girl at the front desk with the flower in her hair don't know jack...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Employers Health Plan of Georgia
Columbus HMO-Standard
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pyramid Life
State Farm
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal American
WellCare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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