Dr. Brundha Balaraman, MD

Dr. Brundha Balaraman, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 33
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Dr. Brundha Balaraman, MD is a cosmetic dermatology doctor who practices in Bellaire, TX. She is 33 years old and has been practicing for 7 years. Read her story

4747 Bellaire Blvd Ste 240

Bellaire, TX 77401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Balaraman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Balaraman " Brundha Balaraman, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in advanced cosmetic and medical dermatology, with expertise in laser therapy, aesthetic medicine, and skin cancer. Dr. Balaraman received her bachelor's degree in biological sciences from Cornell University, where she was also a Howard Hughes Scholar. She received her medical doctorate from the prestigious Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Balaraman subsequently completed her internal medicine internship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and her dermatology residency at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, one of the nation's top dermatology programs. Dr. Balaraman then completed a fellowship in cosmetic dermatologic surgery where she received advanced training in all the latest cutting-edge procedures including laser rejuvenation, Botox and filler injections, Kybella, and non-invasive body contouring. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Women's Dermatologic Society, among others. During her spare time, Dr. Balaraman dedicates considerable volunteer time to dermatology initiatives including community skin cancer screenings and awareness programs. She also founded the SkinTrust, which aims to guide consumers about non-prescription and cosmetic skin care. Specializing in cosmetic, medical, and surgical dermatology, In addition to publishing several scientific articles regarding cosmetic and medical dermatology, She performs facial rejuvenation with injectable dermal fillers and neuromodulators like BOTOX® Cosmetic, body contouring, and multiple laser treatments. Dr. Balaraman was raised in New York City. She lives in Houston with her husband, son, and two dogs. She enjoys travel, art, photography, and spending time with her family. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Balaraman "Her clinical and research interests include aesthetic medicine, and biomedical applications of lasers and energy devices. She utilizes the latest advances in technology and techniques to provide her patients with the most up to date care.




  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Age Spots
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Becker's Nevus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hemangioma
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Port Wine Stain
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Spider Veins
  • Stretch Marks
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles


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  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

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.


  • Cornell
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Washington Univ Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Barnes - Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Barnes - Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship, Houston, TX
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balaraman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balaraman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balaraman to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Balaraman Says:

Thank you for your confidence in us.  Your positive reviews are truly a wonderful compliment!  We try our best to ensure each and every patient is cared for in a professional and caring manner. 

Dr. Balaraman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Houston, TX |
Dr. Balaraman has done several cosmetic procedures on me. She is very thorough and very informative on all my concerns. She has addressed all my concerns and has taken care of all my needs. I will recommend her to anybody! Her staff as well, are very helpful and kind.
Houston, TX |
I have come twice to see Dr. Balaraman. My recent visit was for cosmetic purposes. I had a consultation and Dysport done all at once. I am very Happy with my results and will definitely will come in for more Dysport. Her staff office is great,very professional and courteous. Dr. Balaraman is wonderful,very informative and has great bedside manner.
in Lake Jackson, TX |
Dr. Balaramen has a genuine concern for her patients. She is very educated on all the procedures she has performed on me. I have been well informed prior to the procedure and have had no issues or concerns. Dr. B really cares about how the patient is doing during the procedure as well as post treatment. I have had numerous procedures with Dr. B all with stellar results. The whole staff is well trained & educated. They ALL make you feel very comfortable and welcomed. Best Dermatologist for sure!
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Dr. Balaraman accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Balaraman has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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