Dr. Carl Balog, MD

Cosmetic Medicine •  Male • Age 60
  
Dr. Balog
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Balog Regenerative

9370 Sw Greenburg Rd Ste 602 Tigard, OR 97223

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(503) 238-7246

Dr. Carl Balog, MD is a Cosmetic Medicine Specialist in Tigard, OR. He is affiliated with Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Balog to book an appointment.


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(503) 238-7246

Dr. Balog accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Choice PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Federal Employee Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred PPO
Federal Employee Program
Care 1st Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Indemnity EPO
Network Open Access
Open Access
CSX Railroad
Dept. of US Army Medical Active Duty
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Guardian PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Tricare PPO
Tricare WC
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
John Hancock
Kaiser Permanente
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
LifeWise
Lincoln
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MetLife
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Mutual of Omaha PPO
National Benefit Plans
National Benefit Plans PPO
National Preferred Provider Network
National Preferred Provider Network PPO
Nationwide
ODS Health Plan
Pacific Health Alliance
Pacific Health Alliance PPO
PacificSource
Preferred PSN
Pipefitters
Premera Blue Cross
Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Premier Group Insurance
Principal Financial Group
Principal Financial Group PPO
Providence Health Plans
Open Option EPO
Personal Option EPO
Preferred PPO
Prudential
Prudential PPO
Public Employees Health Plan (PEHP)
Public Employees Health Plan
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon PPO
Preferred Provider Network PPN
State Farm
Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
Teamsters or other Unions
Texas Workers' Compensation
Texas Workers' Compensation WC
Travelers
Travelers PPO
Tricare
Prime
Standard
Tricare PPO
Union Pacific Railroad Employee Health Systems
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare PPO
WellPoint
Wells Fargo Insurance
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Balog's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Discography
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

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Dr. Balog's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Balog

4.4

Based on 158 reviews

5 Stars
81.0126582278481%
(128)
4 Stars
5.69620253164557%
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3 Stars
1.2658227848101267%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
11.39240506329114%
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Feb 14, 2020
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This office is the most courteous and respectful office I have ever been.
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Oct 12, 2019
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Folks at this clinic are both kind and professional. I have talked with other chronic pain patients who experience the opposite. I am stable on my medication and am not treated as a drug seeker. On the flip side, I do not and would not give them any reason to think otherwise. I am grateful for this beyond expression.
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Sep 03, 2019
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Dr balog does seem to be a very nice man and he did preform procedures that helped me but be careful because he will give you ask much main oils as you want. I'm sure some of you love hearing that but it almost destroyed my life and it took 4 years for me to get back to normal and restart my career. It was pure hell and I'm still on suboxone. Going to Dr balog was easily the worse choice of my entire life. I was in pain but they tripled my dose within 4 months to 120mg oxy a day. Don't do it!
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Apr 18, 2019
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All in Dr. Balog's office show their compassion. Dr. Balog has a keen curiosity for fining new and hopeful pain relief, the latest interventions for pain, and shares that hope with his patients. You will find relief at his clinic, and hope in a future without pain. You will feel comfort and kindness from every staff member. You will be believed and relieved. Your quality of life will be restored.
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Mar 19, 2019
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I've been under the compassionate care of Dr. Balog, Joe and their wonderful staff for one year. I'm so grateful for these providers; they treat me with dignity and respect which are traits that we chronic pain patients sorely need. I adore Nikki, the medical receptionist, who is always there for an empathetic or kind word no matter how busy she is. Norma and Trisha are the medical assistants that I work with, both make me feel valued as a patient and human being.
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Sheryl in Portland, OR – Mar 01, 2019
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I sustained an elbow injury in Feb 2018, which resulted in lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). This continued for 18 weeks despite anti-inflammatories, total rest and physical therapy. It was debilitating as it was my dominate arm. I could not turn a door knob, hold a cup of coffee etc. Dr Balog recommended Tenex treatment to the tendon involved. The treatment took 20 minutes and it has been 2 weeks today. I am PAIN FREE. I am in shock and awe on the effectiveness of his recommended procedure.
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David Ciaverella in Portland , OR – Jul 03, 2018
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I with Dr. Balog for 2.5 years & thought this doc was different. April i going on vacation to Nicaragua, flight left 8am. 5am leaving to airport, in my kitchen i turned my foot, POP, compound spiral fracture my leg. 5 days in hospital, day I got out i was called by Drs office for random pill count. I had one day to come in 60 miles. Told office i couldnt make it. Day before my next appt i was discharged. BALOG Won't prescribe 2 me till i get into new pain doc, he wants me 2 go through withdrawal
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Damon in Kelso, WA – May 25, 2018
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The office staff is very good and friendly...always follow up and make you feel they are really looking out for your best interests. Dr. Balog is the best of all the doctors I have worked with and his referrals are equally qualified and personable. Nothing but great things to say about Balog and the staff... top notch
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J. Bowling in Portland, OR – May 01, 2018
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Dr. Balog and his staff are supremely professional, knowledgeable, compassionate, and wonderful. I appreciate they way they consistently make the best decisions to assist me with my health. The entire office could give classes on compassion and care!
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C.A.G. in Portland, OR – Apr 27, 2018
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Dr. Balog is an amazing doctor and his staff is just as amazing. They go out of their way to make sure the whole patient is taken care of.
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Cameron Maldonado in Portland, OR – Apr 12, 2018
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Makes me feel comfortable and well cared for.
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Brandon H in Portland, OR – Apr 05, 2018
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His assistant lied about my insurance coverage & made me pay $1500 for a procedure I had. After insurance paid, I didn’t get refund. No return phone calls, a month later, so I wrote Dr Balog a kind letter explaining his associate’s conduct and asking for my refund. He knew I was a low income single parent. He sided with his assistant, said he would not see me again, after 2 years of care. I was hurt he wouldn’t listen and I was left w/out care. Unfair & Unprofessional. No accountability.
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Bekind Always- S. Damm in Portland, Oregon – Jan 17, 2018
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His staff committed a major HIPPA violation by faxing my records to an unknown source. Lied to me about my insurance company not wanting to pay when truth was they never got the information required for a decision. They ousted me for "behavior" since I called the ins. at the staff's insistence and found out the truth. Refused to send records to other doctors in a timely manner and when we asked for my medical records, they only had a 1/3 of them & even those were 50% from my previous doctor.
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Oregon City, OR – Aug 07, 2017
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I have been seeing Dr. Balog and or Joe Knaus for years you couldn't ask for two outstanding Doctor and Physician Assistant repectfully. The compassion they have shows through in every way they take care of you be it thru a procedure, giving out scripts, talking about your problem ir just giving out a hug. I have been to many pain clinics and this one is outstanding. I also want to give out kudos to his medical &office staff especially Trisha they all go the extra mile to help the patient's.
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Sue in Sherwood, OR – Jul 16, 2017
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They have given me my life back.
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T. Garner in Portland, OR – Jun 16, 2017
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Such a wonderful clinic, serious lifesaver and blessing.
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Jessica Strutton in Portland, OR – Jun 15, 2017
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Best office I have been to. Very caring.
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Lisa16327 in Portland, OR – May 20, 2017
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Great staff, knowledgeable providers. I really feel like they care.
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Valerie86 in Portland, OR – May 19, 2017
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I see Joe at this office. He is great and so are the staff here.
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Stan17709 in Portland, OR – May 18, 2017
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About Me

Low key shouldn't mean low quality. Our office will make you feel comfortable, so we can focus on essentials. We balance the latest research with compassion, injections with humor, and office visits with humility. We are your resource, and we take it seriously.

Specialties

  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

1995
University Of California San Francisco
Residency Hospital
1992
Greenwich Hospital Yale University Affil
Residency Hospital
1990
Berkshire Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1982
Williams College
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Hungarian

Awards

  • Editorial Board, Pain Physician, 2008-prese

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Locations

Balog Regenerative

Balog Regenerative9370 Sw Greenburg Rd Ste 602 Tigard, OR 97223
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Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

Portland, OR

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)