Dr. Carl C. Balog, MD

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 54

12672 NW Barnes Rd Suite 100
Portland, OR 97229
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Dr. Balog's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Care Philosophy

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.


  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Internal Medicine, 1994
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Discography
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injections
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Supartz® Injections
  • Synvisc® Injections
  • Therapeutic Botox® Injections
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Back Pain
  • Headache
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

Background Check for Dr. Balog

1 Malpractice Claim

  • Settlement 
  • Amount or Range: $100,000.00
  • Nature of Complaint: The patient, a 24-year-old, single female, received treatment from her PCP. The patient alleges that she presented to another provider w/neurological complaints related to a herniated or extruding disk in her lumbosacral spine & was referred to the insured, who ordered an MRI. Alleged negligence by all defendants for a failure to refer the patient to a neurosurgeon or a spine surgeon for consultation & a failure to assure that the patient had prompt surgery to remove the herniated disk to releave compression on the nerve roots, allegedly resulting in permanent neurological injuries (foot drop syndrome).
  • State: Oregon
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action

  • Professional Misconduct  (1/10/2013)
  • Action Taken: Fine
  • Allegation of Complaint: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Oregon
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Semmelweis University Of Medical Sciences (Sote)
Graduated in 1988

Internship Hospital

Berkshire Med Center
Complete in 1990

Residency Hospital

Greenwich Hospital Yale University Affil
Complete in 1992
University Of California San Francisco
Complete in 1995

Undergraduate Schools

Williams College
Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken by Dr. Balog & Staff

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

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