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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine • Male • Age 55

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

Dr. Balog's Care Philosophy


  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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