Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD

Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD

Save
Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o
(34)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD is a family medicine specialist in Sunrise, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in family medicine and geriatric medicine.Read his story

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check if Dr. Ballestas treats your condition or procedure

Dr. Ballestas' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Back Pain
Bedsores
Biopsy
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Excessive Sweating
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis Screening
High Cholesterol
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Infectious Diseases
Injuries
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mole Removal
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Exams
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stitches
Stomach Diseases
Syphilis Screening
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

"Carlos Ballestas, MD, was born in New York City but grew up in Clearwater, FL. He went to medical school at Universidad Del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia and graduated in 1999. He completed his residency in family practice at Texas Tech University...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2006
    Texas Technical University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    Texas Technical University
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2002
    Texas Tech Univ Hlth Scis Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    Universidad del Medicina
    Medical School
    1999
  • 1991
    Florida State University
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ballestas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ballestas

3.1

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
47.05882352941177%
(16)
4 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
3 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
1 Star
41.1764705882353%
(14)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Ballestas?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Ballestas' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
office very clean your in and out within 45 mins, this doctor rocks.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD?
Reply
Dr B is very friendly and caring.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD?
Reply
He didn't even look at my blood tests or ask me how I was feeling (terrible side effects from new medication)! It felt like he had somewhere a lot more important to be than talking to me. A visiting supervisor came in and told me, according to my record, "thanks for being a long term patient." It...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Thank you for reaching out and please know we...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD?
Reply
I met this doctor once, My first immediate impression was he is more worrying about insurance and how they pay him than the patient and whats going on with me. I had two issues and he said I can discus only one and for the other one I have to make another appointment because that's how insurance...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
Thank you for the honest feedback. We are...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD?
Reply
Dr Balleatas is the best. The time that you are scheduled for that’s the time your seen. He takes his time with you he goes everything thorough. ?? ????????
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Ballestas?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Ballestas treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Family Doctors

More Family Doctors like Dr. Ballestas at Westside Primary Care at Sunrise

Show All Family Doctors