Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD

Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD

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46 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Carlos Ballestas, MD is a family medicine specialist in Sunrise, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Universidad del Medicina in 1999 and specializes in family medicine and geriatric medicine.

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Dr. Ballestas' Experience

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Dr. Ballestas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballestas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballestas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballestas to family and friends
2.7
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Ballestas' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Ft Lauderdale, FL
I feel as though he rushes through the appointments. He doesn't really sit to get to know why you're here and what's going on. I will not be returning and I wouldn't recommend him to any of my friends or family . His staff is awesome though.
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in Ft Lauderdale, FL
He's very self absorbed and seem to not understand it's best to listen to the patient so that he can make the correct solution.
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in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Unfortunately I can't give him zero stars. I have a very good reason as follows. My wife wanted to meet with a different physician in Westside Primary Care facility due to an urgent medical need but ended up meeting with Dr. Ballestas. She was having high heart rate and we suspected elevated...more
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in Lauderhill
Very compassionate, good bedside manners. Happy to have him as my doctor. He is highly recommended.
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in Pompano Beach, FL
Dr. Balletsas is a very arrogant doctor no bedside manners
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