Dr. Carmen Ballestas, MD

Dr. Carmen Ballestas, MD

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Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  |  
Female  |  
41 y/o
(11)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Carmen Ballestas, MD is a pediatric hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Hollywood, FL. She is 41 years old.

JDCH Center of Cancer and Blood Disorders

1150 N 35th Ave Ste 100

Hollywood, FL 33021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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See how frequently Dr. Ballestas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sickle Cell Disease
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more than 83% of peers
Blood Disorders
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more than 73% of peers
Pancytopenia
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more than 61% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis

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

  • Universidad Del Norte
    Medical School | Graduated

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
5.0
based on 11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Ballestas' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ballestas accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Select HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ballestas has admitting privileges

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
1005 Joe DiMaggio Drive
Hollywood, FL 33021
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Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson St
Hollywood, FL 33021
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