Dr. Christa R. Balanoff, MD

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Dr. Christa R. Balanoff, MD

General Surgery | Female

Amie C Jew 5701 W 119th St Ste 225, Overland Park, KS 66209 Get Directions

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Dr. Balanoff specializes in General Surgery and practices in Overland Park, KS. She practices at 1 location.

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      • Aetna
      • American Enterprise Group
      • American Republic
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • CoreSource
      • Coventry Health Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Golden Rule
      • Humana
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      • Thrivent Financial
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      5 based on 9 responses
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      • Staff
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Balanoff's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Excellent communication by Dr and staff. Friendly and caring. Attention to detail and speed of scheduling/coordination of all areas of care. (radiologist, oncologist, mri, lymphedema nurse, lab, and surgery) Provided clear and information list of all appointments, and where to go. Answered and explained everything in clear easy to understand way/terms. Gave patient choices and ability to express desires and needs. Very pleased with compassionate knowledgeable care. Would recommend this Dr.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Lipomas
      • Lung Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
      • Internship Hospital
        Indiana University / School of Medicine

        Completed in 1997

      • Residency Hospital
        Indiana University Med Center

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Balanoff's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Balanoff

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients