Dr. Donald Balder, MD

Dr. Donald Balder, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Donald Balder, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gulfport, MS and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

15190 Community Rd Ste 210

Gulfport, MS 39503

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Balder's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balder performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Balder performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balder treats Obesity more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Balder treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balder performs Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Balder performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Balder's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Esophageal Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Surgery
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Donald Balder, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gulfport, MS and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Rhode Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
U Ill Chicago Hosps
Residency Hospital
1992
U Ill Chicago Hosps
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
1993
1992
1991

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One of the best Dr’s I have ever known! Amazing man who truly cares for the patients well being!
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Best outcomes Best advice Best, nicest bedside ever. Haters and phonies leave bad reviews for what, his patient results speak for themselves. Best father ever too!!
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Dr. Balder performed VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy) on me and my wife this year. One of the best decisions we've ever made...and Dr. Balder was terrific! Thorough, helpful, professional!
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO