Dr. Eric Balaguer, MD

Dr. Eric Balaguer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Eric Balaguer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Central University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

8905 SW 87th Ave Ste 100

Miami, FL 33176

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Medical Health Plan, Inc.
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Balaguer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
De Quervain's Release
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer performs De Quervain's Release more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Trigger Finger Release
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer performs Trigger Finger Release more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer performs Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Bicep Injuries
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Fractures
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Pain
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Pain
Hernia
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer Injuries
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Injury
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Sclerosis
Tendon Repair
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Pain
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

My mission is to provide excellent care of all hand, wrist and elbow conditions using the latest minimal invasive techniques. The key to a successful outcome is good communication with my patients.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2009
    Jackson Memorial/University of Miami Dept of Orthopedics
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2001
    Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, La
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 1998
    Central University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1994
    Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Best Clinical Poster, 2011
  • Man of the Year leukemia lymphoma society., 2012

Dr. Balaguer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Balaguer

4.0

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
69.56521739130434%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
23.91304347826087%
(11)

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Great service. Doctor answered all my questions.
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Excellent, I have no complaints Dr. Balaguer was excellent.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Careplus
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Medical Health Plan, Inc.
Humana
Medica
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Preferred Health Systems
Preferred Health Network
Prudential
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