Dr. Ganesh Balu, MD

Dr. Ganesh Balu, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. Ganesh Balu, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Wilmington, DE. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

390 Mitch Rd

Wilmington, DE 19804

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Allstate
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Keystone Health Plan East
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Dr. Balu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balu treats Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Balu treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balu treats Low Back Pain more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Balu treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Migraine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balu treats Migraine more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Balu treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine

Dr. Balu's conditions and procedures:

Acupuncture
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiropractic Plus Kinesiology (CPK)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Discography
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Medical Acupuncture
Migraine
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Conduction Studies
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Therapeutic Massage
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ganesh Balu, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Wilmington, DE. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • U Pittsburgh Mc
    Residency Hospital
  • U Pittsburgh Mc
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

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3.4

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I visited Dr Balu for a for a lumbar steroid injection t treat a herniated disc. i found he and his staff to be very caring and personable
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I think he is a wonderful doctor I been going to him for 8 year now !! He is very caring doctor, he listens to your needs and he not out to just to give pills he wants to fit the problem!!!
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Doesn't listen to patients. To eager about the mighty dollar! Patient care below average
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I have been a patient with Dr.Balu for almost 15 years, I find him very compassionate about his patients and tries to give you different avenues for your health approach and how to manage your pain. Although Iam now living overseas but I still continue to come to his office for my follow ups.
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Very poor pain doctor, no compassion for severe chronic pain, don't go there!!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Allstate
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Independence Blue Cross
Personal Choice PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Nationwide
State Farm
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Veteran Administration Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Union Hospital

Elkton, MD

Wilmington Hospital

Wilmington, DE