Dr. Gerald Balsam, MD

Psychiatry  |  
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Age 69
(15)
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Dr. Gerald Balsam, MD
Dr. Gerald Balsam, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Orlando, FL. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

APG Behavioral- Rhonda Morales, LMHC

736 N Magnolia Ave

Orlando, FL 32803

Contact Information

(407) 423-7149

Dr. Gerald Balsam, MD

Dr. Gerald Balsam, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Balsam's Experience

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Dr. Balsam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
1

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
4

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Psychiatric Diseases

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balsam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balsam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balsam to family and friends
2.1
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Balsam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Altamonte Springs, FL |
I Really like Dr.Balsam but his staff is terrible!!!! They are unbelievably rude. When I called to reschedule my son's appointment times due to him starting a sport, they told me I would have to pay a cancellation fee! I called the Friday before his appointment the following week. Besides, I wasn't cancelling, I was rescheduling! I just needed to move his appointments to later. They made me pay a $50.00 cancellation fine because 9 months prior my son had been sick and I had to reschedule.
in Orlando, FL |
He's a wonderful Doctor. I've been going to him for 5 years. He listens and he's very very intelligent. I throughly enjoy talking with him and know he cares about me and my health.
in Orlando, FL |
He yelled at me when I told him that my Neurologist wanted me off the medicine that this doctor put me on. I informed him that my Neurologist said I should NOT be on this. He got angry, yelled at me and told me to leave and do not come back until I realize that HE is right. It was horrible. Please beware!!!! Do not go to him, there is something wrong with him.
Orlando, FL |
Horrible! I believe he is an insane person. He took issue with the questions I asked about my son's medication, and actually yelled at and belittled me in front of my two children. He even got in my face and I had to repeatedly ask him to sit down and calm down. Completely unprofessional and a little frightening.
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Dr. Balsam accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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