Dr. John Balfour, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 85
  
Dr. Balfour
Accepting new patients

Straub Outpatient Treatment Center

888 S King St Fl 3 Honolulu, HI 96813

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(808) 522-4000

Dr. John Balfour, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Honolulu, HI and has over 59 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wash U, School of Medicine medical school in 1961. He is affiliated with Straub Clinic And Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Balfour to book an appointment.


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Experience
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Dr. Balfour's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Lump
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balfour treats Breast Lump more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Balfour treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Breast Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balfour treats Breast Diseases more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Balfour treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balfour performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Balfour performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Balfour's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Balfour accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA)
CompMED
Federal Plan 87
Health Plan Hawaii HMO
HMSA Akamai Advantage (PPO and PPO SNP)
HMSA Essential Advantage HMO
Preferred Provider Plan PPO
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Dr. Balfour's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Balfour, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Honolulu, HI and has over 59 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wash...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1966
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1962
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1961
Wash U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Straub Outpatient Treatment Center

Straub Outpatient Treatment Center888 S King St Fl 3 Honolulu, HI 96813
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Straub Clinic And Hospital

Honolulu, HI

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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