Dr. Karen Ballen, MD

Hematology  |  
Female  |  
Age 57
(2)
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Dr. Karen Ballen, MD
Dr. Karen Ballen, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in Boston, MA. She is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Ballen is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital.

0 Emerson Pl Ste 118

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 724-1124

Dr. Karen Ballen, MD

Dr. Karen Ballen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Ballen's Experience

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Dr. Ballen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Beth Israel Hosp/Harvard Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Beth Israel Hosp/Harvard Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballen to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ballen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
Patient Comments (1)
in Merrimack, NH |
I was a patient of Dr. Ballen at Mass General Hospital from December of 2012 until she transferred to the University of Virginia. Dr. Ballen performed a miracle with me and because of her I am still going strong going on my 5th year. I would definitely recommend her to anyone.
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Dr. Ballen accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ballen has admitting privileges

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114
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