Dr. Karl Balch, MD

Dr. Karl Balch, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karl Balch, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics doctor who practices in Bakersfield, CA. He is 35 years old and has been practicing for 7 years.

2400 Bahamas Dr Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Balch

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

See how frequently Dr. Balch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 23% of peers

Dr. Balch's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

8

Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
0

Board Certifications

Dr. Balch does not have any board certifications listed.

41

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

More

Read More
24

Procedures

  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Osteotomy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Ohio State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Balch has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Balch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Balch does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Balch and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Balch's Reviews

Help millions of people find the right doctor. Share your experience today!
Are you Dr. Balch?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

See our Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedic Specialists at Mercy Hospitals

Visit Dr. Balch

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Balch accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Balch has admitting privileges

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
420 34th St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
View Hospital Profile