Dr. Kyle Balch, MD

Dr. Kyle Balch, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Kyle Balch, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3101 SW College Rd

Ocala, FL 34474

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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22  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Mayo Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Jules Stein Eye Inst/UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balch's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balch to family and friends
37 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Balch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I have gone to Dr. Balch for 10+ years, and have been thrilled with his care and with the efficiency of the practice. Dr. Balch is professional and friendly, and very thorough. He always listens to me carefully, and explains things well.
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Poor patient interaction and little follow-up. This doctor seems to rely too much on impressions supplied by his office assistants instead of his personal instincts, which might not be so developed.
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Excellent doctor. Very pleasant and personable.
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Dr. Balch is a skilled Ophthalmologist with a caring and personable demeanor. He relates to patients of all ages which is an admirable trait. The person that reviewed and submitted 1 star twice should not be considered into this equation as he was basing it on office practice and not on the...more
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Dr Balch is a gifted surgeon. I was so scared about having cataract surgery but the surgery went so well and I can see so much better. Thank you so much Dr. Balch. The staff at the surgery center are very professional which helped a lot too. My general practitioner recommended Dr. Balch to me...more
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