Dr. Larry Balentine, MD

Dr. Larry Balentine, MD

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Age 69
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Dr. Larry Balentine, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Poulsbo, WA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology.

20700 Bond Rd NE

Poulsbo, WA 98370

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dr. Balentine's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balentine treats Limb Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Balentine treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balentine treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Balentine treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balentine treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Balentine treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Balentine's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Larry Balentine, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Poulsbo, WA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • University Of Ks Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1977
    University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977

Awards

Dr. Balentine's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Balentine

4.0

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
73.91304347826087%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
26.08695652173913%
(6)

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Very understanding and very thorough. I've read the other reviews and the 1 star from Deb A. states that if Dr Balentien wasn't the only show in town but lists Seattle as her home. That makes no sense as the entire region has many options for a rheumatologist.
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Dr. Balentine is incredibly attentive and addresses every concern. He goes above and beyond to help and has been amazing !!
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I feel the doctor literally saved my life. I was in such horrible shape that I could barely move and was in excruciating pain, after no help and misdiagnosis from Peninsula Community Health Services. Dr. Balentine is totally professional. He always explained what he was doing and why. He always...Read More
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If there was another show in town I would be going there. I have had nothing but bad experiences with this office and their staff. They have asked me for duplicate blood tests and xrays during 3 back to back appointments. The wait time is beyond belief and the follow up on their part is...Read More
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If I could leave zero stars I would. He wanted to run invasive tests (liver biopsy when 8 years of labs run 4 x a year have very average numbers. The egotistical said he never believed tests run "who knows where", wouldn't rely on recent x-rays reviewed by a radiologist, he wanted to run them...Read More
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