Dr. Louis Balsama, DO

Dr. Louis Balsama, DO

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o
(37)

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Dr. Louis Balsama, DO is a general surgery specialist in Sewell, NJ. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Advocare Surgical Specialists of Washington Township

338 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd

Sewell, NJ 08080
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Balsama's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balsama performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Balsama performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balsama treats Obesity more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Balsama treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balsama performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Balsama performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Balsama's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia
Hidradenitis
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Louis Balsama, DO is a general surgery specialist in Sewell, NJ. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School

Awards

Dr. Balsama's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Balsama

4.7

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Balsama is one of the most down to earth Drs that I have ever encountered!!! Leaves no details unsaid. After my surgery, he spent time explaining everything to my husband in detail and easy to understand language!! Answered all questions and made sure my family had a full understanding of...Read More
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Dr. Balsama was amazing. I don't need to say anything else.
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Excellent Dr. Expert at what he does.
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Dr Balsama is a compassionate dr. Who sincerely cares about improving the lives of his patients. I had the surgery a year ago and have Lat approximately 80 pounds. I feel so much better, like my appearance so much more and feel like my old self again. His staff is wonderful and very helpful in this...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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