Dr. Louis Balsama, DO

Dr. Louis Balsama, DO

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(35)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Louis Balsama, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in Sewell, NJ. He is 45 years old.

338 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd

Sewell, NJ 08080

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • 26 More

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Top Care Areas

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Obesity
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 87% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 63% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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 Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balsama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balsama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balsama to family and friends
4.7
based on 35 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Balsama'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
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Clementon, NJ |
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...more
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Dr. Balsama was amazing. I don't need to say anything else.
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in Riverside NJ |
Excellent Dr. Expert at what he does.
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in Magnolia, NJ |
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...more
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in sewell nj |
Dr. Balsama is a very caring, smart, and extremely talented Surgeon. I felt very confident in his surgical skills and had a very good outcome. He is very handsome too. Thank you Dr. Balsama
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Balsama accepts 35 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus 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 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) 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 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 POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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