Dr. Louis H. Balsama, DO

Dr. Louis H. Balsama, DO

32 reviews

General Surgery | Male | 44 years old

Advocare Surgical Specialists of Washington Township
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Dr. Balsama specializes in General Surgery and practices in Sewell, NJ. He practices at 2 locations.

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in Riverside NJ |
Excellent Dr. Expert at what he does.
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 whole process and journey. Dr Balsama us very personable and has helped me reach a goal I could not achieve any other way.
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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Dr. Balsama's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

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

Education

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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