Dr. Michael Balk, MD

Dr. Michael Balk, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Michael Balk, MD is a cardiology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiology.Read his story

5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 880

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 256-2525

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Balk performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Balk's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Balk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Balk "Medical Director, Northside HVI. Current president AHA chapter. Former ACC council for 6 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Balk "Excellence in cardiovascular care. I treat my patients like I would treat my family and try to avoid unnecessary testing."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dementia
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balk's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balk to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Balk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient of Dr Balk for around 10 years, during that time I received a stent, angioplasty and pacemaker. I have recommended friends and family to him. He has my total trust, I would see no other cardiologist.
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