Dr. Pankaj Baluja, MD

Dr. Pankaj Baluja, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Pankaj Baluja, MD is a nephrology specialist in Oklahoma City, OK and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Krishna Institute in 2001 and specializes in nephrology.

810 NW 10th St Ste A

Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Baluja'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baluja "As a practioner, I believe in educating and involving patients regarding all aspects of their care. When patients and doctors work as a team, we have the best chance to successfully manage renal disease."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Krishna Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baluja has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baluja's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baluja to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Baluja's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (6)

we are very pleased with Dr Baluja. He is very thorough and attentive. His staff are all ways kind and happy to help you. His nurse Tiffany is the best.
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I was in bad shape before my encounter with Dr. Baluja. He's slowly getting me back on track! Wonderful bedside manners! Wonderful staff, and super sweet nurse and helpful nurse!
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Great Nephrologist! I was close to dialysis and now my creatine function is at 1.79. Blood pressure was 112-56. Heart rate was 51 today. Weight was 188 today. No swelling for over 2 years .He is now seeing me every 5 months. I had a lot of swelling and my creatine function was at 3.8. I would...more
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Very knowledgeable and personable. Immediately put me at easy. Explained in detail what his plans were for me. Gave me several potential options and scenarios for a recovery plan. I am very confident that he can resolve any issues pertaining to my health. I would recommend him to my family and...more
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I found Dr. Baluja to be immediately likeable. He listens! He takes a sincere interest in my well being. He explains test results, his concerns and why he orders certain tests and medications. He offers practical advise on general things I may do to improve my health and protect my kidneys. ...more
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