Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
72 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD is a nephrology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in nephrology, pediatric nephrology, and more.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

1315 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Medicaid

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Dr. Baliga's Experience

Dr. Baliga's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Nephrology and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Baliga's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baliga "Dr. Baliga received his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India. He completed his undergraduate studies at Loyola College in Madras, India."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baliga "Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga is the section head of Pediatric Nephrology at Ochsner. He is certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology by American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Baliga attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in Karnataka, India and completed his internship at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his nephrology fellowship at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and his pediatrics residencies at Sisters Charity Healthcare System in Cleveland, Ohio and Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Baliga was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation in 2012."

3  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

21  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Loyola College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1962
  • Kasturba Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Jewish Hospital & Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Diploma in Child Health
    Other Education | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baliga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindustani

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baliga's Reviews

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4 total reviews

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Dr. Baliga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes
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