Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Pediatric NephrologyMaleAge 75

Accepting new patients

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Shreveport, LA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Baptist and Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baliga to book an appointment.


Ochsner LSU Physicians Group - OLPG

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(504) 345-1180
Ochsner LSU Physicians Group - OLPG1501 Kings Hwy Shreveport, LA 71103

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Dr. Baliga's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mineral Metabolism Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baliga treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Baliga treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Baliga's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Stones
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Dr. Baliga accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Choice Care PPO
Special Needs Plan SNP
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PPO Plus
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Special Needs Plan
Special Needs Plan SNP
Three Rivers Provider Network
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga is the section head of Pediatric Nephrology at Ochsner. He is certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology by American Board...Read more


Dr. Baliga received his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India. He completed his undergraduate studies at Loyola College in Madras, India.


  • Pediatric Nephrology


Children's Hospital of Michigan
Fellowship Hospital
St. Vincent's Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Diploma in Child Health
Govt Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
Kasturba Medical College
Medical School
Loyola College
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 345-1180, and for other questions, call (318) 626-0268.

Does Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Baliga has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Baliga's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Baliga frequently treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders, Acidosis, and Acute Glomerulonephritis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Baliga treats.

Where is Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD's office located?

Dr. Baliga's office is located at 1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, LA 71103. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD speak?

Dr. Baliga speaks Hindustani and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Baliga is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA
19 Awards Received

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average