Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Pediatric Nephrology •  Male • Age 74

  4 Reviews

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD is a pediatric nephrology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in pediatric nephrology and pediatrics.

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Dr. Baliga's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Kidney Disease
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Dr. Baliga treats Kidney Disease more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Baliga treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Dr. Baliga treats Vascular Disease more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Baliga treats this condition more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Baliga's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

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 Karnata...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindustani
  • English

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average