Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

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Nephrology  |  
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71 y/o
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Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Baliga is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children and Ochsner Medical Center.

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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 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.
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Dr. Baliga's Experience

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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
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Inflammation
  • Kidney Stones
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Background Check

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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

  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baliga to family and friends
3.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Baliga's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
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Dr. Baliga accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    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
  • Cigna
  • 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
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Baliga has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children
4700 South I-10 Service Road West
Metairie, LA 70001
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Tulane Medical Center
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112
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