Dr. Robert Balkan, MD

Dr. Robert Balkan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Robert Balkan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3434 Prytania St Ste 250

New Orleans, LA 70115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Diplopia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Esotropia
normal
more than 80% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Balkan'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

57  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Calif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balkan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balkan's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balkan to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Balkan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

New Patient with double vision. He asked me questions that no other Dr. had addressed and did special testes. Very intent on listening to me and concerned about my eye health. Totally impressed and would recommend him anytime.
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He is a very courteous and experienced individual, and patients feel secure in his professional care.
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