Dr. Ronaldo Ballecer, MD

Dr. Ronaldo Ballecer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Ronaldo Ballecer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery in 1972 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

540 E Herndon Ave Ste 105

Fresno, CA 93720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ballecer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Ballecer'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

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

65  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • St Thomas Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballecer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballecer's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballecer to family and friends
31 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Ballecer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Poor bedside manners: he left the door open while talking to me. His only means of diagnosing my issues was obtaining a medical history and looking in my ears. He was not informative but somewhat cynical, telling me ultimately telling me the way to deal with my dizziness is stop medications and...more
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Dr Ballecers staff are kind and professional. Office has a welcoming vibe that puts you at ease. Dr Ballecer is a thoughtful man who takes the time necessary to understand your problem. He moves quickly from diagnosis to treatment. I like the fact that he doesn't overtreat, and/or order...more
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I think my computer was hacked. I went to this doctor almost 2 yrs. ago. he was thorough and knowledgeable. took his time and explained things in a professional manner. probably would return if something came up.
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I have seen Dr. Ballecer and he has the worst bedside manner of a Dr. I have ever seen. He treated me for a paralyzed vocal cord, I paid my bill, and they claimed they never received it, they continued to hassle me and I continued to through the bill in the trash!
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He prescribed an antibiotic that had two Black Box warnings from the government for a sinus infection despite clear warnings that the antibiotic was not indicted for sinus infections as it was linked to serious side effects. After my health was severely damaged, he passed me off to someone else to...more
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