Dr. Samuel C. Ballon, MD

Dr. Samuel C. Ballon, MD

Gynecologic Oncology | Male | 71 years old

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Dr. Ballon specializes in Gynecologic Oncology and practices in San Jose, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecologynull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Gynecologic Oncology
      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Board Certifications

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      • Gynecological Oncology
      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breech Position
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Cancer
      • Cervical Polyps
      • Endometriosis
      • Fallopian Tube Cancer
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Ovarian Cysts
      • Pap Smear Abnormalities
      • Perimenopause
      • Rectovaginal Fistula
      • Scleroderma
      • Thrombosis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Uterine Fibroids
      • Uterine Prolapse
      • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
      • Vaginal Cancer
      • Vulvar Cancer

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Colpopexy
      • Colporrhaphy
      • Colposcopy
      • C-Section
      • Endocervical Curettage
      • Excision of Cervix
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
      • Hysterectomy - Open
      • Incontinence Sling Procedure
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
      • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
      • Rh Incompatibility Screening
      • Vaginal Surgery
      • Vaginectomy
      • Vulvectomy
      • Wound Repair

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        McGill University
      • Internship Hospital
        Jewish General Hospital
      • Residency Hospital
        Jewish General Hospital
        Stanford Health Services Hospital
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

        Completed in 1976

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
      • Italian
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
      • Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ballon's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ballon

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients