Dr. Samuel Ballon, MD

Dr. Samuel Ballon, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Samuel Ballon, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from McGill University and specializes in gynecologic oncology, obstetrics & gynecology, and more.

2504 Samaritan Dr Ste 20

San Jose, CA 95124

Contact Information

(408) 358-1804

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hysterectomy - Open
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Ballon'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.

3  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

35  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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

  • McGill University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Jewish General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Jewish General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford Health Services Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballon's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballon to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Ballon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My OB/Gyn referred me to Dr. Ballon after results showed uterine cancer cells. I was without insurance at the time. I never felt "less than" when I met with him. Consultation was thorough. He was kind and funny. He came to my local hospital and he, along with my Ob/Gyn performed my surgery. The...more
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Dr. Ballon performed my mom's full hysterectomy. Not only did he have a horrible bedside manner, but he actually caused a fistula (small hole in bladder) during the procedure which he could not even find to fix. We needed to go to Stanford to have her bladder repaired. I would never go to him again...more
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