Dr. Savitha Balaraman, MD

Dr. Savitha Balaraman, MD

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Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
46 y/o
(32)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Savitha Balaraman, MD is an oncology specialist in Farmington Hills, MI and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in oncology.

27900 Grand River Ave

Farmington Hills, MI 48336
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Balaraman'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

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

104  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Wayne St University Detroit M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wm Beaumont Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balaraman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balaraman's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balaraman to family and friends
32 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Balaraman'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Although there may be a wait, especially if you aren't her 1st appointment, it's worth it. She is thorough, attentive, knowledgeable and caring. She provided excellent care to my mother until the very end.
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Dr. Balaraman is one of the best physicians I have ever encountered. I have interacted with many physicians in my 70 years and she is not only very skilled in her specialty; she is an excellent communicator and has a level of compassion that is really wonderful.
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Dr. Balaraman is extremely kind, thoughtful and compassionate, she shows support to all of her patients. Dr. Balaraman is also exceedingly knowledgeable and although very busy, she takes the time to answer any and all questions you may have and if there are any concerns they are addressed...more
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Dr. Balaraman was recommended to my wife by our cardiologist for a platelet problem one year before I was diagnosed with non=Hodgkins lymphoma. I was impressed with her expertise and care and thus made an easy decision for her to be my oncologist. She put together a team of doctors that followed...more
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As I reflect on this very serious health challenge, I am brought to tears at the level of compassion, concern, thoroughness, empathy, kindness and expertise Dr. Savitha Balaraman has afforded me. I don't take lightly nor for granted the professionalism that I have received. I would HIGHLY recommend...more
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