Dr. Sevag Balikian, MD

Dr. Sevag Balikian, MD

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Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Sevag Balikian, MD is a nephrology specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hyperkalemia
high
more than 86% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 64% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Balikian'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Balikian "As a Nephrologist, I know the good of the patient can only be fully achieved through communication, compassion and a comprehensive effort between the patient, primary care physician and myself."

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Ucla-Kern Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • UCLA/Kern Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ucla-Harbor Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balikian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balikian's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balikian to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Balikian'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Balikian is my nephrology doctor at Davita. He treats me very well and treats me like a human being. Always giving me enough time to ask my questions and to provide in depth answers. I feel very lucky to have him as my doctor as I view other doctors in my clinic spend very little time with...more
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Dr. Balikian is outstanding. He saved my life and was outstaning during my time in the Methodist Hospital Arcadia ICU and in his clinic as my nephrologist. He is personable, knowledgeable and excellent clinician and communicator. His office staff and particularly Lucy are excellent. I cannot...more
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Great Doctor great person great experience!
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