Dr. Sevag Balikian, MD

Dr. Sevag Balikian, MD

Nephrology | Male | 42 years old

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.Read more

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Fluid Disorders
  • Gout
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Deficiency
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Procedures Performed

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

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    Ucla-Kern Med Ctr

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA/Kern Med Ctr

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ucla-Harbor Med Ctr

    Completed in 2012

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Balikian's Care Philosophy

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.