Dr. Sharmini Balakrishnan, MD

Dr. Sharmini Balakrishnan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Sharmini Balakrishnan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Louisville, KY. She specializes in ophthalmology.

301 E Muhammad Ali Blvd

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 88% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 80% of peers
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Balakrishnan does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Balakrishnan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balakrishnan to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Balakrishnan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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