Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MD

Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MD

Pediatric Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MD is a pediatric nephrology doctor who practices in Galveston, TX. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

400 Harborside Dr # 100

Galveston, TX 77550

Contact Information

(409) 772-2222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Kidney Infection
high
more than 85% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balachandra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balachandra accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Balachandra has admitting privileges

University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555
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