Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MB BS

Pediatric NephrologyMaleAge 58

Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MB BS is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Webster, TX and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Balachandra to book an appointment.

Dr. Balachandra

Texas Gulf Coast Medical System

250 Blossom St Webster, TX 77598
Telehealth services available

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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Balachandra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balachandra treats Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balachandra treats Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Congenital Renal Dysplasia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balachandra treats Congenital Renal Dysplasia more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • 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
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vasculitis

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(409) 772-2538

Dr. Balachandra accepts the following insurance:

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LocalPlus
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Humana
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MB BS is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Webster, TX and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Education

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

Awards

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What are Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MB BS's top areas of care?

Dr. Balachandra frequently treats Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease, Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis, and Congenital Renal Dysplasia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Balachandra treats.

Where is Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MB BS's office located?

Dr. Balachandra's office is located at 250 Blossom St, Webster, TX 77598. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Texas Gulf Coast Medical System250 Blossom St Webster, TX 77598
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The University of Texas Medical Branch301 University Blvd Galveston, TX 77555
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Affiliated Hospitals

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University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

Galveston, TX

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)