Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MD

Pediatric Nephrology •  Male • Age 56

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Dr. Balachandra
400 Harborside Dr # 100 Galveston, TX 77550

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(409) 772-2222

Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MD is a pediatric nephrology specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1986 and specializes in pediatric nephrology.

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Dr. Balachandra accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balachandra treats Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balachandra treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Hydronephrosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balachandra treats Hydronephrosis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Balachandra's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shivaiah Balachandra, MD is a pediatric nephrology specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1986 and specializes in pediatric nephrology.

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

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78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)