Dr. Sivanthan Balachandran, MD

Dr. Sivanthan Balachandran, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sivanthan Balachandran, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Conway, SC. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

834 Farrar Dr

Conway, SC 29526

Contact Information

(843) 347-9487

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Balachandran performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • 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
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balachandran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balachandran's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balachandran to family and friends
3.3
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Balachandran's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Myrtle Beach |
Dr. Balachandran is fabulous! He is extremely bright & very attentive to details. Personally I've never seen a physician give my father such a thorough exam. I appreciate his willingness to work with other specialty physicians in regards to my fathers' care. Dr. Balachandran & Lila, his nurse, were...more
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in Burgaw, NC |
My mother says the doctors are ok but that staff gots to go. Lori the clinical manager is never there on time, that's why she never knows whats going on with her staff because she NEVER there. Dorothy the clinical nurse they should have fired her a long time ago, she doesn't care what the staff...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Balachandran accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Balachandran has admitting privileges

Conway Medical Center
300 Singleton Ridge Rd
Conway, SC 29526
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Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center
809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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McLeod Loris Hospital
3655 Mitchell St
Loris, SC 29569
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