Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam, MD

Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
(35)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Sugar Land, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1992 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

16659 Southwest Fwy Ste 561

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Fissure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
19

Conditions Treated

19

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

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

  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of S Ca/lac And Usc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balasubramaniam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balasubramaniam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balasubramaniam to family and friends
2.7
based on 35 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Balasubramaniam's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Absolute worst doctor I've ever met in my life. Waited for over 3 hours, with no sign of the doctor and a bumbling nurse who would not give straight answers. When I left the room to use the restroom, the doctor stopped me and said that I was not allowed in the hallway. My mom came out to speak to...more
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My husband called to cancel his appointment because of business and we are still receiving bills for $200+ even though it was their clerical error! We will never go back to her or recommend her practice!
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My experience with this doctor and her practice was VERY disappointing. All I wanted was to get an annual colonoscopy (preventive) exam recommended by my primary physician. But the whole experience has been nothing but disappointments. No one in this office bothered to explain to me about the...more
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Dr. Balasubramaniam was caring as she helped me through my health journey. I was able to ask her questions that I normally would not ask a male doctor. She made me feel secure and safe during my times that I visited her. I am so glad that I went to see her and highly recommend her to all my...more
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I am so grateful that my primary care doctor recommended "Dr. Bala" for my colonoscopy. Her explanation on what was causing my issues was life changing. She is a wonderful person who genuinely takes you as the individual and evaluates your issues thoroughly to remedy your illness and symptoms. I...more
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