Dr. Teresa Balcomb, MD

Dr. Teresa Balcomb, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Teresa Balcomb, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

5150 Journal Center Blvd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(505) 262-7375

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Balcomb's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • John P Smith Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balcomb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balcomb's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balcomb to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Balcomb's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Did a surgery on my hand, very please with the overall process.
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