Dr. Teresa Balcomb, MD

Dr. Teresa Balcomb, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Teresa Balcomb, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Albuquerque, NM. She is 65 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Balcomb is affiliated with Lovelace Women's Hospital.

5150 Journal Center Blvd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(505) 262-7375

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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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

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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

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balcomb to family and friends
4.8
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
in Albuquerque, NM |
Did a surgery on my hand, very please with the overall process.
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Dr. Balcomb accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Balcomb has admitting privileges

Lovelace Women's Hospital
4701 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
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