Dr. Tessa Balach, MD

Dr. Tessa Balach, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Tessa Balach, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Farmington, CT. She graduated from New York Medical College and specializes in orthopedic surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, and more.Read her story

263 Farmington Ave

Farmington, CT 06032

Contact Information

(860) 679-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
normal
more than 79% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
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more than 43% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
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more than 38% of peers

Dr. Balach'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.

Dr. Balach's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Balach "Dr. Balach is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UConn Health. She specializes in the management of patients with musculoskeletal tumors along with patients who have hip and knee arthritis. Dr. Balach received her medical degree from New York Medical College. She completed her orthopaedic surgery residency and a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at the University of Chicago. Dr. Balach's clinical practice focuses on the treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the bone and soft tissues, in addition to metastatic disease. Dr. Balach specializes in the surgical care of pelvic, upper, and lower extremity tumors using limb-salvage techniques. She has a special interest in computer-assisted navigation for the resection of pelvic tumors. Dr. Balach works with an integrated team of specialists that include adult and pediatric oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons and pathologists to ensure her patients receive comprehensive care. Dr. Balach's goal is to provide compassionate, individualized care for patients with complex problems. In addition, Dr. Balach's clinical practice includes the treatment of hip and knee arthritis with joint replacement surgery."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Balach does not have any board certifications listed.

63  Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Balach has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Balach has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balach's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balach to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Balach's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

She is excellent explains everything very clearly. She is positive and does great work.
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