Dr. Thomas Balaskas, MD

Dr. Thomas Balaskas, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Balaskas, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1984 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

1000 E Paris Ave SE Ste 210

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 285-3310

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
high
more than 80% of peers
Maternal Anemia
normal
more than 73% of peers
C-Section
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Urinary Disorders
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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Il Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balaskas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balaskas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balaskas to family and friends
4.3
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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

Dr. Balaskas' 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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Grand Rapids, MI |
While I thought the Dr's. were great, we had to wait for over 45 minutes for appointments that were scheduled 2 weeks to a month in advance. I understand that Dr's have emergencies and things come up but if you are 45 minutes late on a consistent basis there is a fundamental issue with their...more
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Just the best doctor anyone with a high risk pregnancy could ask for. I had a very complicated pregnancy with a lot of stress and he absolutely made me feel at ease. His ultrasound tech is the best, too. As his his partner/wife. Couldn't ask for a better experience. Oh, but be prepared to wait....more
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Dr. Balaskas accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Spectrum Health

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Hospitals where Dr. Balaskas has admitting privileges

Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus
200 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center Avenue
Wyoming, MI 49519
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Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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