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Balaji Charlu, MD

Dr. Charlu is a pain medicine doctor in the Newport Beach area. He is affiliated with Hoag Hospital Irvine and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian.
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540 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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568 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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317 doctors
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316 doctors
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158 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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330 doctors
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330 doctors
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164 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.9k doctors
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947 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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472 doctors
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472 doctors
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236 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.1k doctors
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526 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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304 doctors
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304 doctors
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152 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more spondylosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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741 doctors
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741 doctors
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370 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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842 doctors
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841 doctors
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420 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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80 doctors
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81 doctors
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40 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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397 doctors
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397 doctors
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198 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more sciatica patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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578 doctors
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578 doctors
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289 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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325 doctors
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325 doctors
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Dr. Charlu saw more tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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222 doctors
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222 doctors
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110 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more scoliosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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228 doctors
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228 doctors
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Dr. Charlu saw more herniated disc patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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748 doctors
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748 doctors
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374 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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752 doctors
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752 doctors
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376 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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455 doctors
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454 doctors
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227 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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58 doctors
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57 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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741 doctors
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742 doctors
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370 doctors
Dr. Charlu saw more chronic pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Charlu sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Orthopedic Surgery Center of Orange County
22 Corporate Plaza Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
2,584 miles away
West Coast Radiology - Irvine
16300 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine, CA 92618
2,577 miles away
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Credentials
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2001

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Charlu is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Hoag Hospital Irvine
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SelectHealth
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield