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Palur Balakrishnan, MD

Dr. Balakrishnan is a cardiologist in the Greater Houston area. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pearland and 8 more hospitals.
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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752 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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447 doctors
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446 doctors
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223 doctors
Dr. Balakrishnan saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more intellectual disability patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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706 doctors
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705 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more high cholesterol patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more chronic fatigue syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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299 doctors
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300 doctors
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149 doctors
Dr. Balakrishnan saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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221 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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398 doctors
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399 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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543 doctors
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542 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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630 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw cerebral palsy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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402 doctors
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201 doctors
Dr. Balakrishnan saw more chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more costochondritis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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563 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more lung condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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689 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more gout patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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228 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more shortness of breath patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more swelling patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more acid reflux patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more hypothyroidism patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more enlarged prostate patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more angina patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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280 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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390 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more thyroid condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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283 doctors
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Dr. Balakrishnan saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Balakrishnan sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
2211 Broadway St
Pearland, TX 77581
1,210 miles away

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Credentials
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Kilpauk Medical College
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1967

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pearland
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Systems-Southwest
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann the Woodlands Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Bayshore Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Houston Methodist St John Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • St Luke's Patients Medical Center
    C
    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
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield