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Specialties & Research
Dr. Mala Balakumar, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Balakumar graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Balakumar has 3 hospital affiliations:
- Mt Sinai Hospital
- Sound Shore Medical Center
- Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Balakumar accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 18 plans
- HIP Health Plan of New York - 36 plans
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 15 plans
- Unicare - 12 plans
- Univera Healthcare - 1 plan
- Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) - 1 plan
- Anthem - 4 plans
- Humana - 5 plans
- The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
- Aetna - 3 plans
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