Dr. Mala Murthy Balakumar MD is a female Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Dr. Mala Balakumar has 4 office locations.
West End
Sound Shore Medical Center
140 Lockwood Ave
Ste 210
New Rochelle, NY 10801

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(4)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mala Balakumar is Excellent. Dr. Balakumar has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mala Balakumar, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.


Education & Awards

Dr. Balakumar graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. She has 2 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

Affiliations

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

Languages

  • French
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Sindhi


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Mala M. Balakumar practice?
Dr. Mala Balakumar practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near New Rochelle, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Roslyn Heights, NY.
See New Rochelle Colorectal Surgeons and New Rochelle Surgeons.