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Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum), Surgical Specialist
21 years of experience
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mala Balakumar is Good. Dr. Balakumar has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

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.

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


Dr. Balakumar has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Mt Sinai Hospital 
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center 
  • Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital 


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  • Sindhi
  • Tamil
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  • Greek
  • Italian

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Additional Information
Dr. Mala Murthy Balakumar MD is a female Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Mala M. Balakumar practice?
Dr. Mala Balakumar has 5 office locations.
Dr. Mala Balakumar practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Garden City, NY.
Additional practice locations include: New Rochelle, NY and Pelham, NY.
See Garden City Colorectal Surgeons and Garden City Surgeons.