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About Dr. Martin Balin

Dr. Martin Balin, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL, with another office in Chicago, IL. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Balin is affiliated with Saint Joseph Hospital, Resurrection Hlth Cr, Michael Reese Hospital And Medical Center and Children's Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Martin Balin is Good. Dr. Martin Balin has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Martin Balin is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

2825 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60657
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409 W Huron St
Chicago, IL 60654
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Specialties

Dr. Martin Balin has the following 1 specialty

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Martin Balin has the following 4 expertise

  • Hot Flashes
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Menopause
  • Microsurgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Martin Balin is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Five Stars

Nice Dr. Can't wait to visit again thanks

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Very satisfied

We were very satisfied with Dr. Balin. Only had to go through in vitro one time and were successful right away. Had beautiful, healthy twin boys. We found his staff very responsive during treatment where a lot of phone calls were necessary to coordinate medication and ultrasounds. Never had to spend too much time waiting at the office.We would definitely recommend Dr. Balin.

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One Star

Horrible Doctor. The Dr. and his Assistant are rude and unprofessional.They know they are not being guided by the same standards as other professional physicians since Infertility treatments are Not Regulated by the Government there No Satndards and Dr. Balin has No Low very Satndards. Stay Away. This guy is out for the Money fast and does not care.\

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Felt like a cancer patient given 3mons to live..

where do I start; first of all, I waited more than an hour to be seen at each and every appt. I was giving an HSG to find out if my tube was open and it was the most painful experience of my life. I was never offered anything for the pain. Forgot to mention, I've had this procedure done before and was not painful at all. Dr. Balin doesn't listen, he's very unprofessional, his nurse never returns calls. He was very cold-hearted in his reaction to my situation and made me feel there was absolutely no hope for me. This information was giving to my husband and I a day before new years eve, so you could imagine how we celebrated. I would recommend all woman to stay far away from this doctor. Even if ther is bad news in the end, you wouldn't wanna be told by this doctor!!

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I am so happy with him

I am a loyal patient of Dr. Balin. I had been a patient of several RE doctor's throughout my journey with IVF when I was referred to Dr. Balin. My history was rather extensive and Dr. Balin bothered to look through everything. He read in between the lines and had a lot of questions. A previous doctor wanted to remove my tubes due to blockage and he performed a test not one, but twice to show me that they were not and they did not need removal. He is no Dr. Hollywood, and he is a no nonsense kind of doctor. He doesn't give you any false hopes (unlike other doctor's promising you that you WILL get pregnant .. when they don't know that). Well ... on my 2nd cycle with Dr. Balin we were successful. I am now the proud parent of a 5 year old ... and if I have a boy his name will be Martin in his honor. He was able to also freeze 4 wonderful embryos. I really don't agree with a lot of the reviews. He is a little on the late side, but he has a very harsh schedule. He is a teacher, an OB/GYN, and and RE. My husband and I love him ... and we are some of the most difficult people to please.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Balin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Saint Joseph Hospital, Resurrection Hlth Cr
  • Michael Reese Hospital And Medical Center
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital And Medical Center
  • Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
  • Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Michael Reese Hospital
  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

    Graduated in 1977

  • Accepted Insurance

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