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Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.3 (10)
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD

Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Arlington Heights, IL. They graduated from CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY and is affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital.

Dr. Balaram works at Hand Surgery Associates SC in Arlington Heights, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Hand Fracture and Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Balaram's Office Locations

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    Hand Surgery Associates Sc
    515 W Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 956-0099

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  • Northwest Community Hospital

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Hand Fracture
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Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open Chevron Icon
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Dec 03, 2020
My husband’s fingers were about to be lost due to a horrendous work injury - dr Balaram said usually the drs will just cut them off -he said “what the heck he would give it a shot to fix it and it WORKED !!!! Incredibly talented dr - listens well - very responsive to his patients - kind hearted helping to restore function to the hand of people - a real benefactor of humanity!!! I give him 5 stars ?? ?? ?? ?? ??- he is wonderful- up to date on technique and thorough- ????????????
Fingers restored by excellent orthopedic surgeon- — Dec 03, 2020
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About Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Languages Spoken
  • English
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NPI Number
  • 1013171636
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  • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. Ajay Balaram, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Balaram is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

Dr. Balaram has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

Dr. Balaram has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

Dr. Balaram works at Hand Surgery Associates SC in Arlington Heights, IL. View the full address on Dr. Balaram’s profile.

Dr. Balaram has seen patients for Hand Fracture and Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) , and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Balaram on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

10 patients have reviewed Dr. Balaram. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Balaram.

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