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Dr. Naveen Ballem, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.4 (25)
Map Pin Small Bridgewater, NJ
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Naveen Ballem, MD

Dr. Naveen Ballem, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Bridgewater, NJ. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA and is affiliated with Hunterdon Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Ballem an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Ballem works at New York Bariatric Group in Bridgewater, NJ with other offices in Glen Ridge, NJ, Washington, NJ and Parsippany, NJ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ballem's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Bridgewater Office
    1121 US Highway 22 Ste 205, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 633-8446
  2. 2
    Montclair Office
    230 Sherman Ave, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 633-8446
  3. 3
    New York Bariatric Group
    6 Club House Dr Ste 204, Washington, NJ 07882 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 633-8446
  4. 4
    Parsippany Office
    3219 Route 46 Ste 114, Parsippany, NJ 07054 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 633-8446

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  • Hunterdon Medical Center

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    About Dr. Naveen Ballem, MD

    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1306971874
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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