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Dr. Palur Balakrishnan, MD

Cardiology*
3.0 (6)
Map Pin Small Pearland, TX
Accepting new patients
57 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Palur Balakrishnan, MD

Dr. Palur Balakrishnan, MD is a Cardiologist in Pearland, TX. They specialize in Cardiology, has 57 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from Madras University Madras India and is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast and HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland. Dr. Balakrishnan, completed a residency at St. Vincent Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Balakrishnan an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Balakrishnan works at Premier Heart Specialists in Pearland, TX. They are accepting new patients and accept Cigna and UnitedHealthCare 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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    Premier Heart Specialists
    2211 BROADWAY ST, Pearland, TX 77581 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 57 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Tamil
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1679508485
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • St Lukes Hospital / Baylor College Of Medicine
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    Residency
    • St. Vincent Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Government General Hospital Madras
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Madras University Madras India
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    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast
    • HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland

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    Dr. Palur Balakrishnan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Balakrishnan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Balakrishnan works at Premier Heart Specialists in Pearland, TX. View the full address on Dr. Balakrishnan’s profile.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Balakrishnan. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Balakrishnan.

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