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Melinda Bautista Balarbar, MD
Family Medicine
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About
Treating the entire family of all ages, and sports medicine. I am married with three children, enjoy piano, outside sports and family time. Dr. Balarbar takes appointments all day on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday mornings and Thursdays mornings.

Ages SeenNewborns (0-28 days), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS | Open Choice PPO
Beech Street of Texas
Beech Street of Texas PPO PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Federal Select PPO | HMO Blue Essentials HMO | Medicare Advantage Oncor/Energy Future Holdings Retirees PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
CAC Plan PPO | Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO
First Health
First Health PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare (formerly One Health Plan)
Great West PPO PPO | Open Access PPO-Open Access PPO-OA
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care (incl NTHN)
HealthSmart PPO PPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO EPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO GEPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Concentric Network SmartNet PPO | Humana Medicare Advantage PPO/HMO | Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Railroad
Medicare
Medicare
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
Oscar Health Ins Co of Texas EPO
Private Health Care System
Private Health Care System PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network - Group | EPO Network - Individual/Family | HMO Network - Group | HMO Network - Individual/Family | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network - Group | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network | Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
United HealthCare
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 10, 2018, Melinda Bautista Balarbar, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Family Practice, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Residency: Family Practice, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Grapevine
Reviews(54)
Overall: 4.831
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Oct 2, 2018
This has been a great doctor the 10 years I have been going to her. Very thorough and very caring.
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Oct 1, 2018
Dr. Balabar is very friendly & warm, yet firm & concerned when lifestyle changes are needed. I really want to improve my health after talking with her. She offers advice & different things to try. I really like her & feel like she listens to what I am struggling with to reach an optimum outcome. my husband also sees a physician at this office. We are both really happy with the convenience & level of the treatment we receive.
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Sep 25, 2018
Very professional
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Sep 20, 2018
Dr. Balarbar has been my primary provider for years, because she listens. She is professional and caring. My husband sees her, because of my high recommendation.
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Sep 19, 2018
I LOVE Dr. Balabar. I\'m a long time patient. Over the years I have received excellent care.She is compassionate, caring and easy to talk to. I feel fortunate to have a great PCP!
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Sep 19, 2018
Always willing to listen, discuss and advise in a very helpful manner.
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Sep 18, 2018
So kind, compassionate, knowledgeable. didn\'t feel rushed and she was very willing to address any concerns. love, love, love her
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Sep 17, 2018
She is great!
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Sep 11, 2018
Dr. Balarbar always shows concern for me, not just my medical issues.
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Sep 10, 2018
very happy
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Sep 5, 2018
great as usual
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Sep 4, 2018
Dr. Balabar is an awesome Doctor for my whole family. This facility has always been top notch to me and my family.
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Sep 4, 2018
I have been going to Melinda Balabar for over 10 years. I feel comfortable with her and confident that she is helping me stay healthy.
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Aug 28, 2018
Dr. Balarbar provides excellent care, taking time to discuss any health concerns.
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Aug 28, 2018
I have been going to Dr Balabar for over 15 years. Love her attention and concern to myself and my family
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Aug 21, 2018
all was good
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Aug 15, 2018
I was well cared for.
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Aug 13, 2018
I appreciate how personable Dr. Balarbar is and would recommend her to anyone looking for a great doctor!
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Aug 8, 2018
listened carefully and explained with thoroughness
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Aug 7, 2018
Best primary care physician I\'ve ever had. Dr. Balarbar\'s easy going manner and reassurance about health concerns puts me at ease.
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Aug 6, 2018
Even though I was the last patient at the end of the day, Dr. Balarbar was very generous and patient with her time and offered helpful suggestions for me.
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Jul 24, 2018
I love Dr. Balarbar and her staff. She always takes the time to listen to my problems and I respect her advice.
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Jul 23, 2018
Dr. Balabar is not only a competent physician but also is a good listener and takes the time to talk with you about your concerns.
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Jul 17, 2018
I have so much confidence in Dr Balarbar that even though this office is not a provider for my Insurance , I choose to self pay to see her. She has provided many years of quality care and I don\'t want to see anyone else for my medical maintenance.
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Jul 16, 2018
I love Dr. Balarbar! She is very thorough and always interested in any issues I may have.
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Jul 11, 2018
For the first visit, I was very satisfied. Hope this last...
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Jul 10, 2018
love my doctor
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Jul 9, 2018
I have been seeing Dr. Balarbar for several years, I actually switched from another doctor to her. She is engaging and listens to what I have to say. doesn\'t try to rush me out to get to the next patient.
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Jun 25, 2018
Dr. Balarbar is the best!
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Jun 13, 2018
I really love seeing Dr. Balarbar. She spends time with me to make sure she covers everything and she makes me laugh.
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Jun 13, 2018
I was one of Dr. Balarbar\'s first patients and so happy to have a woman doctor for the first time in my life. I look forward to seeing her because I know she cares about me and will always help me.
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Jun 11, 2018
dr. Balarbar is fantastic! she is very attentive, shows concern and took time to ask several questions and address my concerns. I did not feel rushed at this appointment. in the past, the time waiting to see the doctor was a problem, but I was very happy with the short time I waited to see her.
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Jun 11, 2018
Dr Balarbar treats our entire family. Simply said, we love her and her staff.
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May 31, 2018
Dr. Balarbar provides very professional interaction with me and takes the time to be thorough. I always feel like I am important and that she genuinely cares about me.
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May 30, 2018
Have been seeing Dr. Balabar for years, my wife sees her and now my two teenage daughters will be seeing her as adults. A+
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May 22, 2018
outstanding physician and always gives appropriate time and shows concern for my needs.
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May 21, 2018
I love how Dr Balarbar never makes you feel rushed during a visit.
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May 16, 2018
Dr Balarbar is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. I feel like she is really invested in my health. She\'s very easy to talk to and is a great listener
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May 15, 2018
I Really Liked the way I have been treated and the concern Doctor showed on my health. Staff is very friendly. I am so happy that i Got Dr Balarbar Melinda, In fact once i visited her I decided she will be my Daughter\'s care provider too.
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May 15, 2018
Dr. Balarbar,, takes time to listen to any concerns I have and answers all questions that I bring up. Dr. Balarbar explains all medications that she gives me and what to expect. I never feel that I am being rush through but the Dr. really listens to me.
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May 14, 2018
Dr. Balarbar always gives ample time during my visit to makes sure if I have any questions or concerns they are addressed and answered.
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May 14, 2018
Love this Doc and her staff!!!!
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May 8, 2018
Dr. Balarbar is WONDERFUL! I could not ask for a better provider. She\'s knowledgeable, caring, friendly...spot on. You are extremely lucky to have her in your practice.
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May 8, 2018
Very pleased with Baylor FM Flower Mound and Dr. Balarbar
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May 8, 2018
Dr. Balarbar, as always, is friendly, knowledgeable and makes sure to take the time to nderstand and fix the problem. I trust her expertise and that she makes my health a priority.
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May 7, 2018
Dr. Balabar is thorough and listens to my concerns. She gives advice about what I can do and options about what she can do for me.
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May 1, 2018
Very satisfied. Left feeling relieved to have a plan in mind for treatment.
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Apr 30, 2018
Dr. is very caring, takes adequate time with patient.
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Apr 24, 2018
Everyone was great! Dr. Balabar was great!I\'ll keep her :)
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Apr 24, 2018
Dr. Balarbar always takes the time to address every concern. I never feel rushed in and out. She is awesome!
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Apr 23, 2018
Dr Balarbar is very caring and thorough and I trust her.
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Apr 19, 2018
I love Dr Balarbar I always recommend her. I have been seeing her for 6 years now and she is always very attentive to my needs but also very honest!!
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Apr 19, 2018
Dr. Balarbar is always very pleasant. she always sits down to talk over issues/questions and takes her time doing so. Wait time is usually minimal.
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Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Balabar is the best!!!
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