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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 EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS POS | Open Choice PPO PPO
BCBS
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Blue Essentials HMO HMO | Federal Select PPO PPO | MA Oncor/NRG Futr Hold Retire PPO PPO
Beech Street of Texas
PPO PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Tx Inc
CAC Plan PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO PPO | PPO PPO
First Health
PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare
Open Access PPO PPO-OA | PPO PPO
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care
EPO EPO | GEPO GEPO | PPO PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
Concentric SMT Net PPO PPO | MA PPO/HMO PPO/HMO | PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO PPO
Medicaid
Traditional
Medicare R
Railroad
Medicare
Traditional
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
EPO EPO
PHCS
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 EPO Network | 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)
SWHP
UHC
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 Oct 22, 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(47)
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Oct 25, 2018
Dr Balarbar is always friendly, concerned and easy to talk to. She makes sure to address all questions and concerns and that all the points have been addressed. The entire office is friendly. I was early to my appointment and the staff worked to get me through the process ahead of schedule.
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Oct 25, 2018
Dr. Balarbar always takes an interest in my health questions and truly partners with me on course of action. very understanding but also explains risks and concerns plainly.
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Oct 24, 2018
she explained information and seemed genuinely interested in my concerns.
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Oct 22, 2018
she treats with great respect. I appreciate her knowledge and care
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Oct 18, 2018
Everyone at this office is kind & delightful. Dr Balarbar is exceptionally thorough, caring & considerate. I feel confident that I will ways receive the best possible care when I see her! And her assessment of my test results is always prompt and thorough. I really appreciate Dr Balarbar and the staff members at this location. Thanks for always taking great care of me! You are the best!
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Oct 17, 2018
Very good.
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Oct 17, 2018
Always professional, caring, thorough, and efficient.
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Oct 15, 2018
everyone is super nice while still being respectful.
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Oct 10, 2018
have been with Dr. B since she started at the clinic. Love her.
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Oct 10, 2018
I appreciated how Dr Balarbar kept asking me "What else?" This showed me that I was welcome to give her ALL my concerns and questions. She wanted to hear it all.
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Oct 8, 2018
Dr. Balabar treats me like a person as well as a patient. She explores options with me regarding care, and listens to my thoughts, helping me to make advised decisions.
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Oct 8, 2018
Dr Balarbar takes the time needed to discuss any question I have. I don\'t ever feel rushed through my appointment.
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Oct 8, 2018
I can always talk with confidence to Dr. Balarbar. I was very, very sick, she listened and took great care of me. She is my primary physician and so she knows me.
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Oct 5, 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 3, 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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Oct 3, 2018
Friendly, interested in me a person, and always willing to listen.
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Sep 30, 2018
Very professional
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Sep 25, 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 25, 2018
All the staff is so nice. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Balarbar during the day of check up. Normally I get a quick response once I have questions/request from them.
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Sep 25, 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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