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Dr. Cristina Balsera, MD

Nephrology
4.5 (14)
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Cristina Balsera, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Brandon, FL. They specialize in Nephrology, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Nephrology. They graduated from University of Miami|University of Miami / School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, Adventhealth Tampa, HCA Florida South Shore Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and Tampa General Hospital.

Dr. Balsera works at Kidney Diseases & High Blood Pressure Clinic in Brandon, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload, Calcium Metabolism Disorders and Hypercalcemia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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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Locations

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    Kidney Diseases & High Blood Pressure Clinic
    510 Vonderburg Dr Ste 208, Brandon, FL 33511 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (813) 588-8317

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Florida Brandon Hospital
  • Adventhealth Tampa
  • HCA Florida South Shore Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Tampa General Hospital

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    Mar 22, 2021
    On every visit she explains exactly what is going on and what to do about it. My husband and I have both been her patients we she is the best!
    — Mar 22, 2021
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    About Dr. Cristina Balsera, MD

    Specialties
    • Nephrology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, English and Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1598773376
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    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital|University of South Florida - Tampa General Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Miami|University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of South Florida
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Balsera has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Balsera works at Kidney Diseases & High Blood Pressure Clinic in Brandon, FL. View the full address on Dr. Balsera’s profile.

    Dr. Balsera has seen patients for Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload, Calcium Metabolism Disorders and Hypercalcemia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Balsera on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Balsera. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Balsera.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Balsera, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Balsera appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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