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Dr. Donald Balun Jr, MD

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25 years of experience
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Dr. Donald Balun Jr, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Arroyo Grande, CA. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Psychiatry. They graduated from ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Springfield.

Dr. Balun Jr works at Central Coast Behavioral Health in Arroyo Grande, CA with other offices in Johnstown, CO. They frequently treat conditions like ADHD and-or ADD along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Central Coast Behavioral Health
    536 Camino Mercado, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 540-0279
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    Clear View Behavioral Health
    4770 LARIMER PKWY, Johnstown, CO 80534 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (970) 461-5061

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  • Mercy Hospital Springfield

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    Apr 19, 2022
    He was the best practitioner I have ever had. He was so calm, he listened to me and he was such a good and positive man. I’m so sad that he left the practice as he was the best.
    Aro — Apr 19, 2022
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    About Dr. Donald Balun Jr, MD

    Specialties
    • Psychiatry
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1255387577
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Psychiatry
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    Dr. Balun Jr has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Balun Jr has seen patients for ADHD and-or ADD, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Balun Jr on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Balun Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Balun Jr.

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