Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Southside Medical Building
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2013

Education & Fellowships

Residency - South Pointe Hospital
Family Practice
Warrensville Heights, OH USA
1985

Internship - Meridia SouthPointe Medical Center
Warrensville Heights, OH USA
1984

Medical School - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
1983

Undergraduate - Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, PA USA
1979

Certifications

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/6/2017, Dr. Balkovec has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

103 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.4

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2017

No problems excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2017

Dr Dale has a great gift of putting one at ease.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2017

Dr. Balkovec always listens to all my questions & concerns. His answers & instructions are easy to understand. The staff are pleasant to ____ with.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2017

Physician and staff are excellent caregivers. Should be a model for all physician offices. Physician is cordial and patient in answering all questions. Never a sign he is in an hurry.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2017

Excellent - no problems. Very caring doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2016

I always dreaded going to the doctor but once I get there, the staff and especially the doctor makes me feel relaxed and comfortable.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2016

I love my doctor Dale Balkovec and staff they always take great care in my health and well being.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2016

I've had countless of good experiences to try and name any but can never say that I have had a bad one.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2016

all good

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2016

I've always recommended Dr. Balkovac and will continue to do so. He is knowledgeable, addresses concerns with compassion, and very friendly & funny to ease children.

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