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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - South Pointe Hospital
Warrensville Heights, OH USA
Internship - Meridia SouthPointe Medical Center
Warrensville Heights, OH USA
Medical School - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, PA USA
- Family Medicine - Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 6/22/2018, 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.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
119 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2019
Always a great encounter with the good Doctor.
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019
the doctor was very good
Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019
Doctor Dale has always been a caring, professional, and concerned Doctor and I am healthier for having chosen him for my Doctor.
Reviewed on Jan 28, 2019
Dr Balkavec is a very professional guy and kind
Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019
I always have a pleasant experience here. That's why I continue cooking back. I'm very happy with my doctor and the nurses
Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019
Dr. Dale is the best doctor I've ever had and I want to continue to receive care from him
Reviewed on Dec 28, 2018
the Doctor always listens to me and explains my concerns alwaysGood bedside manner.
Reviewed on Jul 16, 2018
I have always had a good experience at Dr Balkovec's office
Reviewed on Jul 5, 2018
Everyone at the office is friendly and courteous. I feel very comfortable there.The Dr.never brushes my problems aside.He is very comfortable to talk to and more importantly he listens.
Reviewed on May 22, 2018
My best experience with my doctor and his staff. This is why I have been with him for over 30 years.
Reviewed on May 21, 2018
Dr Dale Balkovec is a excellent Doctor! I have been a patient since two thousand! Dr Dale cares about his patients, and I'm lucky to have him as my doctor!
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