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Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Tomsich Health and Medical Center of Palm Beach Co
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Administration Of Injectable Medications For Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes - Care & Treatment
  • Diabetes - Management
  • Diabetic Foot Screening
  • Endocrinology
  • Insulin Pumps
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acromegaly
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Cushing disease
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes - Care & Treatment
  • Diabetes - Complications
  • Diabetes - Health Aspects
  • Diabetes - Management
  • Diabetes - Prevention
  • Diabetes - Type 1
  • Diabetes - Type 2
  • Diabetes - Types
  • Diabetes in the Elderly
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Genetics, Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Goiter
  • Goiter and Thyroid Nodules/Tumors
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Growth hormone excess
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperandrogenism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercortisolism
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypertension and Diabetes
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypocortisolism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypophysitis
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome (MEN)
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Prolactin Excess States
  • Prolactinoma
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Sexual Hormone disorders
  • Thyroid and pregnancy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroid Glands
  • Thyroid Lesion
  • Thyroid Masses
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
View all 65 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Clinical Center - National Institutes of Health
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Bethesda, MD USA

Residency - University of North Dakota
Internal Medicine
Grand Forks, ND USA

Medical Education - Medical University of Plovdiv
Plovdiv, Bulgaria


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Vladimir Bakalov, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 11/16/2020, Dr. Bakalov 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

139 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Dr. Bakalov listened to my comments and responded patiently to my concerns. He wrote out the changes he wants to make to my treatment so I could review them and discuss them on the next visit. He also discussed problems related to my diabetes and helped me feel less anxious about these conditions.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

I was very pleased with Dr. Bakalov.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

It was my first visit to Dr Bakalov and it was very positive. He took his time to explain the plan of care.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Thank you Jesus! Finally a Doctor who doesnt just listen but hears me. He heard my concerns and some were "just a feeling'and addressed them with me. I would absolutely recommend Dr. B.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Good doctor and good experience

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

excellent doctor who shows he has concerns for his patients.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

Dr Bakalov was very good, knowledgeable with a great bedside manner

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Dr Bakalov is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

Doctor was excellent and very thorough...

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

Very pleased with the Doctor's treatment, care and compassion. Doctor was very compassionate, kind, knowledgable of treatment and operations.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr Balakov taught me more in one appointment than I learned in 10+ years from my previous doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

dr. Vlad was very knowledgeable and thorough

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

i'm very impressed with the way Dr Bakalov addressed my concerns

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Absolutely insulting, have never been spoken in such a manner. About as unprofessional as a doc could be.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

Very pleased to meet the doctor and left confident of his skills and approach.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Thank you Dr Bakalov for your time ,for your professionalism and care,thank you for listening and good respond for my problem,what Drs can't fixed in Orlando area

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr Bacalov was completely thorough and extremely kind. He spent a real great of time explaining all faces of my diabetes.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

I was very pleased with Dr. Bakalov attention to my problems and will definitely recommend.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

As a first-time patient with this doctor, he listened carefully to my multiple questions on two different medical issues and I felt that he gave good guidance and did not rush the visit.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr. Bakalov actually listened as I discuss the changes in my physical health over the past year. This was evident by him requesting future testing to follow up on a lab test which was not being seriously considered in light of my overall health. He was not just treating a lab value but he was treating me the person.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Love Dr Bakalov. He was very kind and thorough in his exchange of information regarding my medical condition.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr Bacolov was fabulous

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

loved the new doctor Bacolov

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Excellent, thorough, patient, very knowledgeable! I had a wonderful first experience with this physician and would highly recommend him to others. I learned so much about my diabetes and overall health from Dr. B. I sincerely hope he remains at the West Palm Beach Cleveland clinic site for a long time so that I can benefit from continuing to see him for many years.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

I had a good experience. The secretarial and medical technicians were very professional and comforting when entering the Doctors Office and answering any questions and concerns I had.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr. Bakalov appears to be from the old school, looking at you, speaking directly to you, answering the questions, seemed that he really was interested not just typing in the computer!! This is a keeper! Don't screw it up!

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

The doctor was top notch explained everything professional and caring couldn't ask for a better wcperience what a fabulous Dr and I don't normally like doctors

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