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K. C. Balaji, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

83 Ratings
17 Comments

K. C. Balaji, M.D.

Professor,



Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Urologic Oncology, Robotic Urologic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4131
Department: 336-716-4131

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Education & Training

  • M.B.,B.S., Madras Univ Faculty Of Medicine Madras-India, 1986
  • Residency, Surgery, Bronx-Lebanon Hosp Ctr, 1993
  • Residency, Urology, Univ Massachusetts Med Ctr, 1997
  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cance, 1999

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology, Urology

Memberships

  • Soc Of Basic Urologic Research
  • Soc Of Urologic Oncology
  • American Urological Assn

NPI Number

  • 1558314484
K. C. Balaji, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

83 Ratings
17 Comments

K. C. Balaji, M.D.

Professor, Urology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cancer Biology
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, cell growth, differentiation,d, men?s health issues

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-5690 | Department: 336-716-4131

Recent Publications

Gmeiner WH, Boyacioglu O, Stuart CH, Jennings-Gee J, Balaji KC. The cytotoxic and pro-apoptotic activities of the novel fluoropyrimidine F10 towards prostate cancer cells are enhanced by Zn(2+) -chelation and inhibiting the serine protease Omi/HtrA2. Prostate. 2015;75(4):360-369.

Fang X, Gyabaah K, Nickkholgh B, Cline JM, Balaji KC. Novel in vivo model for combinatorial fluorescence labeling in mouse prostate. Prostate. 2015;75(9):988-1000.

Balaji KC. Long-term survival rates after resection for locally advanced kidney cancer: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 1989 to 2012 experience [editorial comment]. J Urol. 2015;193(6):1916-1917.

Balaji KC. Autophagy: friend or foe for progression and treatment of urothelial carcinoma [editorial]. J Urol. 2014;191(6):1644-1645.

Wicks EE, Fang XL, Balaji KC. Prorainbow: a novel in vivo prostate mouse model to track the origin of prostate cancer [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S139-S140.

Nickkholgh B, Fang XL, Gyabaah K, Balaji KC. Biological basis of aggressive phenotype in African-American prostate cancer cell line [abstract]. Cancer Res. 2014;74(19 Suppl):A4000.

Krane LS, Richards KA, Kader AK, Davis R, Balaji KC, Hemal AK. Preoperative neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio predicts overall survival and extravesical disease in patients undergoing radical cystectomy. J Endourol. 2013;27(8):1046-1050.

Fang X, Sittadjody S, Gyabaah K, Opara EC, Balaji KC. Novel 3D co-culture model for epithelial-stromal cells interaction in prostate cancer. PLoS One. 2013;8(9):e75187.

Fang XL, Sivanandane S, Gyabaah K Balaji KC. Novel 3D co-cultural model for epithelial-stromal cells interaction in prostate cancer [abstract]. Cancer Res. 2013;73(8 Suppl 1):A4078.

Balaji KC. Metastatic potential of a renal mass according to original tumour size at presentation [editorial comment]. BJU Int. 2012;109(2):194.

Du C, Zhang C, Li Z, Biswas MHU, Balaji KC. Beta-catenin phosphorylated at threonine 120 antagonizes generation of active beta-catenin by spatial localization in trans-Golgi network. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(4):e33830.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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Professor, Urology

Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Urologic Oncology, Robotic Urologic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery
K. C. Balaji, M.D.

K. C. Balaji, M.D.

Professor, Urology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cancer Biology
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

K. C. Balaji, M.D.83 Ratings
17 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.5
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.4
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.5
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.5
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.3
Wait time at clinic
3.6



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

7/2/2015

Balaji is a superb physician - knowledgable, friendly, involved, and concerned

6/24/2015

I would recommend Dr. Balaji for sure.

6/17/2015

Good news is always easy.......

6/17/2015

Total trust in the Doctor, Have Highly recommended him to other people that I know with the same issues I have.

5/27/2015

Excellent doctor who is willing to take extra time with his patients if needed. I have total trust in his treatment of my problem.

4/12/2015

Good

3/27/2015

Good doctor & staff.

3/4/2015

*Dr. Balaji is extremely professional, explains your current situation & issues in a caring & upbeat manner.

1/31/2015

I have utmost confidence in Dr. Balaji.

1/25/2015

Excellent physician, very high level of knowledge, very current on research, skilled in helping me make decisions

1/20/2015

He is down to earth, approachable, and inspires confidence.

1/14/2015

Have lots of faith in Dr. Balaji.

11/18/2014

An excellent Dr

11/3/2014

Dr. Balaji is very good, competent, knowledgeable & forthcoming with information.

10/31/2014

they made me feel important

9/23/2014

Dr. Balaji is a very caring, competent, and skillful physician who makes a special effort to communicate with patients and family. We drove from the coast past Duke and UNC to see him and have been very pleased.

9/22/2014

Simply the best!

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