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Tessa Balach, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center


Orthopaedic Surgery Chicago, IL

Musculoskeletal Oncology/Cancer

Professor, Interim Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, Interim Physician-in-Chief, Musculoskeletal Center, Executive Medical Director of Learning and Engagement at The University of Chicago and UChicago Medicine

Overview of Dr. Balach

Dr. Tessa Balach is an orthopedic surgeon in Chicago, IL and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice 9 years. She specializes in musculoskeletal oncology/cancer and is experienced in musculoskeletal oncology and hip and knee surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology, 2010 - 2011
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005 - 2010
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeClass of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2010 - 2023
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2011 - 2019
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2016 - 2017
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Connecticare FlexPOS
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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