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 Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology, 2010 - 2011 University of Chicago Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005 - 2010 New York Medical College Class of 2005 Certifications & Licensure IL State Medical License 2010 - 2023 CT State Medical License 2011 - 2019 IN State Medical License 2016 - 2017 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery Publications & Presentations PubMed
OrthoACCESS: Implementing a Sub-Internship Curriculum for MS4s Applying to Orthopaedic Surgery.
Ye Lin, Thomas Dowd, Harris Slone, Michael Kessler, Adam Levin, Sarah Pierrie, Brian Scannell, Tessa Balach> ;Journal of Surgical Education. 2023 Mar 1
Qualitative Study of Orthopedic Surgery Milestones 1.0: Burdens and Benefits.
Tessa Balach, Lisa N Conforti, Sonia Sangha, Laura Edgar, Elizabeth Ames> ;Journal of Surgical Education. 2022 Jun 15
Multi-Site Observational Study to Assess Biomarkers for Susceptibility or Resilience to Chronic Pain: The Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS) Study Protocol.
Giovanni Berardi, Laura Frey-Law, Kathleen A Sluka, Emine O Bayman, Christopher S Coffey, Dixie Ecklund, Carol G T Vance, Dana L Dailey, John Burns, Asokumar Buvanendr...> ;Frontiers in Medicine. 2022 Jan 1
Prophylactic Antibiotic Regimens In Tumor Surgery (PARITY): a multi-center randomized controlled study comparing alternative antibiotic regimens in patients undergoing...
Schneider P, Heels-Ansdell D, Thabane L, Ghert M, PARITY Investigators> ;Trials. 2021-03-22 4 citations
Distinguishing Periprosthetic Crystalline Arthropathy from Infection in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review.
Alexander T. Bradley, Connor A. King, Ye Lin, Peter K. Sculco, Tessa Balach, David C. Landy> ;Journal of Knee Surgery. 2020 Sep 17 1 citations
Sacroiliac joint cut accuracy: Comparing new technologies in an idealized sawbones model.
Matthew A. Siegel, Tessa Balach, Kyle R. Sweeney, Lukas M. Nystrom, Matthew W. Colman> ;Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2020 Aug 5 2 citations
Opioid Naive Surgeons and Opioid-Tolerant Patients: Can Education Alter Prescribing Patterns to Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients?
Connor A. King, David C. Landy, Alexander T. Bradley, Bryan Scott, John Curran, Shwetha Devanagondi, Tessa Balach, Megan Conti Mica> ;The Journal of Knee Surgery. 2021 Aug 1 5 citations
Targeted Intervention to Increase Awareness of Opioid Overprescribing Significantly Reduces Narcotic Prescribing Within an Academic Orthopaedic Practice.
Connor A. King, John Curran, Shwetha Devanagondi, Tessa Balach, Megan Conti Mica> ;Journal of Surgical Education. 2020 Mar 1 4 citations
Do 30-Day Reoperation Rates Adequately Measure Quality in Orthopedic Surgery?
Olufemi E Adams, Sebastian A. Cruz, Tessa Balach, Douglas R. Dirschl, Lewis L. Shi, Michael J. Lee> ;The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2020 Feb 1
Prophylactic antibiotic regimens in tumour surgery (PARITY): a pilot multicentre randomised controlled trial.
PARITY Investigators> ;Bone & joint research.
Atypical Femur Fractures Associated With Diphosphonate Use - The Author Replies.
Tessa Balach> ;Journal of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2016 Jan 1 2 citations
Streptococcus pneumoniae Osteomyelitis in a 25-Year-Old Man as the Initial Presentation of Multiple Myeloma: A Case Report.
Tracy Webber, Michael T. Lawlor, Tessa Balach> ;Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume. 2017 Jul 1 3 citations
Team Approach: The Treatment of Metastatic Tumors of the Femoral Diaphysis.
Michael B. O’Sullivan, Debasmita Saha, Jessica M. Clement, Robert Dowsett, Rafael A. Pacheco, Tessa Balach> ;Jbjs reviews. 2017 Feb 7 1 citations
Atypical Femur Fractures Associated With Diphosphonate Use.
W Y Shen> ;The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2016 Jan 1 3 citations
Atypical Femur Fractures Associated With Diphosphonate Use.
Tessa Balach, Paul C Baldwin, Jessica Intravia> ;The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2015 Sep 1 7 citations
What Is the Use of Imaging Before Referral to an Orthopaedic Oncologist? A Prospective, Multicenter Investigation
Benjamin J. Miller, Raffi S. Avedian, Rajiv Rajani, Lee R. Leddy, Jeremy R. White, Judd E. Cummings, Tessa Balach, Kevin M. MacDonald> ;Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2015 Jan 1
How much tumor surgery do early-career orthopaedic oncologists perform?
Miller BJ, Rajani R, Leddy L, Carmody Soni EE, White JR, Musculoskeletal Oncology Research Initiative> ;Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 2014-09-16 2 citations
Clinical Evaluation and Management of Benign Soft Tissue Tumors of the Extremities
Andrew S. Erwteman, Tessa Balach> ;Cancer treatment and research. 2014 Jan 1 11 citations
The clinical evaluation of soft tissue tumors.
Tessa Balach, G. Scott Stacy, Rex C. Haydon> ;Radiologic Clinics of North America. 2011 Nov 1 12 citations
The Clinical Evaluation of Bone Tumors
Tessa Balach, G. Scott Stacy, Terrance D. Peabody> ;Radiologic Clinics of North America. 2011 Nov 1 7 citations
Vascular injury involving proximal medial-to-lateral oblique locking screw insertion in tibial intramedullary nailing.
Waqas M. Hussain, Tessa Balach, J Martin Leland> ;Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 2011 Jun 1 Join now to see all Insurance Accepted
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