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Dr. Vanitha Bala, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Vanitha Bala, is a board-certified gastroenterologist. She earned her medical degree from Mysore Medical College, India, and completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Wright State University, Ohio, where she served as a chief resident. She completed her gastroenterology fellowship at the Virginia Commonwealth University School...

Dr. Vanitha Bala, is a board-certified gastroenterologist. She earned her medical degree from Mysore Medical College, India, and completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Wright State University, Ohio, where she served as a chief resident. She completed her gastroenterology fellowship at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine at Richmond, Va.

Dr. Bala provides high-quality care to her patients and offers colon cancer screenings, upper endoscopies and other GI procedures.  Patients value Dr. Bala’s compassion and commitment to providing the best care to every individual, every day. She respects each patient’s values and places her patients at the center of their care to ensure they are involved in the planning of their treatments.

Dr. Bala has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in eminent medical journals and presented many of her research work at various national and international scientific meetings.  While she was a faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, she authored a chapter in the seminal book, "Comprehensive Hospital Medicine, An Evidence-Based Approach" for hospitalist all over the medical world.

Dr. Bala is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).She is on the board of directors of the Indian Doctors Association for Greater Houston and an active member of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston.

Dr. Bala actively serves The Woodlands and Houston Metro communities in various capacities while volunteering for free health clinics and educating the underserved population about health care.

In her spare time, Dr. Bala loves spending quality time with her husband and their two wonderful children.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 897-7621

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Gastroenterology
Medical Education

Mysore Medical College 1992

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Virginia Commonwealth Univ School of Medicine 2014

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Female

Internship & Residency

Wright State University 2004

PCP Number

110000044749

Cities Served

Conroe, Houston, Hufsmith, Spring, The Woodlands, Tomball

Zip Codes Served

77068, 77073, 77090, 77268, 77302, 77337, 77373, 77375, 77377, 77379, ...

77068, 77073, 77090, 77268, 77302, 77337, 77373, 77375, 77377, 77379, 77380, 77381, 77382, 77383, 77384, 77385, 77386, 77387, 77388, 77389, 77391, 77393

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans

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