Karl R. Balch MD

5
Southern California Orthopedic Institute - Bakersfield
2400 Bahamas Drive
Bakersfield CA 93309

Knee Reviews

5
“Dr. Balch's staff is always friendly and very helpful. Dr. Balch himself is a wonderful doctor and is always willing to listen.”
– Pam T.
5
“Dr. Balch did a complete right knee replacement on me. Any questions I might have had he answered with pleasure, I would recommend SCOI to anyone with pleasure.”
– Karen M.
5
“Dr. Balch was just awesome. He gained our trust on day one after meeting with him prior to my first knee replacement. His professionalism, compassion, and care for his patients made it easy and worry-free. It was a no-brainer as to who I wanted to perform my next knee replacement. Can't say enough about his friendly and helpful staff, especially Monique, she is just as awesome! I appreciate all of the help I received; just great care and experience all around.”
– Mike P.
5
“Dr. Balch helped me through knee surgery. I felt totally cared for. He did a great job.”
– Saundra G.
5
“Dr. Balch was willing to listen to my issues. He gave me options and answered all my questions. I am so happy with the outcome of my surgery.”
– Pam T.
5
“Excellent.”
– Edward B.
5
“Dr. Balch is kind and personal and cares about me. He goes into detail to explain the procedures with me. I feel like he is thorough and diligent with follow up after my surgery. It was easy to connect with him or his nurse Teresa. My experience with SCOI has been great.”
– Saundra G.

Hip Reviews

5
“Dr. Balch did a great job of explaining everything, his follow-up, and the hip surgery itself. I highly recommend him.”
– Dennis S.
5
“Dr. Balch and the staff are great.”
– Ruth G.
5
“Dr. Balch is so kind and personable. As a patient, I feel that he cares about my welfare. I feel so safe and confident with him being my doctor/surgeon.”
– Virginia K.
5
“Dr. Batch is most excellent. He told me what he was going to do and did it.”
– Karen K.
5
“Very professional.”
– Daniel F.