Grand Rapids Magazine - May 2020

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R. THOMAS BALASKAS is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist who has been providing high quality, compassionate and personalized care to high-risk pregnant women for 25 years in Grand Rapids. The goals of Dr. Balaskas and his highly trained staff at Maternal-Fetal Medicine Associates, P.C. are to help those

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Thomas N. Balaskas, M.D. pregnant women with medical disorders, pregnancy complications, and those who are carrying babies with complications achieve successful pregnancy outcomes for mothers and babies. This is accomplished with continued patient education, counseling, state of the art medical care, compassion, and dedicated patient care. “There is no patient who leaves our office

without a clear understanding of her diagnosis and a detailed management plan. No visit is ever too long,” said Dr. Balaskas who gives all his patients the time and attention each one needs to provide this comprehensive care. Dr. Balaskas received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, performed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, and completed fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Louisville. He has practiced MaternalFetal Medicine with his partner and wife, Dr. Karen Cummiskey, since their residency training in Illinois. Drs. Balaskas and Cummiskey are clinical associate professors at Michigan State University providing education for Obstetric residents and medical students from MSU. Dr. Balaskas and his team at MaternalFetal Medicine Associates have helped women achieve excellent outcomes during their many years of practice. “With continued meticulous prenatal care and with co-management and prenatal consultations, we’ve been able to achieve successful pregnancy outcomes in many high-risk patients,” Dr. Balaskas says. “It is personally satisfying and a great sense of accomplishment to help patients get through very difficult pregnancies Featured Physicians ultimately Dr. Name Here leading to healthy mothers and babies at the end of the journey.” SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION

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