View map

Dr. Dhimant Balar, DO

Sports Medicine Specialist

Professional statement

Here at PBSSM, the team commits themselves to providing professional and personal excellence. Our goal is to provide each of our patients with the highest standard of care possible. Each patient is treated individually and receives a personalized rehabilitation program designed to return them quickly and safely to their previous level of activity. Dr.Balar and the Sports Medicine Team believe a strong doctor-patient relationship is essential. We ensure that every patient and family receives the most caring, compassionate, comprehensive and effective medical care possible.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • CentraState Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Stony Brook University Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Awards and publications

  • NJ Top Physician 2017, 2018

Zocdoc awards

See you again
Rapid registration
Scheduling hero

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1417001587

Office locations

Princeton Brain & Spine & Sports Medicine

901 W. Main St., Building A Second Floor Suite 267

Freehold, NJ 07728

Princeton Brain & Spine & Sports Medicine

33 Clyde Rd, Ste 106

Somerset, NJ 08873

Princeton Brain & Spine & Sports Medicine

8 Brick Plaza

Brick, NJ 08723

Patient reviews
All reviews have been submitted by patients after seeing the provider. For more information, check out our Patient Knowledge Base.
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Based on 94 reviews

Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr B is very comprehensive and smart. Super nice and approachable. Always takes his time and explains what’s going on with your issue. Highly recommended!
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar is taking a conservative approach to my back and leg pain. He was very thorough and explained the issues well
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Very knowledgeable and professional
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Pleasant, helpful, and very thorough in his exam.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Made me feel very comfortable, answering all my questions. Took all the time needed to make sure I was informed. Will be seeing him again.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
He's awesome!
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
He was very knowledgeable and kind and was very willing to answer all my questions.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr Baker has always been caring and shows compassion. He's outgoing and friendly. An all around nice guy and my favorite doc.
More than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
My appointment was very good.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
A good care giver
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr Bhalar is really great. He is very friendly and takes effort to explain the root cause of the problems. He does not rush to prescribe anything costly or unnecessary treatments. I always feel good after seeing him.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
It was great! The staff worked with me to make sure that my insurance would cover my visit, they we're flexible when I was stuck on traffic, I hardly waited in the waiting room, and he was very knowledgeable and helpfulin his explation of my problems. I highly recommend going to visit!
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Waited maybe 5 minutes this time. Dr. Balar was great, took time to explain mechanics, and what was going on. Hes very friendly and knowledgeable. I would definitely go back again. Hopefully, I won't need it!
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
I feel Dr Balar gives enough time to understand the symptoms patiently and analyze the symptoms and very clear on his diagnosis .
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar is concise about treating his patients.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Very down to earth and honest. Could not be happier!
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Very patient & thorough
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar makes you feel at ease - he is professional, knowledgeable and does just what needs to be done. He is the only doctor I have trusted to perform a knee procedure and was back to work and they gym in no time.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Very knowledgeable
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
MD was very professional and very knowledgeable . The staff was friendly and engaging.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar has a polite manner and he listens to you and addresses your concerns. I have been to the office a few times now.
More than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar was very personable and friendly. He asked relevant questions and gave great feedback. He recommended a very conservative approach to my concern which I am excited to try! He was a little out of the way from my homebut well worth the trip! I would recommend anyone with an an injury, pain or discomfort to start with him!
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Felt very comfortable speaking with Dr. Balar, attended to my concern of my right ankle very well. I like the way Dr. Balar explain the measures needed to getting back to good health with my ankle. Treatment of physical therapy and how much time will be needed..
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Very good service staff was very nice didn't have to wait for the doctor for long very detailed .
More than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Professional staff and a Doctor I felt comfortable with.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Bilar explained my issue to me and was quick to provide a course of treatment.
More than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar and staff are always friendly, welcoming, and helpful. I alway feel very confident that Dr. Balar will address my concerns, and give me the best care.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar is awesome!
More than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar was terrific. He was very friendly and immediately put my daughter at ease. He explained his findings very thoroughly.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Professional yet friendly and trustworthy.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Thorough and personable. Really seemed to listen to my daughter and we left there feeling like we had the right course of action.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Good.......
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
There was a bit of a wait but I had read that he spends time with his patients as needed so I waited patently. He was wonderful and was supportive of my wanting to continue crossfit and other ways of exercising. I was very pleased with his treatment and direction.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Very Positive visit. The office staff is well organized - had all my paperwork prepared upon arrival. Dr Balar took appropriate time to hear my symptoms & treat my problem Copletely satisfied with my visit.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
attentive and prompt - good bed side manner, comfortable apporach
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Very easy to understand ! was very comfortable and at ease,
More than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Dr. Balar is a very knowledgeable and kind man who laid out a detailed gameplan for my recovery. I highly recommend him to everyone who wants to make a successful recovery from their injury.
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
More than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Source: Zocdoc
ZocdocFind a Sports Medicine SpecialistDr. Dhimant Balar, DO