Leora B. Balsam

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Leora Balsam

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director Ventricular Assist Device Pgm
Assoc Dir Cardiac Surgical Research
NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

Contact Info

Address
540-562 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

212-263-7835

Education

1993-1998 — Harvard Medical School, Medical Education
1998-2005 — Stanford Medical Center, General Surgery, Residency Training
2001-2003 — Stanford Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Research Fellow, Clinical Fellowships
2005-2008 — Stanford Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Residency Training

Research Summary

-Molecular mechanisms in post-infarct left ventricular remodeling -Regenerative strategies in the ischemic heart -Mechanistic models of mitral valve prolapse -Simulation techniques and education in cardiac surgery

Aortic root thrombus complicated by left main coronary artery occlusion visualized by 3D echocardiography in a patient with continuous-flow left ventricular assist device
Tanna, Monique S; Reyentovich, Alex; Balsam, Leora B; Dodson, John A; Vainrib, Alan F; Benenstein, Ricardo J; Rosenzweig, Barry P; Saric, Muhamed. Aortic root thrombus complicated by left main coronary artery occlusion visualized by 3D echocardiography in a patient with continuous-flow left ventricular assist device [Case Report]. Echocardiography. 2017 Feb 13;:?-? (2449062)

Impact of chlorhexidine gluconate intolerance on driveline infection during chronic HeartMate II left ventricular assist device support
Son, Andre Y; Stein, Louis H; DeAnda, Abe; Katz, Stuart D; Smith, Deane E; Reyentovich, Alex; Balsam, Leora B. Impact of chlorhexidine gluconate intolerance on driveline infection during chronic HeartMate II left ventricular assist device support. International journal of artificial organs. 2017 Jan 12;:0-0 (2430832)

Caregiver status and outcomes after durable left ventricular assist device implantation
Koeckert, Michael; Vining, Patrick; Reyentovich, Alex; Katz, Stuart D; DeAnda, Abe Jr; Philipson, Stefanie; Balsam, Leora B. Caregiver status and outcomes after durable left ventricular assist device implantation. Heart & lung. 2017 Jan 2;:?-? (2386832)

The Mitroflow aortic valve: A past, present, and future illuminated
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. The Mitroflow aortic valve: A past, present, and future illuminated [Editorial]. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2017 Jan;153(1):40-42 (2363792)

Postoperative myocardial infarction after acute type A dissection: Another day, another database?
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. Postoperative myocardial infarction after acute type A dissection: Another day, another database? [Editorial]. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2016 Nov 15;153(3):528-529 (2383352)