Leora B. Balsam

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Leora Balsam

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
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

Double the jeopardy: Balancing maternal and fetal risk during cardiac surgery
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. Double the jeopardy: Balancing maternal and fetal risk during cardiac surgery [Editorial]. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2015 Feb;149(2):611-612 (1480262)

Gospel of the guidelines
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. Gospel of the guidelines. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2015 Aug;:1108-1110 (1779062)

Returning to the bench with adeno-associated virus 1 SERCA2a gene therapy
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. Returning to the bench with adeno-associated virus 1 SERCA2a gene therapy. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2015 Dec;:?-? (1922152)

To screen or not to screen, that is the question. Or is it?
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. To screen or not to screen, that is the question. Or is it?. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2015 Feb;149(6):1485-1486 (1532662)

Two roads diverged: Coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention for moderately stenosed coronary arteries
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. Two roads diverged: Coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention for moderately stenosed coronary arteries. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2015 Oct;:?-? (1877582)