Leora B. Balsam

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Leora B. Balsam, M.D.

Assistant Professor; Director Ventricular Assist Device Pgm; Assoc Dir Cardiac Surgical Research
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (CT Surgery)
NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

Clinical Addresses

NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates
530 FIRST AVENUE, SKIRBALL 9V
SILVERSTEIN ELEVATORS
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-7835

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Medical Specialties

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

Medical Expertise

General Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Surgery, Ventricular Assist Device Surgery, Coronary Disease Revascularization

Languages

Hebrew

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, GHI CBP, HEALTHPLUS CHLD HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS FAM HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS MEDICAID (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICAID, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, METROPLUS CHLD HLTH, METROPLUS EXCHANGE PLANS, METROPLUS FAM HLTH, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, MetroPlus Medicaid, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN, UHC EPO UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, UPN Elite

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Board Certification

2006 — Ab Surgery - Surgery
2009 — Ab Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Surgery

Education

1993-1998 — Harvard Medical School, Medical Education
1998-2008 — Stanford University Hospital (Surgery (General)), Residency Training
2005-2008 — Stanford University Hospital (Cardio-Thoracic Surg), Clinical Fellowships

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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