Dr. Leora Balsam, MD

Dr. Leora Balsam, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Leora Balsam, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY. She specializes in cardiac surgery.

530 1st Ave Ste 9V

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

(212) 263-5969

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (4/9/2014)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Balsam's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balsam treats Vascular Disease more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Balsam treats this condition more than 70% of her peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balsam treats Heart Disease more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Balsam treats this condition more than 69% of her peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balsam treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Balsam treats this condition more than 68% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Balsam's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Leora Balsam, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY. She specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

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Dr. Balsam put an aortic tissue valve in my heart in April 2014. She did an excellent job, as did everyone on the surgical staff. I have the highest regard for her surgical abilities (and also for her as a person) and would not hesitate to have her be my surgeon again. Anyone with the sort of...Read More
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Dr. Balsam is a wonderful, skillful, and kind surgeon. She and her team visited me every day in Bellevue Hospital (which is associated with NYU) while I was recovering from open heart surgery to remove an atrial myxoma. I am indebted to this remarkable doctor for saving my life and helping to ease...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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