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Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Female · Age 55

Dr. Balderston

Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD is a pulmonologist in Gibsonia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.


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Dr. Balderston accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Balderston's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cough
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Dr. Balderston treats Cough more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Balderston treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Sinusitis
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Dr. Balderston treats Sinusitis more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Balderston treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Asthma
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balderston treats Asthma more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Balderston treats this condition more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Balderston's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD is a pulmonologist in Gibsonia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989

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Dr. Balderston's Reviews

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4.9

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I followed up with her after being diagnosed with a blood clot in my leg. At the time, I was also experiencing pain in my pelvic area over the last several months. Upon hearing of my symptoms, she ordered me to get an ultrasound of my leg and my pelvic area. I'm thankful that my doctor was...Read More
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I have been going to Health quest for years. I would highly recommend them!! Dr. Balderston literally saved my life!! I was there for a routine physical and she found a spot on me that ended up being malignant melanoma!!! She's a great listener and is the best Dr I have ever had!!!
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The doctor is wonderful, but those handling calls for appointments need some serious customer service training. I am always made to feel like they are doing me a favor by scheduling an appointment.
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