Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD

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Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD

Critical Care Medicine | Female

Healthquest Medical Associates 5318 Ranalli Dr, Gibsonia, PA 15044 Get Directions
(724) 449-9355

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Dr. Balderston specializes in Critical Care Medicine and practices in Gibsonia, PA. She practices at 1 location.

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4.9 based on 11 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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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Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Procedures Performed

  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Center

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Balderston's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Balderston

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients