Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD

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Pulmonology | Female

Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD

Dr. Virginia Balderston, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Gibsonia, PA. She is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Balderston is affiliated with Butler Memorial Hospital, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, UPMC Passavant - McCandless and Allegheny General Hospital.

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Dr. Balderston's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Allison Park, PA |
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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Dr. Balderston's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  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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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology

Procedures Performed

  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis